By Thomas Grant Jr. FLORENCE | The memories of past state semifinal losses hung over the Lexington High School team Friday. The Florence Civic Center was where the Wildcats made their last Class 5A Lower State final appearance in 2019. They lost to Berkeley in what was legendary head coachContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. Another “coaching tree” member of legendary Lexington High School head coach Bailey Harris is a win away from a state championship game appearance. Greer head coach Devin Liferidge has his team in the Class 4A Upper State title game at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Yellow JacketsContinue Reading

The Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art (CMA) will host “Neon Dreams: A Pop Art Affair,” a fundraising event on March 2 from 7 to 11 pm. Presented by Certified SC, the event aims to celebrate artistic expression, community engagement, and philanthropy, supporting the CMA’s mission to enrich theContinue Reading

Dean Widener, a dedicated Air Force veteran and former State Command Chief for the South Carolina Air National Guard, has officially declared his candidacy for the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 85. In challenging incumbent Jay Kilmartin for the seat, Widener aims to leverage his commitment to service inContinue Reading

Irmo, South Carolina, February 27, 2024 – Jake Coucoules emerged victorious at the 2024 Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Lake Murray, scoring a two-day total of 188.75 inches. The tournament, featuring a record-breaking regular season attendance of 258 kayak anglers nationwide, took place on February 24-25 and offered overContinue Reading

The National Beta members from Chapin High School and Dutch Fork High School are celebrating remarkable successes at the South Carolina Senior Division Beta State Convention held in Myrtle Beach. The Beta State Convention provides students with opportunities to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions.Continue Reading

Students from Lexington-Richland School District Five achieved outstanding success at the South Carolina Dance Association (SCDA) Dance Team Championship. Held on February 17, 2024, at Irmo High School, the SCDA State Championship witnessed the participation of numerous students from Chapin Middle, Chapin High, Dutch Fork Middle, and Dutch Fork High,Continue Reading

Lynn Collins, a temporary school psychologist in School District Five, has been honored as a 2024 Outstanding Advocate by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Government and Professional Relations Committee. Collins received this prestigious recognition at the NASP Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 15, 2024. Expressing herContinue Reading