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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 $135,000. More Columbia information.

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2 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

'Mini-Crusher Run' Held in Columbia Ahead of Full Race

The Vulcan quarry in Columbia's Olympia neighborhood has been in the same place for nearly 150 years, but rarely does anyone Columbia, SC -- The Vulcan quarry in Columbia's Olympia neighborhood has been in the same place for nearly 150 years, but rarely does anyone from the public get a look inside.

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3 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

ATF Now Investigating Death of 7 Year-Old

The owner of the weapon that killed 7 year-old Juliet Lynch didn't have a loaded handgun in his trunk it was an assault rifle.

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4 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

USC to Limit Graduation Tickets Due to VP Visit

Columbia, SC The University of South Carolina has announced plans to limit the number of tickets available to the graduation ceremony Columbia, SC The University of South Carolina has announced plans to limit the number of tickets available to the graduation ceremony featuring Vice President Joe Biden.

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8 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Non-Profit Helps Families Impacted By Motorcycle Wrecks

Later this month a non-profit born out of tragedy will help a couple involved in a tragic motorcycle accident.

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13 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Palmetto Moon To Open Ninth Location in Columbia, S.C. June 2014

Robert Webster, Chairman and CEO of Palmetto Moon, announced today that the popular South Carolina lifestyle, collegiate and specialty gift retail chain will open its ninth palmetto state location in June 2014 in Columbia, South Carolina at the Village at Sandhill Shopping Center.

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17 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Man sentenced to life in Forest Acres killing

A man has pleaded guilty in the 2009 shooting death of a woman at a bank ATM near Columbia in 2009.

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18 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

State Supreme Court Hears Appeal in Fatal Dog Attack

Prosecutors want SC's highest court to reinstate the conviction of a man whose dogs killed a 10-year-old boy in 2006.

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22 hrs ago | Free Times

Sanford Accused of Violating Divorce Agreement Again

Rep. Mark Sanford has been accused by ex-wife Jenny Sanford of once again violating the terms of his divorce agreement , the Post and Courier reported over the weekend.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

West Columbia City Council Votes to Strip Mayora

West Columbia City Council members voted to strip their mayor of some of his power Monday night.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Drug trafficking arrest leads to 4 other arrests

Sheriff's Deputies say the arrest of a man on drug trafficking charge led to the arrest of several others on similar charges.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

DHEC wants help collecting dead birds for West Nile tests

COLUMBIA, S.C. The state's health department is asking the public to help them track West Nile virus by submitting dead birds for testing.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Man arrested in break-in, sexual attack

Columbia police have arrested a man accused of forcing his way into a home and sexually assaulting a woman last month.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Victim of Fatal Hit & Run Identified

Columbia, SC - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the victim of a fatal hit and run from Saturday.

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Free Times

Indie Grits 2014 | Slow Food Columbia

Fast food is unhealthy and comes from ... well, you really don't want to know. Slow food is healthy and comes from local farmers and chefs you know and trust.

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The Charlotte Observer

How SC students will be tested next year unknown

COLUMBIA, S.C. A years-long effort by state officials to help create standardized tests for South Carolina's public schools may become moot, leaving uncertain how students will be tested next spring.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Strippers sue South Carolina clubs over wages

COLUMBIA, S.C. A group of strippers says several South Carolina nightclubs didn't pay them according to federal standards, and the women have filed a federal lawsuit against them.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

S.C.'s sealed adoptions a roadblock in quest for truth

The biggest obstacle stems from the fact that in South Carolina and 40 other states, an adopted child cannot get an original birth certificate without the consent of the birth mother.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Authorities, Bloodhounds Search for Suspect ina

West Columbia, SC --- Officials say a man attempted to assault and burglarize a mother and her daughter in West Columbia early Sunday morning.

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Lexington County Chronicle

Cayce man struck, killed by vehicle

Lexington County Chief Deputy Coroner Randy Martin has identified the individual who was struck by a vehicle while walking on Highway 302 near Creekside Road in West Columbia, near Columbia Metropolitan Airport at approximately 1:15 a.m,.

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The State

Retailers gear up for surge of students in Vista, on Main Street

In the next year the population around the Main Street Vista area will increase dramatically.

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