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Columbia, South Carolina is located in Richland County. Zip codes in Columbia, SC include 29240, 29226, and 29229. The median home price in Columbia is $143,000. More Columbia information.

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3 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

USC alumni group holds 'topping' for new center

An 18-foot, 500-pound beam is being placed at the top of the new, privately funded University of South Carolina Alumni Center in a special ceremony in downtown Columbia.

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7 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Cayce Dept. of Public Safety searching for missing teen

Pruitt was last seen on Sedgefield Drive in the City of Cayce but may now be in the Greenville or Columbia areas.

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11 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Former Inmate Drop-Off Policy Could Change

Former Inmate Drop-Off Policy Could Change Every year thousands of former inmates from the Richland County Jail get dropped off in downtown Columbia.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

How Safe are South Carolina Bridges?

How Safe are South Carolina Bridges? Several projects are underway to fix and replace bridges in the midlands.

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Burlington Times News

Drone carrying contraband crashes at S.C. prison

South Carolina officials are looking for a person they say tried to use a drone to sneak cellphones and other contraband into a maximum-security prison.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputy Fired After Being Involved in 3 Accidents

Deputy Fired After Being Involved in 3 Accidents A Richland County Sheriff's Deputy has been fired after being cited for running a red light on Friday.

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700WLW Cincinnati

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered her officers not to arrest anyone carrying handguns in public

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.

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WSOCTV

Tenikka Smith leaving WSOC to join WAWS/WTEV in Jacksonville

Tenikka Smith will be leaving WSOC-TV to join the Cox Media Group team in Jacksonville TV's WAWS/WTEV.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Warrants issued for parents of malnourished child

Deputies in Colleton County say arrest warrants have been issued for the parents of a 9-month-old malnourished child who was hospitalized last week following a welfare check.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Sex allegation latest incident causing calls for child safety zones

A surveillance camera in the middle of Roy Lynch Park caught something on Monday morning that may shock some but not attorney Wayne Ridgeway.

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Free Times

Openings in Columbia SC: Get on Up, Guardians of the Galaxy

OPENING Get on Up South Carolina's own James Brown has his story hit the big screen in this anticipated biopic.

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Free Times

columbia sc mayor steve benjamin

For several weeks this summer, people in the Midlands were captivated by the federal corruption trial of developer Jonathan Pinson and Upstate businessman Eric Robinson - not because of who those men were, but because of a third man whose name prosecutors brought up with unusual frequency: Mayor Steve Benjamin.

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Free Times

Classic Carolina Road Trips from Columbia, Palmetto Moon, Slow Boat to China

Classic Carolina Road Trips from Columbia Author: Tom Poland Publisher: The History Press Want to squeeze in some family day trips in the final weeks before the kids go back to school? Or just ready to get out and see some local history and natural wonders? Then Tom Poland's latest book is arriving just in time to help.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlandsa

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlands Economy As the army continues to downsize that could mean big cuts here in the Midlands.

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The Island Packet

Feds accuse convicted felon of possessing gun that killed 7-year-old Gaston girl

A Midlands man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with possessing a firearm involved in the April shooting death of a 7-year-old Gaston girl at a birthday party.

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The State

McNair Center finds a Columbia home at USC

The McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research will be located in the SCRA/USC Innovation Center at Catawba and Assembly streets, across from the University of South Carolina's College of Engineering.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.

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The Island Packet

Lexington jury slams Richland County sheriff with $1.6 million verdict for malicious prosecution

The case of lawyer Kay Paschal, who won the verdict against Sheriff Leon Lott, involved a dispute over a dead Columbia businessman's multimillion-dollar estate, issues of sheriff's department jurisdiction and charges of exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

SC Panel Approves Compromise On Teaching Evolution

SC Panel Approves Compromise On Teaching Evolution The compromise wording could end months of disagreement between the boards on how students learn about evolution.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

ID Released of Driver Killed on Monticello Rd. on Monday

ID Released of Driver Killed on Monticello Rd. on Monday The driver killed in a fatal wreck Monday afternoon has been identified by the Richland County Coroner.

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