Local author Arthur M. James has created a compelling and panoramic view of World War II in his latest work, Untertauchen: A Historical Novel. This 616-page fictional novel is written from the perspective of a German Jewish couple struggling to survive the inhumane violence and destruction of the Third Reich.Continue Reading

Local resident John Walker of Irmo recently made quite the splash when he reeled in a massive catch from a local pond. Using red worms as bait, Walker hooked what he describes as the biggest fish he’s ever caught in the area. Walker’s successful catch was made possible thanks toContinue Reading

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation’s (SCWF) highly anticipated three-day online auction, Wild Summer Nights, starts on July 19. Participants can place their bids by visiting SCWF.givesmart.com. Bidding concludes on July 21 at 8 p.m. This year’s auction boasts an impressive array of items, including hunting and fishing trips, exclusive vacationContinue Reading

Casey Pash, president of Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Junior Achievement USA (JA) Charles R. Hook Award. This award is presented annually to a JA Area president who demonstrates exceptional achievements in fostering the growth and development of Junior Achievement.Continue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. It’s winning time at the “Fishbowl” in Lexington. With seven straight home victories, six during the second half of the Coastal Plain League season, the Lexington County Blowfish entered the All-Star Break in first place in the West Division. The turnaround from the 10-14 showing inContinue Reading