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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.