South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control officials notified the public Monday that a raccoon found near Silver Creek Drive and Platinum Drive in Lexington has tested positive for rabies. Two dogs were exposed and will be quarantined, but no people are known to have been …
Applying for student loans could not be any easier. Midlands Technical College’s Educational Opportunity Center is providing one-on-one help with a staff member at a drive-thru event on the MTC Beltline Campus.
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.
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…
Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced the arrest of a man Monday who he said stabbed two men during a fight at a local bar on Highway 378 West in the Town of Lexington Friday.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and here is a list of state, county, and city offices that will be closed or operating on a holiday schedule.
The I-20 Widening Project located in Lexington County will be prompting daytime lane closures over the next two weeks in order to complete the final asphalt pavement section on I-20 located west of the SC-6 interchange.
Midlands Technical College is offering every qualified South Carolina resident free tuition and fees for the upcoming spring semester.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the two individuals who were found deceased Monday around 9:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Woodcote Drive in Gaston.
Officials from the Lexington County Sheriff's Department notified the public Monday around 11:15 a.m. that deputies are on-scene of a shooting.
The Lexington High School football team took its brand of “Mudcat Football” on the road and earned a 28-14 second-round victory over Goose Creek.
The new shape of the world has changed its format, but the Midlands JDRF One Walk is back this Sunday and the cause has not changed. The goal remains to raise money to fight type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies, and provid…
Holidays are considered crunch time for non-profits needing help with fundraising efforts. One local band is 'playing it forward' and offering their entertainment services to local charities and organizations at no cost.
A Columbia man arrested Friday morning is accused of shooting a ride service driver he followed after a road rage incident in a hotel parking lot.
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.
A little taste of Louisiana will be arriving in the Town of Lexington next year, when Another Broken Egg Cafe opens its doors at 929 N. Lake Dr. in front of Regal Northlake Village.
The University of South Carolina is seeking the support of students, faculty, alumni, and fans to win the 37th annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Battle.
Local military families will get a special treat Thursday. T-Mobile has partnered with EdVenture Children’s Museum to offer free admission to all military families on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.
Drivers going down Sunset Boulevard in Lexington may have recently seen a new business sign in McCauley Square. Konnichiwa Steak, Sushi & Bento held its official opening last week.
The final regular-season SC Prep Football Media poll has Midlands teams mostly ranked at or near the post-seasons they’ve held during the 2021 campaign.
Lexington Medical Center will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children as of Thursday.
Family-owned and operated Momma Rabbit’s Nibbles and Sips in Lexington’s McCauley Square has officially expanded its store front. Customers were first able to experience the additional dining area in mid-October.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the individual who died as a result of a vehicle vs. tractor trailer accident on I-20 near mile marker 40 at approximately 3:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials from the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office notified the public Tuesday afternoon that a Gaston man pled guilty to trafficking heroin Thursday in Lexington County.
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.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation and nonprofit Keep the Midlands Beautiful are cleaning up the Carolina roadways in November.
Wingard's Market in Lexington might arguably be most well-known for its variety of plants, but many whimsical, colorful and Midlands-made items can be found in the facility's gift shop.
Midlands business staple Michelin Tires celebrates four decades of manufacturing in Lexington this month. The factory‘s first tire was made on Oct. 29, 1981, and the site has now produced more than 240 million tires.
While many of us are enjoying the fall season, it is bittersweet for one local couple. West Columbia Councilman, Attorney Joseph Dickey Jr., and his wife, Attorney Kiosha Dickey, were hoping to celebrate their newest baby girl Autumn Rei this month. Now, they are hoping to turn the tragedy o…
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…
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.
Twenty-three Lexington-Richland School District Five teachers who have demonstrated innovative ideas for classroom projects received more than $10,000 in grants provided by the Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative's 17th annual Bright Ideas grant program. District officials made the announcemen…