Samantha Robertson in a white shirt and grey vest

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.

Short-term rentals in Richland County are on the rise. Today we’re breaking down the new changes with a new ordinance, adopted by City Council on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.
We saw a cryptic post on social media and decided to do some digging on a potential new business coming to Cola. Come along with us to do some digging on El Vago Mexican Kitchen.
Don’t know what to do with a specific item or where to start if you’re curious about recycling in Columbia? We’ve got you.
Every April we celebrate the anniversary of COLAtoday — Columbia, SC’s resource for all things Cola. Allow us to introduce our daily, five-minute newsletter, full of information for local citizens.
Today, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the Columbia Canal and its impact on Columbia’s economy, transportation, filtration of drinking water, and more.
Experience a weekend packed with Celtic culture and heritage in the Midlands with the Tartan Day South Celebration, supporting the River Alliance
Go behind the scenes of the making of ‘Hero’ and explore its local connections to USC, set to premiere at The Nick this month.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Cola, serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
We had a reader provide feedback and share their thoughts about the term “Soda City” and we want to know if you agree.
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