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.
The Richland County Assessor’s Office has completed its 2019 countywide reassessment and anticipates mailing out reassessment notices at the end of the month. In accordance with state law, a reassessment is conducted every five years to ensure all real property is valued fairly. Richland County has 173,700 parcels of real
Five Lexington-Richland School District Five students have been awarded the South Carolina Teaching Fellowship. The five students who were selected will receive up to $24,000 in fellowship funds from this program. The students include: Will Cosper (Chapin High School), Lakin Luoma (Chapin High School), Taylor Pierce (Chapin High School), Kendall
The Irmo Farmers Market is held Tuesdays 5 – 8 pm, at the front of The Irmo High School Center for the Arts. Shop for fresh jams, locally roasted coffee, boiled peanuts, kettle corn, artisan made jewelry, landscape paintings, lemonade, bakery items, as well as bedding plants, vegetables and eggs. For
District Five has announced its policy for free and and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch program and the School Breakfast program. Contact school officials for household size and income criteria for determining eligibility. Children from families whose income is at or below
During National Small Business Week in May, the South Carolina Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office held a Salute to Small Business Matchmaker Event & Awards Ceremony in Columbia. The mission of the event is to connect the state’s small businesses to new opportunities and resources and to honor South