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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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17 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Richland sheriff's deputy charged in wreck

A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been charged with running a red light and causing a wreck in Columbia that injured a woman.

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10 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Richland Co. Sheriff's Dept. Ordered to Pay $1.6a

The Richland County Sheriff's department has been ordered to pay $1.6 million in connection with a civil lawsuit.

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14 hrs ago | The State

Brisk back-to-school spending predicted – and Midlands retailers are ready

Mall hours have been extended at the area’s busiest shopping mall, Columbiana Centre in Harbison, and free-standing retailers from Wal-Mart to Target and Best Buy have rolled out early specials in preparation for the crowds of shoppers they expect to see as the August countdown to school days begins.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Popular Local Eatery Closing For Renovations

Popular Local Eatery Closing For Renovations Beginning August 3rd, the Beltline Blvd. location of Lizard's Thicket will close for several weeks for renovation.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Boil Water Advisory for Lexington

The City of West Columbia has experienced a broken water line that affects all water customers in the following area in the city of West Columbia: A Boil Water Advisory for Lexington The City of West Columbia has experienced a broken water line that affects all water customers in the following area in the city of West Columbia: A Check out this ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Helicopter Spraying For Invasive Plants on Lake Marion

Helicopter Spraying For Invasive Plants on Lake Marion 8/5 - 8/15 Santee Cooper will be spraying an EPA-approved herbicide targeting an invasive plant on Lake Marion.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Wreck Results in Moped Under Front of SUV

Wreck Results in Moped Under Front of SUV Columbia, S.C. -- A late afternoon wreck, near downtown Columbia, left a moped under the front end of a sport utility vehicle Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/midlands/2014/07/28/wreckmopedmillwoodgervaisinvestigation/13291997/ Columbia Police investigators are looking ... (more)

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Bluffton Today

40 brush fires reported in Irmo in 5 hours

Authorities in a Columbia suburb say they are looking for an arsonist after firefighters fought more than 40 brush fires in one afternoon.

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Newberry Observer

Community gathers in Memorial Park10:47 am

Jonathan Williams and mom Jennifer sold snow cones in Memorial Park during the concert.

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South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

USC, McNair research center celebrate new home

The McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research at the University of South Carolina is celebrating its new home near the campus in Columbia.

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National Public Radio

How Do You Lose Half A Million Birds?

This year, their traditional roost site is empty. Dense flocks of martins like this filled the skies above Lake Murray, S.C., for more than two decades.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Guns and Ammo

Federal Judge: D.C. Gun Carry Ban Unconstitutional

On Saturday, a landmark decision in by a federal judge in the District of Columbia struck down the Capitol's ban on carrying firearms outside the home.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Crews fighting large fire at West Columbia furniture store

Firefighters were working to control the blaze at Outdoor Wood Furniture Inc., 718 Meeting Street, in West Columbia, about a mile from the Gervais Street bridge, around 7 p.m. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall said.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Rhythms of remembrance: Columbia's - Guitar Guru' honored with free memorial concert on Sunday

The free concert was held at CJ's bar along Greene Street in honor of Robert Newton III, who died on July 8 after complications from multiple strokes he suffered.

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Ballot Access News

The State, Largest Newspaper in South Carolina, Carries Extensive...

The State, the daily newspaper for Columbia, South Carolina, has this lengthy article about this year's independent candidates running in South Carolina's gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races.

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