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Lexington School District Three promotes from within for next superintendent

Lexington School District Three promotes from within for next superintendent

Lexington School District Three officials didn’t have to look very far to find its next superintendent. It was announced Friday that the school board unanimously approved Randall Gary has…

Cayce reopens improved Burnette Park

Cayce reopens improved Burnette Park

  Four months of planning and construction have resulted in a new-and-improved park for Cayce residents Local leaders and families gathered Thursday night to officially reopen Burnette Park on…

Lung transplant inspires local woman to start business focused on athletics for ‘unathletic people’

Lung transplant inspires local woman to start business focused on athletics for ‘unathletic people’

Susannah Cole is quick to admit she is not a natural athlete. It might sound like an unusual admission for the owner of local athletic clothing store Jack and…

Classic car show at Tartan Day South to benefit Pawmetto Lifeline

Classic car show at Tartan Day South to benefit Pawmetto Lifeline

The Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce will look a lot like part of Great Britain this Saturday as Tartan Day South and the Carolina British Classics Car Show fill the…

Grill Marks set to bring specialty burgers to Vista this fall

Grill Marks set to bring specialty burgers to Vista this fall

One of the first retailers in the former City Market antique mall on Gervais Street is bringing the specialty burger concept to Columbia this fall. Grill Marks is…

Sports

The Score: Thursday night high school sports scoreboard

Boys’ tennis Lexington 5, North Augusta 1 Lexington moved to 7-0 on the season after…

Softball: Gamecocks sweep doubleheader against North Florida

Softball: Gamecocks sweep doubleheader against North Florida

South Carolina (24-12) swept a doubleheader from North Florida (21-15), taking Game 1 8-0 and…

Swimming & diving: Senior Cole Miller earns All-America honors on 1st day of NCAA Championships

Swimming & diving: Senior Cole Miller earns All-America honors on 1st day of NCAA Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Senior diver Cole Miller earned All-America honors on South Carolina’s first…

Ben Freeman retiring after 25 years as Pelion High head football coach

Ben Freeman retiring after 25 years as Pelion High head football coach

Pelion High head football coach and athletics director Ben Freeman has announced he’s retiring at the…

Local News

Truck carrying live turkeys overturns on I-26

Truck carrying live turkeys overturns on I-26

A strange sight greeted drivers approaching exit 97 on Interstate 26 near White Rock and Ballentine on Thursday morning: soft, fluffy white stuff covering the ground next the…

New Richland One Superintendent Craig Witherspoon calls for united district at town hall meeting

New Richland One Superintendent Craig Witherspoon calls for united district at town hall meeting

Richland School District One’s new Superintendent Craig Witherspoon said Wednesday’s town hall meeting was part of “a listening and learning tour” that he hopes will forge a new…

New location brings after-school programming to Art Smart Academy in Irmo

New location brings after-school programming to Art Smart Academy in Irmo

Kids discover creative outlets to express their ideas nearly every day around the Art Smart Academy workroom. The Irmo business, now in a new larger location, is stretching children’s brains…

USC names 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year

USC names 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year

Jaquline Plyler did not think she would be a Gamecock but is glad she is. The senior biomedical engineering student is the University of South Carolina’s 2015 Outstanding…

Obituaries

Samuel Glenn Davis, 75, head of Union UMC Board of Directors

Samuel Glenn Davis, 75, head of Union UMC Board of Directors

Samuel Glenn Davis, of Columbia, died March 24, 2015, at the age of 75 Funeral services will be held at 1:30…

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Hometown

Robert Randolph and the Family Band to headline Rosewood Crawfish Festival

Rosewood Crawfish Festival organizers are bringing the funk for the 10th anniversary of the event. Robert Randolph and the Family Band will be the headline act for…

Crime

4 arrested in connection with fatal shooting

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a local teen was the culmination of a series of violent altercations between rival gangs.…

Business

New location brings after-school programming to Art Smart Academy in Irmo

Kids discover creative outlets to express their ideas nearly every day around the Art Smart Academy workroom. The Irmo business, now in a new larger location, is stretching children’s…

Education

3 educators named Lexington-Richland Five District Teacher of the Year finalists

  Educators who have shown their students the joy of learning through innovative means are finalists for the Lexington-Richland Five District Teacher of the Year award. Each school submitted…

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