City of Columbia Mayor, Daniel Rickenmann joins the judge’s panel forthe Southeastern BBQ Showdown, June 14-15, 2024. Columbia, S.C. — Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) is thrilled to announce the third esteemed member of the Southeastern BBQ Showdown’s (SEBBQSD) judging panel. City of Columbia, Mayor Daniel Rickenmann, brings a wealth ofContinue Reading

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is making its return this summer, featuring an extensive array of farm and art sites across the state. Scheduled for May 18-19 in Newberry County and June 15-16 in Lexington County, the tour has expanded to include nine new counties and reintroduce elevenContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is going above and beyond to combat hunger beyond the school day. The Student Nutrition Department is spearheading an after-school nutrition program, offering wholesome meals to students enrolled in the district’s after-school programs. This initiative, made possible through the sponsorship of the Department of Agriculture ChildContinue Reading

BAMA-Q TV’s Grilling on the Lake steak cookoff took place at the Lexington Lake Murray Dam Public Park, September 29-30. The event was hosted by Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board (CCLMC) and is a sanctioned Steak Cookoff Association’s World Championship Qualifying event. The two-day grilling event brought togetherContinue Reading

Chef Chris Williams of Roy’s Grille, located at 7971 N Woodrow Street in Irmo, will be competing in this year’s Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans this weekend. He faces off with 12 other competitors all vying to become the ‘King of American Seafood’. Williams was named South CarolinaContinue Reading