The Lexington County Land Development Division has released a report outlining the progress made in mitigating the potential flooding hazards throughout the county. The report lists 22 action items identified by county officials and residents and published in the 2017 Floodplain Management Plan as important steps in addressing how theContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is announcing an opportunity for families to apply for available seats remaining at Chapin Elementary School and Lake Murray Elementary School. The district is also announced results of its enrollment freeze lottery process. An enrollment freeze was enacted at Chapin Elementary and Lake Murray Elementary schoolsContinue Reading

Clothes, computers, and school supplies are among dozens of items that can be purchased free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday August 2 – 4. During the Tax Free Weekend, shoppers can buy a variety of back-to-school essentials without paying the state’s 6 percent sales taxContinue Reading

The Lexington Blowfish Baseball Team will sponsor Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission August 3 for a Meals on Wheels Fundraiser. The gates open at 6 pm and the game starts around 7:05 pm. Bring canned food items to replenish the pantry or you may make a monetary donation toContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man in connection to a motor vehicle theft with a child inside. Roberto Lee Herrera, 39, was apprehended after deputies located him driving a vehicle reported stolen at the intersection of Platt Springs and Ramblin Road in West Columbia. “Deputies responded to a call shortly afterContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo is currently offering a Dinosaurs Around the World exhibit open daily from 9 am – 4:30 pm. Tickets will be available at the gate and all Explorer’s Outposts in the Zoo for $5 general public, $4 individual and family-level members, $3 for explorer, patron, and gold-level members.

Fifty-nine Lexington-Richland School District Five educators participated in a recent leadership program aimed at preparing teachers to lead professional development (PD) days at their schools this school year. Currently in its sixth year, the #LeaD5 model was created to focus on developing teacher leaders and building capacity within School DistrictContinue Reading

Lexington County School District One has announced its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. For school officials to determine eligibility, the household must provide the following information on the application: (1) A SNAP orContinue Reading

The Rodesiler race series results at the Lake Murray Sailing Club So far 8 races have been sailed in the Rodesiler Series. The top five skippers are: Ryan Gaskin, Flying Scot Chris Bowman, MC Scow Alan Gowans, Flying Scot Tom Berens, MC Scow Bud Buckwell, MC Scow Coming Events onContinue Reading