Lexington-Richland School District Five students earned numerous awards at the South Carolina Division: Senior Beta State Convention. National Beta State Convention allows students the opportunity to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions. State Convention was offered as a hybrid event. This gave students the opportunityContinue Reading

Congratulations to Miriam Atria, President/CEO of Lake Murray Country on receiving the Fred Brinkman Award for demonstrating an enduring and outstanding commitment to improving tourism in South Carolina. The award is named after the longest-serving director of the (SCPRT), the South Carolina Parks Recreation and Tourism. Atria could have beenContinue Reading

Three Lexington-Richland School District Five seniors have been nominated for one of the highest honors for the graduating class of 2023. Joseph Hodges (Irmo High), James Holliday (Spring Hill High), and Carlynn Rychener (Chapin High) have been named candidates in the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. More than 4,000 candidatesContinue Reading

Honor commends 4th consecutive year of excellence in handling and reporting all funding, including the Richland Penny Columbia, SC – Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has again awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (TheContinue Reading

South Carolina Realtor (SCR) member and Columbia Realtor with ERA Wilder, Morris Lyles, has been named the association’s 2022 Realtor of the Year. The announcement was made during the association’s Awards Gala and Installation of Officers event at Junction 800 in Columbia. The South Carolina Realtor of the Year programContinue Reading

ECPI University has announced its inclusion in the 2022 Best for Vets: Employers list by Military Times. The Military Times Best for Vets employers rankings are based on the results of a voluntary survey that covers a company’s policies and practices for current employees and future job seekers within theContinue Reading

Students at Dutch Fork High School will have more opportunities to study conservation and environmental stewardship this year, thanks to a grant provided by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD) through its Conservation Education Mini-Grant program. Dutch Fork High School received a $500 Mini-Grant for a greenhouse renovation.Continue Reading

The Richland County Recreation Commission is excited to announce the nominees for the 2022 Richland County High School Player of the Year–Football Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to the top varsity high school senior football player in Richland County who demonstrates great character, sharp intellect, community involvement, asContinue Reading

Representative Chip Huggins was recognized for his many years of service to Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) and was presented with the Lake Murray Legend Award at the September board of directors meeting. Huggins, who has announced his retirement following 23 years of service, was gifted a painting by SouthContinue Reading