FASTSIGNS® of Columbia – Harbison Blvd, a local sign and visual graphics provider, was recognized as a top performing center at the 2019 FASTSIGNS Convention held in Orlando, Florida. Owned by Gerry Brossard, FASTSIGNS of Columbia – Harbison Blvd received the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to centers rankedContinue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Don Carlson I feel like I’m on a somewhat literary vacation. How You Ask! In the last weeks Lake Murray News Ms. Miriam Johnson, PhD, MSW, MS and presumably BS, gave us a litany of reasons as to why she did or did not hate PresidentContinue Reading

Ivanka Trump has endorsed Nikki Haley’s daughter Rena, a candidate for Clemson student body vice president. “Hi, Clemson fans, it’s Ivanka Trump. I am so proud of what each and every one of you are doing. Don’t forget to reach for new heights by voting for Huskey Haley,” the U.S.Continue Reading

The 2018-19 season became memorable for another reason Thursday for the Lexington boys’ basketball team. After 32 seasons and a combined 6 state championships in two sports, head coach Bailey Harris announced plans to leave the program following the Wildcats’ playoff run. He told the team following practice for Saturday’sContinue Reading

This week was another busy week in Columbia. Progress was made on the comprehensive education reform bill and this year’s budget was successfully passed out of the Ways and Means Committee. The 2019-2020 budget is built on the foundation of protecting taxpayers, a renewed commitment to being resourceful and efficient,Continue Reading

An Irmo High School International School for the Arts student was recently crowned Miss Teen South Carolina North America, and will soon participate for the international title of Miss Teen North America in June. Lily Richter was named Miss Teen South Carolina North America in January. “I was shocked andContinue Reading

More than 150 students from Lexington-Richland School District Five competed in this year’s elementary, intermediate and middle level science and engineering fair February 9 at Dutch Fork High School. To qualify for participation in the district science fair, students must first place at their school based fairs. “Each year, itContinue Reading

The Palmetto Mastersingers will present its annual Festival of Choirs February 23 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrews Baptist Church, 230 Bush River Road. Hearts of Joy is the program’s theme. Tickets are $10 general admission and are available at, from any of the participating choirs, or at theContinue Reading