The annual Dam Swim for Drew will be held this Saturday, September 14 from 8 – 11:30 am, rallying at the Lake Murray SCE&G Park at 1888 North Lake Drive in Lexington.  The event is a two mile open water swim across Lake Murray at the Dam. The wave startsContinue Reading

The annual reunion of the descendants of John Calvin and Mary Emma Wessinger Lindler family will be held this Sunday, September 15, under the shelter at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Chapin at 1pm. Bring a vegetable and rice, along with your favorite dessert and beverage of your choice. Plates,Continue Reading

Conservation Voters of South Carolina will host its 11th annual Green Tie Luncheon September 18 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom at Historic 701 Whaley. This year’s House Conservation Leadership honorees are Representative Nathan Ballentine of Irmo and Representative Mandy Powers Norrell of Lancaster. The SenateContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum will host Celebración de la Herencia Hispana to celebrate Hispanic heritage this Sunday, September 15 from noon – 5 pm. The event provides an opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate and recognize the Hispanic culture in South Carolina. There will be liveContinue Reading

DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Columbia area September 19 at the USC Alumni Center from 11 am – 3 pm. This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and militaryContinue Reading

The Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity is holding an all-day networking event for local businesses. Connecting Small Businesses to Financing and Contracting Opportunities will be 9 am – 3 pm this Wednesday, September 11 at Richland School District 2’s Institute of Innovation (R2i2) and is part of theContinue Reading

The second Lexington Police Department Foundation Golf Tournament will be held at the Golden Hills Golf & Country Club September 16. As the golf tournament approaches, four player team entries are being accepted and the Lexington Police Department is seeking out local corporate sponsorships. Monetary donations are welcome and thereContinue Reading

Gracie Bowers from Lexington, South Carolina has won the national Miss Teen All-Star United States crown. She traveled to Savannah, Georgia to compete in the national pageant and competed in interview, physical fitness, gown and on-Stage question to capture the title. Her platform is called KIDS- Kind Individuals Doing Service. BowersContinue Reading

The Capital City Lake Murray Tourism Board has named Ashley Berry from the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism its Volunteer of the Year, and Jana Medlin from Wingate by Wyndham as its Partner of the Year. Photo: Jana Medlin, Wingate by Wyndham – Partner of the Year

Ron Anderson, Chairman of The COMET Board of Directors, announced The COMET Board has voted to re-bid the Fixed Route and Paratransit Program Contract which is currently held by Transdev Services, Inc of Lombard, Illinois. They are responsible for employing the drivers, performing the maintenance of the busses and otherContinue Reading