Cool ideas to beat the summer heat in Columbia

What do you do when the heat index tops 100 degrees in Columbia, SC? Search out indoor activities that are fun for you and the kids. We've compiled a list for movie matinees, indoor parks, places for ice cream and more.

Food & Drink

FREE tacos Wednesday at Taco Bell

Taco Bell is giving away FREE TACOS on Wednesday, June 13, as part of the Steal A Game, Steal A Taco promotion for the NBA Finals. No purchase necessary, one free Doritos Locos Taco per person, while supplies last at participating locations across the United States.


Get wild, Columbia. Nick Cannon's coming to town

Nick Cannon, host of "Wild 'N Out," brings a live version of his MTV television show to Columbia, SC, on his first full length tour. Expect to see fan favorite "Wild 'N Out" cast members, audience interaction and more Sept. 9 at Colonial Life Arena.

Facebook page helps reunite lost and found animals with their owners

Chasing Tails Pet Patrol uses Facebook to spread the word about animals that are lost or have been found in the Midlands.