Lower Richland

Aerial photos over Columbia, preview of Saturday’s Aerofest at Owens field to benefit Camp Kemo

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Week 9 high school football preview – features Spring Valley at Dutch Fork

By Tyler Cupp A Week 9 slate jam packed full of games with playoff implications on the line. Here’s a look at the top games from this area.   Richland Northeast and Westwood. GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for Link. SPRING VALLEY (8-0, 4-0) AT DUTCH FORK (6-1, 4-0) The unstoppable force against the immovable object. The heavyweight fight that everyone…

“Scholarship cookies” a big hit in SC State Fair’s Moore Building

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More fall-like weather expected to move in this week

The weather is expected to change considerably Monday. A cold front is approaching Richland and Lexington counties. It will bring a chance for rain and storms Monday. High temperatures are forecast to be in the lower to middle 70s. The change is coming after high temperatures Sunday were in the upper 80s with sunny skies. The rain Monday is expected…

Recap of Week 8 high school football games

Brookland-Cayce gets win over Edisto, Friday. – GoFlashWin Photo – Click for link. By Tyler Cupp HARTSVILLE 30 LUGOFF-ELGIN 10 In a battle for first place in region 6-4A, the third ranked Hartsville Red Foxes took care of Lugoff Elgin Friday. The game was a little closer than the score indicated as the game was 7-6 after the first quarter. However,…

Friday night high school football scores

Spring Valley – River Bluff. GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link. Airport 14, Aiken 6 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 27 Batesburg-Leesville 21 OT Brookland Cayce 40 Edisto 15 Chester 35 Camden 14 Dreher 14, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 12 Dutch Fork 55 White Knoll 14 Eau Claire 37 C.A. Johnson 0 Gilbert 28 Strom Thurmond 21 Gray Collegiate 27 Fox Creek 6 (Thursday night) Hammond 42…

5 top high school football games in Week 8, By Tyler Cupp

By Tyler Cupp GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link 5 games to watch in Week 8 around the Midlands. Also, see analysis of Shrine Bowl and Mr.Football selections made this week. LUGOFF-ELGIN (5-3, 2-0) AT HARTSVILLE (6-1, 2-0) First place is on the line in Region 6-4A between the Demons and top ranked #3 Red Foxes, as you can label…

Catfish sundae creator loves traveling with the fair

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Artists create intricate sand sculpture at S.C. State Fair

1/4The Glenns Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Sand Sculpture 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Sand Sculpture 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Sand Sculpture Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan One of the returning attractions that the South Carolina State Fair offers is the huge mound of sand that two people craft into an intricate sand sculpture. Every year the artists…

S.C. State Fair opens Wednesday, here are some fair details

SC State Fair Image – (Use Permitted) 2017 S.C. State Fair – Ready for Countdown The 148th South Carolina State Fair in Columbia opens Wednesday and runs through Oct. 22. The location of the fair is Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard. Here are a few things patrons need to know. Last day for discounts on tickets, rides is Tuesday…

Recap of Week 7 high school football games – Push for the post season

GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link By Tyler Cupp 7 key games from Week 7. Run for the playoff.  It’s getting very interesting. GILBERT-33 BROOKLAND-CAYCE-14 The Indians are just that good. Gilbert stays undefeated on the season with a big statement win over rival Brookland-Cayce. Cody Temples had 2 first half touchdowns on his way to 155 yards on the…

Week 7 high school football scores

Dutch Fork defeats Lexington (GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link) Ben Lippen  34  Orangeburg Prep 7 Cardinal Newman 30  Heathwood Hall 0 Cathedral Academy 51  Newberry Academy 15 Chapin 43  A.C. Flora 0 Chester 48   Columbia 28 Clinton 28   Mid-Carolina 26 Dreher 22   Lower Richland 13. Dutch Fork 29, Lexington 7 Fox Creek 27  Eau Claire 22 Gilbert 33   Brookland…

