By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. As State Treasurer I’ve had the privilege of visiting many successful businesses where I’ve enjoyed meeting with the leadership teams responsible for developing and maintaining their profitable organizations. Many have shared that hiring talented, dedicated employees and retaining them are the keyContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair, the state’s largest annual event, is now accepting temporary employment applications for this year’s 12-day fair, which takes place October 12 – 23 at the S.C. State Fairgrounds. Those wishing to apply can view available positions and apply at “The fun, friendships and excitementContinue Reading

To the Editor: Though not a Lexington County native, I have lived here for 58 years. I feel fortunate to have chosen this place as my home. Excellent schools, medical facilities, businesses, and cultural amenities abound throughout the County. The people here are hard-working, honest, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to improvingContinue Reading

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the autopsy results for Bessie Durham, 63, of Columbia who died on September 15 in a bathroom in the Belk Store in the Columbiana Mall. Durham’s body was found days later in that same bathroom on September 19 by a co-worker. A forensicContinue Reading

In honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 80th birthday last week, the Five Points Association announces the return of JerryFest October 2. A free outdoor concert annually held on the first Sunday in October, JerryFest runs from 2 – 10 pm and features multiple bands all performing JerryContinue Reading

Due to forecasts of possible severe weather associated with Hurricane Ian, Lexington Two has announced changes for athletics and after-school activities scheduled for this Friday, September 30. • Brookland-Cayce High School’s football game at Orangeburg-Wilkinson is now scheduled for 7 pm Wednesday, September 28.• Airport High School’s homecoming football gameContinue Reading

Newberry’s Enoree River Winery announces ticket sales for their annual Harvest Festival Saturday, October 8, 2022 With the cooler weather comes fall fun, and plenty of it is taking place at Enoree River Winery!Join Richard and Laura LaBarre, owners, and winemakers, along with the winery staff for the 9th AnnualContinue Reading

The Lexington District One Educational Foundation recently awarded eight Michelin Golden Apple Teacher Grant Awards to deserving recipients in Lexington County School District One. Fall Grant awards totaled $2,000 and will positively impact 2,338 students in six schools in the district. Congratulations to all of the Educational Foundation’s fall MichelinContinue Reading