Olympia's problems are many, say long-time residents, including flooding, a migration of USC students, and railroad tracks. The majority of residents are often-rowdy University of South Carolina students living in the converted mills or a mishmash of houses cut up and rented by the room. But efforts are underway to address the problems while honoring the mill village's history.
Olympia's problems are many, say long-time residents, including flooding, a migration of USC students, and railroad tracks. The majority of residents are often-rowdy University of South Carolina students living in the converted mills or a mishmash of houses cut up and rented by the room. But efforts are underway to address the problems while honoring the mill village's history. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
Olympia's problems are many, say long-time residents, including flooding, a migration of USC students, and railroad tracks. The majority of residents are often-rowdy University of South Carolina students living in the converted mills or a mishmash of houses cut up and rented by the room. But efforts are underway to address the problems while honoring the mill village's history. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com

Columbia’s mill village on the brink of change

May 21, 2016 10:40 PM