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SCANA pays more than $209 million in taxes

SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017. “These funds are essential to the counties throughout the state,” said Iris Griffin, chief [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Farm Bureau spreads holiday cheer

Lexington County Farm Bureau and local Farm Bureau Insurance agents in the Irmo and Lexington offices are bringing a little more joy to this holiday season to two families facing financial hardship. A $500 check [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Lexington County Council elects Chair, Vice Chair

Lexington County Council elected the new Chairman and Vice Chairman of Council January 9. The Council selected Chairman Debra “Debbie” Summers, of Council District 4 – Springdale, parts of Lexington, parts of Oak Grove and [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Government|0 Comments

Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run on Saturday, January 20

The City of West Columbia Staff will gather to practice run Soap Box Derby cars for the 1st Annual Kinetic Derby Day on April 21, 2018.  In preparation for the event, The Eastbound lanes of Meeting Street [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Police group honors Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association presented the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department with its Excellence in Law Enforcement award November 7 at the association’s annual training conference. “The SCLEOA Excellence in Law Enforcement award [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Volunteers needed to prepare free tax returns

Columbia’s working poor need help with the completion of their annual tax returns. For many, the tax return, with its earned income and childcare credits, is a roadblock to receiving a much-needed tax refund that [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

The State Museum is offering a new series of workshops November 18; January 20 and February 24 from 5 pm until 8 pm The workshops are designed for anyone looking to buy a telescope or [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Last beam placed at top of new patient care tower

Lexington Medical Center’s clinical expansion project reached an important milestone November 9 with a topping out ceremony. This significant event occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. The top [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and offer guests ways to celebrate. All events and programs are free with museum admission unless indicated. Specific times vary. Visit Edventure.org for [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a company of over 150 performers together with full Orchestra and chorus. Performances are November 21 and 22 at 10 am, [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments