The Courage Center and Lexington County Emergency Medical Services have launched the CORE Program being piloted to reduce opioid overdoses in Lexington County by quickly connecting overdose survivors to local treatment and recovery resources. CORE, which stands for Coordinated Opioid Response and Engagement, is one of only four pilot projectsContinue Reading

Having reservations regarding the COVID-19 vaccines is understandable. However, when one deeply reviews verified, impartial, and scientific research from reputable sources, answers may be found to many of the vaccine doubts as follows. The vaccines kill people. Of the 43,448 volunteers who participated in Phase-3 Pfizer vaccine trials, six peopleContinue Reading

By Mike DuBose Since COVID-19 surfaced in the US a year ago, confusing messages about the virus, masks, and vaccines have run rampant. Coronaviruses include many different viruses, some of which cause common colds, while the COVID-19 pandemic is very serious . . . and deadly. Even mild symptoms fromContinue Reading

Lexington Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting for their new community medical center in Northeast Columbia. On Tuesday, March 15 the facility was blessed and the ribbon was cut on the 225,000 square foot building that will provide urgent care, imaging services, mobile MRI, X-ray, ultrasound, CT and women’s imaging, andContinue Reading

Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8. Phase 1b includes educators, school support staff, student teachers and district substitutes. Lexington-Richland School District Five is partneringContinue Reading

By Christy Mason Cox There was a time when nothing could come between hard-charging businesswoman Scheri Force and her stilettos – except perhaps, the switch out to sneakers for her daily workouts. But if Scheri has a motto these days it might be, “Never look back. If Cinderella went backContinue Reading