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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 ...



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 ...



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

Chapin High School in Chapin, SC was the latest school to receive a threat of violence following last week's deadly mass shooting in Parkland Florida.



Born deaf, Chapin High School senior defying odds  WIS

A Chapin High School senior who was born completely deaf is overcoming the odds and inspiring those around her.



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

Lexington's rushing offense finally caught on in the second half at Cecil Woolbright Field on Friday night. With a few runs from Akeem Nicholas against a ...



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 ...



Chapin High student charged for threatening school  WIS

A Chapin High School student has been detained in connection with the threat to the school earlier this week according to Lexington County Sheriff's ...



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

Chapin High School principal Akil Ross, the 2018 Principal of the Year, is leaving the SC school to be Lexington-Richland 5's director of secondary education.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



UPDATE: HVAC unit cause of gas smell at Chapin High, district officials say  WIS

Chapin High School briefly evacuated students, faculty, and staff following the report of a smell of gas on the school's campus.



FMU announces six softball signees | Colleges  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University softball coach Stacey Vallee has announced the signing of six players to national letters of intent during the recent ...



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 ...



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, ...



Story of best friend killed in DUI used to teach Chapin High School students prom safety  ColaDaily.com

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Chapin High School Donates $111K To Special Needs Athletes  WLTX.com

During the event the student government announced they are giving $111000 for a project supporting special needs athletes.



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

In the last 20 years, Rafael Redmond, once considered the best fisherman, was arrested at least a dozen times, mostly on drug-related or theft charges.



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 ...



Chapin Principal Named One of Columbia's 50 Most Influential People  WLTX.com

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross has been recognized by "Columbia Business Monthly" magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the ...



New report names Midlands school district as one of the top in the state  WIS

A Midlands school district has been ranked among the best in the state at preparing students for college.



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

Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 5: Columbia Avenue in Chapin. We're not ...



Midlands SC football jamboree news, scores | Aug. 11, 2018  The State

Hammond's Jackson Muschamp throws three touchdowns, Spring Valley loses starter, Newberry's new running back and other things we learned from high ...



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 ...



A Special Bond Between a Chapin Teacher and Her Student  WLTX.com

In Chapin, South Carolina, a special bond exists between a teacher and one of her students. A bond that started here on the blue high school track field, with a ...



Summer Camps 2018: Sports & Recreation  Free Times

Updated April 4 with new listings. 4-H Summer Camp. Multiple sessions. A South Carolina tradition for over 50 years, 4-H Summer Camp offers traditional camp ...



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.



Outstanding Black Alumnus: Akil Ross - @UofSC  @UofSC

“While at Carolina, I came to realize that educators are artists with purpose and mission in our work." — Akil Ross, 2018 Outstanding Black Alumnus Award ...



Midlands students stun themselves with how much money they raised for this cause  The State

Students at six Chapin area schools celebrate raising $111200 to help build a sports complex for children with mental and physical disabilities.



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 ...



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.



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 another school. On Tuesday, Gordon announced he is transferring to Ben Lippen ...



Jamboree schedule for the weekend, by Tyler Cupp - ColaDaily.com  ColaDaily.com

Jamboree season is here. Well, it's just two days really. But still an exciting time because the season is just one week away. The chance to see your team ...



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.



Education | Lexington County  Free Times

Lexington County is served by five school districts, which have some of the best schools in the state: School-ranking website niche.com rates ...



Nation Ford stuns Chapin 36-29  ColaDaily.com

An opportunity to strengthen the case for an at-large playoff slipped away Friday from Chapin High School. The Eagles fell 36-28 to Nation Ford on “Senior ...



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 ...



Bob Taylor, Chapin High girls' soccer coach, named SC coach of the year  ColaDaily.com

Chapin High School girls' soccer coach Bob Taylor has been awarded the 2016 South Carolina Coach of the Year award by the National Federation of State ...



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.



2018 college, high school graduations in Columbia, SC, area  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 ...



School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Even as Gov. Henry McMaster schedules a summit on school safety in the wake of the Florida shooting, the list of SC schools involved in incidents continues to ...



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, ...



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 ...



Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules | WACH  WACH.com

WACH / GROW FINANCIAL SCHOLAR ATHLETE. SCHOLAR ATHLETE CONTEST RULES. Contest: WACH / Grow Financial Scholar Athlete. Station: Sinclair ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chapin Legend Continues To Be A Part Of The Program  WLTX.com

The very first quarterback in the history of Chapin football continues to lead an active lifestyle at the age of 86. Part of Sonny Shealy's routine is a four-mile walk ...



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  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, ...



Swansea's Bri Reynolds, Gray Collegiate's Spencer Ayen top 2018 All-Chronicle Country soccer teams  Lexington County Chronicle

(GIRLS) FIRST TEAM: Mary Pipkin (Airport), Jasmine Gantt (Brookland-Cayce), Jane Ashley Meredith and Carlie Branham (both of Swansea), Brooke Jordan ...



Mayoral election also might decide fate of Chapin meal tax proposal  The State

The contest for Chapin mayor will determine if a local meal tax on dining, takeout meals and snacks returns to the menu in the town near Lake Murray.



Manos will settle in as a future center  247Sports

Early enrollee Hank Manos has tremendous potential at the center position.



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.



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

South Carolina Gamecocks offensive lineman Hank Manos got a little relief when he left Chapin High School. The early enrollee gets to eat big.



