Ladies first meeting with Muschamp, staff

Carole Hoskyns is a breast cancer survivor and once she sets her mind to doing something, it usually gets done. The Zumba and workout instructor from Boiling Springs left home as the sun rose Saturday morning with one goal – to meet new South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp.

How not to pay for a Finlay Park fix-up

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin wants to create a tax-increment financing district to repair the city’s signature park. TIFs are designed to revitalize blighted areas, not pay for routine maintenance. The way to pay for Finlay Park’s facelift is through the regular budget process, or with meal-tax money.

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How DSS failed Robert Guinyard, Jr.

Family members tried over and over to alert authorities of abuse that lead to death of four-year-old
Tracy Glantz tglantz@thestate.com
How DSS failed Robert Guinyard, Jr. 3:05

How DSS failed Robert Guinyard, Jr.

Pigskin Poets 2016 1:36

Pigskin Poets 2016

Boaters honor soldiers killed at Chapin bar 1:47

Boaters honor soldiers killed at Chapin bar

Drill Sergeant honored at Fort Jackson Memorial 1:26

Drill Sergeant honored at Fort Jackson Memorial

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