$18,000 distributed to 18 groups during December In a heartwarming initiative during the festive season, Southern Paw Partners, Inc., operating as Thrifty Paws Boutique in West Columbia, S.C., is spreading joy and support to animal rescue organizations in the Midlands. Throughout December, 18 deserving animal rescue groups will each receiveContinue Reading

Laura Evans of Beckett Financial Group has been named Admin of the Month by the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP). The prestigious recognition is bestowed upon professionals who exhibit exceptional excellence, depth of knowledge, expertise, and unwavering commitment to the administrative field. Founder of Beckett Financial Group, JB Beckett,Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The high school football playoffs are over, but the All-Star season is in full gear. This weekend will see a pair of games featuring some of the top players from Richland and Lexington counties. Palmetto I-20 Classic The third edition of the All-Star game takes placeContinue Reading

(BOYS)Class 5A1. Lexington2. Summerville3. Byrnes4. Dorman5. Goose Creek6. Cane Bay7. TL Hanna8. Blythewood9. Clover10. St. James Class 4A1. Ridge View2. Greer3. Catawba Ridge4. Lancaster5. Wilson6. Westside7. Riverside8. North Augusta9. Westwood10. James Island CLASS 2A1. Gray Collegiate 2. Oceanside Collegiate3. Hampton County4. Strom Thurmond5. Mullins6. Bishop England7. Marion8. Andrew Jackson 9.Continue Reading

Get ready for a festive extravaganza as Old Timey Christmas, presented by Sozo Family Fitness, returns to the charming Town of Chapin next weekend, December 9th. On Beaufort Street, from 5 pm to 8 pm, the atmosphere will be brimming with holiday magic, featuring local food delights and sponsored holidayContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson November 30, 2023 The Biden administration continues to push policies that hurt American families and destroy jobs. These poor decisions affect Americans close to home as we enter the holiday season of Christmas and Hanukkah. Under Biden, the country just experienced the second-most expensive Thanksgiving everContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have filed charges against a Leesville man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this month. Jesse Lou Gregory, 34, faces multiple charges, including murder, grand larceny, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and circumventing an electronic monitoring device, as indicated by theContinue Reading

In a celebration of outstanding contributions to the Chapin community, Chapin Intermediate School proudly announces Dr. Sandra Markowitz and Parker Ray as the Chapin Chamber’s Teacher and Student of the Month. Dr. Sandra Markowitz: Digital Integration Specialist and Problem Solver Chapin Intermediate School is honored to name Dr. Sandra MarkowitzContinue Reading

Annie Mack Seawell was proudly recognized as Piney Woods Elementary School’s Student of the Month during the Chapin Sunrise Rotary Club’s November meeting. This accolade is a tribute to Annie’s exceptional kindness, self-confidence, and unwavering commitment to doing what is right. Annie’s standout qualities include her genuine kindness, making aContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five Adult Education Program was recognized by the South Carolina Office of Adult Education and earned the 2022-2023 English as a Second Language (ESL) Award. This award is presented to the top five ESL programs in the state with the highest aggregate average for academic growth. UponContinue Reading