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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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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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Costume Designer Named Richland Library’s Artist-in-Residence

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 16, 2019Meet Maker & Costume Designer Margaret “Markie” GaddisColumbia, SC– A local artist, known for her true Renaissance personality, is sharing her talents with Richland Library and the community this fall. We’re excited to welcome Margaret “Markie” Gaddis as our next artist-in-residence, starting September 16. A South Carolina native, Markie is an artist, maker and costume designer. She has […]

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14 Richland One Seniors Named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!

Fourteen Richland One high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Nationwide, more than 16,000 seniors are competing in this prestigious national program which awards scholarships to academically talented students. In this high- stakes competition, students will compete for 7,600 scholarships worth $31 million. Finalists will be selected in […]

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Richland School District Two Choice Fair

Tuesday December 3, 2019 (see end of article for Fair details) In 1991 Richland Two introduced its first magnet, The Learning Collaborative (TLC), a program for motivated and high-achieving students at Dent Middle School. Over the course of the past 20 years, the magnet offerings have grown to 39 unique and dynamic programs aimed at […]

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Take to the Great Outdoors!

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road + 6071 St. Andrews Rd. | 803.772.1228Visit beautiful Saluda Shoals Park, a regional 480-acre park cozied up against the Saluda River, a favorite with fly-fishermen, kayakers, walkers and bird-watchers. The paved 3.4-mile Greenway Trail meanders through a shady, wooded area along the Saluda, with benches and river views […]

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SC Farm Fun

The South Carolina Agritourism Association’s Passport program for farms continues in 2019. Visit the participating farms and collect stamps to win Certified South Carolina items! To get started, pick up your booklet at any of the farms listed on scfarmfun.org! Here are a few that are nearby: Fox Trot Farm5066 Rowell Rd Lancaster, SC 29720 | 803-804-3541 […]

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Discover Riverbanks Zoo

The Riverbanks Zoo has been one of Columbia’s most popular attractions since opening its gates in April of 1974. In the four decades since, the zoo has provided the Columbia populace a spectacular platform to connect with wildlife from all corners of the globe. This world-class zoo features more than 2,000 animals on display, representing […]

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Museums

The City of Columbia is full of exciting, informative, and entertaining museums! Whether it’s history, art, military, or education, we’ve got it all! Check out our list of Columbia area museums, and take your pick. No matter where you go, you won’t be disappointed! Cayce Historical MuseumHoused in a replica of a 1765 Cayce trading […]

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