The 2019 Division I-AA Coaches Pitch Lexington National Allstars have won the state championship and will represent the state of South Carolina in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series. They will be heading to the World Series in Ruston, Louisiana at the end of the month. Team Members are: EvansContinue Reading

The Chapin Garden Club hosted a dedication ceremony for the Bluebird Trail at Chapin Town Hall July 11. The club has worked about two years to develop a Bluebird Trail in Chapin. The project was first introduced to club members in August 2017 when, then President Cindy Chin, presented theContinue Reading

John Bradley, Flotilla Commander, Coast Guard Auxiliary Lake Murray, holds a membership growth certificate presented to him July 13, at Coast Guard Station Charleston. The award recognizes Bradley’s contributions to the growth of Auxiliary membership. It was presented by Commodore Gary Barth (left), on behalf of the Seventh Coast GuardContinue Reading

By Zoltan Krompecher, 3rd Vice Commander of the Chapin American Legion Something all service members understand–whether Soldier, Airman, Marine, Sailor, or Coastie—is that the military has perfected a system whereby paperwork, especially important paperwork, sometimes becomes misplaced, lost, or simply disappears. Many times, it is only temporarily lost, and eventuallyContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. In January of 2018, the Richland County Sheriff’s Deptartment (RCSD) became the first sheriff’s office, nationwide, to add the words PEACE OFFICER to several of its marked patrol vehicles, ultimately its entire fleet of more than 600 marked vehicles. RCSD was selected along with theContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Chapin High and Chapin Middle schools dance teams were recognized at the July 15 Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board for winning national titles in competition held March 3 at Disney World in Orlando, Fla. The teams brought home national titles after competing against 94 teams fromContinue Reading

Richland County Stormwater Management is partnering with Columbia Water, One Columbia and a local artist on a storm drain public art project. The art project is part of the “Drains Aren’t Dumps” storm drain marking campaign that kicked off July 12. The campaign will bring attention to the harmful effectsContinue Reading