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Samantha Robertson

Senior City Editor

Sam is based in Columbia, SC and previously worked in PR marketing for several local brands and startups in the Soda City before joining COLAtoday as a City Editor in 2021. When she’s not content creating, she loves staying active, brunching around town, rooting for the Gamecocks, and spending time by the rivers.

Local skate shop Bluetile Skateboards is hosting a citywide skateboarding competition and watch party this weekend for Go Skateboarding Day.
Rivers, lakes + streams, oh my. The Midlands has some pretty great freshwater fishing spots and is only about an hour from saltwater. Reference this guide before you fish around Columbia.
Need some new tech? A new boutique electronic store with cutting-edge tech, Gadgetboy, is open on Devine Street in Columbia.
Don’t know what to get the Dad in your life this Father’s Day? We’re giving you a few ideas on what to get them or how you can spend Father’s Day in Columbia.
Every year, Columbia hosts the SC Juneteenth Freedom Festival (SCJFF) and we’re breaking down how you can get involved around town.
From skytrams that go over 378 to river development and pedestrian bridges, here are some of your answers for What if... Columbia looked like this?
Thanks to our readers and followers, COLAtoday was nominated several times in Free Times’ annual Best of Columbia contest. See which ones and vote for us below.
If you’re trying to reach new running goals, consider signing up for one of these upcoming races or find ways to get more steps in around Columbia
Dream big, Columbians. We want to hear your whackiest, wonkiest, dreamiest, funniest, what if Columbia ideas.
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