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The state has 26 more confirmed covid-19 deaths Friday.

1 is in Lexington County, 4 in  Richland County,

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Gov. Henry McMaster's latest order aims to reduce covid-19's spread among young adults.

He said alcoholic beverage sales in all bars and restaurants will end af 11 pm.

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With the threat of covid-19 still around, many parents are not comfortable sending their children back to schools just yet.

Heavy equipment resurfaces road with asphalt

The SC Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces the start of this Interstate Pavement Preservation Project in Richland and Lexington Counties. 

Sports

Lebron Lexington

For the 2nd time this season, it appeared Lexington Post 7 would play in a shortened contest. 

Dunn West Columbia

The disappointment of a shortened high school baseball season still resonates with West Columbia Post 79 players.

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Lexington County’s struggles against the Macon Bacon continued Wednesday with a 9-7 loss at historic Luther Williams Field.

Opinions

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Good Friday morning,
These times remind me of the Chinese curse:
No. I’m not talking about the Chinese virus.
“May you live in interesting times” is the curse.

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The Spanish philosopher George Santayana wisely observed that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

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We don’t often comment on what happens between the divided party hacks on Capitol Hill.
There are more important news developments to analyze and discuss here at home.

George Washington

Good Friday morning, my friends.
Your patriotic editor talking with you today.

Lifestyle

The heat really robs me of my appetite.
On these sweltering days of early July, a cool cucumber and vegetable salad truly hits the spot.
Fresh cucumbers 
  sliced thin

This rare set of 12 mother of pearl handle fruit knives below were a treasured table addition in the Victorian period.  

Do you know what a keylogger is?
Keystroke logging records the keys struck on a keyboard. The keylogger is the program or hardware solution that does it.

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Long-time radio personality Tony Clyburn is back on the air in Lexington County.

Business

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Unemployment claims are falling as Lexington County returns to work.

Ruth King

I’ll never forget the salesman who ended his presentation by asking for the names of 3 people who might use his products. 

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A 36-acre, $65 million mixed-use development is planned for Cayce.

The project includes apartments, restaurants, retail, a hotel, office space and an entertainment area.

"taxes moved to july 15th"

Don't forget to pay your taxes before next Wednesday.

Photo Galleries

Sessions camp

Over 30 boys and girls are participating in a 3-day basketball camp at the Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission gym on Barr Road in Lexington.

Lexington students

A line of vehicles paraded onto the Lexington High School campus Wednesday as part of its recogniton of spring student-athletes.

Miller CAWS

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.

Dutch Fork signing

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

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