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Family and friends are preparing to gather this week to enjoy a festive, loving time with one another. Local non-profit, Palmetto Place, is also preparing, but they are opening their three homes to house homeless youths during the holiday season.

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Health and holidays are two words that cause many to cringe as delicious dishes are being paraded on the family table during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. So, how do those trying to keep the pandemic pounds off and maintain their healthy eating habits survive during this holiday…

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Officials from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that the DMV will be returning to in-car road tests for regular licenses as of Nov. 15. The change will be for all branch offices across the state.

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Veterans looking to continue a career of service can take part in a Veterans’ Virtual Career Fair happening Nov. 9. The goal is to provide veterans an opportunity to explore career opportunities with more than 35 state agencies and institutions of higher education.

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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Localized breast cancer has a 99% survival rate if detected early, which is why the Columbia VA Health Care System is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during O…

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Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween; however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross is offering tips and more to help keep families and loved ones safe. 

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The Bally Sports Southeast channel has made its way to the Midlands to film two episodes of their TV series, The Excursion Show. Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board officials provided updates this week about the crew's visit.

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Construction on the new, wider and modernized bridge in Lexington County near Chapin over Interstate 26 was completed earlier this week. The project has been part of the South Carolina Department of Transportation's work to improve the state's infrastructure with strategic investments.

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The College Board highlighted ten scholars from Lexington-Richland School District Five last week as this year’s National Recognition Program Scholars. The group of 11 scholars includes eight National African American Recognition Program Scholars and two National Hispanic Recognition Program…

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For the first time since a new classification was added in the SC High School League, a team other than Lexington was crowned Region 5-5A girls' golf champion.

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Many drivers who pass the development at 524 Columbia Ave. have been able to watch the formation of the new Chapin Goodwill from start to finish. The store held its official grand opening Wednesday and is now fully operational.

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Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five announced Thursday that 16 students within the district have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The academically talented high schoolers are represented in the nationwide pool of semifinalists, which repr…

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Colleen Graziadei and Cindy Duesler moved to Chapin from New York two years ago to begin their retired living. Although the couple was ready to build a house and settle down a bit, they still did not want to consider themselves "idle." Graziadei and Duesler happened to see a brightly-lit, at…