There have been numerous accusations made about sitting District 5 school board trustees accepting campaign donations through the years from firms who are or could potentially do business with the school district. I have been watching this closely, because even though the SC Ethics Commission allows and places a limitContinue Reading

Dutch Fork High School celebrated Homecoming October 23 and crowned its 2020 Homecoming King and Queen. Pictured are the King and Queen along with their court.Continue Reading

By CT McDonald Chapin varsity football wrapped-up its region schedule at 2-2 with last week’s 35-21 win against Lexington and now plays host to District Five rival Irmo this week in the first of two non-region rival games to complete the regular season. The Eagles (3-2 overall) will take onContinue Reading

By CT McDonald With their varsity football region games completed and the Region 5-5A title secured two weeks ago, the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes added a 21-0 non-region win against Spring Valley last week, and they have just one more game to play in the regular season. The Foxes willContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity football Yellow Jackets got one step closer to earning a berth in the Class 4A playoffs with last week’s 33-14 region win against Lugoff-Elgin, and now they have just two tough contests ahead of them to complete the regular season. The first is Friday atContinue Reading

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its free virtual after-school programs Spark. and ENGAGE. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/outreach. Delivered by GSSM’s Center for Science Education & Outreach, the programs are designed to introduce early experiences with STEM help toContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott took to the air Tues. afternoon, Oct. 27, as pilots with the Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) Aviation Unit tested and demonstrated helicopter performance capabilities all the while conducting a routine patrol operation over Richland County. Sheriff Lott (pictured here)Continue Reading

Is your child gifted in the arts? Parent Advocates for Gifted Education in Lexington-Richland School District Five (PAGE Five) will host a webinar describing the Tri-District Arts Consortium (Tri-DAC) Summer 2021 Program on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 7 pm. Tri-DAC is a 3-week summer program that serves rising 6thContinue Reading