By Al Dozier Five Lexington County Council seats will be contested in the upcoming June 11 Republican primary. Michael Bishop, the former mayor of the town of Springdale, is running against incumbent Scott Whetstone in District 1 in the Gaston-Pelion-Swansea area. Bishop owns and operates Dust to Dust, a greenContinue Reading

It’s a significant endorsement for State Representative Russell Ott as he vies for the State Senate seat, earning the support of several local mayors in the Midlands region. Mayor Elise Partin of Cayce, Mayor Viola McDaniel of Swansea, Mayor Helen Carson-Peterson of St. Matthews, and Mayor Daniel Davis of PineContinue Reading

COLUMBIA, SC – Zoe Warren, Republican conservative candidate for South Carolina Senate District 23, has introduced a resolution aimed at tightening restrictions on the distribution of obscene materials in South Carolina school and public libraries. Presented to the Lexington County Republican Party (LCRP), the resolution received unanimous approval at theContinue Reading

SCCLR wants wording corrected in existing law By Alex Junes-Ward Representatives and supporters of the South Carolina Coalition for Lawsuit Reform (SCCLR) gathered on the south steps of the S.C. State House, Wednesday, Feb. 7, making SCCLR’s case for the S.C. Senate to act favorably on the South Carolina JusticeContinue Reading

I wanted to update readers on my challenge to Phyllis Coleman’s Irmo residency issues.  A hearing was held at Lexington County Election Commission on 11/22/23 with LCEC determining Phyllis Coleman met their minimum requirements that they are allowed to verify, which are not the same as SLED has to verifyContinue Reading

Local elections are the most important elections you will participate in, period. Your local representation has an exponentially important impact on your day-to-day life, more so than state, federal or global politics ever will. Aside from that, if you choose to uphold your civic duty to vote, the people youContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) will host his annual bus tour from August 14-17, 2023, where he will travel throughout South Carolina’s Second Congressional District making stops at local businesses, schools, and organizations. “Each August I host an annual bus tour where I visit all five counties across the Second CongressionalContinue Reading

Presidential candidate and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was in Columbia on Tuesday, July 18, to officially file for the presidency in our state. DeSantis made his way to the Republican Party headquarters where he was the first major party presidential candidate to file for South Carolina’s Republican primary. DeSantis madeContinue Reading