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The Blythewood Farmers Market opens for its eighth season Wednesday, April 21 at Doko Park. The popular market will operate 4 p.m.–7 p.m. weekly, offering locally grown vegetables, fruit, eggs, meats, breads, baked good, plants and flowers, and more. The 2021 grand opening also will include …

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Lexington County residents who have experienced financial difficulty in paying rent, mortgage and utilities as a result of COVID-19 will soon be able to seek financial relief through the County of Lexington’s LexCo CARES plan.

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Monster Jam will take the stage April 9 through 11 in an action-packed motor sports competition. Six monster trucks will provide live entertainment and compete for the title with gravity-defying stunts at Columbia's Colonial Life Arena.

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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…

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Spring break is almost here and the South Carolina State Museum (SCSM) is celebrating springtime fun from Apr. 3 through Apr. 11. SCSM will offer extended hours, free general admission for kids ages 12 and under and a new exhibition, Make Some Noise: the Science of Sound.

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An animated film has never won the Best Picture Oscar, but a teen filmmaker from Canada pulled off a high school-level equivalent of that feat by winning awards for Best Animation and Best Festival Film at this year’s Doko Film Fest.

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London Harrell was a 21 year old college student at the University of Central Florida when she lost her life in a tragic hit and run incident in 2019. While walking with her friends, London was struck by an intoxicated driver, which led to her death.

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It was the most terrifying day in the lives of a young mother and father. It might have been the last day of a child’s life. Instead, with the help of first responders and the team at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital Midlands, the day became the story of a miracle and a lifelong happy ending.

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SC Works Midlands, SC Department of Employment and Workforce along with the SC Department of Social Services are inviting local organizations to take part in the second Midlands Job Fair Drive-Thru. The event will be hosted by Harvest Hope Food Bank Wednesday, March 24.

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is inviting runners and walkers to take strides for wildlife conservation during the sixth annual Riverbanks Run. The 5k will take place May 1 on-site and virtually.

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Harvest Hope Food Bank's board of directors named Erinn Rowe Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective immediately. Rowe is a Midlands banker and former Harvest Hope Board Chair who will succeed former CEO Wendy Broderick who passed away in January.

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A sold-out field of 60 barbecue teams attracted thousands of rib aficionados to Doko Park Saturday for the second annual Rib Fest cookoff. Twenty professional teams, 30 amateur teams and 10 veteran teams lined up their grills, smokers and secret sauces starting at 6 a.m. to vie for a total o…

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Spring is not officially here yet, and St. Patrick’s day is still a few days away, but the town of Lexington turned green on a springlike day Saturday.

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Richland Library staff is collaborating with local visual artist Jeff Rivers to expand social and economic participation of underserved artists and local communities. The library is currently seeking submissions of art for an outdoor exhibition series in May and June. 

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One of the Midlands’ most popular events has been scheduled for late spring. The Gervais Street Bridge Dinner, which was canceled in 2020, now is planned for Sunday, May 2.

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Monster Jam will return to the Colonial Life Arena Apr. 9 through Apr. 11. According to the announcement of the event, the monster truck show will feature "a mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement."