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Local high school football teams hit jamboree circuit  ColaDaily.com

In South Carolina, the sign of football season is a little different than other states and areas. From high school football to college, and then the NFL, it's an event ...



Chapin High assistant principal arrested, accused of breaking into car at school  The State

A Chapin High School assistant principal was arrested and charged with breaking into cars on school property. Richard West Hiller Jr., 44, was found by ...



Chapin High School evacuated  The State

Chapin High School, located at 300 Columbia Ave., was evacuated on Thursday morning after reporting the smell of smoke in the school. Chapin Fire *Service* ...



Assistant Principal's Arrest Sparks Rumor Mill In Chapin SC  FITSNews

An assistant high school principal and youth soccer coach has been arrested in connection with multiple vehicular break-ins in Chapin, South Carolina – a lake ...



Two new restaurants, gym coming to Chapin  WLTX.com

CHAPIN, S.C. — Last month, contractors broke ground on a new commercial center located off of Columbia Avenue on Ellett Road in Chapin. This location is ...



Chapin High School students sign Prom Promise to refrain from driving under influence  ColaDaily.com

South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper David Jones spoke to an auditorium of Chapin High students Thursday. Chapin's prom is Saturday, and Jones stressed ...



‘Remember why we’re there’: Chapin HS marching band to march in National Memorial Day parade Monday  WIS10

CHAPIN, S.C. (WIS) - The Pride of the Midlands packed their bags and hit the roads to D.C early Friday morning. The Chapin High School Marching Band is the ...



Columbia International Men's Soccer Announces 2019 Recruiting Class  Victory Sports Network

CIU Men's Soccer Coach Bill Brindley has announced his recruiting class for 2019. The 16 recruit class consists of 13 freshman and 3 veteran...



State cheer champs train little girls at Chapin Little Girls Cheer Clinic  WLTX.com

State champion cheerleaders are guiding little girls in their footsteps this week at the Chapin Cheer Clinic.



Chapin High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.  The State

Chapin High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.



Former Chapin High principal Akil Ross to resign from newly-appointed district position  ColaDaily.com

Lexington-Richland School District Five announced that the newly-appointed Director of Secondary Education, Dr. Akil Ross, will be resigning from his position.



Popular teacher fired from Chapin church. She says it’s because she loves a woman  The State

Chapin Baptist Church is facing parents after it fired a popular pre-kindergarten teacher over a “conflict of interest.” The teacher, Skye Moore, says she was told ...



Lexington-Richland 5 spent $1.2M on a school it promised voters but never built  The State

Lexington-Richland 5 voters approved a plan that would build an elementary school to alleviate overcrowding in Chapin. The district bought land on Derrick ...



Chapin football’s preparation for 2018 includes one very big change  The State

Less than 20 years ago, Chapin High School was playing in one of the smallest sports classifications in South Carolina. When the Eagles' football season ...



Does ousted Lexington-Richland 5 board member owe $10 million? A jury could decide  The State

Former Lexington-Richland 5 board member Kim Murphy might be looking at another legal battle — one of many she's taken on in the past decade. The district ...



Lexington-Richland 5 offers to settle $10 million legal spat with former board member  The State

The Lexington-Richland 5 school board voted Tuesday, April 8, to settle a 6-year-old legal battle with former board member Kim Murphy. But her attorney called ...



Chapin, Mid-Carolina win competitive cheer championships  The State

Chapin won the Class 5A competitive cheerleading championship and Mid-Carolina won the 3A title Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at Colonial Life Arena.



Chapin special needs student asks 107-year-old WWII vet to ROTC ball  WLTX.com

Chapin, SC (WLTX) -- Saturday evening was Chapin High School's ROTC Ball. One special needs student decided to ask a special friend to accompany her.



​​Lexington clinches playoff spot with win over Chapin  The State

The Lexington Wildcats and Chapin Eagles matched up Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Here is the score and recap.



