Easter is right around the corner and local churches are gearing up to host services for guests and members to safely attend in 2021. It is a tradition for some churches to hold sunrise services specifically on Easter Sunday, many of them outdoors, so guests can see the sun as it rises while…
There were hundreds of Lexington-Richland School District Five staff members who received their COVID-19 vaccine Friday at the first of two COVID vaccination events.
Southern Gentleman’s Barbering Co. provides a “step back in time” for its customers. That’s the way co-owner Joe Michaelis described it.
State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman surprised Chapin High School teacher, Amy Carter, Monday with news that she has been selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious South Carolina Teacher of the Year award. Lexington-Richland Five representatives notified the public as…
There is a possibility of inclement weather across South Carolina Thursday, including the risk of potential tornadoes, hail, and heavy rain.
Lexington-Richland School District Five announced updates and details about its in-person 2021 graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021.
Governor Henry McMaster updated an executive order Friday, no longer requiring masks to be worn inside government buildings or restaurants. According to the order, the change goes into effect immediately.
Invest In Veterans Week was established in 2019 to honor aspiring and established veteran business owners and their contributions to the economy.
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday morning that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8.
Progress is continuing for the businesses that will be located within the new Chapin Commons development on Columbia Avenue. In addition to five new dining concepts, one salon will also be opening on site.
Representatives from Lexington-Richland District Five notified the public Monday that final road construction will begin this week in Chapin on Amicks Ferry Road at the new Piney Woods Elementary site.
The anticipation has been growing as residents watch the Chapin Commons development continue to come together across from Chapin High School on Columbia Avenue.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on I-26 Westbound at mile marker 91 (Chapin exit) shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.
Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of anxiety? The CDC says 7.1% of U.S. children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have diagnosed anxiety, and many more go undiagnosed.
It's the weekend of love in the Midlands, with thousands of couples - and groups of friends - planning on heading out to celebrate Valentine's Day. Although many will celebrate at home this year to avoid potential crowds, there are lots of local restaurants offering specials for those who ch…
Samsung Electronics Home Appliances first came to Newberry in 2017, creating more than 1,000 jobs. Company representatives announced last week they will now be hiring for more than 300 new positions for all skill levels, with training available.
Cold weather usually increases the amount of energy used in the home. Dominion Energy provided tips Wednesday to help its customers become more energy efficient while continuing to remain comfortable this winter.
Lexington-Richland District Five officials announced Monday that the Student Nutrition Department has received a $5,000 grant to help fund the district's farm to school practices by introducing food waste recycling into the school lunch program.
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority in partnership with Able South Carolina announced new mobility programs Tuesday for local residents who are underserved by the current transit system.
One of the most valuable parts of a car – and an item of high interest to thieves – is located under it. According to Lexington County Sheriff's Department officials, catalytic converter thefts in Lexington County have been on the rise within the past year.
Officials from Cineflix USA announced Tuesday that Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team plan to return to South Carolina to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers in March.
Officials from Newberry Hospital notified the public that the hospital will not allow any visitors until further notice, as of Tuesday.
Governor Henry McMaster and DHEC announced Monday that beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, any South Carolina resident aged 70 and older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, can begin scheduling their appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Underrepresented minority students in South Carolina are eligible to apply for $500,000 in scholarships to be awarded by Dominion Energy.
Pets in Chapin are about to get a lot of stylish options. Modern Companion, a pet boutique owned by Maddie St. Gelais, is scheduled to open on Lexington Avenue in early March.
Families spending more time at home and looking for activities during the pandemic has been good news for pets waiting for new homes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many people choosing to stay home this Christmas, but that doesn’t mean they have to skip church. Numerous local places of worship will celebrate the holiday virtually on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
It does not often occur that someone who once never liked drinking coffee goes into the coffee roasting business. However, for Bart Baldwin, owner of Bart's Crazy Good Coffee Roasting Company, that is exactly the case.
It was announced Tuesday that South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has tested positive for COVID-19. His diagnosis comes days after his wife, Peggy, also tested positive.
Chapin High School student, Davis Ricks, has been named a semifinalist for the 2021 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Ricks will move to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and if chosen as the winner, he will receive a $20,000 college scholarship.
Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Tuesday that there will be three distance learning days for all in-person students following winter break.
Cancelled events, curtailed travel and limited gatherings are challenging many people this holiday season — but none more so than the elderly, especially those who are housebound or in assisted living or nursing homes.
Governor Henry McMaster spoke to South Carolinians at a press conference Wednesday, providing a COVID-19 update and announcing the plan for future distribution of COVID vaccines.
Sunday afternoon at Columbia’s Jewish cemetery, dozens of people gathered to mourn. Not one of them knew the names of the dead they buried, nor even how many there were, but all mourned just the same. They knew those lost were murdered by tyrants simply for being Jews, and they gathered 75 y…
Chapin resident Vicki Azarigian contributed more than 1,400 pairs of socks, 500 tooth bushes and 800 tubes of toothpaste to Transitions Homeless Center and Toby's Place of Columbia Tuesday. It was the first of what she hopes to be many donations through a new organization she recently founde…
Holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Tinsel Town Market in Chapin will be offering many gift options Saturday made by local craft vendors.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Tuesday morning that Chapin High, Irmo High, and Dutch Fork High will be closed for the day due to a high number of staff requesting leave. Wednesday is already scheduled to be a distance learning day, but it has not yet been d…
Many family gatherings will look different this holiday season, but representatives from the Lexington County Sheriff's Department are warning the public that criminals will still be looking for ways to grab some quick cash.
The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond those who have suffered directly from the virus. The pandemic has hit hard in many South Carolina families where no one tested positive.