Articles by: Terry Ward

8-car crash on I-26 – Snow, ice reported on I-20, Thursday

8-car crash on I-26 – Snow, ice reported on I-20, Thursday

Snow and ice were reported on I-20, from mile marker 51-61, Thursday morning, by the S.C. Department of Transportation. No lanes were closed. On Wednesday morning, six crashes occurred because of black ice build up in I-20 in the same area. Also inn Lexington County, I-26 East was reported as blocked at the 107 mile marker, Thursday morning, while SC […]

by · November 14, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington woman dies in crash, not found until the next day, coroner identifies

Lexington woman dies in crash, not found until the next day, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the 300 block of Mill Stream Road in Lexington during the overnight hours of Tuesday. Click for original report According to Fisher, Ms. April Lafay Smith, 54, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene. Ms. Smith was traveling westbound when her […]

by · November 14, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Lions collect more than 100,000 pairs of eyeglasses to reuse

Cayce-West Columbia Lions collect more than 100,000 pairs of eyeglasses to reuse

The Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club collected more than 100,000 pairs of prescription eyeglasses. The Lions clean and recycle usable eyeglasses. Broken glasses are processed in a “scrap to cash” program for revenue to fund local community projects. All public donations, 100 percent, collected by the Lions Club are used for charitable causes. No donations go for administrative expenses. Pictured from […]

by · November 14, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
2 Airport High School baseball players sign to play baseball in college

2 Airport High School baseball players sign to play baseball in college

Two Airport High School athletes declared their intent Wednesday to play at the college level. Baseball players Cam Beckham and Parker Whittle participated in a signing ceremony for their National Letters of Intent. Beckham, a third baseman, signed a letter with Francis Marion University, while Whittle, a pitcher, will play with Winthrop University. Coaches, family, friends and Airport High teammates […]

by · November 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
1 dead after crash in Lexington

1 dead after crash in Lexington

One person is dead in a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in Lexington, Wednesday. The vehicle involved was found near Mill Stream Road, off of Corley Mill Road, around 1 p.m. Investigators are yet sure when the crash occurred. The incident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

by · November 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Baseball player with West Columbia ties signs to play baseball at Clemson

Baseball player with West Columbia ties signs to play baseball at Clemson

Ricky Williams, a River Bluff High School baseball player with local ties signed to play at Clemson, Wednesday. He is the grandson of Jane and Tony Taylor of West Columbia. His parents are Richie and Heather Williams. Jane Taylor spent more than 30 years in the Lexington Two School District, before leaving the Northside Middle School office more than a […]

by · November 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Traffic delayed on I-20 after black ice causes crashes

Traffic delayed on I-20 after black ice causes crashes

A part of I-20 west bound was blocked, Wednesday morning, at the 58 mile marker due to “Black Ice,” according to Master Trooper David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The blockage was in Lexington County.  The black ice formed on the road and has caused several collisions, said Jones on Twitter. He said motorists could expect delays while crews work […]

by · November 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tem Miles sworn in as West Columbia’s new mayor

Tem Miles sworn in as West Columbia’s new mayor

The City of West Columbia City Council held a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday to administer the oath of office to the newly-elected Mayor Tem Miles. “It has been an honor to serve as a council member for the last 6 years. I am beyond thrilled that the people of West Columbia have allowed me the opportunity to continue to […]

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
4 new West Columbia City Council members sworn in

4 new West Columbia City Council members sworn in

The City of West Columbia City Council held a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 6 PM, to administer the oaths of office to District Two Councilman Trevor Bedell, newly elected District Four Councilman Joseph Dickey, re-elected District Six Councilman Jimmy Brooks, and newly elected District Eight Councilman David Moye. The oaths of office were administered by […]

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man pleads guilty to embezzling more than $1 million

Lexington man pleads guilty to embezzling more than $1 million

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced, via press release Tuesday, that William Tye Grisel, 39, of Lexington, has pleaded guilty. He pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud. Grisel used his position and access to company networks and credit cards to embezzle approximately $1,050,000.00 from his employer, Big Red Box (BRB), a waste management call center located in […]

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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