In appreciation and support of veterans, Richland County Government is joining Operation Green Light, an initiative of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO), by illuminating County buildings with green light during the week of Veterans Day, November 6-12. Each year, NACo andContinue Reading

Fallen Firefighter James Michael Muller of the Irmo Fire District was honored by Folds of Honor on Friday, August 11th, at the Columbia Fireflies baseball game. Irmo Fire showcased their new Pierce Tractor Drawn Aerial (TDA), which is not yet in service, at Segra Park’s entrance. Accompanied by his mother,Continue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is recognizing dozens of students for achieving high scores on the PSAT and SAT examinations. The highest score possible on the PSAT is 1520, and the highest score possible on the SAT is 1600. For recognition purposes the district uses the PSAT scores for 9th, 10th,Continue Reading

An additional five students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have earned a National Merit Scholarship. Elizabeth Bouknight (Dutch Fork High, Clemson University), Joseph Hodges (Irmo High, University of South Carolina), Brett Markland (Dutch Fork High, University of South Carolina), Ansley Othersen (Chapin High, University of Alabama) and Eleanor Prosser (DutchContinue Reading

Representatives Nathan Ballentine, Paula Rawl Calhoon, and former Representative Chip Huggins presented Miriam Atria with a House Resolution from the South Carolina General Assembly “To congratulate Miriam Atria, President/CEO of Capital City/Lake Murray Country, at the celebration of her forty years of service in the tourism industry and to wishContinue Reading

The Dutch Fork Dazzlers were recognized last week at the State House for their State Championship wins in Game Day, Hip Hop, and Jazz categories at the Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championships. Pictured with the team are Head Coach Maddy Thiemann and Assistant Coach Jennifer Coffey, along withContinue Reading

J. Brian Pearson has been selected as one of the world’s top executive coaches by CEO Today magazine. Named in the international magazine’s Executive Coaching Awards for 2022, Pearson is called “The Results Coach” for a reason. A proven leadership expert, change agent, and coach with a track record ofContinue Reading

Editor’s Note Barbara was dearly loved by our newspapers and a great influence on the towns that those newspapers serve. Through her leadership at Lexington Medical Center, she brought much-needed medical centers to many of our coverage areas throughout the Midlands. Her support of the Okra Strut brought it fromContinue Reading