Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students won awards in the annual SC Economics Challenge held by the SC Council of Economic Education at the Darla Moore School of Business. The SC Economics Challenge is a state-wide competition open to high school students in grades 9-12. There are two divisions, AdamContinue Reading

May 16, 2022 As our regular session has ended, for those of you who have not heard, I am retiring from my service in the House and will not seek re-election. Of course, I will represent our great District 85, until the election in November decides my successor. Honor andContinue Reading

The Heart of Columbia Chorus is looking for women of all ages who love to sing. No music training is required all you need is to be able to carry a tune. Rehearsals are open to the public and to potential new members. The Heart of Columbia Chorus meets ThursdaysContinue Reading

Bierkeller Brewing Company (aka Bierkeller Columbia), local brewer of traditional German beers since 2015, will open a permanent location on the banks of the Congaree River. Known for its seasonal pop-up beer gardens, Bierkeller will set up a full production brewing facility, biergarten, and restaurant at the CanalSide Plaza atContinue Reading

On May 6, 2022, The Chapin Chamber Welcomed S and S Courier and Logistics. S and S Courier and Logistics is a courier business, owned and operated by Sylvester Bowers Jr. They are located in Little Mountain, which is where Sylvester grew up. He started in October but really gotContinue Reading

The Celebrate Freedom Foundation (CFF) STEM Education Program visited several schools in Lexington-Richland School District Five to emphasize the importance of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in middle schools and high schools. CFF has been visiting schools for 10 years. The program’s mission is to help build aContinue Reading

On May 11th the Chapin Chamber welcomed Stephen Jerdan, owner of Kingfisher, with the ribbon cutting at their location at 1011 Rauch-Metz road in Irmo. Stephen is a certified International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) trainer. Inspired by those around him in the United States Coast Guard, Stephen began training yearsContinue Reading

Students from Dutch Fork High School received awards during the South Carolina Technology Student Association competition (SCTSA) Conference in March at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The Technological Student Association (TSA) is a non-profit organization of high school student members who are interested in STEAM-relatedContinue Reading

The South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball team had a double win on Saturday, April 30th. They enjoyed a stunning victory against Alabama, 11-5 and they tied a season-high with 14 hits to earn the series sweep. Their second win was having the Heart of Columbia Chorus sing the National Anthem inContinue Reading