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.

It’s that time of year when distant and close relatives will gather around the Thanksgiving table + we’re giving you three local topics you can bring up when everyone runs out of small talk topics.
It’s the holiday season and a perfect time to help a neighbor. This list of volunteer opportunities in Columbia, SC includes everything from Sistercare to the Columbia Museum of Art.
A few weeks ago, we shared about + introduced the 2023 Lake Murray Country Team competing in the World Food Championships. Today, we are sharing the results.
We asked, and you answered. We wanted you to think big and share with us the dream development you would bring to our rivers if you had the power to do so. See what our readers said.
Get ready for the holiday season in West Columbia by writing letters to Mr. Claus and attending the annual Christmas Tree Lighting happening in December.
Calling all artists — the local airport’s initiative aims to offer local artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a broad audience traveling through the airport.
Here’s what you can do with your leftover pumpkins and how they could help out a local farmer in Columbia.
Find out how to dispose of old pumpkins and leaves ahead of the holidays.
We asked, and you answered. Created out of submissions from our readers, we put together a local, fictional ghost story.
Good news for Columbia.
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