Friday's "Homecoming" contest had letdown written all over for it for the Gilbert football team.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Current and former South Carolinians can find out if they have any extra money lying around by visiting the State Treasurer’s Office online. In order to find out if they have any missing money, residents can search for themselves, their family and their friends on Treasurer.sc.gov for free.
Governor Henry McMaster along with SCDHEC officials addressed South Carolinians Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on visitation at nursing homes across the state.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 10:40 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 321 near Lewis Rast Road in Swansea.
Governor Henry McMaster wrote a letter to the chairman of the South Carolina board of Health and Environmental Control Friday, requesting up-to-date visitation guidelines for guests to visit loved ones at nursing homes.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that 70 school districts in South Carolina will be receiving $10 million worth of personal protective equipment for the upcoming school year. He made the announcement from the Anderson Institute of Technology.
According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested a man accused of shooting someone outside of a Swansea grocery store Tuesday.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday to address plans for the upcoming school year. Since March 16, students across the state have completed instruction through e-learning, and plans had not been formally addressed for the fall.
Tony Clyburn has been working in radio since he was a freshman in high school. Originally from New York, he moved to the Midlands in the late 80s and quickly became a beloved community radio personality.
It was just a week ago when the athletics facilities at all five Lexington County and two Richland County school districts were bursting with activity.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster along with state epidemiologist Linda Bell held a press conference Wednesday to provide a COVID-19 update and urge the public to act responsibly during the Fourth of July weekend.
Many Fourth of July events were cancelled this year in an attempt to follow social distancing protocols in South Carolina. However, Midlands residents can still celebrate the holiday at the following events:
The past two weeks have seen public schools hold summer workouts following guidelines recommended by the S.C. High School League schools.
Dominion Energy is extending assistance programs and payment options to help customers facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Temperatures are known to be "famously hot" during the summer in the Midlands, but that doesn't keep residents from exploring outside - especially when swimming is an option and social distancing is still an important factor. Whether hiking, fishing, floating, or boating is your preferred ac…
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday morning, allowing bowling alleys to reopen and lifting the capacity restrictions of shoppers allowed in retail stores. In the same order, he also announced the extension of South Carolina's state of emergency.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday, announcing the latest COVID-19 update for South Carolina. The press conference began with State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell expressing her concern regarding the large amounts of COVID-19 cases within the state over the past couple weeks.
According to scvotes.org, there were 38,371 ballots cast by residents of Lexington County in Tuesday's primary. Polling stations were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with special COVID-19 safety precautions in-place.
Residents of South Carolina have the opportunity to vote today (Tuesday, June 9) in the statewide primary. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A photo ID, or voter registration card if you have no ID, is required.
South Carolinians will have the chance to vote Tuesday in the primary election. Some have already mailed their votes through an absentee ballot, which all voters had the option to do this year due to COVID-19 adjustments. According to officials, social distancing and safety precautions will …
According to SCDHEC, South Carolina has been provided with a limited supply of Remdesivir, the drug that recently received an emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating patients with COVID-19.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday announcing the next step in reopening South Carolina amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Krispy Kreme is offering something sweet to high school and college seniors who are unable to celebrate a 'normal' graduation. A new 2020 Graduation Dozen will be given to grads for free Tuesday, May 19.
Representatives from the South Carolina Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program are now offering $25 food vouchers to low-income senior citizens. The offer is available through the SC Department of Social Services.
Representatives from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles announced that offices will return to operating five days a week, beginning Wednesday, at all locations across the state but two (Allendale and McCormick).
Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public Monday afternoon, regarding an update on the coronavirus in South Carolina.
One more step toward normalcy begins Monday, as thousands of restaurants across South Carolina reopen for dine-in services. Although there are still restrictions in place to maintain safety for both customers and employees, Governor McMaster has allowed for patrons to occupy up to 50% capacity.
With COVID-19 causing mental distress for all, but entrepreneurs and small business owners even more than most, a nonprofit is making a new tool available to help.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Friday that he is going to allow restaurants in South Carolina to reopen for dine-in service beginning Monday.
The Boy Scouts of America, a scouting program that has existed in the United States since 1910, has over 2.3 million members and 1 million volunteers nationwide. To better serve local scouts, the nonprofit is governed by 272 local councils, each presiding over a certain geopolitical area.
Representatives from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced that residents and staff members at every nursing home in the state will be tested for COVID-19.
A new free online service now allows anyone in South Carolina to check whether their symptoms are a reason to be concerned about COVID-19.
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will expand operations by reopening all 66 branch offices throughout the state, beginning May 4, to increase convenience for customers amid COVID-19.
Representatives from the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced that more food options will be offered to South Carolinians receiving WIC.
McDonald's locations across the nation began a new initiative Wednesday as a way to say "thank you" to all first responders and healthcare workers who are on the front lines working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The meals will be offered during breakfast, lunch and dinner, every day, thr…