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This Week’s Fun!

Oct 28 – Nov  3, 2020 Boo at the Zoo Now – Oct 30 Trick-or-Treat through the Zoo Delight in Ray’s Moonlight Magic Summon the Halloween spirits with the Eeky Freaky DJ Take a spin on the Haunted Carousel (additional fee) Hop aboard the Spooky Spots n’ Stripes Railroad (additional fee) Roast Marshmallows (additional fee) More here. Harbison […]

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The Comet in The News

Saving Sarah’s Seat

The COMET Launches “Saving Sarah’s Seat” in Honor of Civil Rights Icon (June 18, 2020) Columbia, SC – The COMET will honor local civil rights icon, Sarah Mae Flemming, in honor of the 66th anniversary of Sarah Mae’s ride (June, 22, 1954). Saving Sarah’s Seat is the awareness campaign launched by The COMET about Ms. […]

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New COMET Bus Service

The COMET Changes Schedule to Enhanced Saturday Level of Service Beginning May 20 (May 18, 2020) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced schedule changes from an enhanced Sunday level of service to a Saturday level of service with added routes and increased frequency to accommodate peak demand times. There will […]

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Living in Greater Columbia Our Schools

Crayton Middle School Redesignated as National School to Watch

Crayton Middle School has done it again! Crayton has been redesignated as a National School to Watch for its academic excellence and for creating an outstanding and supportive learning environment for students. Only 20 schools in South Carolina currently hold this distinction, while 450 schools in the nation are Schools to Watch. The honor by […]

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RICHLAND LIBRARY NAMES NEXT ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE

Columbia, SC– Taking the leap into business ownership can be an intimidating endeavor. Richland Library wants you to be prepared for all the rewards and challenges that go along with making that decision. They’re excited to connect the community with their new entrepreneur-in-residence (EiR), Kimico Myers. With more than 25 years of business experience and a Masters […]

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Family Fun Things to Do Family Fun! Grown Up Fun! Learning Something New Richland Library

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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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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Dance Dancing Grown Up Fun!

Friday Night Dance Party

Blue Moon Ballroom is full-service dance studio and event rental venue in West Columbia’s. They offer group and private classes in all the popular social dances a few of them are Waltz, Rumba, Salsa, American Tango, Mambo, Merengue and Carolina Shag. Come find your dance! Love to dance? Everyone’s welcome at the Blue Moon Ballroom each Friday […]

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