The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) today announced the election of new officers to its Board of Directors. Allison Terracio was elected as the Board’s Chairwoman. Terracio previously served as Vice Chair and assumed interim governing duties of the Board when former chairman, Derrick Huggins was appointed InterimContinue Reading

Lexington County Farm Bureau and local Farm Bureau Insurance agents in Lexington and Irmo brought a little more joy to the holiday season by helping those in the community facing financial or medical hardships. Together the local offices donated $1,000 to Blanketing Families. Annette Hammond and her sister, Ann Pringle,Continue Reading

Aflac has awarded $365,000 in grants to 47 local nonprofits in its Spring and Fall 2021 grant cycles. Nonprofits receiving grants are working on projects that support health and well-being and education in communities throughout South Carolina. The selected organizations and their projects are: Spring 2021 Grantees: • Bridges ofContinue Reading

Dominion Energy launched its annual Good Neighbor Fund Christmas Project across the Midlands this month as employees delivered more than 550 food baskets and hundreds of toys to families facing financial challenges and other hardships this holiday season. Employee volunteers braved chilly temperatures and rain for the annual event atContinue Reading

Mast Store is helping Share the Warmth in all its communities by holding a coat collection throughout the month of December. In addition, Columbia Sportswear is donating new outerwear to help keep the chill away, too. “We are grateful for Columbia’s continuing support of this outreach,” said Lisa Cooper, presidentContinue Reading

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the local leaders of Kinetic by Windstream recognized Carolina Springs Middle School history teacher Matthew Helm as the winner of the Windstream Teacher Classroom Supplies Grant contest for South Carolina. Accordingly, they presented a grant check for $1,000.00 to the Lexington One Educational Foundation, whichContinue Reading

Spring Hill High Freshman Gabby Goodwin opening headquarters, retail store and salon Saturday GaBBY Goodwin has a headquarters for her business, thanks to parents Comedian Mike Goodwin and Rozalynn Goodwin. The 15-year-old CEO of Confidence and her team fill orders for her patented GaBBY Bows and girls’ plant-based natural hairContinue Reading

Small businesses are the core of our economic success and this Saturday, November 27, 2021, is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. This year, we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever asContinue Reading