219 lives lost to drug overdoses in 2022 in Lexington and Richland counties – Remembered on Monday – Black Balloon Day

The West Columbia Police Department was a part of Black Balloon Day, Monday, LRADAC hosted a gathering to remember the 219 individuals lost to overdoses in Lexington and Richland County in 2022. It was also a chance to bring awareness and resources to the fight against drug overdoses. If you or someone you love is […]


Registrants needed for: “Culture in Crisis” information about the substance abuse epidemic and mental health, July 30 – Presented by Taylor Watford Foundation

With the start of school in August, the stress level for teens can be overwhelming. “We’re concerned about the rate of suicide and mental health issues,” said Jade Watford of the Taylor Watford Foundation. She is part of an event to educate the community about the dangers of anxiety, depression and substance abuse. Also a […]