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Fraud suspect CCTV footage

Detectives Seek Information on Alleged Fraudster in Lexington

April 11, 2024

Detectives Seek Information on Alleged Fraudster in Lexington In a quest to solve a case of credit card fraud, the Lexington Police Department is turning to the public for assistance....

Family conflict resolution illustration.

Lexington Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Family Dispute

April 11, 2024

Lexington Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Family Dispute Lexington, SC – A man from Lexington, South Carolina was taken into custody early Tuesday in connection to a family argument...

Election result dispute hearing

South Congaree Council Candidate Appeals Election Results

April 7, 2024

South Congaree Council Candidate Appeals Election Results LEXINGTON, SC – Bobby Porter, former member of the South Congaree Town Council and recent candidate in the Municipal Election, has filed an...

Road maintenance committee meeting

Lexington County Council Advances Road Maintenance Resolution

April 6, 2024

Lexington County Council Takes Steps to Resolve Road Maintenance Conflict With Town Leaders LEXINGTON – The Lexington County Council is making headway towards mending fences with town leaders concerning road...

Family farm in rainfall

Unexpected Rainfall Creates Challenges for Local Farms in Irmo

April 3, 2024

Unexpected Rainfall Creates Challenges for Local Farms in Irmo Irmo, SC – Unexpected rainfall has presented significant challenges for the farming industry in Irmo, specifically for the family-owned Heritage Fields...

Financial Investigation Paper Trail.

Unaccounted $1.8 billion in South Carolina Sparks Investigation

April 2, 2024

Unaccounted $1.8 billion in South Carolina Sparks Investigation In an unprecedented event, South Carolina has accumulated around $1.8 billion in a bank account over a period of past 10 years—a...

Bridge collision aftermath illustration

Gov. Henry McMaster Addresses Potential Impacts of Baltimore Bridge Collapse on South Carolina

April 2, 2024

Gov. Henry McMaster Addresses Potential Impacts of Baltimore Bridge Collapse on South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina Following the devastating collapse of a significant bridge in Baltimore, Governor Henry McMaster has...

Courthouse resignation press conference

South Carolina Court Official Steps Down Amid Jury Tampering Allegations

April 2, 2024

South Carolina Court Official Steps Down Amid Jury Tampering Allegations Walterboro, S.C. – A high-profile court official in South Carolina, currently under investigation for alleged jury tampering in a high-profile...

Local legislators discussion meeting.

Storm Around Road Maintenance in Lexington County

April 2, 2024

Storm Around Road Maintenance in Lexington County A dispute over road maintenance agreements in Lexington County escalated recently, prompting local legislators to hold a meeting to discuss potential resolutions. The...

BUSINESS

Commercial real estate transactions.

Trinity Partners Reports Significant Real Estate Transactions in Q1, 2024

April 12, 2024

Trinity Partners Reports Significant Real Estate Transactions in Q1, 2024 Columbia, South Carolina – Trinity Partners announced a range of significant commercial real estate transactions concluded in the first quarter...

Community-focused commercial development.

NAI Columbia’s Ben Kelly, Patrick Chambers Secure Lease of the Year in Lexington County

April 9, 2024

NAI Columbia’s Ben Kelly, Patrick Chambers Secure ‘Lease of the Year’ in Lexington County Columbia, SC, April 8, 2024 In a significant achievement, NAI Columbia’s Ben Kelly, CCIM, and Patrick...

Historic town hall relocation

Irmo to Relocate from Historic Town Hall to New Building

April 6, 2024

Irmo to Relocate from Historic Town Hall to New Building The town of Irmo has set its sights on a new town hall, prompting reflections on the rich history of...

"Publix retail center development"

Reedy River Retail Facilitates Land Acquisition for Publix-Anchored Retail Center in Upstate South Carolina

April 5, 2024

Reedy River Retail Facilitates Land Acquisition in Upstate South Carolina for Publix-Anchored Retail Center MAULDIN, S.C., April 5, 2024 — Local real estate agency Reedy River Retail has successfully brokered...

