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Some businesses will have more time to renew their licenses and permits.

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BlueCross BlueShield is waiving all out-of-cost costs related to in-network covid-19 medical treatment.
Treatment costs will be waived through June 1.

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Lexington County residents will hear a lot of sirens Friday evening.

But it's no cause for alarm.


Dawn Staley

University of South Carolina women's basketball head coach

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As the school year dwindles down during the current pandemic, the S.C.

Watson Gray Collegiate


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Wouldn’t you know it.

Just when we were going to have a great time in the Grouch family living room watching the summer Olympics, old man covid-19 comes along. What a spoiler.


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We ought to blow the whistle on Washington. What they are doing with our money is a crime.

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Good Sunday.
It’s good to be healthy and alive, isn’t it?
We hope you and those you love are well.
Be thankful for that and all God’s blessings.

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Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans in Congress seem to get it.
The American people – at least most of us – don’t want a $1,000 more or less hand out.

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Bless their little hearts, our state lawmakers occasionally get it right.
They rejected 3 proposals for which they paid experts $9.2 million – with good cause.


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Lexington County residents will hear a lot of sirens Friday evening.

But it's no cause for alarm.

Janis Albergoti, Dell Simpson, Soso, Keelah, and Pastor Jeff Kersey

Habitat for Humanity and Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church recently held a “first nail” ceremony for its new homeowners.

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Do you have a child or grandchild who’s out of school? The South Carolina State Library wants to help.

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Proper handwashing is important to staying healthy.
It is especially critical during the covid-19 pandemic.


West Columbia during the corona virus crisis

As a result of the corona virus crisis, West Columbia business owners are becoming resourceful.

“We offering cupcake kits for kids,” said Jolene Bailey of Buttercreme Dreams, 1230 C Ave.

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We see people smiling everywhere.
They are happy at home with families.
Happy to have jobs and good health.
Happy their loved ones are healthy, too.

Rahm Emanuel

President Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel famously said in 2008, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.

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Work on Savage Craft Ale Works on Center Street, West Columbia is progressing. 

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A trio of Chronicle Country female high school athletes were among the Fall Athlete of the Year winners honored Sunday by the S.C. Coaches Association of Women's Sports.

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Over 50 student-athletes from Lexington County and Irmo schools signed national letters of intent Wednesday. 

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The Gilbert wrestling team prepared for next week's Region 5-3A duals at home Saturday with a quad match at Irmo High School. It defeated Blythewood 59-10 and Irmo 72-10.

Harris Award

Former Lexington High School boys' basketball coach Bailey Harris was given a special award Monday at the 5th annual Crescent Construction Boys and Girls Martin Luther King Jr.

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