Articles by: Terry Ward

Man and woman charged after missing woman’s remains found

Man and woman charged after missing woman’s remains found

A man and woman are in custody and facing charges related to the death of a woman reported missing last month. Photos: Lee Anthony Corley and Harriet Leigh Coleman (LCDC) Lee Anthony Corley, 37, is charged with murder for killing Alena Kennedy in his home sometime between April 18 and 21, according to an arrest warrant. Harriet Leigh Coleman, 37, is charged […]

by · June 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Solar Fest West to include live music, food trucks, eclipse education stations

West Columbia Solar Fest West to include live music, food trucks, eclipse education stations

The City of West Columbia is holding the Solar Fest West event to view the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, from noon –until-  4 p.m, at the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, West Columbia. Solar Fest West will feature live music from Seventy Six and Sunny with Prettier than Matt, food trucks, a beer […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety seeks help to identify robbery suspect

Cayce Public Safety seeks help to identify robbery suspect

The picture included is of a suspect wanted in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at the BB&T Bank located at 2500 Charleston Highway in Cayce, on Monday. Photos of suspect from Cayce Public Safety. The suspect is described as a thin black male wearing a black long sleeve shirt with black pants, black shoes and a black ski mask.  The subject threatened […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
No plans to sell Davis or Taylor buildings for housing

No plans to sell Davis or Taylor buildings for housing

Things will look a little different in the upcoming school year for some Lexington Two students. Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology and Taylor Elementary School students will move to the new Cayce Elementary School for the 2017/18 school year. Cayce Elementary School is being built next to Busbee Creative Arts Academy on Bulldog Boulevard off the 12th Street Extension. […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree River drowning victim identified

Congaree River drowning victim identified

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died in the Congaree River in the proximity of Gervais Street at Gist Street, Columbia, Sunday. The swimming incident happened at approximately 11 a.m. Sunday. Fredrick Ochieng Babu, 36, of Mango Street, Andrews, was swimming in the Congaree River when he became distressed and went missing.  His […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Driver cleared in runner’s death

Driver cleared in runner’s death

The Lexington Police Department continues to investigate a vehicle and pedestrian collision that resulted in a fatality that occurred Wednesday morning on North Lake Drive near Sunset Blvd. in Lexington. On Wednesday, at approximately 5:44 a.m., officers with the Lexington Police Department responded to a collision with injuries that occurred near the 800 block of North Lake Drive in Lexington. […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County teens arrested, accused in crime spree

Lexington County teens arrested, accused in crime spree

Two Lexington County teens face numerous charges related to a series of crimes this week. Tristian Harmon of Leesville and Skylar Shuey of Gilbert broke into Bethlehem Baptist Church where they vandalized property and broke into a safe, according to investigators. Detectives have also tied the 17-year-olds to car break-ins and the theft of a golf cart near the church. […]

by · June 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Historical Museum Celebrates 25 Years of Operation

Cayce Historical Museum Celebrates 25 Years of Operation

The Cayce Historical Museum celebrated 25 years of operation Saturday, among friends, volunteers and longtime supporters, including US Rep. Joe Wilson. At the casual dinner event, the Museum Commission and staff reflected on the individuals responsible for making the museum possible. Respects were given to Mr. John Ellisor, the founder of the Cayce Historical Museum, and the man who worked tirelessly […]

by · June 22, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Identity of pedestrian fatally struck by van released by coroner

Identity of pedestrian fatally struck by van released by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle, Tuesday. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on U.S. 178 near Batesburg-Leesville. According to Fisher, Ryan Kneece, 27, of Batesburg was walking in the road when he was struck by a 2007 Ford van. Kneece was pronounced dead at the […]

by · June 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ribbon is cut on 1st Heritage Credit in West Columbia

Ribbon is cut on 1st Heritage Credit in West Columbia

There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for First Heritage Credit.   First Heritage is at 2406-G Augusta Road, West Columbia. In the photo are: Michael Calvert, special assistant to U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson; and from First Heritage: David George: West Columbia Branch manger; Melissa Shirey: West Columbia Account Manger; David Hoard: District Manager of Columbia Area; Brant Davis: Lexington Branch […]

by · June 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS