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Soda City FC continues to grow local opportunities in soccer

For general manager Andrew Richardson, the semi-professional team, which plays and practices at the Saluda Shoals Soccer Complex, is perfectly entwined with the community it grew from in Columbia.
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Photos: Bull Bash rides again in South Congaree

The annual Bull Bash hosted by the South Congaree Championship Rodeo took place March 24 and 25. The two-day event included both bull and bronc riding.

Exploring the factors keying Lexington County’s economic development spree

Lexington County has made a lot of noise when it comes to economic development of late, with a trio of recent announcements boosting an already positive outlook.

The History of Summit

Like its neighbor Gilbert, Summit was developed after the Columbia, Charlotte and Augusta railroad was completed in 1869. 

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USC, Lexington High alum headed back to Final Four

The ability to counter after getting stunned is a trait every great champion possesses.
The setup for Friday night’s varsity baseball game between the River Bluff Gators and the Lexington Wildcats was good. 
A Lexington County roller derby player will represent her country in France.
A championship is always special, but it would mean a little more to former Lexington star Olivia Thompson and the four senior teammates she played with for the last four seasons.
To start its 2023 campaign, Brookland-Cayce baseball has taken on some big-school competition.
There comes a point in organizing a festival when it becomes difficult to add more to it.
The City of Cayce attracted another big crowd on March 25 for Soiree on State.
The Town of Irmo continued its push to hold more events in its Community Park on March 23. 
Two Lexington men have been arrested for sexually exploiting minors.
A West Columbia man identified as a gang member recently pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges.
A Richland County principal is set to take charge at a Lexington County high school.
Four candidates are seeking the seat up for special election May 2 following the departure of Steve Baker. 
A Lexington County coffee shop has changed hands after seven years in business.
A new office building is set to add even more activity to West Columbia’s increasingly bustling Meeting Street corridor.
Turns out it is possible to be fashionably conscious while supporting a cause. 
A Lexington County restaurant group has closed all of its businesses.
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The state’s attorney general along with 18 sheriffs and 10 solicitors, including Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon and 11th Circuit Solicitor Rick Hubbard, are pushing for judicial reform.
Former Richland County Administrator Tony McDonald may soon take a similar post for the town of Swansea.
Two bills pending in the S.C. House and Senate could restrict minors from attending drag shows.
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