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32 more confirmed SC deaths and 4 probable deaths were reported Wednesday.

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Lexington County Administrator Joe Mergo will step down at the end of the year.

In a letter to the staff, Mergo said he had "an exciting opportunity in the private sector."

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White Knoll High School canceled its last 2 varsity football games after a covid-19 positive exposure resulted in the team being unable to play.

Lexington 2 schools to return to 5-days-a-week

The Lexington School District Two Board voted to return-to-school five days a week, Nov. 12, Tuesday night.

Sports

Kondla Blowfish

For the 3rd straight year, the Lexington County Blowfish will have new leadership in the dugout.

Northside Christian volleyball

Northside Christian Academy's 1st appearance in the SCISA Class 2A volleyball final ended with a loss to the reigning champion Tuesday. 

Pelion football

A 2-game winning streak since resuming play has enabled the Pelion football team to crack this week's SC Prep Football Media poll.

Gilbert champs

It all started under meager circumstances 5 years ago for Gilbert girls' golf coach Dru Nix.

Opinions

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Were you planning to stay up late Tuesday, Nov. 3, to find out who won the Presidential election?

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My father could find humor in even the thinnest of life's material. 

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Little Suzie comes home and tells you her teacher did not come to school today.

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Normally I would rather talk with you about what’s on your mind.
Since we are a 6 months into this pandemic, you deserve a progress report.

Lifestyle

Have you heard of man-in-the-middle cyber attacks? It goes by many names, including monkey-in-the-middle’ and ‘monster-in-the-middle.’

1 large lemon
4 eggs
1 stick melted butter
1 tsp vanilla
1½ cup sugar
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The silver goblets pictured here are part of a large set of 12 made in America in the 1915s. They were crafted by hand in sterling and made to last a lifetime. 

Business

Revitalized River District Association cuts the ribbon

The River District Association cut the ribbon at its new location at 803 Meeting Street, West Columbia, Oct. 21.

Ruth King
Our friend Ruth King says you need to know why your customers do business with you for 4 make-or-break reasons:
Attendees were treated to a traditional Mexican dance

It was an historical night in West Columbia.

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Initial SC unemployment claims dropped by 218 last week from the week before.

The 4,884 claims were down from 5,102, representing the 2nd straight week of fewer claims.

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South Carolina Thompson

The University of South Carolina women's basketball team held its 1st practice for the 2020-21 season Wednesday. The Gamecocks finished last season ranked 1st in the nation.

Airport volleyball

Airport defeated Dreher in 3 sets (25-15, 25-17, 25-12) in a non-region Class 4A matchup on Tuesday.

Jeffcoat Lexington

Teams from throughout the Midlands took part in the Lexington County Cross-Country championships Tuesday at Lexington High School.

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