Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) have announced a primary endorsements Dean Widener (Republican) for State House District 85 in Lexington County. CVSC has chosen to support the candidate based on his commitment to conservation values and putting voters in their districts first regarding all issues facing our state. SinceContinue Reading

The Lexington County Republican Party (LCRP) held its monthly meeting on May 6th, drawing an overflow crowd of twenty-three candidates gearing up for the June 11 Primary. Following stump speeches from the candidates, the LCRP Executive Committee made endorsements in selected races. Chairman Mark Weber emphasized the party’s commitment toContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Leaders of municipalities from throughout Lexington County gathered for a special meeting April 19 to address the on-going conflicts with Lexington County Council on road maintenance issues. Irmo Mayor Bill Danielson said he found the 90-minute at the Lexington Municipal Complex to be positive. He foresees theContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Transportation’s Commission has bestowed a significant honor upon Secretary Christy Hall by dedicating the interchange of I-20 and I-26 in Columbia as the “Secretary Christy A. Hall P.E. Interchange.” This tribute comes as Secretary Hall prepares for retirement from her distinguished career at SCDOT. ChairContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Lexington County legislative delegation met with Lexington County Council members and representatives of the county’s municipalities March 19 to resolve differences over road maintenance agreements. Irmo Mayor Bill Danielson said he was pleased the meeting was held with lawmakers who could help modify the agreements. “WeContinue 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

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union address: “Over the last three years, the failed policies of Bidenflation have caused families to suffer, while endangering every American with the Biden border crisis. “Since Biden came into office,Continue Reading

On Thursday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed into law H.3594, commonly known as the “permitless carry” or “constitutional carry” bill. The legislation makes South Carolina the 29th state in the United States to implement constitutional carry, allowing individuals aged 18 and older to openly carry loaded handguns without theContinue Reading

Dean Widener, a dedicated Air Force veteran and former State Command Chief for the South Carolina Air National Guard, has officially declared his candidacy for the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 85. In challenging incumbent Jay Kilmartin for the seat, Widener aims to leverage his commitment to service inContinue Reading

On February 15, Scout Motors marked a significant milestone by officially breaking ground on its new $2 billion electric vehicle (EV) plant in Blythewood, Richland County. The ambitious project is expected to generate around 4,000 new jobs, contributing to economic growth and establishing the region as a hub for EVContinue Reading

Washington, D.C. – Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, welcomes the passage of the Assad Regime Anti-Normalization Act. The legislationholds the regime of Bashar al-Assad accountable for its support of terrorism and mass murder of the Syrian people.Continue Reading

Early voting for the Republican Presidential Primary is in full swing, offering voters the opportunity to cast their ballots ahead of the official election day. The early voting period began on Monday, February 12, and will continue until Thursday, February 22. Residents in Lexington County can participate in early votingContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson February 8, 2024 Under the policies of Biden and Democrats, Americans have suffered. As a result, our country has experienced unprecedented adversity. Families continue to struggle with crippling inflation of consumer products and services, including inflation reaching a 40-year high; the ongoing invasion of illegal aliensContinue Reading