Join the pack at Riverbanks for 11 wild nights of howling Halloween fun during Boo at the Zoo. Riverbanks’ annual Halloween spook-tacular will take place October 20 – 30 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm each night. The favorite fall tradition will once again offer guests safe, affordable, family-friendly entertainment.Continue Reading

For a decade, Famously Hot New Year, a nonprofit organization since 2016, has brought visitors, residents, businesses, and community and civic leaders from diverse backgrounds together for South Carolina’s largest free New Year’s Eve party in downtown Columbia. Given the continued concerns around COVID-19 and its variants, the nonprofit’s board hasContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum will be offering Halloween fun for guests and members. Kids are invited to get creative and visit in costume for Spooky Saturdays on October 23 and 30. Kids (aged 3 – 12) in costume will receive free general admission on both Saturdays. Guests can enjoyContinue Reading

Union United Methodist Church will hold a Trunk or Treat October 24 at 5 pm. The event will be held in the church’s back parking lot at 7582 Woodrow Street in Irmo. There will be hot dogs, games, and family fun. Treat bags will be given to each child atContinue Reading

The Lexington County Department of Emergency Services is hosting a job fair to fill available positions within the 911 Communications Division. The job fair is set for this Wednesday, October 20, and will be held in two sessions: one from 8 am – 11 am and one from 4 pmContinue Reading

Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR) welcomed two new board members and elected the 2021-2022 executive committee and committee chairs this summer. The 2020-2021 board diligently navigated Covid-19 and focused on a year of growth for the organization including a full brand refresh with an invigorated mission and vision statement.   CORContinue Reading

The Richland County Election Commission has released updated polling location information regarding the special election for a vacant seat on the Lexington-Richland School District Five School Board. Precincts are in Irmo and Chapin areas. Check Vote411.org for candidate information, your voting status, and polling location. The following precincts and polling places will beContinue Reading

The weather may be cooler but the fishing is still hot on Lake Murray! The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board welcomes two fishing tournaments this month to Lake Murray. The Carolinas Bass Challenge Classic and Major League Fishing’s Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship will take place inContinue Reading

The 152nd South Carolina State Fair returns October 13-24, with a full lineup of traditional favorites and a variety of new rides, foods, entertainment and the return of the CIRCUS at the Fair and the Celebration Super Wheel. The S.C. State Fair is committed to bringing a safe 12-day eventContinue Reading