By Thomas Grant Jr. Having to wait two weeks to resume play after suffering the first loss of the season is not how Lexington High School hoped to begin the Region 4-5A season. But that’s where the eighth-ranked Wildcats found themselves after losing 14-3 to Gilbert. They return to actionContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. A two-game winning streak has the River Bluff football team entering Region 4-5A play with momentum. The same is true for undefeated and seventh-ranked White Knoll. For the second straight year, the Timberwolves are 5-0 to start the season. This year, they are determined not toContinue Reading

The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has awarded First Community Bank Chief Executive Officer Mike Crapps with the Mike Till Impact Award at its annual luncheon held in August. The recognition is in memory of Mike Till, a past chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, who was a leaderContinue Reading

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. The James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation will host its 17th annual Sickle Cell Walk to commemorate the month on September 30 at 8:30 am at Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 2300 Greene Street in Columbia. The theme for this year’sContinue Reading

The Columbia VAHCS will host a hiring fair, on September 30, from 9 am – 1 pm. Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and Medical Support Assistants, looking for a change in employment should come prepared to be interviewed. For those who decide to come by, bring the followingContinue Reading

With a career spanning three decades, pop artist Taylor Dayne will headline the LRADAC Foundation’s fourth annual Rock 4 Recovery concert on September 29 from 6 – 10 pm. The event will be presented by Dominion Energy at the Icehouse Amphitheater located at 107 W Main Street, Lexington. Proceeds fromContinue Reading

The annual Harvest Festival at The FARM 1780 will be held September 30 10 am – 5 pm.It is a family-friendly event that connects the community and gives visitors a chance to experience the 8th-generation family farm. Come out for an afternoon and evening of fall fun.  Cost is $25Continue Reading

The Lexington Medical Center’s Irmo Okra Strut Festival has been an annual event for 49 of the last 50 years. What started as a way for the Lake Murray-Irmo Woman’s Club to raise money for a new library, has turned into a two-day event featuring a Friday evening street dance,Continue Reading

The Lexington County School District One Educational Foundation will hold its Fore the Foundation Grand Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club. The tournament will have a shotgun start at 9:30 am. Team Registration of $500 includes breakfast, green and cart fees, lateContinue Reading

The Festival is back again this year. Get ready for Modern Companion’s most anticipated dog-friendly event of the year. The event will be held on Sunday, October 1st, from 1-4 pm at Crooked Creek Park at 1098 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC in Chapin, SC. There will be photo ops,Continue Reading