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Dieter Karl Bartschat, 65, of Chapin has been arrested on 20 charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. 

This is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

A 70-year-old Lexington biker was killed Sunday.

A Lexington resident has been charged on 153 counts in a $1.05 million fraud case,

Dominion Energy, which is constructing this new building beside its headquarters in Richmond, VA, will be calling the shots at SCE&G in Lexington County.

Public Service Commissioners followed instructions Friday.


For the first time this season, the Dutch Fork football team has cracked the Top 10 of the USA Today High School Sports Supe

The inaugural Auto-Owners Insurance Showcase at Lexington High School Saturday promised 5 competitive games and even more A

Overcoming 26 turnovers and 1-19 shooting in a 1-point road victory 4 days ago against Airport was unacceptable for head co


Many coaches wonder how Tom Knotts does it.
   First in North Carolina and now Dutch Fork in SC, Knotts’ teams win titles. 

One lesson new coaches have to learn is that everyone is watching them.
The same goes for leaders of their teams. Everyone is watching how they act, what they do and say.

ectacular ending.
The Gilbert High School girls’ golf team finished 4th in the S.C. High School League Class 3A golf championship in just its 3rd season of existence. 

There is great news to tee off this week as Lauren Stephenson just qualified for the LPGA Tour this past weekend. 


Few things go together quite like cold weather and comfort foods. However, those hearty dishes that are typically craved on blustery days are usually not classified as “healthy.”

Have you stayed in a Starwood or Marriott hotel? You could be a victim of a data breach which affected 500 million people. Marriott has claimed the chains affected are:

St. Johns Lutheran Church on Lake Murray is 184 years old. 
And still focused on its mission of serving God’s people. 

This is the final part of a series. Paula Deen’s full story appears in the fall 2018 issue of Shrimp, Collards & Grits magazine. 


The Chronicle’s Business blog

How do you put out fires in your life?

Specifically, how do you prioritize in making important decisions?

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How many generations work with you?

How many languages do they speak?

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That’s right. The other 1/3rd is you.

Even fearless entrepreneurs run into many fences in life. They block our path, deny us entry, hold us back and keep us from realizing our dreams. 
Among these fences are:

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Signing day this past Friday at Chapin High School saw 13 student-athletes in three sports sign national letters of intent:

An All-State guard and lacrosse player each made commitments to their respective colleges on Tuesday.

Lexington High School seniors Maggie Salley (volleyball - High Point) and Marie Claire Robinson (lacrosse - Lander University) signed letters of intent Monday. 


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