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Second-half onslaught carries Keenan boys past Ridgeland-Hardeeville for Class 3A crown  The State

Keenan faced Ridgeland-Hardeeville for the Class 3A boys basketball championship on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The game was played at Colonial Life Arena ...



NCAA Tournament Fever Grips Columbia | Cover Stories  Free Times

The NCAA Tournament's in town, and there's a lot to do.



The Hoops Whisperer: What Carey Rich Means to Basketball in South Carolina  Free Times

You never forget your first time. Even if things don't go exactly as planned. As he sits down for a recent chat with Free Times, Carey Rich — the former University ...



Student arrested after bringing gun to Keenan High School  WACH.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – A Columbia teenager is behind bars after he brought a gun to school, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.



Midlands stadium upgrades going down to wire. Early season games will be affected  The State

Construction is winding down for one new stadium (Keenan) and two others (Memorial and Lower Richland) going through renovations in Richland 1 School ...



Keenan boys top AC Flora, Ridge View wins at buzzer in Bojangles Bash  The State

The Keenan Raiders and AC Flora Falcons squared off at the Bojangles' Bash at Ridge View High School on Dec. 6, 2018.



Football season started. Just one renovated Richland stadium is ready to host games  The State

Two of the three Richland One football stadium construction projects aren't ready to open yet while one will be debuting next week.



Year-old AC Flora sports field shut down after complaints. Are others in danger?  The State

A sports field at A.C. Flora High School in Columbia SC has been shut down after complaints of maintenance and safety concerns by parents. Soccer and ...



Meet the Richland 1 school board candidates  The State

Who is running for the Richland 1 school board on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lexington County South Carolina? Meet the candidates who will be on the ...



New Turf! Richland District One officials unveil stadium improvements  Abccolumbia.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– High School football stadiums throughout Richland School District One are getting a face lift. On Monday, District One officials held a ...



Shelia E visits Keenan High School  WACH.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- The Legends Of Concent series returned to the Midlands this week as a part of theAuntieKarenFoundation's effort to educate through ...



Keenan High students design experiment to be performed in space  The State

A trio of Keenan High School students went above and beyond to devise an experiment that has never been done. And now, their work is going above and ...



Richland One to host annual job fair for certified positions  WIS10

If you're a teacher looking for work, Richland School District One wants you!



Several Midlands schools need more improvement, Department of Education report says  WLTX.com

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina Department of Education released its first list of Priority Schools this year, and about 27 schools around the Midlands ...



As Possible 2020 Run Looms, Booker Stumps For 2018 Dems in SC  Free Times

As the Keenan High School marching band filed into Allen University's Chapelle Hall on Oct. 18, the pounding of its drums and the trumpeting of its horns ...



Richland School District One hosting Magnet information sessions  Abccolumbia.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Richland School District one is hosting a series of information sessions for parents who are interested in the District's new magnet ...



2018 college, high school graduations in Columbia, SC, area  The State

While thousands of well-wishers will flock to high school and college graduations in the next couple of weeks, many Columbians will want to avoid the happy ...



PlanAhead | January 2019  COLAtoday

Show: Poems: Bones of the Spirit | 1-4 p.m. | Rooted Yoga | 141 S Shandon St., Suite F | free. Community: Lunar Eclipse Night | 5 p.m.-1 a.m. | South Carolina ...



5 top Midlands high school football storylines — and our Week 11 predictions  The State

Resting up for postseason, SCISA playoffs and Westwood, Chapin and Spring Valley eying at-large spots are just a few things to watch for in Week 11 of high ...



Columbia’s 58-year-old Memorial high school stadium torn down  The State

Columbia SC's Memorial Stadium, where Richland 1 high schools have played football and other sports for nearly 60 years, has been torn down and is being ...



RCSD: Students thwart potential shooting at Keenan High  WIS

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after threatening students and being found at Keenan High School with a gun.



Lower Richland tops Keenan in clash of Midlands powers  The State

Christian Brown scored 17 points in his second game with the Diamonds, and mainstay Tevaughn Higgins was huge down the stretch to propel Lower Richland ...



New Aiken County director of high schools is seasoned educator  Aiken Standard

The Aiken County Public School District is adding a seasoned educator as its new director of high schools.



Fox & Friends kicks off live on USC's campus  The State

'Fox & Friends' will film live on the University of South Carolina campus in Columbia, SC on Friday, April 27, 2018. Co-host Ainsley Earhardt is a USC alumna ...



Can't be beat: Columbia native recounts years drumming for Prince  ColaDaily.com

One thing legendary performing artist Prince was a proponent of was live music. With backing bands like The Revolution and The New Power Generation, live ...



