“Alzheimer’s is not taking a hiatus during COVID-19 and neither are we,” said Alexis Watts, Midlands director of the Alzheimer’s Association, and all over the Columbia area Saturday, people proved her right.
A Columbia man is accused of fatally shooting a man and dumping the body last month at an abandoned rest area along Interstate-20.
The Lexington Police Department, the Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council and the Drug Enforcement Administration will be working together Saturday for National Drug Take Back Day.
The Lexington Police Department is asking the community's assistance in identifying those responsible for a burglary and vandalism that occurred at the Golden Hills Golf and Country Club on Oct., 5.
Lexington County officials conducted in-person court activity for guilty pleas inside the Mark H. Westbrook Judicial Center last week.
Midlands residents might see a few "shooting stars" this week in the night sky, due to the Orionids meteor shower caused by pieces of Halley's Comet.
The wait time is almost over for Lexington's Market at Icehouse to finally have its permanent "home." The arches of the Icehouse Amphitheater Pavilion are going up on West Main Street.
Officers of the Lexington Police Department will soon be working an enforcement campaign within the school zones of Lexington School District One. The campaign will take place over the next couple weeks, beginning Monday and ending Oct. 30.
Last Friday’s 34-24 road win over defending Class 2A champion Saluda helped move Gray Collegiate up in the latest SC Prep Football Media poll.
Lexington will soon welcome a new business to the community. Showmars, a “Southern-Greek” restaurant will open its doors in mid-November at 5318 Sunset Blvd.
Magnus Development Partners announced the groundbreaking Tuesday of Midway Logistics VI, a new 192,780 sq.-ft. spec industrial building located in Lexington County Industrial Park in Pineridge.
Election day is Nov. 3, and South Carolinians will have to decide whether to reelect US Senator Lindsey Graham for a fourth term, or if the tides have changed in the Palmetto State. Graham is opposed by Democratic Senate nominee Jaime Harrison, who entered the race in May of 2019.
It isn’t every day that families receive a phone call from a game show to let them know they have been selected to compete on national television.
South Carolina’s teen birth rate is the 11th highest in the nation, and the numbers for Black and Hispanic teen pregnancies and for sexually transmitted infections among teens are even more alarming.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on South Lake Drive near Bluefield Road in Red Bank. The incident took place shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.
A former detention officer at the Lexington County Detention Center has been charged for her alleged role in an assault-for-hire scheme last year, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are a few departments in the Midlands making some additions to their daily appearance to promote awareness.
There was a new restaurant sign installed Thursday morning that may have caught the eye of drivers on Highway 378 in Lexington. Tropical Grille will be coming to 5449 Sunset Blvd. in the former Smashburger location.
Lexington County deputies responded to an early morning single-vehicle collision that occurred Thursday around 5:15 a.m. on I-20.
An Irmo man has been sentenced following his conviction in the murder of Alexis Azarigian, 25, which occurred February of 2019 in Lexington County.
As in-person absentee voting begins Monday in South Carolina, the presidential election is getting most of the attention. However, one other federal government race and many more at state and local levels will also be on the ballot.
Mission Lexington representatives announced Tuesday that the campus will be temporarily closing, after one part-time employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green notified the community Tuesday around 2 p.m. that detectives with the Lexington Police Department are involved in an investigation that began in the Town of Lexington, and is ongoing in the City of Columbia.
Several Midlands Waffle House locations are hosting a virtual hiring event Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for full-time and part-time positions.
Perennial state power Lexington and Gilbert ranked 1-2 in its respective classifications for the first S.C. High School Golf girls’ rankings.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the individual who was found deceased Wednesday at an abandoned rest area along Interstate 20 westbound.
Little Mountain resident Kim Mitchell has a heart for helping others. Many who know her would say it's not surprising she has turned a time of sadness into something positive and uplifting.
Officials from Lexington School District One announced Phase Two of the district's academic plan amid COVID-19, which begins Oct. 5.
Representatives from the SC State Fair are looking for students' artwork to be featured in the 2020 drive-through State Fair. This year, large work will be best for displaying purposes.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 20 Westbound, near mile marker 57, at approximately 5:3 p.m. Sunday.
Lexington School District One confirmed on Friday that next week’s planned opener between the Gators and Wildcats was pushed back to Nov. 6. Lexington was originally scheduled to face South Aiken on that date and River Bluff was to meet Northwestern.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred Saturday at approximately 1 a.m. in the 100 block of Industrial Drive in Lexington.
Lexington Police Department's Chief Terrence Green notified the community Saturday that detectives are working a suspicious death investigation. Greene is asking for those who may have information about this case to please come forward.
Representatives from the Town of Lexington announced Thursday that a Trader Joe's could possibly be coming to the area.
Dog parents of the Midlands who love showing off their four-legged friends now have the opportunity to submit a photo of their pet(s) for usage in a published hardcover picture book.