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Messiah on the Frigidaire opens January 27

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

What happens when Lou Ann Hightower (Lisa Litchfield) discovers the image of Jesus on the door of her refrigerator? In this comedy by John Culbertson, [...]

Simon Wiesenthal play coming to Harbison Theatre

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Historians mark 1945 as the end of the Holocaust. For Simon Wiesenthal, it was only the beginning of the fight for justice to honor lost [...]

Free mulch available Saturday

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep the Midlands Beautiful will be offering free mulch made from ground Christmas Trees as part of the Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree recycling [...]

CHAPIN

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 [...]

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 [...]

MILITARY

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 [...]

Airman 1st Class Wesley G. York Jr.

December 18th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Wesley G. York Jr. graduated from basic [...]

NON PROFITS

Local Club supports Midlands Paddleboard team

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

  The Lake Murray Paddle Club presented a check for $4,000 to the Area 7 [...]

Babcock Center Names Employer of the Quarter

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Each quarter, Babcock Center recognizes an exceptional employer who has not only hired people with [...]

Local men, business honored with Green Awards

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) hosted a Gala for a Greener Midlands December 9. [...]

BUSINESS

MCEC pays $5.3 million in property taxes

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

As one of the largest taxpayers in Lexington County, Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC) paid over [...]

What Should You Know About Taking RMDs?

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By David Wallace Financial Advisor Edward Jones As we get older, the end of another year takes on greater meaning, in many ways, than it [...]

Babcock Center Names Employer of the Quarter

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Each quarter, Babcock Center recognizes an exceptional employer who has not only hired people with lifelong disabilities, but has embraced them. Babcock Center is proud [...]

EDUCATION

Teacher nominated for national award

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Spring Hill High School marketing teacher Norma Brown has been nominated for the 2016-2017 National LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life [...]

January is National Mentoring Month

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By Elizabeth Phillips Lexington 3 Mentoring Coordinator   President Obama’s Proclamation states; “With every generation, our Nation has expanded the essential idea that no matter [...]

District 5 teacher recruitment fair February 4

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2017 Teacher Recruitment Event February 4 at Irmo Middle School from 8:30 - 11 am. Pre-registration is available [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

Leesville woman dies in car crash

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the driver killed in the single car accident on Corley Mill Road near Woodmill Road [...]

Murderer sentenced to life

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Charles Alton Morehouse, a 40 year old Lexington County man, was sentenced to life in prison for the August 3, 2015 murder of James David [...]

Four dead in apparent murder-suicide

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Four people found dead on Old Barnwell Road in Lexington County have been identified. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified Marissa Hope Reynoso, 26, [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

State drought status changes

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

After meeting at the South Carolina Forestry Commission December 1, the South Carolina Drought Response Committee changed the drought statuses for eleven counties in the [...]

Two earn Eagle Scouts

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Boy Scout Troop 312, sponsored by the Episcopal Church of St. Simon and St. Jude in Irmo, celebrated the awarding of the Eagle Scout rank to two [...]

Clemson, state working to rebuild fox squirrel population

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

There was a time when fox squirrels were abundant in South Carolina, and a Clemson Cooperative Extension Service assistant professor believes it can be that [...]

SPORTS

George Bryan Golf Academy

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III Over the holidays I asked Wesley, my 26-year-old son who earned the privilege to compete on [...]

Lake Greenwood – January 15

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

AFT D-96 Tournament Results This day started out with fog and 52 degrees and was at 68 degrees by the 3 pm weigh-in. The wind [...]

Dutch Fork tops early region games

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Dutch Fork's varsity basketball teams added victories to each of their records early this week, marking a, thus far, undefeated region [...]

POLITICS

Legislative Review

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

This week was the first week back in session for the General Assembly. We returned to Columbia with a long list of issues to tackle [...]

Richland County accepting applications for grants

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Beginning January 1, the funding cycle will open for Richland County Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax and Discretionary Grant programs. This year marks the first that [...]

Lexington County seeks input on flood hazards

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The County of Lexington is seeking help from the public to identify areas within the county that historically flood as part of a process [...]

COLUMNS

Mayor’s Message: Jan. 19

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Zoning Administrator Chris Clauson. Last week he graduated from the Leadership Lexington County program as part of the Class of 2016. Leadership [...]

The Inland Sea: 2017 LMYRA Spring series

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III How about it cruising sailors? Are you and your boat ready for the 2017 [...]

The Inland Sea: A weather warning

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III Every spring the technicians in the marine engine repair business usually get overwhelmed [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Messiah on the Frigidaire opens January 27

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

What happens when Lou Ann Hightower (Lisa Litchfield) discovers the image of Jesus on the door of her refrigerator? In this comedy by John Culbertson, [...]

Night at the Museum this weekend

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The South Carolina State Museum is giving families a chance to experience a night at the museum, this Friday January 13 through Saturday, January [...]

Edventure presents Columbia’s only New Year’s ball drop for kids

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

  EdVenture is ready to ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon with Columbia’s only ball drop for kids December 31. Doors [...]

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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 [...]

1512, 2015

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

HEALTH

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Providence Health appoints new Board of Trustees

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health recently appointed a new Board of Trustees. Susie H. VanHuss, PhD will serve [...]

Providence first in midlands to offer special heart implant

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health is the first hospital in the Midlands to offer patients with non-valvular atrial [...]

Palmetto Health welcomes new facility dog

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, in partnership with Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), recently welcomed [...]

Gilbert High CNAs spread holiday cheer

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Annual Chapin theatre gala Friday

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Messiah on the Frigidaire opens January 27

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments