Richland and Lexington schools opening cafeterias to provide meals for children

Dominic Brown's Sept. 12 late-afternoon FIRST ALERT weather forecast

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - While schools remain closed ahead of Hurricane Florence, Richland One and Richland Two schools are opening cafeterias at five schools to provide free meals for children throughout the community.

Richland One

On Thursday, Richland One's Student Nutrition Services team will serve free meals to children under 18 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the sites listed below.

All children under 18 years old can eat free, regardless of whether they attend school in Richland One; no ID will be required.

  • Carver-Lyon Elementary School - 2100 Waverly Street, Columbia, SC 29204
  • Webber Elementary School-  140 Webber School Road, Eastover, SC 29044
  • St. Andrews Middle School - 1231 Bluefield Road, Columbia, SC 29210
  • A.C. Flora High School - 1 Falcon Drive, Columbia, SC 29204
  • Eau Claire High School - 4800 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC 29203
  • Lower Richland High School - 2615 Lower Richland Boulevard, Hopkins, SC 29061

Meals also will be served from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Colony Apartments and Richland Village Apartments.

Colony Apts.- 3545 W Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC 29203

Richland Village Apts.- 1234 Universal Dr, Columbia, SC 29209

Richland Two

Richland Two will serve bag lunches to Richland Two students while schools are closed on Thursday and Friday Sept. 13-14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the following locations:

Dent Middle School- 2721 Decker Blvd, 29206

Ridge View High School- 4801 HardScrabble Rd, 29229 

Lexington One

On Thursday, Sept. 13 & Friday, Sept. 14, Lexington County School District One will offer free lunch to children 18 yrs. and younger at the following locations from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. All meals meet federal standards, must be eaten on site and are first come, first serve.

Forts Pond Elementary- 7350 Fish Hatchery Rd, Pelion, SC 29123

Gilbert Middle School- 120 Rikard Cir, Gilbert, SC 29054?

White Knoll High- 5643 Platt Springs Rd, Lexington, SC 29073

Lexington Two

Lexington Two will serve free lunch this week to students in need of this service.

Lunch from Sodexo, the district's food service provider, will be available from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, September 13, and Friday, September 14, for youth ages 18 and younger at:

2305 Frink Street, Cayce, the temporary home of Fulmer Middle (formerly Davis).  

Lexington-Richland Five

Weather permitting, food services will be available to students in need Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14. Breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. and lunch will be at 12 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. at

Irmo High School- 6671 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212

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