By CT McDonald After Dutch Fork’s non-region victory against Irmo last week in the two teams’ only matchup of the season, they both move forward now against other non-region opponents outside District Five with only one exception: Silver Foxes at Chapin Eagles October 4 to start the Region 5-5A games.
By Al Dozier The District 5 School Board Monday approved an early site construction package contract totaling $3,656,800 for a new elementary school on Amick’s Ferry Road in Chapin. The site work is a major first step in the construction of the new, two-story school, expected to provide classroom space
River Springs Elementary physical education teacher, Ben Landers, has been selected as the 2019 South Carolina Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport (SCAPES). The award is given annually to a teacher who shows a passion for teaching physical education.
The annual reunion of the descendants of John Calvin and Mary Emma Wessinger Lindler family will be held this Sunday, September 15, under the shelter at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Chapin at 1pm. Bring a vegetable and rice, along with your favorite dessert and beverage of your choice. Plates,
Conservation Voters of South Carolina will host its 11th annual Green Tie Luncheon September 18 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom at Historic 701 Whaley. This year’s House Conservation Leadership honorees are Representative Nathan Ballentine of Irmo and Representative Mandy Powers Norrell of Lancaster. The Senate
Irmo High School International School for the Arts Choral Director Frank Turner spendt part of his summer break teaching overseas. “Any experience is a good experience especially teaching and getting in front of different students from different cultures and backgrounds,” Turner said. He took part in a teaching opportunity in
Lexington-Richland School District Five was presented the South Carolina Public Employee Benefits Authority (PEBA) Partners Award for Public School Districts at the recent Benefits at Work Conference held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center August 26-28. PEBA Partners is an annual award program that honors employers that demonstrate a dedication to
The South Carolina State Museum will host Celebración de la Herencia Hispana to celebrate Hispanic heritage this Sunday, September 15 from noon – 5 pm. The event provides an opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate and recognize the Hispanic culture in South Carolina. There will be live
DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Columbia area September 19 at the USC Alumni Center from 11 am – 3 pm. This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military
By CT McDonald All three district varsity football teams won their Week 1 matchups last week, including a first-ever win, a long-running rivalry win and a shutout. And this week’s action could get even better when the Silver Foxes visit the Yellow Jackets for the annual rival matchup of these