Having reservations regarding the COVID-19 vaccines is understandable. However, when one deeply reviews verified, impartial, and scientific research from reputable sources, answers may be found to many of the vaccine doubts as follows. The vaccines kill people. Of the 43,448 volunteers who participated in Phase-3 Pfizer vaccine trials, six peopleContinue Reading

Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8. Phase 1b includes educators, school support staff, student teachers and district substitutes. Lexington-Richland School District Five is partneringContinue Reading

By Christy Mason Cox There was a time when nothing could come between hard-charging businesswoman Scheri Force and her stilettos – except perhaps, the switch out to sneakers for her daily workouts. But if Scheri has a motto these days it might be, “Never look back. If Cinderella went backContinue Reading

200 Boxes of Face Shields Delivered to State Capitol Building   To aid in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Columbia based digital manufacturer, ZVerse has donated 200 boxes of face shields to members and staff of the South Carolina House and Senate as lawmakers prepare for the start of theContinue Reading

by Anna Wicker “Take a picture of me running while I still can Mama! Take a picture of me now while I still have my long brown hair because in a month from now, I won’t have any.” My dear friend, role model and inspiration, Haley Hughes, is more thanContinue Reading

Matti Evans was your typical 15 year old teenager enjoying sports like cross-country, baseball and track at Dreher High School. This was a young man with no previous health issues and heading into some of the best times of his life. Then it all came to a halt on JuneContinue Reading

Today, White Knoll High School canceled its last two varsity football games after a COVID-19 positive exposure resulted in the team being unable to play. This decision did not impact White Knoll High’s junior varsity or B teams. Any COVID-19 exposure results in the quarantining of individuals considered to haveContinue Reading

Koon’s Watch Have you checked your medicine cabinets lately? You’ll probably find some unused or expired pills. Oct. 24 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s next Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, whileContinue Reading

Providence Home, a transitional ministry for men, is expanding with a new dormitory at 3421 N. Main Street. The 2-story brick building is not only a beautiful addition to an already improving streetscape on North Main Street, but also adds 27 beds to the campus, almost doubling the ministry’s housingContinue Reading