Three students from Lexington-Richland School District Five have earned National Merit Scholarships.
The Chapin Downtown Farmer’s Market returns Saturday, in the 100 block of Clark Street. The market is from 8:30 a.m. until noon on the first Saturdays of the month through October.
The Central Carolina Community Foundation hosted the ninth annual Midlands Gives Day on Tuesday. The annual 18-hour online giving challenge for local nonprofits started at 6 a.m., and $3,734,986 via 19,534 individual gifts had been donated by midnight.
Employees in Lexington County who worked through the COVID-19 pandemic will receive a second round of “premium pay” from the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF).
A Master Trooper and 17-year veteran, David Jones was recently named 2021 Trooper of the Year by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. He has been a member of the Patrol since 2005 and is also the South Carolina Highway Community Relations Officer for Richland, Lexington, Sumter, C…
Florida US District Federal Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle overturned the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods Monday.
The FBI Columbia Field Office is warning parents and caregivers about a rise in incidents involving the sextortion of children over the internet.
The American Red Cross of South Carolina responds to storm damage and other resident impacts caused by tornadoes Tuesday evening in Allendale County. Disaster action teams met with impacted individuals to open recovery cases and conduct damage assessments.
Tornado warnings are being issued across the Midlands until 9 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms are possible until 8 p.m. making rain totaling around 1-2 inches with a few spots near 3 inches which could lead to some flash flooding.
South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) employees spent Wednesday picking up litter in every county of the state as part of the agency’s “Spring Spruce Up” campaign. The efforts were to help support Lt. Governor Pamela Evette’s Grab-A-Bag SC initiative.
Timberlake Country Club in Chapin has seen its fair share of hardships over the years but has made a strong comeback since its first opening.
Superstar Vince Gill is heading back on the road and is bringing his summer 2022 tour to the Township Auditorium Friday, July 8.
Anyone interested in doing business with the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) should consider attending its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification workshop.
South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond is reminding donors who are supporting the nation of Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees to practice wise charitable giving.
Meera Bhonslé was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 2022 in North Charleston Saturday night. The two-day competition, previously known as Miss South Carolina Universe, is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of South Carolina in the Miss USA pageant.
The Swinging Flamingo Fling is a charity golf tournament and gala that is on par to raise money for local organizations.
Midlands Technical College is offering every qualified South Carolina resident free tuition and fees for the upcoming spring semester.
High school juniors and seniors in South Carolina are invited to enter the Strong Men and Women in South Carolina History essay contest, on behalf of Dominion Energy and the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE).
Chapin High School varsity cheerleaders Anna Ruff and Macie Dickey have earned statewide recognition. Ruff was named the South Carolina 2021 State 5A Cheerleader of the Year and Dickey was selected as the 2021-2022 Region V 5A Most Valuable Player.
Tax season officially opened Monday, and individuals in the Midlands now have an opportunity to file online and receive free, low-cost options for filing a simple South Carolina return.
"Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina," is how Gov. Henry McMaster began the annual State of the State address before speaking to lawmakers Wednesday evening.
The much-discussed winter storm which had many in Columbia hoping for snowy fun turned out to be mostly cold rain, with enough ice to cause some problems.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a State of Emergency Saturday afternoon in preparation for the expected winter storm. The Executive Order 2022-04 was issued Saturday afternoon.
Lexington Richland District Five school officials announced Tuesday Chapin Elementary School will temporarily shift all students from in-person instruction to virtual learning beginning Wednesday, Jan. 12. Due to the high number of students and staff impacted by COVID-19 isolation and quarantine.
The men’s basketball team opened SEC play during the week with a loss at home to Auburn on Tuesday and a win at Vanderbilt on Saturday. The Gamecocks fell to the 9 th ranked Tigers 81-66. Auburn built a 21 points lead. USC cut that to eight in the second half but that was as close as the Gam…
The Midlands Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) announced Thursday that submissions for the 2022 Art in the Airport program are now open.
Anyone wondering what to do with their old Christmas trees after the holidays do not have to wonder any longer, thanks to a local non-profit.
Lexington-Richland School District Five announced that schools in its district would operate on a two-hour delayed start on Monday.
Lexington Districts One and Two announced that schools in its district would operate on a two-hour delayed start on Monday.
Duke Energy announced Thursday it is helping South Carolina state parks by providing a $20,000 grant to host events and increase outreach to invite diverse audiences to experience state parks for the first time.
The past two years have been a challenging time due to the impact of the pandemic, and many are ready to usher in the new year.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five will be holding their second Magnet Fair Jan. 6 to give families in the district an opportunity to explore offerings at several of its schools.
The Lexington County Solicitors' office announced Thursday that a Chapin man is sentenced to 21 years in prison.
This holiday season, those traveling throughout the Midlands will be relieved to learn that the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will be prohibiting lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during this Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel period.
Friday’s release of the biannual reclassification/realignment for South Carolina High School League schools saw changes abound over the next two years for Midlands Schools.
Piney Woods Elementary, a Lexington-Richland Five school in Chapin, has been awarded a $2,500 grant from Dominion Energy. District officials made the announcement Thursday morning.
Anyone who dreams of traveling to the moon can experience the journey locally. The South Carolina State Museum has the perfect opportunity to travel the universe with exciting planetarium experiences, and engaging exhibitions.
Sports lovers in the Midlands will soon have the opportunity to start the new year with a battle between the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers.
To whom much is given, much will be required -Luke 12:48, is the scriptural base that Mungo Homes Foundation uses to guide their giving.
Art and book lovers in Richland County will have a chance to support local artists at Richland Library Ballentine’s final pop-up art show of the year.