Columbia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbia, SC.

Results 1 - 9 of 9 for "" in Columbia, SC

  1. Former Navy SEAL and CIA special agent charged in S.C. federal drug-smuggling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A man said to be a former decorated U.S. Navy SEAL and CIA special agent has been arrested in connection with an ongoing national federal marijuana smuggling investigation with major ties to Columbia. James Dennis "J.D." Smith, 49, was arrested Saturday in Charlotte.


  2. Did Fort Jackson's broken dams flood houses? Lawyers say they can't prove itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Attorneys who sued the federal government over a broken Fort Jackson dam are withdrawing from the case after telling clients they can't prove the structure's failure led to flooding in people's homes during a massive storm two years ago, according to documents obtained by The State. In a federal court filing last month, the McGowan Hood and Felder law firm said its attorneys will no longer pursue the property damage case against Fort Jackson over the failure of the Semmes Lake dam in October 2015.


  3. More SC Guard troops head to Europe to help deter RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe at left, listens as former Army Chief of Staff Gen.


  4. City gets complaints on 2015 Confederate flag removalRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Officials in South Carolina are getting complaints about the 2015 removal of the Confederate flag from a memorial on state property. City manager Nancy Goehle told the Anderson Independent Mail calls came in starting Tuesday questioning the decision to replace the Confederate flag with the South Carolina flag in the city of Walhalla, about 15 miles west of Clemson University.


  5. Widow's suit blames government for husband's flooding deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The widow of a man who drowned in South Carolina's historic 2015 flooding is suing the federal government over a dam that failed on an Army base near Columbia. Filed in federal court in late December, Lois McCarty's lawsuit seeks unspecified damages related to the death of her husband early on the morning of Oct. 4, 2015.


  6. Trump administration might cut funding to UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Trump administration is proposing a 40 percent reduction in voluntary U.S. support for the United Nations and other global bodies, and an end to "wasteful and counterproductive" spending that does not serve U.S. interests, according to a draft of a forthcoming order. If adopted, the proposed directive would represent a broad attack on the value and priorities of the United Nations, which Trump has recently called an ineffectual talk shop.


  7. Confederate flag won't return to South Carolina courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A Confederate flag and portraits of Confederate generals will not return to a South Carolina courtroom when renovations are soon completed. York County Clerk of Court David Hamilton says history is important, but the future is even more important.


  8. Fort Jackson wants to rebuild failed dams as questions continue about safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The federal government wants to rebuild Fort Jackson's Semmes Lake dam, an earthen structure that blew out during a historic 2015 rain storm and sparked a rush of lawsuits by downstream property owners whose homes flooded. Officials with Fort Jackson and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled the plan at a sparsely attended meeting Wednesday night in Columbia.


  9. Inauguration to draw those ready to celebrate, commiserateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up - whether it's to celebrate or commiserate. There are parties and protests to attend, stars to gawk at, receptions to be worked, deals to be done, drinks to be consumed.


Columbia Job Listings
View or post Columbia job listings on Topix.
Columbia Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Columbia from Topix.
Columbia Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Columbia on Topix.