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South Carolina's Homepage since 1995. The best and most complete source for government, sports, politics and breaking news. The State and TheState.com are already THE source for everything local — we offer a digital experience customized for your mobile device!

     
  • Latest Midlands news, blogs and photos
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  • Up-to-the-minute updates on sports, politics and government
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  • Customize for easy access to your favorite sections
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  • Send news tips, photos and videos from your phone
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Text alerts

Text alerts

We'll send you text alerts when breaking news happens. Follow this link to our subscription page. Just type in your phone number and hit submit — it's that easy.

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Mobile web site

Mobile web site

Access a mobile-friendly version of our site from the web browser on your mobile device. Our new web site is optimized for display on all devices, whether phone or tablet.

Get breaking news, search easily by category, weather updates, business news, sports news and more. Just go to TheState.com on your mobile device.

Mobile phone apps

     
  • iPhone

    iPhone

    The State and TheState.com are the leading providers of news and information for the Columbia metropolitan area, the Midlands and the State of South Carolina. Now you can access the best and most complete Midlands news coverage on your iPhone and iPod Touch.

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    Android

    Android

    The State and TheState.com are the leading providers of news and information for the Columbia metropolitan area, the Midlands and the State of South Carolina. Now you can access the best and most complete Midlands news coverage on your Android device.

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Tablet apps

     
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    iPad

    iPad

    Connect with The Columbia State no matter where you are. The State’s new app delivers real-time breaking news and content specifically formatted for your iPad. Stay on top of the latest developments in the Columbia area with stories, blogs, photos and more.

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    Replica edition for iPad

    Replica edition for iPad

    Flip through the pages of a PDF replica of The State exactly as it appears in print. Download this free iPad app to access your The State Plus subscription.

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