Lexington 2 students earn top recognitions at recent arts events and competitions

Lexington Two students have earned top recognitions at recent arts events and competitions.   Solo and Ensemble Competitions (SCBDA) Brookland-Cayce HighSuperior: Soloists Lucy Barry, Riley Myers, Lauren Waters, Quener Rairez, Ian Barnes, Callie BurgessBusbee Creative Arts AcademySuperior: Micah Simmons (Orchestra) Excellent: Aiden Brittin (Orchestra)Northside MiddleSuperior: Bryce Loughery, Snare Solo; Arwyn Simmons, Clarinet […]


36 Lexington Two high school students qualify for SC Seal of Biliteracy

Thirty-six Lexington Two high school students qualified for the South Carolina Seal of Biliteracy, an award from the State Department of Education that recognizes students who have attained proficiency in English and another language by graduation. Students are recognized for their levels of mastery in testing, with Gold being the […]


2nd Annual Taylor Watford 5K is a big success – Fundraiser to fight drug overdoses

Close to 200 runners registered for the Second Annual Taylor Watford Foundation 5K run/walk. The run was held Saturday. It started behind Brookland-Cayce High School and the course ran through the Cayce Avenues. “It was a very good day,” said Jade Watford of the Taylor Watford Foundation Board. There were […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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. […]


8 Lexington 2 high school students selected to Palmetto Boys and Girls State programs

Eight Lexington Two high school students have been selected to the prestigious 2023 Palmetto Boys and Girls State programs.   The programs, sponsored by the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary, offer a range of leadership and citizenship activities that emphasize the workings of government and politics. Participants have completed their […]


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