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Community Roundtable to discuss VC Summer closing

Organizers upset about the Nuclear plant closing and those 5,600 workers who lost their jobs plan a community roundtable to discuss the issues surrounding the events that lead up to one of the greatest business failures [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Events, Government|0 Comments

Lexington County earns financial reporting award

For the 29th year in a row, the County of Lexington’s Financial Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Questions to ask when politicians set sights on your wallet

Richard Eckstrom By Richard Eckstrom S.C. Comptroller   It’s one of the central debates of American politics: the age-old dispute between those who raise taxes to fund more services they consider important, and [...]

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

Guardian ad Litem Program seeks more male volunteers

Across South Carolina, there is a shortage of men advocating for children in court. Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program organizers are challenging men to volunteer and be a consistent and caring adult [...]

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

West Columbia releases statement about park and parking development

West Columbia released the following statement regarding work being done around the Riverwalk: “We are excited about what the future holds for this area, and this revitalization project will add a well-deserved amenity for all [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments

Council member Bedell earns certificate

Council member Trevor Bedell from the City of West Columbia has graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Annual Meeting. Established in [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Lexington voter commission meets Monday

The Lexington County Voter Registration and Election Commission will have their regular Board meeting Monday, August 7 at 6 pm at the Lexington County Voters Registration and Elections Office 605 West Main Street, Suite C, [...]

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

West Columbia wants chicken factory improvements

By Al Dozier   The City of West Columbia is putting pressure on the House of Raeford Farms chicken processing factory on Sunset Boulevard to make more improvements at a site that has prompted criticisms [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments

Lexington County Treasurer sworn in

Jim Eckstrom was recently sworn in for a new term as Lexington County Treasurer. Eckstrom said he plans to continue to promote efficiency in government operations improve and modernize county banking operations. During his most [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Clint Hammond named to Real Estate Appraisers Board

Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S, is has announced Clint Hammond, branch manager of its Columbia office, has been appointed to the South Carolina Real [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Business, Government|0 Comments