Living in Greater Columbia

BBB Announces Winners of the 2019 Business of the Year Torch Award and Charity Challenge

COLUMBIA, SC November 12, 2019 – Recipients of the BBB Business of the Year Torch Awards and Charity Challenge were named at a ceremony held on Thursday, November 07, 2018 at the Capital City Club. The Torch Award was created to recognize local businesses that exemplify BBB’s high standards of Trust and Ethics. Small Business: […]

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Food and Drink

The Midlands’ Wineries and Tea Rooms

Visit a Local Winery this Fall! Did you know that the South Carolina Wine Growers Association has 18 vineyard-members? The Midlands is home to these two, each producing native wines, fun wines and sophisticated, complex wines. Enoree River Vineyards & Winery 1650 Dusty Road | Newberry, SC 29108 | 803.276.2855Thursday – Saturday: noon – 6 […]

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This Week This Week's Fun! Top 10

This Week’s Fun!

    Home Shopping in Greater Columbia?  120 New Home Neighborhoods! Over 100 holiday markets, concerts, light displays and more. Everything Christmas happening around Columbia! November Food and Drink Events Save the Dates! Five Finger Death Punch Wednesday Nov 20  American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, formed in 2005, the band’s name comes from kung […]

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Discover Our Parks Living in Greater Columbia Parks

10,000 Trees!

Celebration for Columbia Green and Mayor Benjamin Planting 10,000th Tree on Columbia Green Day  Columbia, SC: The public is invited to join Columbia Green in celebration of the planting of our 10,000th tree in partnership with the City of Columbia and Mayor Stephen Benjamin’s proclamation of November 7, 2019 as Columbia Green Day!  Celebrants will […]

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Living in Greater Columbia

NEWSGUARD BROWSER EXTENSION AVAILABLE AT RICHLAND LIBRARY

Customers Can Sort through Misinformation on Public Computers As local residents prepare to cast their votes in several municipal elections on November 5, 2019 and look ahead to the 2020 presidential election, Richland Library is offering access to a new resource that vets misinformation and fake news.  The NewsGuard browser extension is now available on public […]

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Events Our Schools

Order of the Flame Gala

The Richland Two Order of the Flame has been established to recognize graduates, employees and friends of Richland Two schools whose civic, professional or volunteer activities have enriched the lives of others in the district through significant contributions of time, talent or resources to the school district, his/her community and/or profession. The second class of […]

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Our Neighborhoods

Mungo Homes to Replace Homes Ruined by Flood

Mungo Construction, founded by Mungo Homes, is boosting Richland County’s efforts to help residents displaced by the 2015 flood. As part of a federally funded program to replace single-family homes severely damaged by the flooding, Mungo Construction is demolishing existing buildings and constructing new houses, which will allow residents to return to their communities. In […]

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Family Fun Things to Do Family Fun! Farmers Markets Shopping

Meeting Street Artisan Market… Your New Saturday Fun Spot!

The City of West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is open every Saturday, from 9 AM – 1 PM, through November 23, 2019, under the pavilion, at 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC, in the Interactive Art Park. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, and produce. The City of West Columbia invites […]

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Family Fun! Living in Greater Columbia Our Schools

17 Richland One Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Healthiest Schools

Richland One is setting the pace as a national and state leader in creating healthy schools. Seventeen Richland One schools have been recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation as being among the healthiest schools in the nation. Of the 32 South Carolina schools earning the recognition this year, more than half are Richland […]

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