The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) has released school, district, and state report cards reflective of the 2020-2021 school year. The 2021 report cards include results from state assessments administered in Spring 2021, the first administration of state assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The state assessment results reflected onContinue Reading

Fetch! Pet Care, America’s a franchise provider of professional dog walking and in-home pet sitting services, is bringing experienced walkers and sitters to Columbia. Columbia resident Meredith Pope launched Fetch! Pet Care in August to service pet owners in Columbia, Chapin, Dentsvile, Rosewood and nearby communities. With a focus onContinue Reading

Lexington County officials are inviting and encouraging residents to participate in Testing Growth Scenarios for the county’s Grow With Us comprehensive plan. From now until September 19 Lexington County residents will be able to share their vision for the future of the county and provide feedback on how they believeContinue Reading

Koon’s Watch Rail Safety Week begins next week. The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness and promote education surrounding railroad rights-of-ways and grade crossings. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s Traffic Division is once again participating in Operation Clear Track, coordinated by Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver, on September 21.Continue Reading

All South Federal Credit Union’s 24th annual Soldiers and Vets Charity Golf Tournament will be held October 21 at Golden Hills Golf & Country Club in Lexington. Since 1996, the tournament has raised more than $307,000 for organizations serving the military in the Midlands. The proceeds from the tournament benefitContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) will host a Lakeside Litter Sweep on Lake Murray September 18 from 9 am to noon KMB is seeking volunteers to clean up islands, shorelines, boat ramps, and natural areas around the lake. Volunteers are invited to end the summer with a splash by makingContinue Reading

LEXINGTON, S.C. – More than a dozen law enforcement agencies have worked together on a month-long operation targeting adults accused of contacting children online for sexual activity. Seventeen men have been arrested as part of the operation. Another man is wanted on charges stemming from messages exchanged with law enforcementContinue Reading