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Cayce Mayor Elise Partin elected Municipal Association of S.C. president

Cayce Mayor Elise Partin elected Municipal Association of S.C. president

Cayce Mayor Elise Partin was elected president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, Saturday. The MASC held its annual meeting in Hilton Head over the weekend. “It’s pretty amazing,” Partin said Monday morning. She also said her election will benefit Cayce and the region of the state around her. The position as president, she said, will help her bring […]

by · July 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
 Ground broken on Saluda Riverwalk, eventually connects to West Columbia

 Ground broken on Saluda Riverwalk, eventually connects to West Columbia

Leaders from Columbia and Richland County were on the banks of the Saluda River Monday as ground was broken for Phase One of the Saluda Riverwalk. Phase One of the Saluda Riverwalk will eventually connect to the miles of riverwalk already established in Cayce, West Columbia and Columbia. To the south, when Phase Two is completed, the trail will link […]

by · July 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man charged with leaving baby in car while car serviced

Lexington man charged with leaving baby in car while car serviced

A Lexington man is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child for leaving a baby inside a car he dropped off to be serviced. Ca Mvuh, 48, left his eight-month-old daughter strapped in her car seat Sunday afternoon when he exited his car and handed the keys to a technician at the tire and lube center of the Walmart in […]

by · July 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Police say man attacked before he was fatally shot

Lexington Police say man attacked before he was fatally shot

The Lexington Police Department continues to investigate an early morning shooting that occurred on Sunday, in the Cherokee Village neighborhood. At approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting incident that had occurred on Cherokee Pond Court.  Upon arrival officers found a white male, who was later identified as Derek Alexander Fogle, who had been shot several times laying […]

by · July 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire responds to fire off of Hook Ave. during storm

West Columbia Fire responds to fire off of Hook Ave. during storm

Crews from the West Columbia Fire Department and Lexington County Fire Services were on the scene of a fire at a house off of Hook Avenue, Sunday evening. This photo was taken at about 8:15. Smoke was coming out of the house that appeared to be on Burlie Court. West Columbia Police was blocking traffic at the site while firefighters […]

by · July 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lake Murray drowning victim identified by coroner

Lake Murray drowning victim identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of an accidental drowning that took place in Lake Murray on Saturday. Ramon Priestino, 76, of Columbia was swimming with his family in the Palm Point Drive area, near his residence, when the incident occurred. It happened at approximately 2 p.m.  An autopsy has been scheduled for Sunday. The incident remains […]

by · July 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies Lexington homicide victim

Coroner identifies Lexington homicide victim

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. The incident happened in the 100 block of Cherokee Pond Court. According to  Fisher, Derek Fogle, 31, of Lexington was pronounced dead upon arrival at an area hospital due to apparent gunshot wounds. An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday. […]

by · July 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man charged with attempted murder of a family member

Lexington County man charged with attempted murder of a family member

A Chapin man is charged with attempted murder for threatening a family member with a butcher knife and knocking the victim unconscious. Nicholas David Powlas, 42, also faces two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child because of his actions toward juvenile family members during the altercation Saturday, according to arrest warrants. Deputies said Powlas was aggressive toward the children. […]

by · July 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Mike Bollinger first in SC-NC Backhoe Rodeo

West Columbia’s Mike Bollinger first in SC-NC Backhoe Rodeo

The battle of the Carolina at today’s NC-SC Backhoe Rodeo was won by South Carolina. Michael Bollinger (City of West Columbia) and Matthew Bishop (Charleston County) tied for first place. The competition was sponsored Blanchard Machinery Co. Bollinger has already been crowned the Midlands and the State Champ for South Carolina. Photo: Bollinger on the right.

by · July 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 students return Aug. 17, no classes on Eclipse Day

Lexington 2 students return Aug. 17, no classes on Eclipse Day

Lexington School District Two students will return to school for the 2017/18 school year on Thursday, Aug. 17. Lexington Two will be closed for students and staff on Monday, Aug. 21  (due to the eclipse.) As many as one million people are expected to be in the Lexington Two, Lexington and Richland County area to view the eclipse. Science teachers […]

by · July 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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