Chapin, Dutch Fork high schools latest targets of potential threats  The State

Chapin and Dutch Fork high schools were the sites of a threat of violence Monday. A Lexington-Richland School District 5 official confirmed threats were made ...



National award-winning Midlands principal resigns from district job to pursue passion  The State

Akil Ross, the former principal of Chapin High School who was once named national principal of the year, plans to leave his job as director of secondary ...



This Midlands principal is the best in the country  The State

Chapin High School Principal Akil Ross is the new National Principal of the Year.



UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONS - Lady Eagles defeat Fort Mill 9-6 to win Class 5A girls' lacrosse title  Lexington County Chronicle

Same place, different classification and much different outcome.



Chapin High’s National Principal of the Year has a new job  The State

Chapin High School's national award-winning principal is leaving the school at the end of the semester to take a new job in the school district. Akil Ross, the ...



Meet the Lexington-Richland 5 school board candidates  The State

Who is running for the Lexington-Richland 5 school board on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lexington County South Carolina? Meet the candidates who will be ...



Student Arrested in Threat Against Chapin High School  WLTX.com

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies say a suspect is in custody after issuing a threat against Chapin High school earlier this week.



School District Five names additional National Merit Scholarship winner  The Lexington Sun

An additional student from Lexington-Richland School District Five has earned a National Merit Scholarship, the district announced. Joseph Humphries (Chapin ...



Chapin High students place wreath on Tomb of the Unknown Soldier  Lexington County Chronicle

Jonathon Layton, Katelyn Selkinghaus and Cameron McMahan of Chapin High School placed a wreath on the grave of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday, May ...



Chapin rallies behind retired Coach WF Sullivan as he battles cancer - ColaDaily.com  ColaDaily.com

Students at Chapin High School were first taught by W.F. Sullivan in 1970. Throughout the years, Sullivan went on to teach many generations, and accumulated ...



Three-peat! Chapin boys win state soccer championship  The State

Chapin and Eastside high schools played for the Class 4A boys soccer championship on Friday May 11, 2018 at Irmo High in Irmo, South Carolina.



This Midlands principal was just named 2019 National Principal of the Year  The State

Lucas Clamp, founding principal of River Bluff High School in Lexington 1 school district, was named the 2019 National Principal of the Year this morning at a ...



School District Five names new principal at Academy For Success  The Lexington Sun

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named longtime administrator Danielle Major-Murphy the new principal of the Academy For Success.



Chapin High facelift finally finished (+ video)  The State

Teachers and students are celebrating Chapin High's transformation from a mix of construction and instruction to a sole focus on education. Extensive ...



With playing career at an end, former USC Gamecock and Chapin Eagle returns to his high school nest  WIS

A familiar face returns to the Eagles' nest. Mason Zandi once starred on the gridiron at Chapin High, but now he serves as an assistant football coach with the ...



Outstanding Black Alumnus: Akil Ross - UofSC News & Events  @UofSC

Akil Ross knew he wanted to have an impact on young people's lives even before he completed his master's and Ph.D. in education from the University of South ...



NEAR-PERFECT - Cade Austin lifts Chapin to 2-1 extra innings' win in playoff opener  Lexington County Chronicle

The opening game of the Class 5A baseball playoffs Tuesday night at Chapin High School was quite literally a 1-man show.



He got thrown in the fire as a true freshman. The progress he showed Gamecock coaches  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team and coach Will Muschamp asked a lot of freshman center and Chapin High School center Hank Manos.



This Gamecock’s first start was the bowl: How he graded his play — and his nerves  The State

South Carolina football put a freshman offensive lineman in a tough spot when the Gamecocks started center and Chapin High School alum Hank Manos in the ...



Chapin routs Lexington 18-6 in girls lacrosse to close in on undefeated regular season  Lexington County Chronicle

The first year in Class 5A girls' lacrosse has gone perfectly so far for Chapin High School. *Fresh* off a road victory over nemesis Wando, the Lady Eagles are ...



