By Al Dozier At least two incumbents on the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections, according to early reports on vote counts. In Richland County, incumbents Nikki Gardner and Tifani Moore lost their seats to newcomers Kevin Scully, a USDA employee, and S.C. BarContinue Reading

By Al Dozier At least two incumbents on the Lexington-Richland District 5 School Board have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections, according to early reports on vote counts. In Richland County, incumbents Nikki Gardner and Tifani Moore lost their seats to newcomers Kevin Scully, a USDA employee, and S.C. BarContinue Reading

I want to take this opportunity to thank the many supporters in the Irmo Chapin community for their kind words and the warm well wishes that I have received from the public. Thank the district for the beautiful ceremony at my last meeting. I want my family to know howContinue Reading

Jan Hammond, Board Chair of Lexington-Richland School District Five, is retiring from the board of trustees at the end of her term in November. Her last school board meeting as Board Chair was on Monday, October 24. Mrs. Hammond has served in some capacity to the district since 1973 andContinue Reading

Here are the facts the public needs to know. This current School board has worked hard to ensure accountability and transparency to every taxpayer in a time in our country when every dollar counts. It is our students and teachers that are impacted by an economy suffering from inflation andContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold the first of two district Magnet Fairs on Thursday, November 10, 2022, giving families in the district an opportunity to explore offerings at several of its schools. The in-person event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Center for AdvancedContinue Reading

Adult literacy council Turning Pages SC has appointed Lisa Cole, Owner-Operator of Vestra Lingua Publishing, as Board Chair-as-Interim Executive Director. Nearly 800,000 adults statewide lack basic reading skills, a fact the nonprofit seeks to change. “It is humbling to serve this organization. The Turning Pages legacy in Columbia dates toContinue Reading