On May 11th the Chapin Chamber welcomed Stephen Jerdan, owner of Kingfisher, with the ribbon cutting at their location at 1011 Rauch-Metz road in Irmo. Stephen is a certified International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) trainer. Inspired by those around him in the United States Coast Guard, Stephen began training yearsContinue Reading

Students from Dutch Fork High School received awards during the South Carolina Technology Student Association competition (SCTSA) Conference in March at the Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology in Myrtle Beach. The Technological Student Association (TSA) is a non-profit organization of high school student members who are interested in STEAM-relatedContinue Reading

The South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball team had a double win on Saturday, April 30th. They enjoyed a stunning victory against Alabama, 11-5 and they tied a season-high with 14 hits to earn the series sweep. Their second win was having the Heart of Columbia Chorus sing the National Anthem inContinue Reading

Lexington County Sheriff Bryan “Jay” Koon was honored by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA) and the Strom Thurmond Foundation at the annual Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement Luncheon on May 11. The event was held at the Lexington Town Hall. About 100 state, local,Continue Reading

By CT McDonald While Chapin’s varsity boys soccer team prepares for the 5A state finals this week, other local area teams have also advanced through their respective postseason tournaments. The Eagles recorded two shutouts in the run-up to this week’s semifinal round, and then won that on Monday to advanceContinue Reading

ISI Consulting celebrated its ribbon-cutting in Chapin on May 4, 2022.  This Consulting business facilitates small and large group meetings and retreats for organizations that need help with creating goals and action plans. They can be reached at (803) 920 – 1736 or email at [email protected]  Left to right: Nancy WilliamsonContinue Reading

On May 3rd the Chapin Chamber of Commerce welcomed Betty Barrett of Valente Adventures by Dream Vacations. Betty specializes in creating dream vacations for life-long memories for her clients. She has been with Dream Vacations since November of 2020 and was the 2021 Rookie of the Year recipient. Call Betty atContinue Reading

The Celebrate Freedom Foundation has initiated drone pilot training for students the Lexington-Richland School District Five. The CFF course of instruction provides in-classroom hands-on training, every two weeks through the current school year. The course content is provided by CFF, FAA, and licensed drone pilots. Career opportunities for drone pilotsContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has partnered with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance (SCAA) to provide up to $14.5 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding to expand summer and after-school programs to address COVID-19 related learning loss in disadvantaged communities. The SCDE will provideContinue Reading