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Irmo theater cancels Nick Carter show. The Chronicle talked with him beforehand

The paper spoke with the Backstreet Boys singer under the condition that there would be no questions about recent sexual assault allegations made against him.

Larry Rabon

ELGIN – A service to celebrate the life of Larry Richard Rabon, 74, will be held on Friday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Lugoff with burial to follow in Lugoff First …

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New Brookland Tavern will leave current space by the end of 2023

New Brookland Tavern is on the move, though where it will go has yet to be revealed.

Death of man stun-gunned by Lexington County deputies to be ruled accidental

The death of a suspect being apprehended by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will be ruled an accident.

West Columbia high school student dies in early Sunday car wreck

A West Columbia high school student died and another was injured early Sunday, Oct. 1, when their vehicle struck a tree.

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White Knoll and Lexington make jump in week seven media poll

There wasn’t much movement involving Chronicle Country football teams this week. However, both Lexington and White Knoll move up one spot after opening region play with impressive wins.

Big defensive plays push Lexington past Chapin

The Chapin Eagles came to Lexington for the opening game of both teams’ region schedule Sept. 29, but couldn’t come out with a win as the Wildcats outlasted them in a back and forth game that was close for most of the night and eventually decided on a handful of big plays, 22-14.

Irmo’s Okra Strut Festival, the town’s signature annual event, is back again this year to celebrate its 49th anniversary. 
For nearly two decades a Lexington County farm has been bringing creative fun for local residents with its corn maze.
A Lexington first grader is facing challenges unlike most kids his age, but he’s got help.

From the Editor: Raid on Kansas community newspaper was an attack on the truth

I have walked around the past few days with a rage and sadness that frequently solidifies into a leaden weight in my stomach.

"Open and public trials have been a feature of our judicial system from its roots in British common law."
As many of our readers have noted in comments responding to recent stories, the Lexington County Chronicle website has a paywall.
"Lake Murray is many things to many people."

Samuel Adams Brewhouse opens in Columbia airport, part of extensive food/retail overhaul

A bar and restaurant bearing the name of one of the country's biggest craft beer brands is among the new options available at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

West Columbia is set to put on an inaugural music festival and block party this weekend, but some businesses along the imprint are skeptical about the city’s approach.
A business that has served Lexington since 1978 is set to close its doors this year.
Amid an ongoing investigation by the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Lexington County Italian restaurant Alodia’s appears to be getting back to business as usual.
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Amid ongoing complaints about ambulance response times, Lexington County is looking to kickstart young residents’ interest in EMS careers with an ongoing program.
Irmo gets set for Town Council elections that could install as many as two new members on the governing body.
The impact and influence of a local effort to bridge divides between Hispanic residents and law enforcement continues to grow.
After a couple weeks of confusion and finger-pointing between the municipalities holding elections this year and Lexington County, which conducts their elections, county residents are left with exactly what they had before: one early-voting location.
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