U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Natalie N. Proctor was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who
A Lexington County deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave after South Carolina state troopers charged him with driving under the influence. Troopers said they transported Robert Scott Smith, who was off duty when he was arrested, to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Friday night after he failed
Carolina Springs Middle School’s archery team wrapped up its third year of competition on a high note thanks to support from the community. The season featured archers competing in tournaments locally and around the state, winning five local events. CSMS finished second out of 17 teams at the South Carolina
The State Museum has announced the return of its popular Friday Night Laser Lights summer series starting June 28. This newly expanded summer tradition will now include live music, specialty cocktails and themed nights. Friday Night Laser Lights feature lasers and CGI visuals choreographed to music inside the museum’s 55 foot
Hurricane season is underway and Dominion Energy South Carolina urges customers to plan ahead, starting with assembling an emergency storm kit. “Every hurricane season is different, and no two storms are the same, but one thing that never changes is the importance of preparation,” said Keller Kissam, president of electric
For the third consecutive year, South Carolina’s Motor Fuel User Fee, which helps support road, bridge, and infrastructure work in South Carolina, will increase from $0.20 to $0.22 per gallon beginning July 1. The increase is part of the South Carolina Infrastructure and Economic Development Reform Act passed by the
Wells Fargo today presented United Way of the Midlands with a corporate gift of $75,000 June 10 to support local early childhood literacy efforts. “When companies like Wells Fargo invest in our children, the possibilities are endless and allow us the opportunity to create long-term change in our community,” said
Lexington-Richland School District Five has launched a new summer program to provide free, fresh produce to Irmo-area families in need. A partnership with Pelion-based farm WP Rawl, the district’s new Farmers’ Market initiative will be held at the Irmo Village Apartments Thursdays, June 20 through August 1, excluding July 4.