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Edventure is bringing the farm to the city

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Cute farm animals will win over children’s hearts at Farmville, a celebration of agriculture, to be held this Saturday, September 10, 10 am to 3 [...]

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Hound of the Baskervilles opens September 9

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles comes to the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College September 9-18 in a production mounted by [...]

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Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Saturday

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

  This annual Sharing God's Love Pancake Breakfast fundraising event will be held this Saturday, August 20 from 8-10:30 am at Fatz Cafe, 7420 Broad [...]

CHAPIN

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Public forum for solicitor candidates May 31

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

There will be a public forum May 31 at 5:30 - 8 pm for any [...]

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Chapin Mayor signs Safe Boating Week Proclamation

May 21st, 2016|0 Comments

By Barbara Burchfield U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary   Chapin Mayor Skip Wilson signed a proclamation [...]

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Chapin to host candidate forum

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Chapin area residents will have an opportunity to meet the candidates running to fill the [...]

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Lake Murray – Then and Now

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Ed Fetner was a friend and contributor to the Lake Murray News for many years. [...]

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Chapin High hosts Relay for Life event

May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

  Chapin High School will be hosting a Relay for Life event this Friday, May [...]

MILITARY

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Local Military Family of the Night program

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Blowfish look to continue the success of Local Military Family of the Night program. [...]

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Airman 1st Class Zachary J. Dame

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Zachary J. Dame graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

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Dutch Fork Student to attend Coast Guard Academy

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Paul Neal Rhyne II will be playing football for the United States Coast Guard Academy [...]

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Teacher helps grandfather fulfill promise

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

  It was the fulfillment of a promise made. Matthew Burkett is a World War [...]

NON PROFITS

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Night of Baseball a Grand Slam for Big Brothers Big Sisters

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia hosted their first summer fundraiser, A Big Night [...]

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Blue Star Mothers collect for care packages

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Several local organizations have partnered to collect items for Blue Star Mothers of America, a [...]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters announce new board member

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the appointment of Benjamin “Ben” [...]

BUSINESS

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Chickadees Diner Expands to Downtown Columbia

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Chickadees Diner announced today a second location next to the Palmetto Richland hospital in Downtown [...]

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SAFE names VP of Marketing

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Toby Hayes has been named vice president of marketing at SAFE Federal Credit Union. Hayes’ role will be to continue to drive the credit union’s [...]

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Columbia Business Equipment named company to watch

August 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The Silicon Review recently compiled a list of the top 50 innovative nationwide companies. Local company Carolina Business Equipment (CBE) was highlighted as one to watch. The [...]

EDUCATION

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School board wants closer look at procurement

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   As the District 5 Board reviewed $15.4 million in Capital projects at Monday’s meeting, some members expressed interest in taking a [...]

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DiBiase named White Knoll Elementary assistant administrator

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees, board members has approved the hiring of [...]

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District Five announces new leadership assignments

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 As the summer days continue, District Five is progressing towards being prepared for the upcoming [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

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Woman dies in car accident

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in the two-vehicle accident around 3:15 pm May 22 as Natasha Lindell Smith, [...]

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6 arrested in Lexington County drug bust

May 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested six people May 4 after executing a search warrant in [...]

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Investigators seek suspects in fraud cases

May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County detectives have appealed to the public for help as they investigate a series [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

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DNR offers courtesy boat inspections

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will [...]

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Don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn, it’s illegal and likely not abandoned

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises [...]

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Tourism Week highlights tourism benefits

May 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Last week, May 1-7, was National Travel and Tourism Week. This is America's annual salute [...]

SPORTS

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Zandi uses Chapin roots to lead Gamecocks

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Mason Zandi has always stood out amongst the crowd. At 6-9, 315 it makes perfect sense. You can’t miss him. The Chapin High School alum [...]

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Storm Track Club celebrates 2016 season

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  The 2016 Track and Field Season for The Storm Track Club was one of [...]

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Midlands Youth win World Series

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

The Midlands Dixie Youth Ozone All-Stars traveled to Laurel, Mississippi for the Dixie Youth World [...]

POLITICS

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Elections board supports Murphy’s reelection bid

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   The Richland County elections board Tuesday rejected a petition filed by District 5 School board members to disallow former board member [...]

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Murphy seeks return to District 5 board

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Kim Murphy has announced her campaign to return to District Five’s School Board in the [...]

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Lexington County earns financial reporting award

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

For the 28th year in a row, the County of Lexington’s Financial Department has been [...]

COLUMNS

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The Inland Sea: “Heavy weather sailing”

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III This past weekend was not the best in some ways, great in another way. The [...]

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Lake Murray: Then & Now — By Ed Fetner

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

  South Carolina-bound ship passengers   An interesting "journey" is one to peruse the ship [...]

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Mayor’s Message

May 21st, 2016|0 Comments

What a wonderful weekend we had in Chapin, and I am not just talking about [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

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Hound of the Baskervilles opens September 9

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles comes to the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College September 9-18 in a production mounted by [...]

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Dutch Fork Choral Society prepares for for next season

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  The Dutch Fork Choral Society will hold its first rehearsal August 23 at 7 [...]

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Riverbanks celebrates zoo babies

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is has announced the arrival of three red-ruffed lemur babies. The [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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Dock for Rent

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Dock for rent with 2 lifts. Located at 148 Quiet cove Dr. in Timberlake. Lift [...]

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Ole Sarge Handyman

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Ole Sarge Lawn/ Handyman "BBC" and small house work also odd jobs. James 803-413-6810

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Hair Salons

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Cuts $8 (reg. $15)  Waxing $10. Perms & Color / Starting at $39. Open 7 [...]

SENIOR NEWS

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SCE&G provides support to Senior Resources

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Senior Resources received a $15,000 grant from SCE&G to support the agency’s programs June [...]

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It’s Time to Talk to Your Parents about Drugs

February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Plenty of programs stress the importance of talking to teenagers about the dangers of drug [...]

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Young people lift the spirits of seniors

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

DoSomething.org and Meals on Wheels America join forces for third annual Love Letters campaign This [...]

FROM THE WEB

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Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

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Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

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Palmetto Health honors Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In recognition of September as Infant Mortality Awareness Month, Palmetto Health will host an Infant [...]

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Zumba in the Park August 19    

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  Palmetto Health, in partnership with YMCA of Columbia and the Town of Irmo will [...]

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Four cardiologists join Providence Health

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

 Providence Health introduces Providence Heart, a new cardiology practice that includes the addition of four [...]

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Edventure is bringing the farm to the city

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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Hound of the Baskervilles opens September 9

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Saturday

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

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Poker Run Fundraiser

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments