By Kelly Eckstrom I’ve heard it said that “families are forever.” Whenever people reflect on their family’s history, it’s common for them to focus on thinking back as far as their grandparents. People often remember their grandparents and the influence they’ve had on their lives. Also, people typically know whereContinue Reading

A Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher and student have received honors from the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust (SCCH). Dr. Monica Hadwin was named the 2024 Holocaust Educator of Excellence by the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust during a surprise announcement at Chapin Intermediate School. Sixth-grade student SahasraContinue Reading

A newly formed group dedicated to historic preservation, the Rich Land Historic Preservation Consortia, presented its mission at a community event recently. Richland County District 4 Councilman Paul Livingston, who attended, said the group has an excellent opportunity to preserve history that has often been overlooked. View posters highlighting severalContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum is set to celebrate summer with new and returning shows and events. MARS 1001 takes viewers away from planet Earth, into space, and across the solar system to Mars. Debuting May 27, the planetarium experience follows the fictional story of the Mars IRIS 1 mission,Continue Reading