A Leaphart Elementary fourth grader is ranked among the fastest female runners in her age group in the country. Dorothy Hutchins won the United States of America Track & Field (USATF) Cross Country Junior Olympics South Carolina State Championship in Newberry November 7. The win qualifies her to compete inContinue Reading

Project Unity USA along with The Rivervettes of Columbia will host the second SC First Responders Day event on November 21 at Dutch Square Mall Parking Lot in Columbia, from noon to 4:30 pm. Masks are required. All Corvette owners and clubs that wish to participate contact Bruce A. TrezevantContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful will be holding an Adopt-A-Highway & Adopt-A-Street Cleanup this Saturday, November 21. Volunteers will be removing litter from roads throughout Lexington, Richland Counties and the City of Columbia If you are driving throughout the Midlands and you see litter pick-up in progress signs or volunteers inContinue Reading

Reggie Sullivan will return to the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College this Saturday, November 21 from 4 – 6 pm to host a drive-in concert event featuring Kanika Moore (vocals), Sean Higgins Jr. (piano), Devin Fuller (drums), and Charlton Singleton (trumpet) from the South Carolina Grammy-winning band, Ranky Tanky.Continue Reading

By Al Dozier A new school board with a different perspective took office in Lexington-Richland District 5 Monday after voters earlier this month voted out two incumbents and elected three newcomers. The board was often divided by a 4-3 vote in meetings frequently marked by disagreement. But Monday’s actions showedContinue Reading

Two Lexington County residents wanted in connection to multiple property and weapons crimes have been arrested in middle Tennessee. Wilson County, Tennessee, deputies captured Joshua Nathaniel Nelson, 28, and Kayla Denelle Humphrey, 36, Thursday morning after an extensive search that started November 11. “Deputies with the Wilson County Sheriff’s OfficeContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After winning their first round games last week, both Dutch Fork and Irmo advanced to this week’s second round of the 2020 varsity football playoffs — and they both will be playing on their home fields. Dutch Fork The defending 5A champion Silver Foxes defeated Summerville 42-7Continue Reading

Families and friends can fill up their cars for a festive ride through a wonderland of colorful light displays and animated scenes during Holiday Lights on the River. Beginning November 24 and running nightly through December 31, see colorful lights, dancing trees, and much more as Saluda Shoals Park isContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) has issued the following statement in response to Former President Barack Obama’s comment Sunday morning: “On Sunday, Former President Barack Obama interviewed with ‘CBS This Morning,’ where he acknowledged that he wanted to ‘smack’ me during his joint address to Congress on September 9, 2009. “FormerContinue Reading