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Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 through August 18, 26 different themed camp sessions will provide [...]

Next Sundays at Lowman concert February 19

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

In a collaboration spanning 25 years, the Duo “2” (Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes, and Mary Jane Rupert, piano and harp) have performed all over [...]

CHAPIN

Chapin considering hosting Weight Watchers meeting at Town Hall

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Town of Chapin is exploring the opportunity to host regular Weight Watcher meetings at [...]

Annual Chapin theatre gala Friday

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

  The Annual Chapin Theatre Company Gala will be held this Friday, January 20, at [...]

Chapin begins business license renewals

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The Town of Chapin recently sent out business license renewal notices for Chapin businesses operating [...]

Chapin Arbor Day unveils new logo, dedicates trees in first celebration

December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Members of the Chapin Arbor Day Foundation gathered for its first Arbor Day celebration December [...]

Chapin Arbor Day celebration Friday

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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

MILITARY

West Columbia man inducted into hall fame

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

William N. Cobb, a resident of West Columbia, was inducted into the S.C. National Guard [...]

Brian J. Huggins

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Brian J. Huggins has been selected for promotion to the rank of sergeant major in the Army. [...]

District Five grooms brothers for Naval Academy

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

It is challenging enough to get an appointment to the United States Naval Academy (USNA). [...]

SC school superintendents support for military-connected students

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

South Carolina school district superintendents and senior leaders from the Active Duty military, the National [...]

NON PROFITS

Keep the Midlands Beautiful earns national recognition

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep America Beautiful presented Keep the Midlands Beautiful with its President’s Circle Award recognition at [...]

Student of the Month

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo Student of the Month is from Irmo High School. [...]

Litter pick up this weekend

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Keep the Midlands Beautiful Volunteers will be removing litter from roads throughout Lexington, Richland Counties [...]

BUSINESS

Local firm recognized by its peers

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

GWA, Inc. was presented with two awards at the ACEC-SC 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards gala [...]

Adean Foulks named Hospitality Employee of the Year

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 24, 2017, the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Organization honored Adean Foulks for outstanding visitor service at the Wingate by Wyndham Columbia/Lexington. [...]

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Michael Owings

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Southeastern Freight Lines has announced Michael Owings has been promoted to director of corporate planning. Owings has served as assistant director within the Corporate Planning [...]

EDUCATION

Scholarship Checks

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Local students display scholarship checks they received from the District 5 Foundation at the Feb. 13 school board meeting. Photo by Al Dozier

District 5 spokesman to step down

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   Chief Information Officer Mark Bounds is stepping down from the post he has held for the past five years as spokesman [...]

Local students named talent finalists

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Two students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been selected as finalists in the South Carolina Future Minds “This School’s Got Talent” competition. Seventh grader [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

Lexington Police honor V.I.P.S.

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The Lexington Police Department held its annual appreciation dinner and award ceremony for the Lexington Police Department Volunteers In Police Services (V.I.P.S.) group February 7 [...]

Lexington woman charged with attempted murder

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County detectives have arrested and charged a woman with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Gaston. Tiffany Leigh Metze, 24, and an [...]

What to do if your identity is stolen or you’re scammed

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the Richland County Sheriff’s Department continues to take reports from victims of scammers at alarming rates. The Sheriff [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Oriole survey, Great Backyard Bird Count February 17-20

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey February 17-20 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. [...]

Richland County taking applications for conservation projects

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Local organizations can apply for funding that supports projects aimed at preserving Richland County’s natural resources and historic places. Richland County Conservation Commission is now [...]

Clemson Extension offers backyard poultry workshop

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service in Lexington County, in partnership with the Lexington County Soil & Water Conservation District, will conduct a one day [...]

SPORTS

Irmo, Dutch Fork girls kick off playoffs

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Irmo and Dutch Fork girls varsity basketball teams got the Class 5A state playoffs started Tuesday with wins and dates to [...]

Chapin wrestlers take season to finals

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Chapin's varsity wrestlers completed the regular season as the top team in Region 5-4A, and then advanced through the state duals [...]

George Bryan Golf: Golf’s treasure discovered

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III This week I began a series on my greatest discovery, club speed! A number of years [...]

POLITICS

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

Legislative Report: Feb. 16

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Nathan Ballantine Finding a permanent funding stream to repair and upgrade South Carolina's road system is the top priority of the legislature (as [...]

DOT introduces ‘Project Viewer’

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has taken another step to make the agency transparent and accountable, while at the same time providing a [...]

COLUMNS

The Inland Sea: Feb 16

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III I’m looking forward to the first LMYRA start in 2017!! Is your boat and [...]

Mayor’s Message: Feb 16

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

We talk a lot about beautification in the town, and I would like to thank our Chapin Explorers who helped collect trash along Columbia Avenue [...]

The Inland Sea: Down Time

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III Well, did you use you down time well? Are you ready for the 2017 [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Riverbanks lion dies

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the passing of the Zoo's female African lion. Riverbanks' veterinary staff made the decision to euthanize 16-year-old Brynn on [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 through August 18, 26 different themed camp sessions will provide [...]

Broadway comes to Chapin

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

The Dutch Fork Choral Society “Be Our Guest!” concert annual fundraiser will be presented at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church February 18 at [...]

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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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SENIOR NEWS

AARP launches campaign to protect medicare

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by [...]

Get replacement social security tax forms online with ease

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Jenkins, Public Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration   It’s that time of year [...]

Seniors are eligible for free blanket

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Seniors, that are 60 or older and are enrolled in the Lexington County Recreation and [...]

FROM THE WEB

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, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

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

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Columbia Heart launches redesigned website

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 26, Columbia Heart announced the launch of their redesigned website, www.colaheart.com. New features [...]

LRADAC extends walk-in times

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

LRADAC is now offering extended walk-in hours for new adult clients. The agency’s new Assessment [...]

Providence Health implants first Watchman Device

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 25 Providence Health implanted the first newly approved Watchman device in the Midlands, [...]

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Diaz selected as Rotary Student of the Month

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Trike-A-Thon supports St. Jude’s

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments