Environmentalists in Richland County, including a County employee, earned places in the spotlight at the annual conference for the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina (EEASC), taking home more than half of the organization’s top honors. Chanda Cooper, the County’s conservation education analyst, was named Environmental Educator of the Year
Nathan Ballentine will run unopposed in November after defeating newcomer Paul Erickson for the District 71 seat. Ballentine has held the seat for 18 years. When Representative Chip Huggins announced he would not seek a new term for House District 85 after 23 years of service four candidates vying for
By Al Dozier Lexington County Council approved a penny sales tax that would fund millions in road improvements and bring some relief to the congested roads throughout Lexington County. But it will be up to voters to make the final decision during the November elections. At the June 7 meeting,
Firefighters from E171 responded to reports of an entrapped kitten this afternoon. Upon arrival, the kitten was found to be wedged between the wheel well and the engine of a motor vehicle. Firefighters had to disassemble the wheel well to safely extricate the kitten. They have since named him Roscoe.