Tamara Brown signed the lease at 114 State Street, West Columbia, on Feb. 14, 2020. She rode by the space and noticed it was available and she thought it would be a great place for JAK’s Essentials. “Then COVID hit,” she said, “but I decided to power through anyway.” She’s […]
Fifty-nine Northside Middle School students will be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society during ceremony, Thursday. The Lexington Two middle school established a chapter of the National Junior Honor Society this year. To be eligible for membership consideration, Northside students must have a cumulative grade point average of 85 […]
The date to file individual incomes tax forms of the year 2020 has been extended. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is following the deadline change announced Wednesday by the IRS. The normal April 15 deadline has been changed to May 17. The recent IRS deadline change only applies […]
Reese Yarborough was crowned 2021 Miss Aquila Saturday night. Miss Aquila represents Airport High School. The pageant was held at the Airport High School Auditorium. The pageant was rescheduled from Feb. 6.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the motorist who died just after merging onto I-77 northbound from I-26 at approximately 11 a.m., Sunday. According to Fisher, Mrs. Vernetta Tillman, 73, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene. Mrs. Tillman, who was wearing a seat belt, left the roadway […]
You can soon go to Lexington Medical Center in the Northeast. Lexington Medical Center Northeast will start a phased opening in mid-March. The new is 225,000-sq.-ft. It’s at Clemson and Longtown roads. (Jumper Carter Sease feature photo.) Construction began on it in June 2019. Included are an: outpatient surgery in […]
At approximately 8:50 pm Tuesday evening at The Quality Inn located at 3020 Charleston Highway in Cayce, a 2-year-old White female was in the car when an African-American male jumped in the vehicle and drove away with the child and a dog in the car. The car is a 2003 […]
At noon, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, Dominion Energy will conduct their annual 3 minute test of the Saluda Hydro Inundation Siren System instead of the 1 minute monthly test.