January 13, 2017 RSS feed / News

New councilmembers receive overview of county government

Newly elected Richland County Councilmembers are attending a weeklong orientation in advance of this month’s annual council retreat, which will focus on strategic planning and goals.  More...

Three new bridges now open on Bluff Road

Three new bridges on SC 48 (Bluff Road) in Richland County were opened Monday, January 9, 2017, replacing three bridges that had been damaged by flooding.  More...

City of Cayce lights up with LED

The City of Cayce has received a $5,000 energy efficiency grant from the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, Energy Office to purchase new LED lights for Cayce’s Municipal Complex and Utility Compound.  More...

South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association discusses roads and theft

The South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association addressed a number of issues at its monthly meeting Thursday, January 5. One longtime concern has been the condition of South Kilbourne Road. More...

Message for Forest Acres residents

City offices will be closed and there will be no sanitation services on Monday, January 16 as we observe Martin Luther King Day. Monday’s garbage and trash will be collected on Tuesday and Tuesday’s route will be collected on Wednesday. More...

New Richland County councilmembers sworn in

After the official swearing-in of six Councilmembers, Richland County Council met for the first time this year to elect a new chair and vice chair.  More...

Sustainable Midlands launches winter membership drive

Sustainable Midlands, the grass-roots nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage responsible growth, ensure access to local food, protect watersheds, and establish a healthy environment for all Midlands communities, is launching a Winter Me More...

RCSD has safe places for selling or purchasing items via social media

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is proud to offer Exchange Safety Zones for citizens to utilize as public exchange locations for those who sell, purchase, and or exchange items via social media; common usages being Craigslist or Angie’s List; More...

Correction by Columbia Star reader

In the story published December 30 “Tradition continues for 63 years” by Sheryl McAlister. I live nearby and have attended almost all of the carolings. I even set up a Yahoo group about it. More...