COVID-19

Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill takes top spot in recent competitions, including the state championship

Dawn Kujawa – Lexington 2 Communications: Airport High School’s award-winning Army JROTC drill team has taken the top spots in several recent competitions, including the state championship, despite the school year’s COVID-19 challenges. Among top finishes: Airport’s drill team placed first overall in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best, held February 5 in Hickory, […]

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Lexington Medical Center reporting a surge in COVID cases

Lexington Medical Center is reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases. There were 98 hospitalized with COVID listed as the cause, Tuesday and 21 in ICU with it, according to LMC. The hospital is urging the use of masks and maintaining social distance when possible. It has also published a link with information about COVID-19 testing […]

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Cayce City Council institutes emergency mask ordinance

Members of the Cayce City Council unanimously adopted an emergency face covering ordinance at theCity Council Meeting, Tuesday. As a result of the increase in the COVID-19 cases nationwide and at the request of our local hospital, Lexington Medical Center, an emergency face covering ordinance will go into effect at 6 a.m. on Friday in the City of Cayce. […]

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Lexington Medical Center CEO Tod Ausberger says COVID spike is dangerous and precautions should be taken

COVID, or the Delta Variant, is making a serious comeback. Speaking of the latest spike in COVID numbers, West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles said “It’s a very sad affair. I absolutely believe we’re in the middle of a health crisis.” His comments were made at the West Columbia City Council meeting, Tuesday. Then Tod Ausberger, […]

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Lexington 2 School Board approves mask requirement until Oct. 31

From Lexington 2 Communications Director Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two’s Board of Trustees approved an immediate temporary emergency mask requirement Thursday night for the district’s students, employees and visitors. The temporary policy will be effective Sept. 3, through Oct. 31. It was approved by a 5-2 vote during a special called board meeting Thursday. Lexington […]

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It’s Emergency Preparedness Month and West Columbia’s first responders are ready

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. With the possibility of a natural or manmade disaster,  the West Columbia Police and Fire departments are always ready to respond. All city personnel are prepared. “The City of West Columbia staff works throughout the year to plan and train in order to address every type of situation that […]

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Wood Elementary moving from in-person classes to remote learning for 2 weeks

Students at Wood Elementary will move temporarily from in-person classes to remote learning. Wood Elementary’s two-week shift to remote learning, announced Wednesday, will run Thursday, September 2, through Wednesday, September 15. Students are tentatively scheduled to return to campus on Thursday, September 16. The decision to move to temporary remote instruction is a result of […]

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Lexington 2 provides link to submit questions to board members amid new DHEC COVID contact guidance

The Lexington County School District Two Board of Trustees encourages and respects public participation in important district matters.  Due to public participation having a set amount of time available, stakeholders are also now able to submit their comments and questions to the Board of Trustees via [email protected]  If the submission is in reference to a scheduled agenda […]

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