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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 ...



Lexington County: 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 ...



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* ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Small stream, big dispute  The State

This story originally appeared in The State on March 13, 2011.



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.



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 ...



​​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 ...



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY AT CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL  Lexington County Chronicle

Signing day this past Friday at Chapin High School saw 13 student-athletes in three sports sign national letters of intent: Makenna Bradley (cross-country/Lander ...



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 ...



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

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.



Beloved Chapin educator's battle with cancer comes to an end, funeral plans announced  ColaDaily.com

W.F. Sullivan taught math at Chapin High School for 46 consecutive years. Many students who did not have Sullivan as a teacher knew him as a coach for ...



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 ...



SC high school soccer: Chapin tops Eastside for state title  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



PREP BASKETBALL Lexington, White Knoll open Lake Murray Tipoff with wins  Lexington County Chronicle

Speed and experience will be the calling card for the Lexington High School boys' basketball team this season.



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 ...



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 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 ...



South Carolina using a veteran to fix hole in its line for bowl … or a true freshman  The Herald-Sun

At times, South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp will hint at things with the way he phrases them. In mid-December, he was asked how his team would fill ...



CAPITAL CITY CLASSIC - Dutch Fork shocks Wando 2-1 to win Gold Division title  Lexington County Chronicle

The 3rd annual Capital City Classic produced an historic moment at Cecil Woolbright Field for one of the winning teams.



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.



Multi-sport Meyerand named Scholar Athlete  WACH.com

CHAPIN, SC (WACH) -- Throughout this Friday Night Rivals season, Grow Financial will recognize an exceptional student athlete from each participating school ...



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.



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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

Rafael Redmond and his mother were fishing on Lake Murray earlier this year when another fisherman he knew from years before pulled up beside their boat.



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 ...



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 ...



WACH: Opioid Community Forum Thursday  WACH.com

CHAPIN, S.C. (WACH) -An Opioid Community Forum took place in Chapin on Thursday, January 25, addressing the opioid crisis by improving the social and ...



Chapin quarterback Larob Gordon transfers to Ben Lippen  The State

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



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 ...



CityWatch: School Board Bullying of Kim Murphy Must Stop Now  Free Times

Jay Bender, a leading media law attorney in South Carolina … described the school district's attempt to get more than $10 million out of Kim Murphy as ...



Chapin High band director named to list of nation's top music educators  The State

A national publication has named Chapin High School band director Kevin Hebert to its list of top music educators nationwide.



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.



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 ...



Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules  WACH.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



Top five Gamecock redshirts with something to prove this spring  The State

South Carolina football will start spring football in late February. The Gamecocks could rely on some redshirts like Hank Manos, Lavonte Valentine, JT Ibe, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Friday Night Hits: Third round of high school football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

APP users: Click here for this weeks highlights and scores. Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for round ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



High School teams play week 10 games Thursday due to weather  WYFF Greenville

Due to weather conditions around the Upstate on Friday, teams will play their week 10 football game on Thursday.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Friday Night Hits Week 9: High School football scores, highlights  WYFF Greenville

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Town of Chapin names new Chief of Police  WACH.com

CHAPIN, SC WACH - The Town of Chapin has announced that Seth Zeigler will become the new Chief of Police starting February 8.Zeigler has been with the ...



Friday Night Hits Week 3: 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 three 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Friday Night Hits Week 0: 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 zero of the high school football season.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Varsity Brands Names Finalists In 2018 School Spirit Awards  PR Newswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, presented by Drillstack, has named finalists for its 2018 School Spirit ...



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