Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-3 Lake Murray installed 2019 Officers at a Change of Watch Ceremony at the Flight Deck in Lexington November 28. The leadership team is a complement of experienced members trained and qualified in Auxiliary programs. Staff Officer appointments are: Calvin Bowen – Communications; Roger Matherly –Continue Reading

Chapin Garden Club hosted a public event to commemorate Arbor Day December 7. The club selected Chapin Town Hall as the location for its 2018 Arbor Day tree – a variety native to the area, the Eastern Redbud (Cercis Canadensis). Representative Chip Huggins was on hand to open the ceremonyContinue Reading

The Town of Lexington celebrated South Carolina Arbor Day with the planting of a Red Oak at the corner of Maiden Lane and South Church Street as part of the beautification enhancements of the One-Way Pair Project. South Carolina Arbor Day has been held annually since 1934 and helps markContinue Reading

The COMET will be offering free rides on the Holiday buses as a gift to the community. Any passenger that boards a bus with Christmas decorations will ride that bus for free. There will be two holiday buses circulating throughout The COMET transit system December 15 – 24. The HolidayContinue Reading

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jared H. Ballantyne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. AirmenContinue Reading

The Historic Lorick Plantation House (Lake Murray Country Visitors Center) will step back in time to Christmas season 1840 for its Annual Holiday Open House this weekend. Area Garden Clubs and volunteers – including Coldstream Garden Club, Newberry County & Friends, Pisgah Lutheran Church and the Saluda Garden Club transformContinue Reading

Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church (SGPC) offers many ways to worship God and celebrate the Christmas season. One is Amahl and the Night Visitors, which is a full-scale musical, complete with drama cast in full costume, string quartet and choir. This musical tells the story of the Three Kings who visitContinue Reading

The 40th Annual Ballentine Community Christmas party will be held December 8 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. At the Ballentine Community Center, Bird Road, off Bickley Road, Irmo. There will be turkey and food, Santa makes a special appearance for the kiddies, and door prizes are always there for theContinue Reading