Week 7 Midlands high school football preview – games with playoff implcations

Gilbert at BC 2016. (GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for Link) By Tyler Cupp BROOKLAND-CAYCE (4-2, 1-0) AT GILBERT (6-0, 1-0) This is probably the game of the week in the Midlands. Gilbert has not been slowed down at all on offense, but one can also argue they have not been tested yet. With region play now in full swing, the…

Recap of Week 6 in high school football, by Tyler Cupp

 By Tyler Cupp OW at AC Flora (GoFlashWin.com – Click for link) LEXINGTON-41 RIVER BLUFF-19 The Lexington Wildcats are now 4-0 against rival River Bluff. The Wildcats(5-2, 2-1) outscored the Gators (2-5, 1-2) 27-6 in the second half to secure their second region win of the season. It’s also the largest margin of victory in the series as the previous…

Woman arrested, charged with leaving scene of fatal accident Monday night

The S.C. Highway Patrol said a woman has been arrested in connection to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on US 378 on Sept. 25. Link to fatal hit-and-run collision involving pedestrian Daija Alexis Ricks has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death, according to Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway patrol. A State…

High school football Week 6 preview features region play

Westwood travels to Lancaster in Week 6 (G.oFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link) By Tyler Cupp  Region play is officially underway for all teams in the Palmetto state. The first 6 or so games is more of a gage and tune-up before the playoff push really begins. Teams can start 0-6 or 1-5 and still make the playoffs in the…

Odd artifacts unearthed on USC campus, displayed at museum

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Recap of Week 5 in high school football, by Tyler Cupp

By Tyler Cupp Lexington-Spring Valley (GoFlashWin.com – Click for link.) LEXINGTON 41 IRMO 21 The Lexington Wildcats (4-2, 1-1) handed Irmo their second straight defeat in the Battle of the Dam. The Yellowjackets (4-2, 0-2) trailed by just a touchdown heading into the final quarter but Lexington pulled away. Jordan Hiller had over 150 yards rushing and 2 scores to…

Week 5 high school football scores

Bamberg-Ehrhardt 26 Edisto 0 Ben Lippen 55 – Pinewood Prep 21 Brookland-Cayce 28 Gray Collegiate 12 Dutch Fork 67 Westwood 7 Fairfield Central 41 AC Flora 32 Gilbert 48 Dreher 34 Hammond 56 Cardinal Newman 21 Lancaster 27 Lugoff-Elgin 24 Lewisville 42 C.A. Johnson 14 Lexington 41 Irmo 21 North Augusta 34 Strom Thurmond 21 North Myrtle Beach 63 Camden…

Week 5 High School Football Preview by Tyler Cupp

Gray Collegiate QB Hunter Helms (GCA Photo) By Tyler Cupp It’s week five of the high school football season. Here is the preview for some of the Midlands’ big games. BROOKLAND-CAYCE (3-2) AT GRAY COLLEGIATE (4-1) -Game to be played at Sprit Communications Park in Columbia This year, Brookland-Cayce will take on the War Eagles of Gray Collegiate. The Bearcats…

Eclipse was the largest tourism event in state’s history

Solar Fest West (ColaDaily Photos) The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse attracted more than a million-and-a-half visitors to South Carolina, according to the SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. It was the largest tourism event in the state’s history. The SCDPRT reports that 1.6 million people came to – or traveled within- the state to view the eclipse. With…

Lizard’s Thicket serves 12,000-a-day, celebrating 40 years

By Karamie Sullivan Lizard’s Thicket in Cayce. (ColaDaily Photo) If you live in the Midlands, there’s a chance you have been inside one of the 14 Lizard’s Thicket restaurants around Columbia, Irmo, and Lexington. This collection of home-cooking restaurants is about to be celebrating its 40th anniversary. As Lizards Thicket marks four decades, its owners are making an effort to…

Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigating body found on Two Notch Road

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department currently has investigators trying to determine what happened to a female who was found dead and covered in trash. An employee who was cleaning the area around 6620 Two Notch Road found the female victim unresponsive around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. It appeared she had been there for some period of time before she was…