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

Gene Swygert, retired construction engineer with Sloan ConstructionCompany has been appointed to the advisory board of Leeza’s Care Connection Foundation. Marti Colucci, Director of Leeza’s Care Connection, made the announcement earlier last month. Leeza’s Care Connection focuses on people who are caregivers in the midlands area to a relative orContinue Reading

The Third Annual Justin Pepper 5K (JP5K) may have a different feel this year, with temperature checks upon arrival and staggered start times for social distancing but The Justin Pepper Foundation will be holding the event this Saturday, September 5, at Palmetto Bone & Joint in Chapin. According to JustinContinue Reading

The 2019 Division I-AA Coaches Pitch Lexington National Allstars have won the state championship and will represent the state of South Carolina in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series. They will be heading to the World Series in Ruston, Louisiana at the end of the month. Team Members are: EvansContinue Reading

Story and photos by Jennifer Scales, Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs Shoes, blankets, socks, sweat shirts, toiletries and other items were provided during an internal Needs Stand Down, June 27 at the Columbia VA Health Care System. Veterans on the receiving and giving end of this event wereContinue Reading