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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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4 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill to Serve as Governor Temporarily

Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill will temporarily serve as South Carolina's chief executive while Gov. Nikki Haley undergoes surgery.

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8 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Prices Trending Down at Gas Pumps

In the daily drive to and from work, we've noticed prices at the Midlands area gas stations creeping down.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

SC Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing Newa

Columbia, SC State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English SC Will Not Ignore Common Core When Writing New School Standards Columbia, SC State lawmakers were assured Thursday that South Carolina will not ignore the current Common Core standards in math and English ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Tip Leads To Arrest Of Sex Offender Who Didn't Register

Tip Leads To Arrest Of Sex Offender Who Didn't Register Columbia, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/crime-stoppers/2014/07/31/tip-leads-to-arrest-of-sex-offender-who-didnt-register/13426747/ Columbia, SC -- Thanks to a tip called in to Midlands CrimeStoppers, a sex offender that failed to register with local ... (more)

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The Island Packet

Sex offender arrested for failure to register, found with stolen vehicle

Ronnie Ashford Jr., 24, was arrested Thursday at a family member's home in Columbia by the Richland County Sheriff's Department's Fugitive Task Force, Sheriff Leon Lott said in a statement released Thursday.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Vandals Cause $1,500 Damage, Steal Cash At Gas Station

Two suspects vandalized an air compressor outside a gas station on Two Notch Road, damaging it and stealing the money inside.

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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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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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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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