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JT’s Automotive Group donates $100,000 to Salvation Army at Christmas Campaign Kickoff

JT and Mary Gandolfo and Major Henry Morris. The Salvation Army of the Midlands held it’s Annual Christmas Campaign Kickoff Event on Monday. The event started with a performance by the Heathwood Hall Episcopal Upper School concert choir. JT and Mary Gandolfo presented The Salvation Army of the Midlands with a check of $100,000. JT Gandolfo regularly volunteers with The…

Round 3 high school football playoff scores

GoFlashWin.com Dutch Fork wins. Click for link Round 3 high school football playoff scores for Midlands teams Barnwell 21 Batesburg-Leesville 14 Brookland-Cayce 28 Timberland 12 Dillon 34 Gilbert 7 Dutch Fork 28 Summerville 8 Emerald 28, Fairfield Central 14 Fort Dorchester 66 Spring Valley 24 Saluda 30 Lee Central 26 Wardlaw Academy 72 – Northside Christian Academy 22

Photos – Christmas season is officially underway with Vista Lights

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Round 3 high school football playoffs preview, by Tyler Cupp

Lower Richland travels to Hatrsville – GoFlashWin.com photo By Tyler Cupp Round 3 of the playoffs at a glance in the Midlands   EMERALD (9-3) AT FAIRFIELD CENTRAL (7-3) The Griffins of Fairfield Central put Class 3A on notice last week when they knocked off Newberry. In a slight upset, they defended home field by knocking off the Bulldogs 14-7….

SCE&G to cut utility rates by an average of $5 a month to appease angry rate-payers

Keller Kissam, SCE&G president of retail operations, and incoming president. (File photo)  SCANA announced, Thursday, that it plans reduce the utility bills of customers in the wake of its failure to complete the construction of two nuclear reactors. The giant power company also announced it will purchase a gas-fired power plant in place of the reactor-generated energy. “We’ve heard our customers’…

The magnificent Gervais Street Bridge has a history all its own

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Richland County leaders visit China to forge international economic development relationship

1/31 of 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/32 of 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/33 of 3 Show Caption Hide Caption Richland County Council’s Joyce Dickerson Richland County officials met with Chinese business leaders in late October to build upon the international relationship forged when a top manufacturing company selected Richland County as the home of its first American production…

Photo gallery – Summer fading into winter on the river

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Second-round high school football playoff recap, by Tyler Cupp

GoFlashWin.com photo – Click for link SURVIVE AND ADVANCE It was a fun weekend for Midlands teams in the high school football playoffs. A handful still remain. Here’s how it all shaked out. LOWER RICHLAND 34 MYRTLE BEACH 31 After trailing the entire game including 24-0 at one point, the Diamond Hornets only lead came on their final play as…

Columbia salutes veterans on a beautiful day downtown

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Second-round state playoff high school football scores for Midlands teams

West Florence at Dutch Fork. GoFlashWin.com photo – Click for link Second-round state playoff high school football scores for Midlands teams Batesburg-Leesville 42, Whale Branch 21 Berkeley 44, Lugoff-Elgin 14 Brookland-Cayce 35, Wade Hampton 13 Dutch Fork 42, West Florence 14 Eastside 48, Westwood 15 Fairfield Central 14, Newberry 7 Gilbert 48, Bluffton 21 Hammond 42, Porter-Gaud 14 Laurence Manning…

Preview of playoff week 2 in high school football, by Tyler Cupp

Lower Richland and Dreher – GoFlashWin.com photo- Click for link By Tyler Cupp Here are 5 games to watch this week in the 2017 playoffs along with some quick hits involving teams around the Midlands. 11 Midlands teams still remain  in the postseason.    NEWBERRY (10-1) AT FAIRFIELD CENTRAL (8-3) This is my game of the week. Anytime these two…

Richland County Council Chairwoman Joyce Dickerson issues statement regarding Texas church shooting

Following is a statement from Richland County Council Chairwoman Joyce Dickerson, on behalf of County Council, in reference to the Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting incident: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the shooting tragedy that occurred Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. As leaders of Richland County, we extend our condolences to members…

City of Columbia kicks off annual “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honor the Dream” Food Drive

Click to enlarge The City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation have kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive benefiting Harvest Hope Food Bank. The food drive ends December 8, 2017. The food drive is held each year to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

