Sea lions and harbor seals made a return to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden as zoo members got a special look at the new Sea Lion Landing, Monday, May 16, 2016. The new habitat is home to four male sea lions and a male harbor seal.
A crew installed a pedestrian bridge on the confluence of the Saluda, Broad and Congaree Rivers in Columbia, South Carolina. The bridge will provide access to Boyd Island from the Three Rivers Greenway.
Breeding and raising healthy animals is part of Riverbanks Zoo's mission to create self-sustaining animal populations for educational purposes in zoos. The zoo has recently welcomed baby giraffes, lions, koalas and an Eastern Lowland Gorilla.
Embattled SC Solicitor Dan Johnson accuses his opponent Byron Gipson of being controlled by politico Dick Harpootlian during a debate at Word of God Church and Ministries International in Columbia, South Carolina.
Richland County schools investigated more than 500 police reports involving students and the use of technology and social media to commit crimes, including inciting fights, stealing and issuing school shooting threats.
Renovations at the Arcade Mall in downtown Columbia are almost complete. The historic mall will have amenities to keep people inside from morning till night with a coffee shop, retail spaces offices and lunch and dinner spots.
After 50 years, Pineview Elementary School is closing its doors to students. Kindergarten teacher Kristi Hall was one of the first students to attend Pineview and will be retiring when the school closes.