Lexington Medical Center eyes nonprofit business model

Lexington Medical Center is seeking to become a nonprofit hospital, a step that its leaders say will enable it to continue providing affordable care amid a series of major challenges….

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School Board greenlights two-part, $65 million referendum

By TONY BAUGHMAN Voters in Lexington County School District Three will be asked to consider not just one but two separate bond referendum questions totaling $65 million in this November’s…

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Lexington Three School Board to take up referendum question

The Lexington County School District Three Board of Trustees will decide at Tuesday night’s monthly meeting whether to place a school bond referendum on the November general election ballot. The…

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School opening plans roll on as hundreds rally for ‘virtual only’

COLUMBIA – On a typical summer Monday with the start of new school year approaching, Frances Coleman likely would have been thinking about how to share her love of science…

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Community rallies around infant battling cancer at St. Jude

At first, there was joy. Caylie Berry was born on December 23, 2019, to Kayla Leigh Smith and Scott Berry of the Richland Springs section of Saluda County. She was…

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County leaders mull fee to pay for public safety center

New homes and businesses across Lexington County may help pay for a public safety center planned near Batesburg-Leesville. A countywide fee for such projects is being considered after county leaders…

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Independent film turns back hands of time in B-L shoot

The girl in the white Mustang rolls slowly down Peachtree Street, and Marc Jennings’s head turns as she drives by. The young woman is stunning, to be sure, but it’s…

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