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April 26, 2017 News



  • Lyft launches in Columbia - Columbia Daily Tribune

    Columbia Daily Tribune -  Uber, another ride-hailing company which operates in Columbia, has said it plans to expand economic opportunities for its drivers throughout the state if legislation passed to establish a standard for ride-hailing services. The Columbia City Council ...
  • Columbia vet takes Honor Flight - The Republic-Times

    The Republic-Times -  World War II Army veteran Roy “Sid” Trexler of Columbia, who recently traveled to Washington, D.C. on a Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, moves around well for his age. During mild spring temperatures, Trexler can be seen taking his large motorcycle for a ...
  • Columbia author sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy - The State

    The State -  COLUMBIA, SC Sharon Johnson of Columbia went straight to jail on Wednesday after she was sentenced in Greenville for conspiracy to commit wire fraud in an elaborate scheme that involved fraudulent high living and a non-existent “signed deal” with TV ...
  • Columbia man pleads guilty of food stamp fraud - WIS

    WIS -  A Columbia man has pled guilty to stealing food stamp money, according to United States Attorney Beth Drake. A federal judge accepted the guilty plea from Christopher O'Berry, 42, on Wednesday and will sentence him at a later date. O'Berry was the ...
  • How I Go Columbia: Lee Snelgrove - The State

    The State -  Since taking the position as executive director of One Columbia for Arts and History, Lee Snelgrove has overseen the creation of a process for commissioning public art, along with the installation of 16 new pieces. He also has overseen the creation of ...
  • Soviet experts visited Columbia to ease Cold War tensions - Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore Sun -  President Richard M. Nixon shakes hands with Communist Party leader Leonid Brezhnev in Moscow in this May 1972 file photo. During the “Moscow Summit,” as it was known, Nixon signed a treaty agreeing to cooperative exchanges between the U.S. and ...
  • Eat your way through the weekend at these 4 Columbia events - The State

    The State -  Kick off the weekend Friday, April 28 with this annual event in which participating Columbia-area restaurants donate a flat fee or a portion of proceeds from breakfast, lunch and/or dinner to the S.C. HIV/AIDS Council for education outreach services ...
  • Officer-involved shooting reported at Columbia Wal-Mart, 2 injured - The State

    The State -  A bystander and an armed man were shot at a Bush River Road Wal-Mart store Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Police shot the armed man. Columbia police Chief Skip Holbrook said officers were called about noon because a man was armed and ...
  • Columbia Study Casts Doubt on Trump Coal Plan - POWER magazine

    POWER magazine -  Natural gas supply and price, along with lower electric demand and the growth of renewables, have been far more responsible for the decline in the U.S. coal industry than environmental regulations, according to a new study by Columbia University's ...
  • Khol Partridge looks to cement his place in Columbia Central history - MLive.com

    MLive.com -  Columbia Central's Khol Partridge (12) throws a pass against Ida at Columbia Central High School on Friday, September 15, 2016. (J. Scott Park | Mlive.com). Brooklyn Columbia Central's football team made school history last year by reaching the ...
  • The Fresh Market Grand Opening - Abccolumbia.com

    Abccolumbia.com -  Columbia, SC. (WOLO) — There's a Fresh new face in Columbia and it has people lined up to get a first glimpse. Wednesday morning The Fresh Market welcomed more than a hundred customers for the grand opening of their new store at 10286 Two Notch ...
  • Columbia man jailed on suspicion of child sex crimes - ABC17News.com

    ABC17News.com -  COLUMBIA, Mo - ABC 17 News is working to find out more after finding a man is jailed on suspicion of child sex crimes. Jail records show police arrested 34-year-old James Patterson yesterday. He was booked in jail around 8:00pm Tuesday. He's accused of ...
  • Columbia River nears flood stage | The Columbian - The Columbian

    The Columbian -  Heavy rains combined with mountain snowmelt and peak monthly tides will push the Columbia River to near flood stage from Thursday until Saturday between ...

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