Mullins girls fall short in bid to repeat as Class 2A state champion  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The second-ranked Mullins girls' youth movement took a quantum leap, returning their program to the Class 2A final they won last year.



For Columbia singer, being on the Apollo stage means more than winning famous contest  The State

Brittany Turnipseed, a Columbia R&B singer, won amateur night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on July 11. Sharing the same stage as her idols ...



Richland One holding groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium, Thursday  ColaDaily.com

Richland One will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday. It's for the new stadium at W.J. Keenan High School, 361 Pisgah Church Road.



Hammond rolls in playoff opener; Westwood, Spring Valley earn postseason bids  The State

Scores and key plays from Friday night high school football action in the Midlands South Carolina on Nov. 2, 2018.



Neighbors fear traffic, noise from this new football stadium  The State

Residents of the Rosewood neighborhood fear that the new Memorial Stadium will bring even more noise and traffic. Richland District 1 is building the new $6.7 ...



High school student dies after carbon monoxide exposure  The PostScript

Brian Keith “BJ” Davidson Jr. was a senior at W.J. Keenan High School in Columbia, South Carolina when he died of unintentional, non-fire carbon monoxide ...



4 Observer-area stars named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters  Charlotte Observer

Three Charlotte Observer-area high school basketball stars have been named to the 2019 Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters. The all-star game matching some ...



New Richland 1 athletic facilities will come with big tax hike  The State

A new Richland 1 district stadium at W.J. Keenan High School. New tennis courts at Dreher High School. Plush natural turf at district football stadiums. Richland ...



Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donors after holidays  WLTX.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a donation shortfall over the winter holidays, American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood and platelet donors to ...



Aiken County School District names new principal, directors  Aiken Standard

The Aiken County School Board recently approved a new principal at Wagener-Salley High School, a new director at the Aiken County Career and Technology ...



Upgrades to Richland 1 high school athletic fields proposed  The State

Richland 1 officials will hold a series of public meetings over the next few weeks on its plan to spend $39.5 million to upgrade high school athletic facilities, ...



Notebook: Tariq Simmons back with Keenan boys basketball  The State

Guard changes his mind after originally saying he would spend his senior season at a school in North Carolina.



Both North Augusta basketball teams win on Saturday  The Star

Mya Burns has little doubt that she'll be able to lead the North Augusta Yellow Jackets in to playing some of their best basketball. Her numbers suggest the ...



Space-bound experiment designed by Columbia students launches Saturday  The State

A trio of Columbia high school students designed an original experiment that, on Saturday, will make its way into space to be tested on the International Space ...



Mullins vs Keenan Class 2A girls' state championship  SCNow

Action from Mullins' 51-28 loss to Keenan in the Class 2A state championship game on Friday in Colonial Life Arena.



'There is no football program at S.C. State' without Buddy Pough  Charleston Post Courier

It's still dark outside. The sun won't rise for at least another hour, but South Carolina State football coach Buddy Pough is on his bicycle, peddling through the ...



A year removed from finishing Gamecock career, he's going to an NFL minicamp  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football had a surprise participant at 2018 pro day before the NFL draft. Keenan High School alum and former USC walk-on Matrick ...



Lawmakers and community activists use MLK holiday to inspire change  WSPA.com

Dozens of people were in Columbia Monday for the annual "King Day at the Dome." The theme of this year's Martin Luther King Day celebration was "Education ...



Red Cross needs 'immediate' donations for severe blood shortage  WLTX.com

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The American Red Cross is in a severe blood shortage as the holidays approach, and they are urgently asking for donations.



Columbia native, former Prince drummer John Blackwell has died  The State

Columbia native John Blackwell, former drummer for Prince, died Tuesday, according to multiple media reports that quoted his wife's Instagram account. He had ...



WJ Keenan Looking For A Head Football Coach  WLTX.com

WJ Keenan will not promote Charlie Richards to full-time head football coach.



These SC school districts won big bucks to offer innovative learning  The State

Three Midlands school districts are among four statewide that have received $49 million in federal grants to bolster programs that offer public-school students ...



Monday’s High School Basketball playoff scoreboard  The State

A roundup of Monday's postseason action around the state:



Challenger Center celebrates 20 years of space training and imagination in Columbia  The State

Reach for the stars – that's what teachers everywhere tell their students. But for 20 years, kids in Richland School District 1 have been able to get a little closer ...



Prince’s legacy in Columbia remembered after pop star’s death  The State

Diana Spatz was a teenager when she heard Prince play live in Columbia more than three decades ago.



Richland County Treasurer: Joe McEachern II (D)  The State

Date of birth, including year: 1984. Number of years living in the district you seek to represent: 30 years. Sign Up and Save. Get six months of free digital access ...