Sushi chef cooking rolls

National Asian Food Franchise to Open First South Carolina Location in Columbia

April 5, 2024

National Asian Food Franchise to Open First South Carolina Location in Columbia The acclaimed Asian food franchise based in Seattle, Teriyaki Madness, is gearing up to open its inaugural restaurant...

Renewable energy plant construction.

Greenidge Generation Secures 60 MW Power in South Carolina for U.S. Expansion

April 5, 2024

Greenidge Generation Holds Secures 60 MW Power in South Carolina for U.S. Expansion In a recent development, Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc., a consolidated cryptocurrency data center and power generation firm...

Airport parking technology concept

New Parking Features & Rate Changes at CAE Starting May 1, 2024

April 5, 2024

New Parking Features & Rate Changes at CAE Starting May 1, 2024 COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) will implement parking rate changes starting Wednesday, May 1, 2024 in...

AI Training Workshop Illustration

USC College of Information and Communications Unveils Groundbreaking AI Initiatives

April 5, 2024

USC College of Information and Communications Unveils Groundbreaking AI Initiatives SOUTH CAROLINA — The University of South Carolina’s College of Information and Communications (CIC) has announced the launch of several...

Battery factory construction site.

Battery Boom: Energy-storage companies bet big on upstate South Carolina

April 5, 2024

Battery Boom: Energy-storage companies bet big on upstate South Carolina Mounting Investments The landscape of energy production is evolving at an unprecedented pace with South Carolina taking the lead, as...

Events/What's Happening

Jazz ensemble concert performance

New York Voices to Perform with S.C. Jazz Masterworks Ensemble at Harbison Theatre

April 12, 2024

New York Voices to Perform with S.C. Jazz Masterworks Ensemble at Harbison Theatre On April 13, The S.C. Jazz Masterworks Ensemble will be joined by the highly acclaimed New York...

Gardening market in spring

Exciting Events Awaiting in Lexington County for the Week of April 11

April 12, 2024

Exciting Events Awaiting in Lexington County for the Week of April 11 LEXINGTON COUNTY — Embark on a week filled with exciting activities suitable for all ages, based on various...

Celtic music festival poster

Tartan Day South Event Celebrates Celtic Culture in Cayce

April 12, 2024

Tartan Day South Event Celebrates Celtic Culture in Cayce The city of Cayce embraced a vibrant blend of history and culture as it hosted the Tartan Day South event, a...

Community-driven downtown vision

Columbia Launches Downtown Strategic Plan Process

April 9, 2024

Columbia Initiates Downtown Strategic Plan Process The city of Columbia has instigated the Downtown Columbia Strategic Plan and Design Guidelines planning process. The endeavor, led by the city’s Planning and...

Southern chefs cook success.

Columbia, SC: Four South Carolina Nominees Shortlisted for Prestigious James Beard Awards

April 6, 2024

Columbia, SC —Four South Carolina Nominees Shortlisted for Prestigious James Beard Awards South Carolina is set to make a mark on the national food scene as four of its own...

Community Education Partnership Celebration

Harbison West Elementary Celebrates Educational Success Through Community Collaboration

April 5, 2024

Harbison West Elementary Celebrates Educational Success Through Community Collaboration Harbison West Elementary School (HWES) and the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo together have reached new milestones and continue their joint...

BBQ celebrity judge tasting

Capital City Lake Murray Reveals First Celebrity Judge for Southeastern BBQ Showdown

April 4, 2024

Capital City Lake Murray Reveals First Celebrity Judge for Southeastern BBQ Showdown Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) is excited to announce that Mark Henry, former professional wrestler and medal-winning Olympic...

Immersive cinema theater exterior.

A Cinematic Journey Awaits at The Nick

April 4, 2024

A Glimpse into Cinematic Lives at The Nick Based in Columbia, South Carolina, The Nick, a notable player in the city’s arts and culture sector, is set to engage movie...

Student receiving prestigious award.

Kaylin Merriam Honored as Lake Murray-Irmo March Student of the Month

April 2, 2024

Kaylin Merriam Honored as Lake Murray-Irmo March Student of the Month On March 27, 2024, Kaylin Merriam, a star student of CrossRoads Intermediate in the city of Irmo, has been...

