Two Lexington-Richland School District Five students have earned awards from the Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA). Senior Eleanor Prosser has been selected as the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Technology Champion of the Year for the Midlands. Veronica Cain has been named the Midlands Work-Based Learning (WBL) Student ofContinue Reading

New associate commissioners Mary Beth McSwain and Sarah Burnham have joined the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD). McSwain and Burnham join the existing team of five commissioners and five associate commissioners who direct the RSWCD’s conservation efforts. McSwain participates in conservation activities with her husband, Tim, an RSWCDContinue Reading

Downtown Columbia march held May 20. Additional marches scheduled. By W. Thomas Smith Jr. G.A.N.G.S. in PEACE held their first of several 2023 marches against violence in central South Carolina, Saturday, May 20, with additional marches scheduled across the Palmetto State throughout the summer months. Established by Midlands-area pastors, communityContinue Reading

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis recognized 15 educators from across South Carolina recently at the 34th Annual Economics and Financial Literacy Awards Luncheon in West Columbia. Each honoree completed the bronze, silver and gold levels of the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program, a multi-year program designed to increase theContinue Reading

Holes were discovered by the maintenance staff of Dominion Energy on the downstream slope of the original embankment of the earthen dam at Lake Murray. The holes were located in an area where wooden trestles were utilized during the original construction and due to decay of the timber and waterContinue Reading