Abolition in SC of high school exit exam opens opportunities  The State

No matter how hard she tried, Edona Harrison-Williams could not pass the South Carolina high school exit exam. She was already in cap and gown, preparing ...



Several Richland One high schools ban camo due to possible gang affiliations  WIS

Three Richland One high schools have banned camouflage as part of an administrative rule that allows them to adopt their own dress code procedures, ...



Carolina Cougars to Host Mid-Atlantic ABA Finals  WLTX.com

The Carolina Cougars will host the Mid-Atlantic American Basketball Association finals.



Saluda Rules in 3-AA Cross Country  The Star

Saluda High School racked up a twin win Oct. 17, winning the top team honors for both the boys and girls in the Region 3-AA cross-country meet, held on Fox.



Jury awards ‘beloved’ USC prof $200,075 for being jailed on baseless DUI charge  The State

After listening to a tale of how a Columbia police officer with little evidence jailed a popular University of South Carolina-Lancaster professor for DUI, a Richland ...



Ambitious annexation plan means the city of Columbia might be headed your way  The State

The capital city is poised to embark on an ambitious annexation campaign in 2017. After hiring someone to focus on selling the idea, City Council is to hold a ...



Richland 1 superintendent gets contract but transparency remains an issue  The State

The Richland 1 school board formalized its contract with its new superintendent Tuesday night but not without some pushback from the community. The board ...



Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program held Saturday in Rock Hill  The Herald

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Eta Alpha Omega chapter hosted its “A Strand of Cultured Pearls” Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program on Saturday at the ...



High School Coach Had A Hand In Ray Allen's Career  WLTX.com

Before Ray Allen made his mark as the NBA's all-time leader in 3-point field goals, he was helping Hillcrest of Dalzell win the 1993 state championship.



Steven 'Steve' Lee Hyatt, 58, Vice President at Love Automotive Group - ColaDaily.com  ColaDaily.com

Memorial *service* for Steven “Steve” Lee Hyatt, 58, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2015, at Lake Murray Presbyterian Church, with Dr. J. Ben ...



DJJ Basketball Program Helping Reform Juveniles  WLTX.com

There a few players that are getting the opportunity to rebuild their lives and mindsets while being a part of a team in the very last place where you would think ...



Columbia Drummer Relives His Days Playing with Prince  WLTX.com

Tampa, Florida (WTSP) - We're getting a rare inside glimpse at what it was like to work with Prince from a drummer--and a Columbia native--who's played for ...



Columbia man cleared of murder charge under 'Stand Your Ground' law  ColaDaily.com

A Columbia man who confessed to the fatal shooting of a local teenager in 2010 will not go to trial for murder. Shannon Anthony Scott (photo provided).



Greenview families soon to have $3 million aquatic center  The State

The new public aquatic center in the Greenview neighborhood reminds some residents of joyous summer days from their youth. For others, the $3 million ...



A Budding Entrepreneur  Columbiametro

At just 9 years old, Robert Charles Reed has assembled a remarkably impressive resume. When he was 6, his talent performance for the Delta Sigma Theta ...



Teen charged with killing Da`Von Capers to claim 'Stand Your Ground'  WIS

An attorney for the teenager charged with the stabbing death of Dutch Fork High School football player Da'Von Capers will seek to invoke South Carolina's ...



EXCLUSIVE: TARGET A - How an informant helped bring down SC State’s chairman  The State

The FBI once wired him up and put secret cameras in a Columbia nightclub office to gather evidence. In the end, informant Lance Wright, a longtime ...



Interview: Ron Westray | Blogs  Free Times

Trombone player Ron Westray, a Columbia native, has a stunning résumé. Since graduating from South Carolina State University in 1993, he has served as ...



Holmes Nathaniel Smith Jr.  Manning Live

Holmes Nathaniel Smith Jr. was born June 15, 1969, in Columbia, to Frances Elizabeth Smith and the late Master Sgt. Holmes Nathaniel Smith Sr. He was a ...



‘Super’ Mom: Hartsville woman shares in championship moment with her Seahawk son  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Cathy Brown can still remember the days when her son, Tony McDaniel, played rec football in Hartsville and the two years he took the field ...



Seahawks’ McDaniel glad to be home, looking forward to upcoming season  SCNow

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — Life is good these days for Hartsville native Tony McDaniel.



Photo Gallery: Seattle Seahawks when they were in high school  USA TODAY High School Sports

Super Bowl XLIX airs Sunday, February 1, 6:30 PM on NBC. In anticipation of the big game, here is a look at Seattle Seahawks players in their high school days.



UofSC Names Michelle H. Martin as First Holder of Augusta Baker Chair in Childhood Literacy  Newswise

The University of South Carolina has announced a key component to a comprehensive Children, Libraries and Literacy Initiative. The Augusta Baker Chair in ...



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