CRIME

Fraud suspect CCTV footage

Detectives Seek Information on Alleged Fraudster in Lexington

April 11, 2024

Detectives Seek Information on Alleged Fraudster in Lexington In a quest to solve a case of credit card fraud, the Lexington Police Department is turning to the public for assistance....

Family conflict resolution illustration.

Lexington Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Family Dispute

April 11, 2024

Lexington Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Family Dispute Lexington, SC – A man from Lexington, South Carolina was taken into custody early Tuesday in connection to a family argument...

Courthouse resignation press conference

South Carolina Court Official Steps Down Amid Jury Tampering Allegations

April 2, 2024

South Carolina Court Official Steps Down Amid Jury Tampering Allegations Walterboro, S.C. – A high-profile court official in South Carolina, currently under investigation for alleged jury tampering in a high-profile...

Courthouse press conference illustration

South Carolina Court Clerk Steps Down Amid Investigation into Jury Tampering Allegations

March 26, 2024

South Carolina Court Clerk Steps Down Amid Investigation into Jury Tampering Allegations A high-ranking South Carolina court official submitted her resignation on Monday as authorities investigate allegations that she tampered...

Domestic violence awareness poster.

Man Found Dead after Allegedly Killing Estranged Wife and Her Friend in South Carolina

March 26, 2024

Man Found Dead after Allegedly Killing Estranged Wife and Her Friend in South Carolina Two women allegedly shot by their estranged husband in a domestic dispute A horrific episode of...

Girl in red sweatshirt

Search Underway for Missing 16-Year-old Girl in Columbia, S.C.

March 26, 2024

Search Underway for Missing 16-Year-old Girl in Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Richland County Sheriff’s Department is on an active search for a teenage girl who disappeared on Sunday. As...

Teenage conflict resolution concept.

15-year-old Girl Charged in West Columbia Shooting Incident

March 26, 2024

15-year-old Girl Charged in West Columbia Shooting Incident COLUMBIA, S.C. – A 15-year-old girl from Lexington County has been charged after law enforcement officials said she shot at two other...

Search and Rescue Efforts

Columbia, South Carolina Reports Missing Teenager

March 26, 2024

Columbia, South Carolina Reports Missing Teenager A teenage girl has recently been reported missing within Columbia, South Carolina on Sunday. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has taken upon this case...

Teenage girl holding handcuffs

Teenage Girl Charged in West Columbia Shooting Incident

March 26, 2024

Teenage Girl Charged in West Columbia Shooting Incident In a statutory development coming from West Columbia, Lexington County officials confirmed late Friday that a 15-year-old girl has been charged in...

POLITICS

Election result dispute hearing

South Congaree Council Candidate Appeals Election Results

April 7, 2024

South Congaree Council Candidate Appeals Election Results LEXINGTON, SC – Bobby Porter, former member of the South Congaree Town Council and recent candidate in the Municipal Election, has filed an...

Financial Investigation Paper Trail.

Unaccounted $1.8 billion in South Carolina Sparks Investigation

April 2, 2024

Unaccounted $1.8 billion in South Carolina Sparks Investigation In an unprecedented event, South Carolina has accumulated around $1.8 billion in a bank account over a period of past 10 years—a...

Robert Smalls Monument Design

A South Carolina hero: Lawmakers call for Robert Smalls statue at State House

March 10, 2024

‘A South Carolina hero’: Lawmakers call for Robert Smalls statue at State House In Columbia, South Carolina, lawmakers are pushing to expand the host of celebrated sculptures adorning the State...

Political campaign rally crowd.

Nikki Haley Suspends GOP Presidential Race After Super Tuesday

March 7, 2024

Nikki Haley Suspends GOP Presidential Race After Super Tuesday Nikki Haley Quits 2024 GOP Nomination After Donald Trump Sweeps Early Races COLUMBIA, S.C. – Following a disappointing outcome in the...

