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Lexington School District 2 names a new Chief Financial Officer

Lexington School District Two has named Sky Strickland as the new Chief Financial Officer for the district.  Strickland’s appointment, on the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner,  was approved during the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees on May 18. Strickland has more than 20 years of experience in school district finance. She […]

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Great Rhythm on the River concert, final show of the spring is Saturday, May 27 – Phil Urban Presents: Elvis and Variety Show

The weather was perfect for the third time this spring. Rhythm on the River featured the Neon Browne Band, Saturday and Liz Carter performed during intermission at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. Be sure to catch the final show of the Rhythm on the River spring series series on May 27. Phil Urban Presents: Elvis […]

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Gray loses first game of the 2A State Championship Series in baseball

Gray Collegiate lost to Oceanside Collegiate, 1-0, Saturday at the Midlands Sports Complex in Pine Ridge.It was the first game of the 2A baseball championship series. The second game in the best of-three series is scheduled for Tuesday at Oceanside. Game three, if necessary, will be at a neutral site on Saturday.

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Brookland-Cayce wins 1 game, loses another as baseball playoff run ends

The Brookland -Cayce baseball team came within one game of the finals. The Bearcats needed to win twice at Hanahan Friday to qualify for the State Championship series.The Bearcats won the first game, 5-2, but lost the second game 3-1.

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Lexington mayor discusses 93-acre Smallwood Cove on Lake Murray, to include hotels, houses, retail and condos in a gated community

By Melissa Sprouse Browne – The Lake Murray Association held its quarterly meeting, Tuesday, at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church on North Lake Drive with Steve MacDougall, Mayor of the Town of Lexington. He was there to discuss the proposed mixed-use development called Smallwood Cove. It’s in the works for a high traffic area, on North […]

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Lexington High School student charged with making threats taken to SC Department of Juvenile Justice

 A Lexington High School student is charged with making direct threats against students at the school. The student, whose name will not be released because they are under age 18, exhibited behavior that concerned a fellow student. The student has been transported for holding at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. The student will appear in […]

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2 more dates left in City of West Columbia-sponsored Rhythm on the River concert series, don’t miss it this Saturday

The Rhythm on the River Concert Series has been presented at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater for almost 20 years. The spring concerts are from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday.  This week features Neon Browne Band, and at intermission, Liz Carter will play. Liz Carter auditioned for American Idol while they were in Columbia, SC a few […]

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Gray Collegiate wins twice and will play for a State Championship in baseball

Gray Collegiate Academy won twice with scores in the last inning in the SC High School League 2A Upper State tournament. The War Eagles defeated Mid Carolina of Prosperity by a score of 7-6 to force a game two. Gray was down 6-0 going into the last inning and went ahead on a Grand Slam […]

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