Five teachers from Lexington-Richland School District Five have achieved the prestigious National Board Certification (NBCT) this year, further enhancing the district’s standing with a total of 299 National Board Certified Teachers. National Board Certification is an advanced teaching credential that involves a comprehensive series of performance-based assessments. Teachers pursuing thisContinue Reading

In appreciation and support of veterans, Richland County Government is joining Operation Green Light, an initiative of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO), by illuminating County buildings with green light during the week of Veterans Day, November 6-12. Each year, NACo andContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is recognizing dozens of students for achieving high scores on the PSAT and SAT examinations. The highest score possible on the PSAT is 1520, and the highest score possible on the SAT is 1600. For recognition purposes the district uses the PSAT scores for 9th, 10th,Continue Reading

An additional five students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have earned a National Merit Scholarship. Elizabeth Bouknight (Dutch Fork High, Clemson University), Joseph Hodges (Irmo High, University of South Carolina), Brett Markland (Dutch Fork High, University of South Carolina), Ansley Othersen (Chapin High, University of Alabama) and Eleanor Prosser (DutchContinue Reading

Editor’s Note Barbara was dearly loved by our newspapers and a great influence on the towns that those newspapers serve. Through her leadership at Lexington Medical Center, she brought much-needed medical centers to many of our coverage areas throughout the Midlands. Her support of the Okra Strut brought it fromContinue Reading

South Carolina Floodwater Commission chair honored in Texas By Alex Junes-Ward Dr. Tom Mullikin, chairman of the S.C. Floodwater Commission and a member of the S.C. Black Belt Hall of Fame (SCBBHOF), earned high martial arts laurels when he was promoted to 9th-degree black belt by the High Dan Board,Continue Reading

Dreher High School student recognized for superior academic achievement by The National Society of High School Scholars The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Matti R Evans from Columbia, SC, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholarsContinue Reading