District Five graduation ceremonies details  WLTX.com

Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2019 high school graduation ceremonies May 31 and June 1 at the Colonial Life Arena. The order of School ...



Chapin High Wins FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open at Lake Murray  Abccolumbia.com

PROSPERITY, S.C. (SID) – The Chapin High School duo of Berkley Bouknight and Jacob Wright, both of Chapin, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the ...



'It was so amazing to get to honor these people': SC students lay wreath at Arlington Cemetery  WLTX.com

Laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was a once in a lifetime experience for this Chapin High School junior.



Mark Snelgrove looks to turn Chapin High basketball program around  The State

After turning around the Midland Valley basketball program, Mark Snelgrove hopes to do the same at Chapin.



Austin dominates in S.C. Diamond Invitational  247Sports

South Carolina commitment Cade Austin dominated in his most recent start, just like he has throughout the 2020 season.



We’re counting down the biggest traffic headaches in Lexington County. Here’s No. 5  The State

After nearly two decades of planning, major changes are coming to improve the flow of traffic in Chapin on Columbia Avenue and its connection to I-26.



A thousand passions, one heartbeat - @UofSC  @UofSC

University of South Carolina College of Education alumnus and Chapin High School principal, Akil Ross, has been named the 2018 National Principal of the ...



Growth bringing change, challenge to Chapin  The State

Chapin, a small town that is the business and political hub of the northern edge of Lexington County, is set to become a hot spot for new development.



Georgetown High NJROTC qualifies for state competition | Education & Business  South Strand news

Students in Georgetown High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps are celebrating winning 10 trophies at a recent competition and qualifying for ...



News. Brief.: 'Make Machine Guns Great Again' Says One Graham GOP Opponent  Charleston Post Courier

A Republican candidate hoping to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in a primary next year is touting a catchphrase: “Make Machine Guns Great ...



Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Chapin Location  Franchising.com

Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its *fresh* sliced/*fresh* grilled subs, opened in Chapin on February 27.



Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards Honors Schools, School Organizations And Individuals For Outstanding Community Spirit And Student Engagement  PRNewswire

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today ...



They've got spirit: Chapin High wins best student section in the country - ColaDaily.com  ColaDaily.com

They showed up early, stayed late, painted their faces and lost their voices Friday night after Friday night. After cheering their team to victory on the gridiron, ...



Five Lexington-Richland District Five students named SC Teaching Fellows  The Lexington Sun

Five Lexington-Richland School District Five students have been awarded the prestigious South Carolina Teaching Fellowship, the district announced.



Chapin, Dutch Fork win cheerleading state titles  The State

Chapin and Dutch Fork continued their cheerleading dominance Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at the South Carolina High School League state championships.



School District Five student's artwork places in National Beta Club competition  The Lexington Sun

Chapin High School student Jessica Gilliam is an award-winning artist after her artwork placed at both the S.C. and National Beta Club conventions.



Former Dutch Fork Football Star Battling For His Life  WLTX.com

Irmo, SC (WLTX) - One Midlands football coach who's taught players how to battle on the football field is now battling for his life. For some football teaches you ...



He’s the last recruit of the Spurrier era. USC’s coaches have a role in mind for him  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team is looking to replace its top two tight ends from the 2018 football season. Could they get something from Will ...



Chapin High School Donates $111K to Screaming Eagles  WLTX.com

Chapin High School held their winter Giving Assembly this morning.During the event the student government announced they are giving $111000 for a project ...



Chapin quarterback Larob Gordon transfers to Ben Lippen  The State

Chapin quarterback LaRob Gordon will be finishing his high school career at Ben Lippen.



Chapin shows its love for retired teacher WF Sullivan in battle against cancer, more than $23K raised  ColaDaily.com

The crowd was close to 800 in number, according to estimates. They came to Beaufort Street in Chapin Saturday evening to help raise money for W.F. Sullivan, ...



