Casey Pash, president of Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Junior Achievement USA (JA) Charles R. Hook Award. This award is presented annually to a JA Area president who demonstrates exceptional achievements in fostering the growth and development of Junior Achievement.Continue Reading

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia Community Development has been honored with the prestigious John Sasso Award at the National Community Development Conference held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This award recognizes the department’s outstanding efforts in promoting and celebrating the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) ProgramContinue Reading

Irmo, SC – On June 11, Midlands Technical College (MTC) hosted a retirement celebration at its Harbison campus to honor Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, who has been a dedicated member of the college community for 33 years. Dr. Rhames has served in various roles including senior vice president and chiefContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant, Jr. Meredith McEnulty of Gilbert was named Class 3A Volleyball Player of the Year. She had 183 kills, 153 aces and 104 digs for the Region 5-3A champion Lady Indians. Photo from Gilbert High School Athletics – Gilbert’s Meredith McEnultyContinue Reading

IRMO – Seven more students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have secured National Merit Scholarships, bringing pride to their community and schools. The students who received the college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards are: Brayden Berner (Chapin High) – Attending the University of Kentucky. Damien Dedmond (Chapin High) – Attending the UniversityContinue Reading

Three students from School District Five recently graduated from the Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands (BOOM) program at Midlands Technical College. They were honored in a graduation ceremony on May 23. The graduates from School District Five are: Elliott Chappelle (Irmo High) Austin Covey (Chapin High) Hunter Hess (ChapinContinue Reading