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For 3rd Week, Lexington County Recommended to Mask Against COVID

For a third-straight week, masking is recommended in indoor public places in Lexington County by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state Department of Health and Environmental …
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Vote for Who Will Be on the Cover of the Chronicle's 2022 Football Preview!

For the fifth straight year, the Chronicle is letting our readers decide which player you want to see appear on the front cover of this year’s High School Football Preview Edition.

Community Profile: Town of Lexington

The History of the Town of Lexington

Most of the land that is now a part of the Town of Lexington was once owned by Laurance Corley. 

Annual Events in the Town of Lexington

Annual events in the Town of Lexington.

Town of Lexington Passes Budget, Makes Progress on Projects

Lexington Town Council passed a budget for 2022-23 at its June 13 meeting.

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Blowfish Lose 9 Straight for 1st Time Since Moving to Lexington

The Lexington County Blowfish had hoped to avoid a pair of firsts Friday night at home.
The first half of the Coastal Plain League ended with the Asheboro Zookeepers looking up at the rest of the West Division. After handing the Lexington County Blowfish a 11-6 loss Thursday at …
Both Lexington Post 7 and Richland Post 215 maintained its share of first place in S.C. American Legion League Four with lopsided home wins Thursday.
Same location and same score, but different night and different outcome.
Add another archery title to the Lexington School District One trophy case.
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The Lexington County Peach Festival returns this holiday weekend after a two-year COVID-19 interruption.
Things to do on the week of July 4 in Lexington County.
There will be a “Bad Moon Rising” over Lexington’s Icehouse Amphitheater Sept. 23.
The Gervais Street Bridge Dinner, which annually shuts down the connector that spans the Congaree River between Columbia and West Columbia for a fancy meal attended by close to 1,000 people, is set for Oct. 9.
Opinions
Lexington Town Council Member Kathy Maness has the master’s degree (from the University of South Carolina in early childhood education) required by state law. Ellen Weaver, the school choice advocate who finished second in the June 14 primary, does not.
In Lexington County, DHEC inspectors have an admirable track record of assisting food service establishments come into compliance with health standards while continuing to protect public safety.
Cayce’s Twilite Manor assisted living continues to be — and has never stopped being — allowed to operate by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. 
April shooting incidents showed that Lexington County residents are well-served by coordinated responses between dedicated and capable agencies working seamlessly together. 
Business
As its owner promised last month, a beloved local barbecue joint is reopening.
The expansion is expected to be completed by October 2023.
On May 24, the Flight Deck Restaurant on Old Chapin Road started letting customers add a $1, $2 or $3 donation on Tuesdays.
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Last week, The COMET (the bus system less commonly known as the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority) announced that as of July 1, it would no longer provide service to towns of Lexington or …
Lawsuits and ethics complaints have been going on for the past two years without much resolution.
All six lanes of Interstate 20 in Lexington County are open along an 11-mile stretch that was the focus of a widening and improvement project.
The Associated Press and the state Republican Party have called the party’s runoff for state superintendent of education for Ellen Weaver.
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