Portion of Gervais Street reopened as crews continue to repair water main break

The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a road closure on Gervais St from Pickens St to Bull St.

  FaceApp: What are you willing to give up see an older you?

Folks just about everywhere are using FaceApp to find out what they’ll look like when they’re older.
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  Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passes away at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens joined the court in 1975 and retired in 2010 as the third-longest serving justice in the Supreme Court’s history. He replaced William O. Douglas, who was the longest-serving justice.

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U.S. Department of Transportation permanently bans commercial drivers convicted of human trafficking

Columbia City Council unanimously votes in favor of alternative payment method for parking tickets

  Richland County homeowners talk property values, taxes, and millage at Assessor’s meeting

  ‘Panthers bill’ included increased job tax credits in rural counties

  Church organist plays for 60 Years and is still going strong

For the past 60 years, the Sunday morning soundtrack at Pinewood Baptist Church has included the organ music of Dot Elliott.
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  Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy

The policy went into effect Tuesday and represents the most forceful attempt to date by President Donald Trump to slash the number of people seeking asylum in the United States.

  Columbia City Council discusses trading tickets for school supplies

  SACS accreditation board demands new report from UofSC amid controversial presidential search

  Richland County beating back mosquitoes after West Nile is found

  UofSC trustee ends support for presidential candidate Caslen

  Georgia man facing additional charges after meeting 13-year-old girl online

Lexington Co. deputies arrest 6 following meth bust

  Former Congressman, SC Gov. Mark Sanford mulling run for president

  Ex-Columbia police chief wanted after failing multiple drug tests, probation officer says

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  Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

Guzman, 62, was convicted in February on multiple conspiracy counts in an epic drug-trafficking case. The guilty verdict at an 11-week trial triggered what the government says is a well-justified mandatory sentence of life without parole .

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Saban: ‘I remember a lot’ about 2010 loss to South Carolina

  USC men’s basketball team helps homeowner with renovations

In Columbia, the USC Men's Basketball team took some time off from the court to help the family in need. They worked on the home of Shaterrica Walker, who lives on Graham’s Alley.

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  Tuesday night meeting will explain recent property value notices for Richland County homeowners

  Woman unnerved after valet takes car from Columbia Airport

  Tests confirm West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in parts of Richland County

  New details emerge in deadly Chester Co. skydiving accident

  Columbia City Council exploring ordinance that would let police temporarily seize guns

Columbia City Council says they will be taking time to explore a move that would let the police take away someone’s guns, under very specific circumstances.
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  5th anniversary of Eric Garner’s death comes day after DOJ declines to charge officer

Garner’s family and friends expressed disappointment with the Department of Justice after federal prosecutors decided Tuesday they wouldn’t bring criminal charges against New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo.

Six months later: ‘The housing authority murdered them,’ says brother of Allen Benedict Court victim

“A freak accident:” Mother of skydiver killed after jump in South Carolina remembers her daughter

  RCSD releases surveillance footage of armed robbery of Pitt Stop on Two Notch Road

Columbia man faces several charges after repeatedly attacking woman, officials say