Bowl With The Force March 25

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is getting ready for Bowl for Kids’ Sake, and this year’s theme is “Bowl With The Force.” Bowl [...]

Weight Watchers meeting planned at Chapin Town Hall

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

After letting residents know last month that the Town of Chapin was exploring the option of becoming a host site for Weight Watchers, the strong [...]

Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture Saturday March14

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture and the National Weather Service (NWS) are teaming up for Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture this Saturday, March 11, from 10 am until 3 pm. [...]

Lexington’s St Patrick’s Parade this Sunday 

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Irish eyes will be smiling in downtown Lexington this Sunday, March 12 at 3pm as the 2nd Annual St Patrick’s Parade will roll down Main [...]


Guest Speaker

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Mary Sturgil, WLTX TV news anchor spoke to the Chapin Sunrise Rotary Club recently. She [...]

Prayer Breakfast to feature Chapin High principal

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

  Chapin Mayor Skip Wilson has announced Dr. Akil Ross, principal of Chapin High School, [...]

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 [...]


Local cadets named to Citadel Summerall Guards

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Earning a position on The Citadel’s Summerall Guards is among the highest honors a member [...]

Airman 1st Class David G. Gregory

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David G. Gregory graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

WWII vets presented with congressional medal

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Congressman Joe Wilson presented Joseph Moore of Lexington with the Congressional Gold Medal for his [...]

Meadow Glen seeking veterans’ stories

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Beginning today, March 2, Meadow Glen Middle School 7th grade students will be collaborating in [...]


File your taxes for free

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for anyone earning $64,000 or less to [...]

Babcock Center Gives Back to Its Community

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The folks at the Batesburg/Leesville Work Activity Center believe in giving back to the community.  [...]

Loftis Guest Speaker

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo received SC Treasurer Curtis Loftis February 22 as their guest [...]


Engineering firm adds design engineer

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

RB Todd Consulting Engineers, Inc. announced today a continued expansion with the hiring of design [...]

New online service allows official business filings online

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Secretary of State Mark Hammond has announced organizations in South Carolina can now file more than 150 official business forms through a new online service [...]

ERA Wilder Realty semi-finalist for award

March 5th, 2017|0 Comments

ERA Wilder Realty, Inc. has been named as a semi-finalist for the Cartus Broker Network Masters Cup. They will be recognized at the Cartus Broker [...]


River Bluff student invited to national honor band

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Music for All, one of the nation’s largest music education organizations, invited River Bluff High Student Ian Merlin Jones to perform with its 2017 Honor [...]

Spring Hill named National Magnet School of Distinction

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

  Spring Hill High School, Career Pathways Magnet, has been named a National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association [...]

Midway Elementary students earn reading award

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

  Two Midway Elementary fourth-graders combined to read more than 25,000 pages in just two weeks. For their participation in the “Read with the Gamecocks” [...]


Murder victim identified

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred at about 4:40 am March 17 in the 400 block [...]

Lexington Sheriff’s employee death subject of SLED investigation

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department civilian employee. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the [...]

Lexington County investigating brush fires

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County investigators are working to determine if recent brush fires in the Red Bank area were intentionally set. “We’re investigating five fires that have [...]


Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March, get free trees

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in [...]

Public comment open for 2017 aquatic plant management plan

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Millions of dollars have been spent to control the growth of invasive plants like hydrilla in South Carolina’s lakes and rivers. The public is invited [...]

SCPRT’s chief of staff awarded the Order of the Palmetto

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Amy Duffy, the chief of staff for the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism, was presented with the Order of the Palmetto for [...]


Big Catch

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Tony caught a 51lb catfish with a 6lb line in Lake Murray recently. He launched from Lighthouse Marina.

George Bryan Golf: Distance is Not a Mystery

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

George Bryan Golf AcademyGeorge E. Bryan, III Before addressing the mystery of distance, a quick PGA Tour Valspar recap. Terry Chappell, a member at Golden [...]

Chapin soccer starts strong

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

  By CT McDonald   Chapin's defending Class AAA state champion varsity soccer teams have started the 2016-17 spring sports season in ways that could [...]


House Passes FY2017-2018 Budget

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Agrees to a fiscally conservative and responsible financial package (Columbia, SC) - House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after the SC [...]

Legislative Report: March 16th

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Halfway through the session   Wednesday of last week marked the midway period for the legislative session, and what a whirlwind of activity it has been. [...]

Residents asked to shape county through ordinance rewrite

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Residents are asked to share their visions for the future of their communities as Richland County prepares to revise its zoning and land development regulations. [...]


Mayor’s Message: March 9th

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

I want to congratulate Chris Clauson, zoning administrator for the town, on winning our Step Up Challenge with more 220,000 steps logged over the month [...]

The Inland Sea: LMYRA races

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III The last two weekends have been great weather for spring sailing with temperatures that [...]

The Inland Sea: I love these South Carolina winters

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Inland Sea By: Edward M. “Jib” Colie III The last two weekends have been great weather for spring sailing with temperatures that [...]


Zoo needs votes

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

With only one week left to vote, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden remains among the top five in USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award [...]

Smith named State Fair general manager

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Fair has named Nancy L. Smith the fair's new general manager, effective January 1 of 2018. Smith, the fair's assistant general [...]

Sow the seed, and fear not the harvest

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Sow the seed, and fear not the harvest From our birth to our death, we are sowing seed; some will fall upon barren rock and [...]

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