By CT McDonald District Five varsity basketball teams have started their region games with some recently recording victories at a greater rate than before, while others have stayed on a winning path consistent with their season performances. Dutch Fork’s girls have recorded nothing but wins since resuming the regular seasonContinue Reading

A plane crash occurred on Lake Murray on Thursday, January 13 around 1:45 pm that afternoon. The airplane went down  near Taylor’s Cove Road in Gilbert and is being investigated by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.  The plane was a Cirrus SR 20 based out of Greenville, SC and wasContinue Reading

Kathryn Meade and Jane Miller of Dutch Fork High School were honored by the Irmo Chamber of Commerce as the student and teacher of the month. “Kathryn is the student body president at Dutch Fork High School,” Dutch Fork High School Principal Dr. Gerald Gary said. “She has a collectiveContinue Reading

Richland County celebrated its second-best year for capital investment during a launch event for the County Economic Development Office’s (RCEDO) annual report. The report, which RCEDO staff released Thursday at 701 Whaley in Columbia, highlights economic development successes throughout the year in the County, detailing announcements of new jobs, recentContinue Reading

Thomas Mullikin Jr. to lead the internationally recognized non-profit By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Thomas Mullikin, Jr., son of Dr. Tom Mullikin, chair of the S.C. Floodwater Commission, was named president of Global Eco Adventures (GEA), the S.C.-based global environmental exploration and education non-profit founded by his father in 2014.Continue Reading

The health and safety of our students and staff remain School District Five’s first priority. Chapin Elementary School is currently experiencing a high number of students and staff impacted by COVID-19 isolation and quarantine. As a result, Chapin Elementary School will temporarily shift all students from in-person instruction to virtualContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five launched the first-ever 1st Jobs Initiative with a recruitment fair last month at Irmo High School International School for the Arts. The 1st Jobs Initiative is a unique way to help the district with the nationwide labor shortage as well as help students. The district isContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) became the presenting “named” sponsor of the third-annual South Carolina 7 (SC7) expedition with the University’s sponsoring donation of $25,000. The announcement made jointly in Charleston and Columbia, Jan. 10. Led by Dr. Tom Mullikin, acclaimed global expeditionContinue Reading