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The Lexington County School District 3 Board of Trustees is pursuing a bond referendum in the November 2018 general election. 

Lexington Two has announced make-up dates for school missed due to Hurricane Florence.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) recognizes that Hurricane Florence may have affected the ability of certain taxpayers to meet South Carolina’s tax filing deadlines. 

The Lexington Police Department will continue fundraising efforts to support Special Olympics athletics with two days of “Cops on the Coop” events at the Chick-fil-A Saluda Pointe restaurant on Wed

Sports

The best start in seven years continued Monday for the Gilbert High School volleyball team.

The undefeated scoring machine known as Dutch Fork football put forth an historic offensive performance Friday night at home.

For the second straight contest, the River Bluff football team faced its biggest deficit of the season.

There's an adjustment to the schedule for the inaugural Farm Bureau Showcase Dec. 15 at Lexington High School.
Here is the revised schedule and times:

Opinions

Florence inspired this week’s article and I want to tee off (pun intended) with a few facts:

The 2018 Lexington High School girls golf team is another amazing powerhouse.

 Chronicle correspondent Rachel Haynie passed away last week. This is a loss to our newspaper readers and we who knew her.
 Here are a few tributes from readers.

I feel what the buggy whip makers must have felt 100 years ago. A noisy, smoke-belching contraption on wheels was about to put them out of business. I grew up reading newspapers. I loved them, delivered them, wrote for and edited them and finally owned a few of them. Now I find that fewer and fewer of us like to pick real newspapers up, hold them in our hands, and thumb through them to read about our neighbors and friends, check on the health and welfare of our community, and make important shopping decisions. Readers’ needs and wants are changing and we have to change with them, too.

You may not be aware of it but an important event occurred last week. After 15 years online, the Chronicle and the Lake Murray Fish Wrapper introduced a new electronic edition. We did it at the request of many of you who wanted to be able to read it on your smart phones.

Click here to read the full story by subscribing to our e-edition.

Lifestyle

When talking about personal privacy online we talk about Facebook a lot. We think less about Instagram. This may be because Instagram allows us to choose a username.

What’s a hot item at some pharmacies and grocers?

Some Walmarts, Sam’s Clubs and Publix offer a vital signs checking machine.  

St. John’s Lutheran is a small country church with a big heart for veterans. 

This the last part in a 3 part series.

Business

The SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will ho

 SC Electric & Gas electricity ratepayers may find this surprising.

The company wants state regulators to let it lower rates — not for electricity but for natural gas.

Lake Murray is our state’s 4th largest overall lake market, with home listings at more than $217 million.

What do you do when you need workers but applicants flunk drug tests?

That is happening more often than you may think.

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The Timberwolves and War Eagles play their game orginally scheduled for Sept. 14. 

The Gators improved to 4-0 for the first time in school history following the 28-18 win over Lugoff-Elgin.

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