Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five notified the public Tuesday that they are partnering with Education Solutions Services Southeast, LLC, to employ those seeking a district substitute position. ESS is a leader in the K-12 education staffing space since 2000.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a multiple vehicle accident that took place in the 700 block of Chapin Road, Chapin. The incident occurred around 5 p.m. Monday.
Big Bass Tour officials announced next year's tour schedule this week at ICAST in Florida. Lake Murray will again be one of the stops on the tour, April 29 through May 1.
A pair of berths in the state American Legion baseball tournament starting July 26 is up for grabs for four Midlands teams.
In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during Independence Day weekend, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will be conducting courtesy boat inspections at public boat landings across the state.
Members of the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Arts Commission announced a $20 million partnership Tuesday that will help public schools throughout the state implement arts-based learning initiatives. The methods are to help pandemic-related learning loss.
A dominant pitching effort by West Columbia Post 79’s Adam Kissinger sent Lexington Post 7 to its first loss of the season Thursday at Brookland-Cayce High School.
The Lexington-Richland School District Five Board of Trustees announced Tuesday evening that Dr. Akil Ross will be the district's interim superintendent.
Lexington-Richland School District Five will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year, beginning June 23. The service will continue through Aug. 4, and pick up days are on Wednesdays. Meals will not be offered Wednesday, July 7.
Officials from the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board announced the plans for this year's Fourth of July celebration, which will be held July 3.
Officials from Lexington-Richland School District Five released an announcement on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Christina Melton Monday evening, following a school board meeting.
It’s been 12 years since Crystal and Craig Hewitt lost their two children, Parker and Haley, in a car accident. The couple is now working to honor their childrens' legacy, and continue their impact on the Midlands community until the family is all together again one day.
Chapin Middle School student Wyatt Brooks looked to his community for a chance to give back this year as he sought to complete his rank of Eagle Scout.
The Chapin area gained a new business Tuesday, as Sheppard's Glass Service opened its doors to customers for the first time at a new location. The company, providing full service for auto, commercial and residential glass, is located at 855 Chapin Rd.
The two-day 16th annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing championship concluded Thursday at Dreher Island State Park on Lake Murray.
Members of the Richland County Ag + Art Tour Committee gathered Thursday morning at Senate's End in Columbia alongside local farmers and artists, preparing for the annual Ag + Art Tour.
Students in the Transitions Academy at Spring Hill High School are learning valuable skills while bringing smiles to the local community, one flower at a time.
South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday that the state would be canceling the face mask policy for public schools.
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order late Tuesday afternoon which gives parents the power to decide whether their children should wear masks in public schools across the state. It goes into effect immediately.
Chapin High School English teacher Amy Carter is already known by many as an exceptional teacher, but now she has received official statewide recognition.
A late charge by Prosperity native Anthony Gagliardi was not enough to claim first place at Sunday’s fishing event on Lake Murray.
Officials from Lexington County notified the public that after a vote Tuesday afternoon, county council has put a temporary stop on new, large-scale residential developments throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. "Unincorporated areas" are defined by any areas that do not fall wi…
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.