Lexington, SC Government

Richland School District Two addresses graphic endorsing board candidates

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – A graphic circulating social media endorsing four candidates running for seats on the Richland Two Board of Trustees is in violation of state ethic laws, according to Richland School District Two. School district officials says Richland Two did not create the graphic and does not...
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Richland Two responds to graphic endorsing board candidates

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Richland School District Two issued a statement Sunday about a graphic circulating social media that used the Richland Two logo and endorsed multiple board candidates. District officials said that the graphic was not made by them and is in violation of state ethics laws citing that...
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Newberry City Council passes several proclamations

NEWBERRY – Several proclamations were passed last week by Mayor Foster Senn and Newberry City Council as part of their September meeting. The first was recognizing September 15-October 15, 2022, as National Hispanic Heritage month, recognizing the contributions of Hispanic culture in the nation, state and community. Local resident,...

Photo gallery: Irmo community parades the streets for annual Okra Strut

Many Midlands residents crowded the sidewalks to see the annual Okra Strut parade. One hour’s worth of local community members and businesses participated in the parade route to show off their hometown spirit. The parade started promptly at 9 a.m. on St. Andrews Rd., beginning at Crossroads Intermediate School...
The Post and Courier

Discover Aiken: Experience Wagener, Salley, Perry

Situated on the land that once comprised the farm of Eldridge Gunter, the town of Wagener grew when the Southern Railroad built a line through Batesburg in 1887. A small community of just over 600, Wagener has a museum that documents the development of the community, with artifacts from former residents. Wagener is also home to South Carolina’s Conestoga Wagon, South Carolina’s Bicentennial Wagon Train wagon from the celebration held in 1976. The town is still home for many successful family-owned farms.

USC Upstate Helps SC Public Radio Kick Off its 50th Anniversary Celebration

The University of South Carolina Upstate recently helped the state’s public educational broadcasting network kick off its 50th anniversary celebration. South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) announced the beginning of a year-long celebration of hitting the half-century mark, which it has dubbed its “Golden Jubilee,” with a tree planting ceremony near USC Upstate’s Susan Jacobs Arboretum.

Hall elected to the National Board of Directors of ABWA

NEWBERRY COUNTY — Genice Elkins Hall has been elected to the National Board of Directors of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). Hall is the founding president of the Women Connecting Women chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) located in Newberry County. She was elected to the nine-member board during the National Women’s Leadership Conference held in Westminster, Colorado along with National President Cheryl Blair. Hall will serve on the National Board of ABWA as District 1 vice president representing South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida and Puerto Rico.

Soda City Live: Gaston’s thirty-ninth annual Collard and BBQ Fest

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - It’s officially fall and that means it’s time for events like the fair and small-town festivals. The Collard and BBQ festival is no different happening and has been a long-time tradition in Gaston returning on October 1 for its thirty-ninth year. Attendees can enjoy...
FOX Carolina

Another earthquake confirmed in South Carolina

ELGIN, SC (FOX CAROLINA) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed another earthquake hit the Midlands on Thursday. The USGS said the 1.4-magnitude earthquake struck about four miles southeast of Elgin at around 11:52 a.m. Since December, there have been more than 80 earthquakes recorded in South Carolina. MORE...

Mold Hell at apartment complex in NE Columbia: ‘We’re practically homeless’

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A single mother says she has failed her children for choosing to live at the Spring Gardens apartments on Percival Road in Columbia. This tenant, going under the pseudonym of Jenifer in fear of retaliation, says a building leak in March rendered two-thirds of her apartment unlivable. Her air conditioning stopped working within the same month.