Lexington-Richland School District Five has named seasoned educator and human resources professional Tamara Turner its new director of personnel. Turner has served as the district’s coordinator of teacher evaluation since 2017. She replaces Winnie Brown, who will retire at the end of the school year after nearly 20 years inContinue Reading

Non-Profit Plans to Raise Money for Families with Children Battling Cancer A Healing Grace non-profit is excited to announce on June 1, 2019 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, they will hold a Community Dance-a-thon at the Lexington Leisure Center Gymnasium. The Community Dance-a-thon will be a public event where all proceeds will benefitContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2019 high school graduation ceremonies May 31 and June 1 at the Colonial Life Arena. The order of School District Five 2019 graduations are as follows: ·        Chapin High School                 May 31 at 12:00 p.m. ·         Dutch Fork High School           May 31 at 4:00Continue Reading

Overview The House gaveled to a close this week after dozens of bills and the Sine Die Resolution passed both the House and Senate. This was the first year of a two-year session that focused primarily on transformative education reform, presenting a balanced and efficient budget, solutions for Santee Cooper,Continue Reading

Overview I hope everyone had a great spring break and Easter weekend. With two weeks left of session and the crossover deadline behind us, we have a busy few weeks ahead as we begin to take up bills from the Senate. Heartbeat Bill Passes The Heartbeat Bill, H. 3020, passedContinue Reading

Students from the Electrical Technologies class from the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) did a field study at Portrait Hill Subdivision in Chapin March 6. In conjunction with APEX Electric and Mungo Homes, students from the electrical class were able to apply what they have learned in class toContinue Reading