E. Coli Outbreak at Carolina Fair Affects Multiple Families

Escherichia coli or E. coli are bacteria normally found within the waste of animals like cattle, goats, and sheep. When hands are contaminated with the bacteria and then food is handled, it can easily be passed to humans. Most strains of E. coli only cause mild symptoms and the recovery is quick, but some varieties…


Accidents and Arrests Follow Saturday’s Big Game

Last weekend hundreds gathered in Columbia’s famous Five Points to watch USC take on Georgia. Excitement was high and there was a lot to celebrate as the Gamecocks dominated the Bulldogs. But some fans may have celebrated a little too hard, and Columbia jails got quite a few new visitors once the game was over.…