Lexington-Richland School District Five fifth grade teacher Ashley Metts was named the 2022 Holocaust Educator of Excellence by the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust during a surprise announcement at Chapin Intermediate School. The award is given to educators who exhibit a passion for teaching the meaningful lessons of the
Lexington County Sheriff Bryan “Jay” Koon was honored by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA) and the Strom Thurmond Foundation at the annual Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement Luncheon on May 11. The event was held at the Lexington Town Hall. About 100 state, local,
By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Deputy Sarah Merriman received the United States Attorney General’s DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN COMMUNITY POLICING award during ceremonies at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina, Thursday, April 21. As such, Merriman is the first law enforcement officer
Kendall Smith, a biomedical science student at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) and also a student at Spring Hill High School, won first place at the South Carolina HOSA-Future Health Professionals state competition in the area of Sports Medicine. She received the award during the 2022 HOSA
School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties FIRST Robotics Competition team, the Pandamaniacs, placed first out of 38 teams in the Electric City Regional in Anderson, SC on March 9-12, 2022. The winning alliance teams included Cyber Tribe from Kingsport, TN, and the Secret City Wildbots from Oak Ridge,
Chief Terrence Green is pleased to announce that Corporal Grady Johnson was chosen by his peers as the recipient of the 2021 Art Rish Employee of the Year Award. Corporal Grady Johnson has been with the Lexington Police Department since 2008 and has worked assignments within the Patrol Division, Special
This past weekend Irmos’ own Chantice Burton, 4th grader at Nursery Rd. Elementary, competed in the AAU National Indoor Junior Olympics March 11-13th in Virginia Beach, VA bringing home Gold in the 60-meter dash. Chantice (10), competed against 11yr old girls throughout the United States.
Steve Padgett’s Honda of Lake Murray has earned the 2021 President’s Award from American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for the first time, a prestigious honor that recognizes Honda dealerships that deliver an outstanding customer experience while achieving operational excellence. Steve Padgett’s Honda of Lake Murray is one of the top-performing
Two Chapin High School varsity cheerleaders have earned statewide recognition. Anna Ruff was named the South Carolina 2021 State 5A Cheerleader of the Year and Macie Dickey was selected as the 2021-2022 Region V 5A Most Valuable Player. Ruff has been on the Chapin Cheerleading team for six years and
Representative Chip Huggins presented an award to Irmo Town Administrator Courtney Dennis at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, January 18. The Concurrent Resolution is from the House and Senate of South Carolina recognizing Dennis’s 20 years of distinguished service to the Irmo Police Department.