NAME: Chandler Dunn SCHOOL: Fox Creek High GRADE: 10th FAVORITE CLASS: Math FAVORITE LUNCH: Pizza FAVORITE P.E. ACTIVITY: Basketball HOBBIES: Baseball A ROLE MODEL OF MINE IS: my mother. WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be an engineer.

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:35pm

• The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications through Jan. 8 for its 2014 summer programs and the 2014-15 school year. For details and requirements, visit

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:34pm

The Family Y will kick off its seventh annual Team Lean competition starting the week of Jan. 13. "I call it a 12-week community-wide weigh down program," said Janet Thornburg, community health director.

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:33pm

Riverview Park Activities Center is known for its athletic facilities; however, its fitness classes have also gained some popularity.

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:32pm

Twitter @ScottRouch Those who are looking for inspiration to shed those unwanted holiday pounds or to get in shape for a race will have plenty of local opportunities in 2014.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:16am

Columbia County officials are still waiting for Gov. Nathan Deal's office to acknowledge their letter sent last week, reporting "possible malfeasance" on the part of Tax Commissioner Kay Allen.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:15am

Police Blotter, Jan. 1, 2014

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:15am

It's Thursday at the Acorn Restaurant in Harlem, and the room hums with friendly chatter as a group of women lunches on grilled pimento cheese, chicken salad and BLT sandwiches. The mood changes, however, as soon as the cards are dealt.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:14am

Twitter @ScottRouch While still early in his diving career, Greenbrier High School's CJ Simmons is blazing a path for his future in the sport. Simmons has plans to dive in college and hopefully qualify for the 2020 Olympic games.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:14am

A former Richmond County commissioner tried to walk out of a Martinez store with stolen items on Christmas eve.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:14am

A lot can happen in a year's time, as you well all know, but I've come to learn that I'm a terrible prognosticator. This time last year, I did not foresee myself sitting at the desk once occupied by my friend and colleague Barry Paschal.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:12am

In the world of politics, it's often better to be lucky than good.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:12am

One look at this week's sales flyers and you can see we humans are a predictable bunch. My favorite big-box store had everything on sale for getting organized and getting in shape. And eating healthier, too.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:12am

The Cross Creek High School Lady Razorbacks beat Evans on Friday and Grovetown on Saturday to win the Evans Monterrey Christmas Tournament.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:10am

The Lakeside High School boys basketball team won the Evans Monterrey Christmas Tournament by beating Grovetown on Saturday.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:09am