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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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5 min ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

River's Edge Kids Retreat Teaching Leadership

River's Edge Kids Retreat Teaching Leadership A kids camp is helping to build future leaders and the confidence of the campers it's open to.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Columbia yard, garage and estate sales: Saturday, August 2

A yard sale at 605 N. Eden Dr . in Cayce will have a selection of clothing on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. A moving sale at 1049 Hampton Crest Dr .

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5 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

Columbia Police Officers say they are searching for a man that robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Wednesday morning.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Maxwell's Summer Soulstice Tour rocks Columbia, SC, leaves them begging for more

A force of nature slammed into Columbia, SC, Wednesday July 30, but in a very good way.

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10 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Traffic cleared up following two accidents on I-26

Traffic has cleared up near Interstate 126 after two accidents caused major issues for those heading into Columbia for the start of the work day.

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14 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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18 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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