By CT McDonald With the lacrosse playoffs recently completed, other spring sports teams now take their turn at the post-season competition. Because of the abbreviated playoffs this year, only the two top teams from each region qualify for the playoffs in much of the spring sports competition, and there areContinue Reading

Local Company offers guided kayak tours of the Park. Carolina Outdoor Adventures began operating in the Spring of 2015. The company was started by Billy Easterbrooks after several years of hosting kayaking trips and event planning for friends. “We started with guided kayaking trips on the Congaree River and areContinue Reading

Damaging winds and hail tore across the county on Monday, May 4. Quarter and larger sized hail along with tornado watches and warnings until 4:15pm. Dominion Energy reported that more than 4200 were without power due to the storms. Stoney Pointe neighborhood in Chapin received high winds and bringing downContinue Reading

Celebrate Freedom Foundation held a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, May 4 at their facility in the Columbia Metro Airport. The Lexington Chamber of Commerce welcomed CFF as a new member of their organization and guests from all around the Midlands were in attendance. Fellow co-workers, along with veterans and students, watchedContinue Reading

Did you know? The Palmetto State is ranked 4th in the United States for the number of women-owned businesses, with 170,000 calling South Carolina their home. This week, the South Carolina Senate had ‘Budget Week’, reviewing, debating, and amending the budget the House sent them a few weeks ago. WhenContinue Reading

Irmo High School tennis coach Mark DiMaggio has been named the 2021 South Carolina Region 4A Coach of the Year. “It’s nice to be recognized by my peers not only for the tennis success of our players but for the players’ attitude, camaraderie and sportsmanship,” DiMaggio said of the awardContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Students in Lexington-Richland District 5 will no longer be required to wear face masks in school. In response to increasing pressure from parents throughout the district, the board voted to drop the mask requirement beginning May 10. Students will still have the option to wear masks ifContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has announced it is moving forward with awarding a contract to begin the first phase of the $1.7 billion Carolina Crossroads project. The Carolina Crossroads project in its entirety is planned to provide a safer and modern interchange design for the infamous MalfunctionContinue Reading