In Brief: 7/23/16

A Love Thy Neighbor rally in Columbia promoted peace, prayer and unity. Unemployment in South Carolina has reached a 15-year low. USC athletes joined campers at a summer camp for autistic children for color war games.

In Brief: 7/22/16

Fraternity and sorority fees will increase by $125 per semester to help finance a new parking garage. Columbia businesses are benefiting from the Pokémon Go epidemic. A sign honoring Steve and Jerri Spurrier was raised outside USC's new indoor practice facility.

In Brief: 7/21/16

Lightning is suspected as the cause of a fire at Huntington Beach State Park, a Richland County woman was arrested in the death of her four dogs and Blue Bell ice cream is returning to stores throughout the Carolinas.