An Irmo High School International School for the Arts graduate was recently crowned Miss Teen North America. Lily Richter was named Miss Teen North America in June. She was chosen to compete in the pageant after being named Miss Teen South Carolina North America in January. “I feel so blessedContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After qualifying for the American Legion Baseball state playoffs again this year, Chapin-Newberry Post 193-24 got the games started on the road Monday against Easley Post 52. Playing this first stage of the postseason in the best-two-of-three format, Chapin-Newberry (CN) and Easley had come to a deadlockContinue Reading

Story by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs One can see the change in military Veteran James Davis, a patient in the Community Living Center (CLC) of the Columbia VA Health Care System, as Army Veteran Terry Smith, a licensed massage therapist, begins to massage muscles aroundContinue Reading

A job fair specifically designed for second chance employers who would like to meet a group of potential employees; service providers who have programs and services for the formerly incarcerated; and Employees who have arrest records and/or have been formerly incarcerated and are looking for gainful employment will be heldContinue Reading

An assistant principal at Chapin High School is being accused of trying to break into a car on the school’s campus on two different occasions. Richard West Hiller Jr., 44, is charged with two counts of larceny from a motor vehicle, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives have determined Hiller unlawfullyContinue Reading

Dear Editor, Crickentree Golf Course was purchased by a Texas developer with hopes of striking it rich in our backyard. The investor understood the odds of Richland County ultimately approving their request to build up to 1600 homes on the land was a safe gamble. Back room politics and payoffsContinue Reading

Kellan Fenegan, Miss Columbia Teen, was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2019 in front of a crowd at Township Auditorium in Columbia June 28. Fenegan is a 16-year-old from Lexington and attends River Bluff High School. She sang In My Dreams for the talent competition. Fenegan was an Evening Gown/SocialContinue Reading

The Big Red Barn Retreat is eager to announce the Second Annual Summer Jam 2019 concert presented by All American Heating & Air. The concert will be held July 19 from 7 – 10:30 pm at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater at Doko Meadows Park in Blythewood. Gates will open atContinue Reading