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M. Basketball. Men's Basketball Visits Richland County Sheriff Department Stars Of Tomorrow Camp
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:41:02 -0700

Members of the South Carolina men's basketball team spent Wednesday afternoon at the Richland County Sheriff Department's Stars of Tomorrow Summer Camp, which is held for kids during the summer at elementary schools throughout the county. The community outreach is part of the "8K In 8 Days" campaign for Gamecock men's basketball.

JTEKT Corporation doubles size of manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JTEKT Corporation, a leading producer of bearings, automotive steering systems and all-wheel drive couplings, has expanded its Koyo-brand bearing manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina. The 250,000 square-foot expansion will provide JTEKT with needed capacity to manufacture automotive wheel bearing hubs for its growing U.S ...

After seeing face on news, attempted burglary suspect turns self in
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:49:48 -0700

Call it a potential crisis of conscience: a Richland County man turned himself in to sheriff's deputies after seeing his face plasted all over the news in connection with an attempted burglary.

SC camp attendees get to work out with Gamecocks
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:03:24 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kids attending a summer camp conducted by the Richland County Sheriff's Department are getting a special treat. On Wednesday, Sheriff Leon Lott says some members of the men's basketball team at the University of South Carolina are working out with attendees at the "Stars ...

Bridge replacements slated to take place across the Midlands
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:43:33 -0700

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has announced that a total of 12 bridges have been scheduled for replacement across the Midlands. Kimberly Corley of SCDOT says that the bridges will be

University of SCarolina players to urge reading
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:03:12 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The University of South Carolina men's basketball team wants kids to take an interest in reading. Spokesman Jeff Stensland says USC students who participate in the "Cocky's Reading Express" literacy initiative will join the team and Cocky at the Richland County Library on Assembly ...

Returning Gamecocks confident they'll keep winning
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:40:05 -0700

South Carolina linebacker Kiawan Lewis believes the Gamecocks' success won't stop now that stars such as Jadeveon Clowney and Connor Shaw are gone. Clowney, Shaw, defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles and receiver Bruce Ellington were some of the catalysts for an unprecedented run of South Carolina success: the Gamecocks finished 11-2 each of the past three seasons and last January were No. 4 in the ...

Bat disease found in Richland County
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:22:32 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A disease that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States has been found in central South Carolina, state officials said Monday. In a news release, the Department of Natural Resources said that white-nose syndrome had been found in a bat in ...

Accela Experiences Rapid Legislative Management Growth with New Customers
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:09:08 -0700

Government Agencies Across the Country are Using Technology to Manage Civic Meeting Process and Engage with Citizens Online (PRWeb July 07, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb11994811.htm

Bond set for three connected to James Metts case
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:43:22 -0700

Three others named in a State Grand Jury indictment connected to suspended Lexington County Sheriff James Metts made their first appearances in court on Thursday.