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One bill would require all moped riders to wear reflective vests. It would also require all mopeds sold in the state to have red flashing tail lights that flash constantly while the moped is in use.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department says goodbye to one of their own. Deputy Mark Ryan lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday, and his funeral was held Thursday in Columbia.
Mazzei attends Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, S.C., one of eight ELCA seminaries.
COLUMBIA, SC Like lots of other S.C. lawmakers, state Rep. Bakari Sellers has filed a bill that – if passed – would attempt to negate a portion of Obamacare in the Palmetto State.
A vigil is scheduled to remember people hurt or killed in drunken driving crashes across South Carolina.
Historic Columbia has scheduled its annual Candlelight Tours and Carriage Rides for Friday, December 20. Unlike past years, where this has been offered on several evenings, this year is only the one date.
Kit Smith, one of the citizen leaders, gets the final ballot numbers as she and opponents of the strong mayor form of government gathered to celebrate the results that voted down the referendum.
Phillips Marshall, 2, has some fun with Palmetto Health Children's Hospital mascot Richie Raccoon as he dons a bowtie during the "Tie Us Together" preview event inside the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
South Carolina has some of the deadliest highways and roads in the nation, according to Popular Mechanics.
As Free Times went to press Tuesday, city voters were trickling into polling stations to answer a single ballot question: Should Columbia change from its current form of government, in which a hired city manager handles the city's day-to-day operations, to a strong-mayor form, in which the mayor would take on those administrative powers? Visit ... (more)
The victim was driving a 2003 Saturn four-door station shortly before 3 p.m. Monday north along 12th Street Extension near Cayce, according to Lance Cpl.
It's a common refrain here at Free Times: "You know what Columbia needs?" We're opinionated people who spend a lot of time learning about, writing about and living in the Midlands.
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That would mean turnout was almost 19 percent, based on poll manager Grace Thomas estimate that Greenview has 1,700 registered voters.
Officially, at around 9 p.m., with 78 of 81 precincts in, the "no" votes stood at 56.94 percent, while the "yes" votes were at 43.06 percent – 6,684 votes to 5,055 votes.
WHAT: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Official to Offer Affordable Care Act Update at Women's Leadership Summit When : Roshell will speak at the Circle of Influence Leadership Summit at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Roshell's keynote address will provide an update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.