The South Carolina Autism Society (SCAS) is having their 15th Annual Strides for Autism Virtual Walk this month and the grand finale will be live April 24 from 10 – 11:30 am. You have the opportunity to rise up for autism by registering individually or as a team all month:Continue Reading

Scott Alan Wilhide, 59, of Columbia lost his courageous battle with ALS on March 31, 2021 surrounded by his family. Scott was born in Youngstown, OH on August 8, 1961. After living in Arizona and West Virgina, his family moved to South Carolina in 1971. He graduated from Irmo HighContinue Reading

Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) has announced beginning April 12, fares will resume for the fixed route buses and the DART paratransit services. The downtown connector, Soda Cap, will no longer be free to ride, but will be $1 for basic fare, $.50 for discount half fare andContinue Reading

Lexington County residents who have experienced financial difficulty in paying rent, mortgage and utilities as a result of COVID-19 will soon be able to seek financial relief through the County of Lexington’s LexCo CARES plan. Community Development Block Grant – CV funds, made available through the U.S. Department of HousingContinue Reading

The South Carolina Forestry Commission is encouraging landowners to place their tree seedling orders while seedlings are still available and the conditions for planting remain favorable. ArborGen’s Taylor Nursery in Edgefield County has more than 900,000 seedlings left for sale at special South Carolina landowner pricing. These seedlings include bare-rootContinue Reading

If you’re a South Carolina homeowner and want to save money on your tax bill, there are tax credits that may be available. All South Carolina tax credits related to homeownership are non-refundable, meaning they cannot reduce your tax liability below zero. Each of the credits applies to specific circumstances.Continue Reading

Senior Resources presented Richland County Government with the Emergency Response Partnership Award. Senior Resources is an organization dedicated to caring for Columbia’s senior population. The award is for the county’s leadership through its emergency response as part of the Emergency Senior Nutrition Program. The program provides meals to seniors, allowingContinue Reading

Richland County Probate Court is now open by appointment, in addition to being open for scheduled court appearances. The County’s Probate Court administers estates of deceased people, issues marriage licenses, appoints guardians and conservators for minors and incapacitated people, orders involuntary commitments of mentally ill or chemically dependent people, andContinue Reading

South Carolinians who have not obtained their REAL ID can now do so a bit easier due to a recent federal law that reduces the REAL ID documentation burden. Signed at the end of December 2020 as part of a COVID-19 funding law, the REAL ID Modernization Act provides reliefContinue Reading