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Lexington County law enforcement honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice with annual ceremony

On Thursday, May 16 at 9:30 a.m., officers from Lexington County’s law enforcement agencies gathered to honor the county’s law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. more

Predictions call for busy hurricane season

This hurricane season may turn out to be "extremely active," according to initial outlooks released in April. more

Steel Paws makes its annual visit to celebrate Lexington area K9s

Steel Hands Brewing welcomed residents and their four-legged friends for two days of fun. more

Friarsgate skate park officially open, part of Irmo park

The Friarsgate skate park in the New Friarsgate neighborhood located at 1113 Friarsgate Blvd. is now open after three and a half years of conceptualization. more

S.C. legislative session ends with approval to open carry and denial of hate crime bill

Thursday, May 9 marked the end of the 2024 regular session of the South Carolina General Assembly. more

Lexington’s Virginia Hylton Park is ready to play on

Virginia Hylton Park, located at 111 Maiden Ln. in Lexington behind town hall, is now open again and boasting changes destined to pique local kids’ fun side. more

Lexington local Carlisle Kennedy challenges Katrina Shealy for S.C. Senate

Carlisle Kennedy was born and raised in Lexington County, S.C. and he says it’s time for a “conservative change” in the county’s representation in the South Carolina Senate. … more

Cayce’s Muffin welcomed as South Carolina’s first therapy horse

The city of Cayce has officially welcomed its first-ever therapy horse, Muffin. more

Brennan Geller to serve 22 years for 2018 Lexington County newborn death

A Lexington County woman has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after she pled guilty to homicide by child abuse. Brennan H. Geller, 27, gave birth to Kimberly Faith Taylor in August 2018. On Aug. … more

S.C. Philharmonic brings classical music to local prisons to 'cultivate healing'

Last week, the South Carolina Philharmonic orchestra became an important part of an intriguing new program. Teaming with Arts Capacity, a charitable 501(c)3 which focuses on bringing live chamber … more

Town of Lexington welcomes Budweiser Clydesdales

The Budweiser Clydesdales made their first ever appearance in the Town of Lexington on April 25. more

Lexington County municipalities unite for road maintenance change

Representatives of Lexington County’s 18 municipalities gathered for an unusual meeting on May 19 to address the on-going conflicts with Lexington County Council on road maintenance issues. … more

Shiniqua Mays is the Lexington County School District 3 teacher of the year

The Lexington County School District 3 teacher of the year for the current school year is busy molding young minds at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School … more

April is Autism Awareness Month. This Midlands Tech student encourages individuality

One in 36. This is the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the number of children who have been identified as being on the autism spectrum disorder. more

Georgetown, S.C. superintendent Price selected for Lexington One superintendent-elect, superintendent positions

Keith Price has been selected as the superintendent-elect/superintendent for Lexington County School District One. “We are delighted to announce Mr. Keith Price as our new … more

Former Lexington 1 superintendent Little to be next Midlands Tech president

Gregory D. Little will be Midlands Technical College’s seventh president. The Midlands Technical College Commission made the selection after four finalists, including Vicky Wood, … more

S.C. Senate passes bipartisan proposal to decrease sales of illegal e-cigarettes

In light of increased numbers of e-cigarettes being confiscated from school-aged children, the South Carolina Senate has passed a bipartisan proposal that aims to crack down on the number of illegal … more

Lexington One superintendent finalists include current superintendents in S.C., Va., Iowa

The Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees has selected three finalists, all of them current school district superintendents around the country, for the position of superintendent/superintendent-elect. more

Riverbank Elementary students win Lexington 2 cooking competition

On March 28, 13 elementary students from across Lexington County School District 2 competed in the Future Chef Competition. more

Irmo looks to move from history-packed town hall to a new one

While eyes are set on a new town hall, Irmo residents and leaders have a plethora of history to reflect upon in the old town hall.  more

Lexington County Public Library welcomes ‘Nova’ to mobile library fleet

On March 25, the Lexington County Public Library system held a ribbon cutting for a new mobile library called Nova, bringing the system's fleet to two. more

Lexington School District Two arts facility opening soon

The new 103,400-square-foot performing arts center and district office for Lexington School District Two is opening soon.  more

Incumbent Wessinger and former fire fighter vie for Lexington County Council District 6 seat

A local resident fighting for public safety has announced his campaign for county council, challenging incumbent Charli Wessinger for District 6, which covers Chapin, parts of Irmo and Lexington. more

Batesburg-Leesville celebrates small town charm with annual Taste of the Town cookoff

Stuffed dates, pulled pork sandwiches, tortellini salad and more were on the menu for Batesburg-Leesville’s annual Taste of the Town.  more

Completed Old Mill Pond dam now has upgraded erosion control

The construction of the Old Mill dam, located next to the Old Mill that houses multiple restaurants and stores, was completed last summer, with the Old Mill Pond set to open this spring. more
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