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State Museum tickets on sale for August eclipse

The South Carolina State Museum has announced tickets are on sale for its 2017 Total Eclipse weekend events. The weekend-long celebration of eclipse activities, presented by SCE&G, from August 18 - 21, will take place [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Zoo names new president

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the promotion of Thomas K. Stringfellow to president and CEO. Stringfellow becomes the third executive to oversee the Zoo in its 43-year-history. Stringfellow most recently served as Riverbanks' interim [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Zoo to study animal reactions during eclipse

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden hopes to shed light on whether animals behave differently during a total solar eclipse when Solar Eclipse 2017 makes a path across the United States on Monday, August 21. Riverbanks' Adjunct [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Hearts & Hands concert August 24

Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery (HHDR) has designated August 24 for Hearts & Hands Harmony, a South Carolina Benefit Concert. The concert will be a regional event that features the main performance act by country [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

West Columbia gets a new mural

West Columbia’s Art on State Wall, behind Terra and 116 Espresso and Wine Bar at 423 Meeting Street, has been transformed with new art created by Karl L. Larsen. The new mural is inspired by [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Entertainment, West Columbia|0 Comments

Riverwalk amphitheater closed for upgrades

The West Columbia Amphitheater and parking lot to the South end of the Riverwalk is temporarily closed to the public for improvements to the amphitheater. The seating and stage areas are being resurfaced to improve [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Entertainment|0 Comments

State Museum tickets on sale for August eclipse

The South Carolina State Museum has announced tickets are on sale for its 2017 Total Eclipse weekend events. The weekend-long celebration of eclipse activities, presented by SCE&G, from August 18 - 21, will take place [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Chapin prepares to host Labor Day Festival

Volunteers and staff have been working behind the scenes for months to prepare for the 38th Annual Chapin Labor Day Festival and Parade, which is scheduled for September 4. Organizers got so much positive response [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Junior Peach Queens named

Junior Division peach queen pageants were held July 1 prior to the 59th Lexington County Peach Festival. This year’s Wee Miss Peach winner was Dani Rayne Stidham, daughter of Eric and Starla Stidham of Lexington. [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Community News, Entertainment|0 Comments

Peach Festival announces recipe winners

An early morning tradition of each Lexington County Peach Festival is the annual Peach Recipe Contest that includes two categories of judging: Salads & Main Dishes and Desserts with at least two cups of fresh [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Entertainment|0 Comments