When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two decade career in law enforcement in this town was over.
Steady growth is propelling Lexington 1 and Richland 2 to the head of the class among Midlands schools adding teachers.
Monday: A slight chance of showers after 2 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
As county officials outlined the backbone of a public utility project last week, running from Hopkins to Eastover and opening the way to new industry and subdivisions, Barry Green realized he’d better brace for change.
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Federal health officials say they are focusing on water as the potential source of the bacteria that infected 15 patients at Greenville Memorial Hospital in recent months and which may have contributed to the deaths of three of them.