As part of McGregor Presbyterian’s ongoing Community Workshop Series, 50 church members and community friends embarked on an enriching journey to Charleston on May 7. The group traveled by bus to tour the International African American Museum, gaining insights into the rich and profound history and contributions of African Americans.Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five organized its second annual First Jobs Signing Day on February 29, 2024. The First Jobs Initiative is a unique effort by the district to address the nationwide labor shortage while providing valuable work opportunities for students. Seventeen students were hired to fill roles in various departments,Continue Reading

Got books? The Friends of the Irmo Branch Library at 6251 St. Andrews Road will accept donations of used books and media this Saturday, January 13, from 9 am to Noon and January 25 from 2 -5:00 pm pm. Books may be dropped off curbside at the side entrance toContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is set to host its second district Magnet Fair on Thursday, January 4, 2023, providing families within the district a valuable opportunity to explore the diverse elementary magnet and choice offerings available at several schools. The in-person Magnet Fair will take place at the Center forContinue Reading

Wingard’s Market Wildlife Specialist Zach Steinhauser has announced the opening of his new business, The Carolina Safari Company (CSC), where he will lead guided tours of the unique southeastern landscapes and wildlife. The next upcoming adventure is a Coastal Fossil Hunt in Charleston March 25. “I love being able toContinue Reading

Sheriff Leon Lott attends as special guest speaker By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Legendary Midlands-area karate instructor and nationally acclaimed tournament fighter Mike Genova hosted an hour-long women’s self-defense seminar at Genova Family Karate Studio in Elgin, Monday, Feb. 27. Not the first such seminar that has been held atContinue Reading

More than 778,000 South Carolinians hide a secret: They can not read. Turning Pages SC, an adult literacy council, helps those secret keepers live a better life. Most people in the council’s free programs say they felt pushed through school without ever learning to read. “Everyday activities are hard forContinue Reading