Susan Ardis, WLTX

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Recent articles by Susan:

Richland County to extend business licenses renewal deadline to May 1, 2022

All jurisdictions in South Carolina must comply with statewide standardization of method of business license renewal by 2022. → Read More

Possible 846 housing unit development in Lower Richland to be discussed at Richland County Council meeting

County council to discuss hiring, housing development and road widening outside city limits of Columbia, South Carolina. → Read More

VOTE: Who is running for Columbia City Council District 1

In South Carolina, Columbia City Councilman Sam Davis is retiring. Tina Herbert and Christa Williams are campaigning for his seat. Election is Nov. 2, 2021 → Read More

VOTE: Who's running for the Columbia City Council At-Large seat

Tyler Bailey, Heather Bauer, Aditi Srivastav Bussells, John Crangle, Deitra Stover Matthews, Aaron D. Smalls, and John Tyler are running in 2021 election → Read More

USC forum discusses power of social media, impact of transparent journalism

Former SC Governor, Nobel Prize winner David Beasley, with Harris Pastides and director general of UNESCO speak at USC's School of Journalism and Mass Communications → Read More

Festival season returns as health care systems deal with pandemic

Popular South Carolina festivals return as in-person events as sponsors -- such as Lexington Medical Center -- deal with rising number of COVID-19 cases. → Read More

Remembering 9/11: Midlands events marking the 20th anniversary

September 11, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the coordinated terrorist attacks on the United States → Read More

Missing Sumter teens found, men face charges in case

Ansley Dupuis, 16, and Nevaeh Gallagher, 15 were found in the company of two males, Cameron Chase Breazeale, 18, and Jerry Bernard Lawrence, 19, both of Seneca, SC → Read More

City of Columbia seeks to fill positions on Hospitality, Accommodation Tax committees

City of Columbia seeks to fill 11 positions on Hospitality Tax (H-tax) commission from restaurant/catering industry and local businesspersons. → Read More

$435 million available for small towns in South Carolina from American Rescue Plan Act

254 towns and municipalities in South Carolina qualify for federal funding. States were required to file, request money from American Rescue Plan Act. → Read More

Richland Library Friends book sale returns, with changes

Popular book sale event is back with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Attendees must register for shopping times during Sept. 16-19 events. → Read More

Portion of Blanding Street in downtown Columbia to close for sewer line repair

The 1100 block of Blanding Street in downtown Columbia, SC, will close September 1 through September 8 for sewer repairs and upgrades. → Read More

SC Democrats call for special session of Legislature to clarify wording on masks in schools

South Carolina Democrats want a special emergency session of the State Legislature to allow face masks in schools. → Read More

'Now is the time to get the vaccine,' says SC Gov. McMaster

South Carolina governor pushes for vaccination while maintaining individual's right to not get vaccinated or wear a mask as the state sees surge in COVID-19 cases → Read More

DHEC: Unvaccinated individuals account for 90% of COVID-19 cases and deaths, 86% of hospitalizations in June

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's data shows majority of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations were unvaccinated individuals. → Read More

SC State postpones start of fall semester

South Carolina HBCU to begin classes Aug. 23 rather than Aug. 18 due to rise in COVID-19 cases, developing additional campus safety protocols. → Read More

A Five Points hotel? City of Columbia considering deal

Deal would hinge on agreement between the City and the developer, We Love Five Points LLC, over a proposed structured parking deck -- budgeted at $14 million. → Read More

State teachers group calls on SC leaders to suspend proviso that prohibits masks in schools

The Palmetto State Teachers Association wants all districts to consider masks in schools. → Read More

SCDNR nets three in connection with illegal harvest and sale of flounder

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has charged 3 people with illegal fishing and sale of flounder in Beaufort County. → Read More

Here's who's running for mayor, city council in Columbia

Filing closed noon Friday, August 13, for individuals to file a Statement of Candidacy with the Columbia City Clerk's Office. → Read More