Agents of the S.C. Law Enforcement Division are investigating an incident from September 5 in which shots were fired during a confrontation between a man and deputy from Lexington County Sheriff’s Department who was responding to a domestic violence call. The deputy was injured and taken to the hospital withContinue Reading

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Lexington County Public Library (LCPL) joins the American Library Association (ALA) and other libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students a library card is an important tool on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Through access to technology,Continue Reading

Mayor Steve Benjamin has launched #MaskUpColumbiaSC campaign to inspire citizens to wear masks and other forms of protective facial coverings. #MaskUpColumbiaSC challenged Columbia citizens of all ages to express their individuality and imaginations by wearing fun and expressive facemasks and then sharing across social media channels and on the newlyContinue Reading

Columbia’s Office of Economic Development has partnered with Black Public Relations Society and local Columbia businesses to host a school supply drive. From now until September 23 community members and organizations can donate. If you would like to donate school supplies for the school drive, visit one of the followingContinue Reading

Columbia’s 2020 Tour of Homes will be held over three weekends in September from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and from 1 pm to 6 pm on Sundays. The annual scattered-site showing will showcase four New Home Communities and 36 new homes September 12-13, 19-20, 26-27. The tourContinue Reading

After an eight-month search, the founding board members of PACE Academy have found what they hope becomes their forever home. “The location of PACE sits perfectly in the city to serve the needs of all children who do not always have access to unique programs such as what PACE offers,”Continue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Col. Steve Vitali, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), and his brother Keith Vitali, acclaimed Hollywood actor and world champion martial artist, both received Senate commendations from S.C. Senator Thomas Alexander, Wed., Sept. 2. The awards ceremony was held on the floor of the Senate at theContinue Reading

Today, September 3, Lexington County Public Library (LCPL) branches will begin allowing patrons inside the facilities, offering limited in-person services such as browsing, computers by appointment and mobile printing. The Lexington Main, Irmo and Cayce-West Columbia Branch Libraries will be open to the public Monday – Thursday, 10 am –Continue Reading

The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will postpone Dining On The Dam, originally postponed to October 25, to March 28, 2021 from 5 pm to 9 pm. “We value the safety of our guests, participating vendors and the community we call home,” said Angela Klosterman, Chamber Board Chair. “We alsoContinue Reading

Prisma Health is now offering limited visitation for designated care partners as of, September 1. “Being with a loved one is, in itself, a healing therapy, and Prisma Health looks forward to offering expanded visitation for designated care partners next week,” said Scott Sasser, MD, a nationally recognized disaster preparednessContinue Reading