Touting his many years of service to Lexington-Richland District Five and his background in workforce development, Ken Loveless is seeking to return to one of the two District Five School Board seats in Lexington County. “After receiving so much encouragement from community members and District Five stakeholders, my family andContinue Reading

By Sarah Ostergaard “Must be nice to have all summer off.”  “Must be nice to get all those paid holidays.” “Must be nice to be done with work by 2:30 (or 3:40 for high schools) every day.” I am writing this article after presenting at the SC Education and BusinessContinue Reading

Lexington Richland School District Five approved two potential rezoning plans to be implemented in Fall 2026.  The rezoning options are based on the potential outcomes of the zero-tax rate increase bond referendum on the November ballot. Why approve two plans? Our district is attempting to address three (3) objectives: (1)Continue Reading

IRMO, SC – The Lexington-Richland School District Five has announced that Dr. John McMillan will be taking over as the new Director of Adult Education, following the retirement of Paula Wright. The decision was made to further strengthen the district’s commitment to adult education and community engagement. Dr. McMillan, whoContinue Reading

IRMO, SC – The Lexington-Richland School District Five has announced the appointment of Heather Tucker as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Tucker’s selection for the position was confirmed during the school board meeting on June 24. “I am excited to be able to continue my service to the students,Continue Reading

Irmo, SC – On June 11, Midlands Technical College (MTC) hosted a retirement celebration at its Harbison campus to honor Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, who has been a dedicated member of the college community for 33 years. Dr. Rhames has served in various roles including senior vice president and chiefContinue Reading

LEXINGTON, S.C. — At their June 11 Board Meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved Dr. Megan Carrero as the new principal of Lakeside Middle School. She replaces Casey Calhoun, who has moved to the position of the district’s executive director of high schools and postsecondaryContinue Reading