The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) today announced the election of new officers to its Board of Directors. Allison Terracio was elected as the Board’s Chairwoman. Terracio previously served as Vice Chair and assumed interim governing duties of the Board when former chairman, Derrick Huggins was appointed InterimContinue Reading

Lexington County Farm Bureau and local Farm Bureau Insurance agents in Lexington and Irmo brought a little more joy to the holiday season by helping those in the community facing financial or medical hardships. Together the local offices donated $1,000 to Blanketing Families. Annette Hammond and her sister, Ann Pringle,Continue Reading

Aflac has awarded $365,000 in grants to 47 local nonprofits in its Spring and Fall 2021 grant cycles. Nonprofits receiving grants are working on projects that support health and well-being and education in communities throughout South Carolina. The selected organizations and their projects are: Spring 2021 Grantees: • Bridges ofContinue Reading

Dominion Energy launched its annual Good Neighbor Fund Christmas Project across the Midlands this month as employees delivered more than 550 food baskets and hundreds of toys to families facing financial challenges and other hardships this holiday season. Employee volunteers braved chilly temperatures and rain for the annual event atContinue Reading

Mast Store is helping Share the Warmth in all its communities by holding a coat collection throughout the month of December. In addition, Columbia Sportswear is donating new outerwear to help keep the chill away, too. “We are grateful for Columbia’s continuing support of this outreach,” said Lisa Cooper, presidentContinue Reading

Little Barks Grooming & Boutique wants to fill some stockings for a purpose. The dogs that serve people deserve a special gift this Holiday Season, PAALS Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services trains service dogs to help adults and children with special needs. PAALS mission is to enrich and empower childrenContinue Reading

On November 30, 2021, Newberry Chamber had a Ribbon Cutting for Sarah’s Rockin Kitchen in Little Mountain.  Sarah and Gary Kanan moved to South Carolina 18 months ago from Michigan. Sarah has been in the restaurant business for 38 years and decided to put a food trailer together to serve her delicious foodContinue Reading

On November 30, 2021, the Newberry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for AugerMates. AugerMates was founded by Gary and Sarah Kanan. They patented their augers when they realized a need for Sand Augers while boating near sandbars on Lake Murray. The sand augers keep boats from drifting off no matter theContinue Reading