From November 13 – December 12, the Midlands Gaming Coalition (MGC) will be holding its annual Toy Drive for MUSC’s Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. There will be drop off locations around Columbia including every McWhirter, Bellinger & Associates office, and The Side Deck in Lexington. Gamez Block is offering 10Continue Reading

The Big Red Barn Retreat has announced this year’s Big Red Barn Retreat Fall Jam at the Ballpark will feature Grand Ole Opry Member and Multi-Platinum songwriter and country music artist Chris Janson. The concert will be held October 7 at Segra Park. Gates open at 5 p.m. Janson isContinue Reading

Richland County Sheriff’s Department sets fundraising record two years in a row By W. Thomas Smith Jr. FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) has broken the record for most money raised in central South Carolina by an organization on a single day atContinue Reading

During the month of August, Carolina Ale House is teaming up with Budweiser to raise funds to support Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of U.S. service members who have fallen or have become disabled in the line of duty. Patrons areContinue Reading

The 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina has announced a new initiative with Flight Deck Restaurant in Lexington. The initiative is designed to offer Flight Deck patrons the opportunity to support veterans, military service members, first responders and their families. “I have tremendous respect for those who serve our communitiesContinue Reading

The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board has announced the Welcome to Lake Murray sign project at the Lake Murray Dam located at Highway 6 and 60. Residents and visitors can buy-a-brick and be a part of this project and leave a legacy at Lake Murray. “Your engraved brickContinue Reading

Up and coming country music star Maddie Rean will be performing at the Lexington Icehouse Amphitheater on Friday, September 17.   Rean was born and raised in Swansea and has sung all her life.  Her voice is called smoky and sultry all at the same time. The concert will benefitContinue Reading