ECPI University has announced its inclusion in the 2022 Best for Vets: Employers list by Military Times. The Military Times Best for Vets employers rankings are based on the results of a voluntary survey that covers a company’s policies and practices for current employees and future job seekers within theContinue Reading

Students at Dutch Fork High School will have more opportunities to study conservation and environmental stewardship this year, thanks to a grant provided by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD) through its Conservation Education Mini-Grant program. Dutch Fork High School received a $500 Mini-Grant for a greenhouse renovation.Continue Reading

Forty-Four orchestra students in Lexington-Richland School District Five have earned a spot in the South Carolina Music Educators Association’s (SCMEA) Midlands Region 3 Orchestra. The Midlands Orchestra Region is comprised of Abbeville, Aiken, Calhoun, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenwood, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Richland, and Saluda counties. The Region Orchestra is made upContinue Reading

The Heisman Trophy Trust announced the 2022 School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship and three Lexington-Richland School District Five students are recipients. Veronica Cain (Chapin High), Nya Singletary (Irmo High), and Ethan von Ahn (Spring Hill High) were chosen from a pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletesContinue Reading

By Al Dozier At least two incumbents on the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections, according to early reports on vote counts. In Richland County, incumbents Nikki Gardner and Tifani Moore lost their seats to newcomers Kevin Scully, a USDA employee, and S.C. BarContinue Reading

I want to take this opportunity to thank the many supporters in the Irmo Chapin community for their kind words and the warm well wishes that I have received from the public. Thank the district for the beautiful ceremony at my last meeting. I want my family to know howContinue Reading

Jan Hammond, Board Chair of Lexington-Richland School District Five, is retiring from the board of trustees at the end of her term in November. Her last school board meeting as Board Chair was on Monday, October 24. Mrs. Hammond has served in some capacity to the district since 1973 andContinue Reading