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Ballentine Christmas party December 3

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The community of Ballentine will be having its 38th Annual Christmas party December 3, from 11:30 until 2 pm. It is held at the Ballentine Community [...]

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Justin Pepper toy drive underway

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The Justin Pepper Foundation is hosting their 10th Annual Toy Drive and Birthday Breakfast December 3 from 9 to 11 am at the Chapin Town [...]

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Piano and Pastrami to be held December 4

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative, a partnership of Historic Columbia, and the Tree of Life Congregation will host Piano and Pastrami from 6 – 8 [...]

CHAPIN

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Chapin Arbor Day celebration Friday

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  The Chapin Arbor Day Foundation is hosting an Arbor Day celebration this Friday, December [...]

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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. [...]

MILITARY

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Social Security, VA partnership means faster disability decisions for veterans

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Social Security Administration has announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with [...]

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District Five celebrate Veterans Day

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Schools across District Five paid tribute to the men and women who have served the [...]

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Airman 1st Class Graham M. Jacobs

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Graham M. Jacobs graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

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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. [...]

NON PROFITS

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Babcock Center names new board members

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Babcock Center Board of Directors has named new board members. Gwen Hill is a [...]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to hold Big Little Run

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Registration is now open for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia second annual [...]

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Local authors to help adult literacy tutoring

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Looking for a memorable gift for that special someone on your list who already has [...]

BUSINESS

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Local business gives back to community

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Bobby Brooks , co-owner of EXIT Palmetto RES in Ballentine has been giving back to [...]

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Attorney Robin McLean earns award

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized South Carolina‘s Family Law Attorney Robin McLean as 2016 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client [...]

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Amazon donates 700 smoke alarms to local fire departments

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Representatives from Amazon recently donated 700 smoke alarms to the Lexington County Fire Service and several other Midlands fire departments. The smoke alarms were delivered [...]

EDUCATION

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Globetrotter brings bullying prevention students

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

A special guest recently shared an important message with Lexington Elementary students. Harlem Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin paid a visit to LES to talk about “The [...]

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Midway crossing guard receives state award

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Often the first person some students and parents see on a typical school day, crossing guards help keep students safe every day. In appreciation, the [...]

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District Five principals earn state honor

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  The South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) has named two principals in Lexington-Richland School District Five as 2017 South Carolina Principals of the [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

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Craigslist deal becomes robbery

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  A man who planned to buy a car from a stranger he met online was instead robbed at gunpoint November 26. The victim told [...]

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Arrest made in murder of Irmo woman

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the arrest of Lloyd Gareth Shand, 34. He is charged with the murder of 51 year-old Candice Pierce [...]

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Local man charged in burglaries

November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  A Batesburg man has been charged in five burglaries at Lexington County residences. Quindell Tyquan Dozier, 22, broke into homes in Batesburg, Gilbert and [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

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Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary of local Boy Scout council

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

In celebration of the Indian Waters Council’s 100th Anniversary, more than 600 Boy Scouts and adult volunteers from throughout South Carolina’s Midlands descended upon the [...]

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Forestry Commission lifts burning ban for Pee Dee, Coastal counties

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  State Forester Gene Kodama lifted the burning ban for all Pee Dee and Coastal counties, effective 8 am, November 23. The ban remains in [...]

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Burning ban expands to entire state

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina Forestry Commission is issuing a State Forester’s Burning Ban for all counties, effective as of 6 am November 19. The ban had [...]

SPORTS

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Dutch Fork, Chapin advance

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Dutch Fork and Chapin will play again this week after winning last week's second round of varsity football state playoff games. [...]

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Falcons Win

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Pop Warner team Dutch Fork Falcons won the Division 3 mid south regional championship in Virginia Beach, VA November 26. The team from Irmo [...]

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2017 Frontier of Golf Exploration

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III Has your 2016 golf assessment process begun? Have you thought about what areas of your golf game [...]

POLITICS

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Chapin landlords need to register rental properties beginning in 2017

November 24th, 2016|0 Comments

The Town of Chapin is asking property owners who lease residential properties within the town limits to register with the town. There is no fee [...]

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Lexington County hires new Economic Development Director

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County has hired Mike Eades as the County’s next Economic Development Director. Eades, a 39-year veteran of economic development, will be charged with increasing [...]

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Officials at odds over changing Richland County budget process

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  Richland County recently announced plans to change its budgeting process from an annual to every other year, but it has met with opposition from [...]

COLUMNS

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Mayor’s Message: November 14

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

What a great Veterans Day we had in Chapin last week! I attended the annual celebration at Chapin Elementary and how moving it was to [...]

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Mayor’s Message Week of Nov. 7

November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Last week I enjoyed attending the grand re-opening of Chapin’s BI-LO. Southeastern Grocers Chief Operating Office Anthony Hucker and Store Manager Donnie Huyck were gracious [...]

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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 [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

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Piano and Pastrami to be held December 4

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative, a partnership of Historic Columbia, and the Tree of Life Congregation will host Piano and Pastrami from 6 – 8 [...]

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Doctors Care sponsors Edventure half-price admission day

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Families throughout the Midlands can enjoy a fun day at EdVenture for half the price regular admission, all day this Saturday, December 3, 9 am–5 [...]

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State Museum offers holiday events

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate the holiday season with shopping events, holiday shows, movies and family-friendly events taking place throughout the months of [...]

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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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Social Security, VA partnership means faster disability decisions for veterans

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Social Security Administration has announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with [...]

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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 [...]

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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December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Rad's Reality Checkby Radley West This time of year can be overwhelming and [...]

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Providence Health earns surgery award

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded its highest overall rating of three stars [...]

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Flu Mist not recommended this season

November 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital is reminding families of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

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Ballentine Christmas party December 3

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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Justin Pepper toy drive underway

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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Be a Santa to a Senior underway 

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

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Piano and Pastrami to be held December 4

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments