Greetings, As an elected official, I take the civic duty of our citizens very seriously. It is both an honor and a privilege to be able to vote in this country. The beginning of November marked one year since I have been voted in the Mayor’s office. I have learnedContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Last weekend was big for District Five school teams. Chapin won its 14th competitive cheer state championship, two-time defending 5A champion Dutch Fork took fourth place – just behind River Bluff and Lexington – and the Silver Fox varsity football team won its second round game toContinue Reading

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its residential and virtual programs. Online applications are available at GSSM is South Carolina’s only two-year, public, residential high school dedicated to the advanced study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. GSSM also offersContinue Reading

An armed robbery in the Martin’s Grove neighborhood led detectives to a follow up investigation resulting in narcotics distribution, drug paraphernalia and stolen firearm charges. November 5 around 11:10 pm, Mark Dilyn Coker Vice, age 25 of Kingstree, and Brandon Alexander Rodighiero, age 26 of Columbia, went to a residenceContinue Reading

River Bluff was the 5A State Cheer Runner-Up November 17 at the Colonial Center. Photos by Chris Record,

During its November 13 meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees voted to forgive two of the five school days students and staff missed due to severe weather in this academic year. Students missed four school days September 11 – 14 by order of Governor Henry McMasterContinue Reading

The National League of Cities (NLC) named Councilwoman Kathy Maness Second Vice President November 9 at the annual City Summit in Los Angeles, California. All officers are selected by a 15-member nominating committee and are elected by NLC’s membership. Maness will serve a one-year term. Maness was elected to LexingtonContinue Reading

Spring Hill High School has been selected one of the top 100 public high schools in the country by a new national ranking system. The school ranks number 70 out of 100 and is one of two schools in South Carolina on the list by online rating site SpringContinue Reading

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond has announced the Angels of 2018. Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office. The Angels honored represent organizations that exemplify charitable giving in South Carolina.Continue Reading