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Sep 23, 2013, 09:30 ET

Big-name music acts to be announced for Famously Hot New Year 2014

 Columbia, South Carolina—the South's famously hot city—has got cool plans to celebrate New Year's Eve with Famously Hot New Year...

Dec 13, 2012, 10:21 ET

Columbia, SC, to host one of Southeast's largest New Year's Eve celebrations

What do you call a world-class New Year's Eve event so successful that restaurants actually run out of food? If you're Columbia Mayor Steve...