City of Columbia’s 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade is at 11 a.m., Friday 

Click to enlarge The City of Columbia will host one of the Southeast’s largest Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 10. The 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade will kick off at 11 a.m. from the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets, and travel southbound on Sumter Street ending at Pendleton Street near the State House. This year’s grand marshal will…

Recap of high school football playoffs, by Tyler Cupp

Spring Valley and West Ashley – GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link   By Tyler Cupp WESTWOOD 23 NORTH AUGUSTA 13 In what was the upset of the night across the state, the Westwood Redhawks knocked off the fourth ranked and unbeaten North Augusta Yellowjackets. It seems like every other year there is a four seed to topple a one…

Playoff scores for Midlands high school football teams

Loris at Brookland-Cayce – GoFlashWin.com photo – Click for link Batesburg-Leesville 41, Mullins 18 Brookland-Cayce 53, Loris 22 Cheraw 28, Gray Collegiate 18 Clarendon Hall 29, Richard Winn 28 Crestwood 28, Chapin 14 Dutch Fork 77, Stratford 20 Fairfield-Central 29, Southside 22 Georgetown 29, Swansea 0 Gilbert 57, Aynor16 Lee Central 42, Keenan 16 Lower Richland 38, Darlington 6 Lugoff-Elgin…

First week high school football playoff preview, by Tyler Cupp

Dreher and OW – GoFlashWin.com photo- click for link The high school football playoffs start this Friday night. The following is a preview of marquee match ups and games involving Midlands teams. The preview also includes some other predictions from around the state. 5A THE BREAKDOWN The Lower State bracket really sets up for a rematch of Fort Dorchester (10-0) and Dutch…

Several Midlands high school football teams in final regular season poll

Gilbert goes 10-0 for first ever undefeated season (Gilbert football photo) Final Regular Season Football Polls for the South Carolina High School League and the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) SCHSL Final Regular Season Rankings (Oct. 29) Class AAAAA 1. Fort Dorchester 2. T.L. Hanna 3. Dutch Fork 4. Conway 5. Dorman 6. Spring Valley 7. Hillcrest 8. Sumter…

South Carolina High School Playoff schedule is released

South Carolina High School Playoff games are at 7:30 p.m., Friday Spring Valley and Dutch Fork. GoFlashWin.com photo. Upper State 5A Classification Byrnes at T.L. Hanna Nation Ford at Greenwood Woodmont at Dorman Mauldin at Rock Hill Laurens at Northwestern (Thursday) Easley at Gaffney Fort Mill at Hillcrest Spartanburg at Westside   Lower State 5A Classification Stratford at Dutch Fork West…

Week 10 high school football recap, by Tyler Cupp

Tyler Cupp has contributed to ESPN radio and multiple other stations in Columbia covering High School and state sports in SC.Since 2007. Tyler has covered State Championships and Tournaments in SC for wrestling, baseball, basketball, softball, and football. He is the play by play voice of the Lugoff-Elgin Demons for WPUB radio out of Kershaw County. By Tyler Cupp The…

Week 10 high school football scores

Gilbert completes 10-0, perfect season, with win over Pelion. GoFlashWin File Photo- Click for link Batesburg-Leesville 48 -Calhoun County 6 Ben Lippen 52 – Cardinal Newman 14 Camden 37 – Columbia 26 Central 56 – North Central 36 Chapin 29 – Airport 17 Dreher 42 – A.C. Flora 21 Dutch Fork 49 – Irmo 0 Fairfield Central 14 – Indian…

Week 10 high school football preview – North/South All-Star game selections analysis, by Tyler Cupp

GoFlashWin.com photo Click for link By Tyler Cupp Week 10 Midlands High School football preview The high school football season goes by so quickly, and this season has been no different. But even with this being the final week, there is still plenty to sort out.  Everything from pride, bragging rights, and more importantly than that, playoff seeding is all…

Several Richland, Lexington county high school football players make North-South All-Star roster

Jerrell Moore (71) of Brookland-Cayce made the roster – GoFlashWin.com photo. Several Richland and Lexington county high school football players have been selected for the Touchstone Energy North-South All Star Football Game. The Touchstone Energy North-South All Star Football Game will be played  Dec. 9 at Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach. North Team DB Dermonti Romey 6’0 175 Westwood South Team…