High school teams prepare for dress rehearsals in upcoming jamborees  WIS

It's almost time for the kids to go back to school and that means it's also almost time for high school football.



SC Teacher Put On Leave For Stomping On American Flag  FITSNews

America has devolved over the last dozen years into a welfare statist's, crony capitalist's wet dream … and a nightmare for future generations of taxpayers who ...



BOYS SOCCER - Cats Kick Cancer Tournament Opens, Capital City City headed to 3rd Day  Lexington County Chronicle

The opening day of the annual Cats Kick Cancer Campaign opened with the host team playing to a tie.



Parents, veterans speak out in wake of flag-stomping incident  WIS

Lexington-Richland School District Five made no decision Monday night on whether or not to terminate a teacher in the district who ignited a nationwide ...



Once Paralyzed, Jack Enright Walks To Get Diploma  WLTX.com

A Chapin High School student-athlete who was paralyzed during a game last year was able to walk across the stage to get his diploma Wednesday.



Mason Zandi using Chapin High roots to lead Gamecocks in senior season  WACH.com

CHAPIN, SC - Mason Zandi has always stood out amongst the crowd. At 6-9, 315 it makes perfect sense. You can't miss him. The Chapin High School alum and ...



Mismanagement puts Chapin Technology Park project behind schedule, over budget  WIS

The Chapin Business and Technology park that was supposed to be completed last year is delayed once again.



2nd Annual Chapin Band Holiday Market  WACH.com

This weekend's Second Annual Chapin Band Holiday Market is just one way for you to celebrate this Season of Giving.The market kicks off on Saturday, ...



He rose to pro fishing heights and sank by crime. Drugs and death mar SC angler’s life  The State

Rafael Redmond, a Midlands man with ties to Lexington and Richland County, pleaded guilty in a Lexington meth conspiracy. Redmond is a professional ...



Chapin lacrosse player suffers broken neck during freak accident  WACH

freak and tragic accident took place during a lacrosse game Wednesday night between Lexington and Chapin High Schools.



Love pours in for injured Chapin lacrosse player  The State

Support is pouring in from around the state for a Chapin High lacrosse player who suffered a severe spinal-cord injury during a March 4 match.



Sheriff: Teen brought drugs, tear gas to Chapin High  WIS

Lexington County deputies are still investigating as to why a 17-year-old brought drugs and a canister of tear gas to Chapin High School Thursday.



Overcoming Obstacles: Students With Disabilities Learn Construction Skills for the Future  WLTX.com

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Students with disabilities are getting their hands on real-world experience in the construction field. It's all apart of the Building ...



SC’s best principals for 2016-17 all come from Midlands schools  The State

The three best principals in South Carolina all hail from Midlands schools this year. Denise Barth, of Catawba Trail Elementary in Elgin, is the S.C. Elementary ...



Best for college? Scholarships? Teachers? How does your child’s SC school stack up?  The State

Wondering which of your neighborhood schools are most likely to see their grads get college scholarships? Or go to college? Have questions about how much ...



Chapin High Band Win 3A State Championship  Patch.com

The Pride of the Midlands marching band from Chapin High School earned the title of 3A State Champion last weekend. This is the first time the Chapin High ...



School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Law enforcement officers from around South Carolina continue to field calls about threats to schools two weeks after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...



Two Lexington-Richland Five administrators receive top honors  WACH.com

IRMO, SC (WACH) - The South Carolina Association of School Administrators have named two Lexington-Richland Five administrators as Principals of the Year.



Lowcountry volleyball teams begin quests for state titles  Charleston Post Courier

With the regular-season formalities out of the way, the top area volleyball teams begin their quests for state championships. Odds are there will be more than one ...



SC public school ranks in top 10 in country  The State

A national report shows one South Carolina high school making the top 10 in the country, while two Midlands schools make it to the top 10 in the state.