Chapin High names new head basketball coaches  ColaDaily.com

New leadership is in place for the Chapin High School Eagles boys' and girls' basketball teams. Craig Taylor, an assistant boys' basketball coach at Chapin ...



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.



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 ...



Parent angry after kids "ride the floor" to Chapin Middle School  WIS

A Midlands parent is outraged after she says a local school district put her two children at risk. She says all of it boils down to how her students were taken to ...



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 ...



New path proposed for Chapin’s ‘gateway’  The State

State transportation officials are proposing a major change in a Chapin thoroughfare to lessen traffic congestion.



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.



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

S.C. legislators continue to respond to threats to schools in the wake of the Valentine's Day killing of 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



South Carolina Leader Garners Honor as Nation's Top Principal  Education Week

A South Carolina principal has been chosen as the National Association of Secondary School Principals' principal of the year.



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 ...



Public meeting Tuesday in Chapin for I-26 widening in Lexington, Richland, Newberry counties  ColaDaily.com

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information meeting for the proposed widening of Interstate 26 in the Midlands area of ...



S.C. political leaders considering school safety measures after Florida shooting  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — South Carolina political leaders have vowed to make schools safer after this past week's deadly Florida shooting, but how they accomplish that ...



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

Sandy Coots,. SHARE: Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin · Pinterest · Google+ · tumblr. There's a new business headed to Chapin ready to fix those aching bones ...



Chapin student’s invention is big step for physical therapy in gait disorders (+ video)  The State

A Chapin High School senior has made remarkable strides toward a successful career in engineering and medical treatment by helping some children make ...



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.



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 ...



Two District 5 school principals named state's best  coladaily.com

It's been a couple of heady weeks for Lexington-Richland School District Five. First, the district was named South Carolina's best by a national website, out of 81 ...



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

Principals from Elgin, Irmo and Chapin swept the statewide honors given annually by the S.C. Association of School Administrators.



After another mass shooting, S.C. lawmakers wrestle over gun rights  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — The day after 17 students and educators were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, state Sen. Greg Gregory took to the Statehouse floor and ...



Ben Lippen QB makes college choice  The State

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



There have been at least 20 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools since the Florida shooting  CNN

Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine's Day, there's been an uptick in threats, arrests and lockdowns across the United States.



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 ...



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 ...



Chronicle Country teams vying for Class 5A title in competitive cheer  Lexington County Chronicle

Since competitive cheer was introduced as a S.C. High School League sport in 1996, Chronicle Country teams have dominated the trophy collections.



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.



Friday Night Hits Week 5: High School football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week five of the high school football season.



RCSD deputies and teachers face off in softball fundraiser for special needs athletics program  Live 5 News WCSC

Richland County deputies played in a softball game Tuesday night against teachers and staff from Lexington Richland School District 5.



SCDOT presents information session about I-26 widening plan in Chapin  ColaDaily.com

The details of a $1.5 billion Interstate-26 -improvement project, outside of Columbia, were presented Tuesday night. SCDOT map of planned upgrades to I-26.



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 ...



Watch Midlands area high school cheer squad routines at state championship competition  The State

High school cheerleading squads from around the state competed Saturday in the SCHSL Competative Cheer Championships. The competition was held at the ...



Alex Warren, Cole Powell to wed  The State

Alex Warren and Cole Powell, both of Newberry, plan a June wedding in Gilbert.



Mother of Chapin Lacrosse Player Releases Statement  USA TODAY High School Sports

The mother of the lacrosse player who suffered a broken neck during Wednesday's game has released a statement through Chapin News. Ann Enright says.



Turning our schools into police states will just make kids more fearful  The State

More police in schools. Armed teachers. Metal detectors. Security cameras. Gates. Fences. Schools are already safe, and creating a police state will hurt ...



Live updates: Midlands high school football Friday night action  The State

News, scores and more from this week's Friday night football action.



Bishop England wins AAAA state title in boys lacrosse  Charleston Post Courier

CHAPIN - Standing in the end zone watching the girls team win their second straight state championship made the Bishop England boys lacrosse team that ...



Lexington High alumni, Midlands' players featured in North-South All-Star basketball game  ColaDaily.com

Special to ColaDaily.com. Saturday's 70th annual North-South All-Star Game at Lexington High School pitted two head boys' basketball coaches who were also ...



Friday Night Hits Week 2: High School football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week two of the high school football season.



St. James named one of three best high schools in South Carolina during annual Palmetto's Finest presentation  Myhorrynews

There was a thunderous round of cheers and applause from the student body at St. James High School Tuesday as they learned Chapin High School in ...



Dorman takes second straight 5A volleyball title  Spartanburg Herald Journal

CHAPIN — It took Dorman three tries to get the shot they wanted.Leading Wando 24-18 and 2-1 in the 5A volleyball state championship, Dorman tried ...



Friday Night Hits Week 1: High School football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week one of the high school football season.



"It'll look like a first class stadium." -- New field turf has Irmo High officials boasting  WIS

Irmo High School is right in the middle of renovating the field at their football stadium, and instead of installing new grass, the school is entering the new age of ...



Brookland-Cayce High School to welcome new assistant principal this fall  ColaDaily.com

A Lexington Two high school will welcome a new assistant principal who is coming from a neighboring district. Mike Ames is joining the Brookland-Cayce High ...



Frye is 2018 KCSD Teacher of the Year  Chronicle Independent

The biggest surprise Thursday night at Camden High School (CHS) wasn't that Blaney Elementary School 4th Grade teacher Jessica Frye was named the ...



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