Rain barrel workshop November 3

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop  November 3, from 9 am to noon in an effort to educate citizens on rainwater harvesting and stormwater conservation. Representatives from the [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Events, Government|0 Comments

House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee to Hold Two Additional Hearings

The House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee (HURPC) will hold its fifth and sixth hearings on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31, 2017, as the group continues to work towards developing a viable plan forward in response to [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Washington Gridlock

Open Letter We hear a lot of chatter up in Washington about health care, tax reform, and balancing the budget. But rarely do we ever hear about the unprecedented number of judicial vacancies in our [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Wilson named to defense committee

Congressman Joe Wilson has been appointed to the House-Senate conference committee on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA): “South Carolina is one of the nation’s proudest military states,” Wilson said. “As [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Evening temperatures drop, mosquitoes still pose a threat

Residents and business owners are reminded to practice mosquito safety methods as health officials report an increase in the number of mosquitos infected with West Nile virus this year. “We encourage citizens to take personal [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Government, Health|0 Comments

James Smith announces campaign for Governor 

James Smith has announced he is running for Governor of South Carolina. He will hold an event in mid-October to officially kick off his campaign. “All of my life I have felt the call to [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Cayce hospitality tax grants available

The City of Cayce is now accepting applications for grant funding from the Hospitality Tax Fund. Nonprofit organizations planning events open to the public that will bring tourism to the City of Cayce are invited [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

11th circuit deputy solicitor named top prosecutor in the state

Eleventh Circuit Deputy Solicitor Shawn Graham received the 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Award for Excellence in State Prosecution this week at the South Carolina Solicitors’ Association Annual Conference. This award is given to the top [...]

By |October 8th, 2017|Government, Public Safety|0 Comments

Secretary of State takes action against bad veterans’ charities

Secretary of State Mark Hammond’s office has filed a series of enforcement actions against charities raising money in the name of veterans. “Over the next year, our office will be taking a hard look at [...]

By |October 8th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Financial advisor shares college savings advice

Throughout my seven years in office, I’ve spoken with countless South Carolina parents about one of their biggest concerns: paying for their child’s college education. Though the price tag of college can subject anyone to [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Education, Government|0 Comments