By Thomas Grant Jr. Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 is competing in a new Upstate league in American Legion baseball. It currently stands in second behind Golden Strip Post 271 out of Simpsonville in the League VI standings. On Monday, Chapin/Newberry won its fourth straight game overall and first in league playContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The state of South Carolina will have at least one representative at the College World Series. Shortstop Colby Shelton, a native of Lexington, earned a trip to Omaha, Neb. with the University of Florida this past weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Returning to his home state,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Rain forced the Lexington County Blowfish to reshuffle its schedule. Following an exhibition game against the Kingsmen Friday, the Blowfish played host to a doubleheader Sunday against the Florence Flamingos. Game One saw Lexington County fall into a 3-0 hole after one inning. Starter Charles HerringContinue Reading

Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers, Richland County State Rep. Jermaine Johnson, House Assistant Minority Leader Roger Kirby, and West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle announce support for campaign COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – State Representative Russell Ott has earned the endorsement of more local leaders in his campaign for State Senate. SheriffContinue Reading

IRMO – Seven more students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have secured National Merit Scholarships, bringing pride to their community and schools. The students who received the college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards are: Brayden Berner (Chapin High) – Attending the University of Kentucky. Damien Dedmond (Chapin High) – Attending the UniversityContinue Reading

IRMO – Three dedicated educators from Lexington-Richland School District Five have been recognized for their outstanding commitment to financial literacy. Melanie Barker from Flexible Innovative Virtual Education, Tiffany Hutchinson from Spring Hill High, and Ghislane Nsangou from Irmo High have qualified to become South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teachers. TheyContinue Reading