Lexington Three, Lexington One schools to dismiss early

Due to the worsening weather conditions that are expected this afternoon and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our Panther family, Lexington County School District Three…

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Flu season fierce so far, more cases likely to follow

The current influenza season in South Carolina first reared its ugly head on Sept. 29, far earlier than public health officials anticipated, surprising physicians as well as those who became…

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Battling ALS, Kim Ordile still can share a powerful message of faith

Imagine not being able to speak to your husband or talk to your children. Imagine not being able to hug your children as they head off to school every day….

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Major expansion of Lexington County jail proposed

  Lexington County needs to consider tripling the size of its jail to replace a facility that is outdated, Sheriff Jay Koon said. The expansion is needed to modernize security…

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Sheriff: Ban late-night fireworks in Lexington County

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon favors a ban on homeowners shooting fireworks after 10 p.m. daily. He offered the proposal to County Council last week as an alternative to restricting…

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Grief care available for family, colleagues of fallen firefighter

All of the firefighters at Tuesday’s funeral, those who knew Paul Quattlebaum Jr. personally and those who considered him a brother because of a shared mission, were united in their…

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National, state memorials honor fallen firefighters

Fire Engineer Paul Edwin Quattlebaum, Jr. likely will have his name added to state and national memorials honoring those who give their lives in the line of duty. Mr. Quattlebaum…

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