District 5 superintendent Scott Turner to retire at end of school year  GreerToday

Dr. Scott Turner will retire as Superintendent of The Spartanburg District Five Schools at the end of the 2018-19 school year. His retirement will come at the end ...



Chapin home to new Palmetto Bone & Joint location - ColaDaily.com  ColaDaily.com

There's a new business headed to Chapin ready to fix those aching bones and joints. Work has already started at the site on Columbia Avenue – across from ...



Columbia-area graduations, plus what was happening when the class of 2018 was born  The State

While thousands of well-wishers will flock to high school and college graduations in the next couple of weeks, many Columbians will want to avoid the happy ...



Dr. Luke Clamp named 2019 National Principal of the Year  The Augusta Chronicle

Williston native Dr. Lucas “Luke” Clamp received a “humbling surprise” last week when he was named the 2019 National Association of Secondary School ...



District Five student, Ella Bishop, top winner in national HOSA competition  The Lexington Sun

Ella Bishop, a student at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin won first place at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals national competition.



Lacrosse SC championship games also about helping Jack Enright walk again  The State

Though he is not a member of any of the four teams playing for lacrosse state championships at Chapin High on Saturday, Eagles junior Jack Enright may be the ...



Kristin Davis, Bradley Shealy marry  The State

Kristin Davis of Little Mountain and Bradley Shealy of Chapin were married March 25 at Mount Tabor Lutheran Church in Little Mountain.



Midlands school boasts new National Assistant Principal of the Year  The State

Erica Page, assistant principal at Pelion High School in Lexington County, SC, has been named the 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year by the National ...



Enrolling early lets USC freshman do what every lineman wants to do: Eat  The State

Enrolling early with South Carolina allowed Hank Manos to more quickly realize his dream of being part of a college football program. But it also allowed for him ...



Lexington County Holds Electronic Recycling and Paper Shredding Event  Abccolumbia.com

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– Are you looking to rid your household of old electronics, what about old paperwork? The County of Lexington Solid Waste ...



COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Lexington County natives Carroll, Register contribute at Garnet and Black Spring Game  Lexington County Chronicle

The Garnet team rallied with two 4th quarter touchdowns to pull out a 28-16 win over Black at the annual Spring Game Saturd.



SC Gov. Henry McMaster's full 2019 State of the State, with Palmetto Politics analysis  Charleston Post Courier

You're seeing the Palmetto Politics daily newsletter. Receive the latest political news and in-depth analysis from The Post and Courier to your inbox ...



He chose to continue Gamecocks career. He expects to play different position in 2019  The State

South Carolina Gamecocks football gave offensive lineman Donell Stanley a position change for 2018. After he announced he'll decline the NFL draft, he thinks ...



SC students improve ACT scores ‘across the board’  The State

S.C. high school students made improvements “across the board” in the second year that the state required all students to take a college readiness test.



Bottoms Up: Wired Goat  The State

By experimenting and using local ingredients, some of the best drinks, coffees and more are being made in the Midlands. Commitment to the community has ...



SCDOT wants to hear from you about widening part of I-26  WACH.com

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- The Department of Transportation wants to hear from you about a road widening project.The department is currently looking to widen ...



State Senate to take up proposal to toughen penalty for threatening an SC school  The State

The South Carolina Senate will debate a proposal to toughen the penalty for threatening a school or student. The bill, approved unanimously Tuesday by the ...



Miss Teen USA K. Lee Graham ready to relinquish her crown  The State

On a golden summer afternoon in mid-July, K. Lee Graham floated on the blue waters of Lake Murray, noting that on this day, “Paddleboards are my main mode ...



Ben Lippen QB makes college choice  The State

Ben Lippen football quarterback Trad Beatty committed to Temple University on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.



Hallie Willm, Brooks Biediger marry  The State

Hallie Marie Willm and Michael Brooks Biediger, both of Columbia, were united in marriage at 6 o'clock in the evening Jan. 20 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in ...



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