Book protest in school

Five Books Removed from School Shelves in Beaufort, SC, Following Controversial Push to Ban 97

March 5, 2024

Five Books Removed from School Shelves in Beaufort, SC, Following Controversial Push to Ban 97 In a move that has stirred controversy and fervent debate, Beaufort, South Carolina, has seen...

Digital privacy concept art.

Emerging Trends in Digital Advertising: A Spotlight on AOL and Yahoo

March 4, 2024

Emerging Trends in Digital Advertising: A Spotlight on AOL and Yahoo San Francisco – As part of the Yahoo family of brands, AOL continues to chart the course in shaping...

School choice promotion concept.

SC House GOP Leaders and State Superintendent Propose School Choice Expansion

March 1, 2024

SC House GOP Leaders and State Superintendent Propose School Choice Expansion Columbia: New Bill for School Choice Expansion Introduced In Columbia, South Carolina, a significant move in the educational sector...

Political funding withdrawal aftermath

Koch Network Ceases Funding for Haley Campaign after South Carolina Loss

February 27, 2024

Koch Network Ceases Funding for Haley Campaign after South Carolina Loss In a significant shift in political power plays, the influential Koch network has halted its funding to the campaign...

Courtroom Justice Reform Protest

South Carolina System Fail: An Unveiling of the Most Recent Preventable Violence

February 24, 2024

South Carolina ‘System Fail’: An Unveiling of the Most Recent Preventable Violence In South Carolina, another instance of a potentially preventable act of violence has stirred a significant uproar, casting...

SPORTS

Gardening market in spring

Exciting Events Awaiting in Lexington County for the Week of April 11

April 12, 2024

Exciting Events Awaiting in Lexington County for the Week of April 11 LEXINGTON COUNTY — Embark on a week filled with exciting activities suitable for all ages, based on various...

Culinary competition victory celebration.

Wade Penland secures spot on Team Lake Murray Country

April 2, 2024

Wade Penland secures spot on Team Lake Murray Country On March 27, 2024, in Irmo, Wade Penland, an accomplished Executive Chef and Managing Partner of The Bistro, earned his seat...

DockDogs leaping through water

DockDogs Canine Aquatic Competition Steals the Show at Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic

March 25, 2024

DockDogs Canine Aquatic Competition Steals the Show at Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic By HERE News The world’s premier canine aquatic competition, DockDogs, charmed spectators and competitors alike at the Palmetto Sportsmen’s...

Police charity golf tournament

Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Police Non-Profit

March 23, 2024

Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Police Non-Profit Lexington Police Department Foundation to Benefit From Charitable Event In an effort to support community-focused programs and contribute to the continued operation...

Youth baseball team celebration.

Irmo Little League Celebrates Machiavellian 30th Anniversary with Exciting Opening Day Ceremonies

March 21, 2024

Irmo Little League Celebrates Machiavellian 30th Anniversary with Exciting Opening Day Ceremonies Irmo, SC: On Saturday, the 16th of March, the lively town of Irmo rejoiced as the Irmo Little...

Softball victory celebration scene.

No. 23 Gamecocks Secure Third Consecutive Shutout in Victory over Minnesota

March 18, 2024

No. 23 Gamecocks Secure Third Consecutive Shutout in Victory over Minnesota In Columbia, S.C., No. 23 South Carolina Gamecocks have registered a third straight shutout in their impressive 4-0 victory...

Basketball victory celebration.

Lamont Paris named AP SEC Coach of the Year – A New Era at the University of South Carolina

March 13, 2024

Lamont Paris named AP SEC Coach of the Year – A New Era at the University of South Carolina In a monumental move for the University of South Carolina, head...

Community Farm Fundraiser Event

March Events in South Carolina: From Farm to Table to Carolina Cup Races

March 11, 2024

From Farm to Table to Carolina Cup Races: March Events in South Carolina SUMTER COUNTY With a fascinating blend of community and culture, Sumter offers a variety of events for...

Exciting rodeo barrel race

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Storms Into Columbia’s Colonial Life Arena

March 10, 2024

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Storms Into Columbia’s Colonial Life Arena COLUMBIA, S.C. – Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo, a renowned name in the world of western sports, has made its way...

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