Today's Top Stories
Several area children will find their way into permanent homes next week as part of the annual 10th Chancery Court District’s Mass Adoption Day.
This year, the Sebe Dale Jr. Chancery Building, located at 250 Broad St. in Columbia, will play host to the event, according to Court Administrator Lisa Stringer.
A group of area teens took time last week to participate in the third annual First Priority Sporting Clay challenge.
Harrison Miller, Clay Powell, Cole Pearson and Zachary Sanders enjoyed last Thursday’s excursion and even got to meet retired Major League Baseball pitcher Jonathan Papelbon.
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Monday, Sept. 11
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Days before two Columbia men were slated to stand trial for burglaries and other offenses, both pleaded guilty and were sentenced to prison terms by 15th Judicial Circuit Judge Prentiss Harrell.
Demara Collins, aka Demara Franklin, 30, and Myjelious Jackson, 39, are both set to serve a full 10 years.
For more than half a century, Carquest Auto Parts, located at 524 Lumberton Road, has been there for its customers every automotive need.
Carquest has been locally owned by Kenny Breakfield for 14 years and run by General Manager Hoyt Jones.