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West Columbia illuminated with 15th Annual Tree Lighting

The spirit of Christmas was in the air at the West Columbia City Hall, Friday night.

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Special to the Chronicle
The state has spent $1,863,342.36 in gas taxes on Lexington County roads.
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The Town of Lexington wants bids to rebuild the Gibs


Holloway Gilbert

The Columbia Metro Senior Bowl did not look far to find a replacement for Gilbert quarterback Jy Tolen.

Dutch Fork celebration

A 28-minute drive separates Dutch Fork High School and Williams-Brice Stadium.
For the school’s senior football players, it has served as a “home away from home”. 

Tolen Gilbert

Gilbert quarterback Jy Tolen was already anticipating picking up an award Thursday at the S.C.

Kalish golf

This is my favorite time of the year.


Last week our justice system showed it can work for all of us – not just corrupt fat cats.

History is our legacy. Those who ignore it seem to have captured the fancy of millions of younger Americans with their socialist dreams. 

two american football players looking eye-to-eye

The problem with bad behavior and misdeeds on the field is their longer lasting impact.

When judges get it right, it’s an occasion to rejoice.
An appeals court has ruled that what a Charleston newspaper printed wasn’t libel.


West Columbia illuminated with 15th Annual Tree Lighting

The spirit of Christmas was in the air at the West Columbia City Hall, Friday night.

A charger block, car charger with USB cable, and cell phone sit on a white table.

It has happened to all of us. You’re out and about and realize your phone is running low. It’s especially common when you’re traveling.

Clipart of a kitchen shelf

For a change of pace after eating all that turkey, here’s a simple and delicious seafood casserole your family will love.
Shrimp-Crab Casserole
2 cups    milk

A child and adult wash their hands

Cringe alert: Many people don’t wash their hands.
Some don’t do it enough.
Some people are avid hand washers.


The Chronicle’s Business blog / Jerry bellune

Occasionally you may have to cold call.

 TownPlace Suites

A new TownPlace Suites by Marriott is being built beside Freddy’s Steakburgers on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia.

West Columbia Carolina Cafe closes, new restaurant planned

Carolina Cafe at 2250-M Sunset Boulevard in has closed. It’s in the Westland Shopping Center, where the Food Lion grocery store is.

The Chronicle’s Business blog / Jerry bellune

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Tolen award

Gilbert quarterback Jy Tolen received the Palmetto Champions Class 3A Lower State Back of the Year Award from the S.C.

Dimsdale Gilbert

Lexington's Kelsey Turner signed a letter of intent to play for Point College on Wednesday. On Thursday, Blake Dimsdale of Gilbert signed a letter of intent with Erskine College. 

Gray Collegiate cross-country

The Gray Collegiate Academy Cross Country teams captured the Region 3-2A Championships Tuesday at the Memorial Stadium/Owens Field Complex in Columbia.

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