Articles by: Terry Ward

Lexington County Fire Services douse blaze

Lexington County Fire Services douse blaze

Allenbrooke Way in Lexington was shut down due to a residential structure fire Monday morning. The garage fire occurred around at 8:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Allenbrooke Way. Lexington County Fire Services and Lexington County EMS were on the scene. There was visible smoke and fire upon arrival of emergency units. It took firefighters 15 minutes to bring […]

by · July 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brian Watkins chosen as Cayce’s new city manager

Brian Watkins chosen as Cayce’s new city manager

Brian Watkins has been chosen by Cayce City Council as Cayce’s new city manager. His first day in his job with Cayce will be Monday (July 23.) Watkins is stepping into the city manager’s role that was held by Rebecca Vance for seven years. Vance left Cayce in March for a management position in Dorchester County. She wanted to be […]

by · July 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man being sought in connection to Lexington County homicide

Man being sought in connection to Lexington County homicide

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have obtained an arrest warrant for Charlie Don Robinson III, known as Corey. The LCSD said Robinson will be charged with murder in the shooting death of Robert William All Jr. on Toole Smith Road Wednesday night.  

by · July 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies 22-year-old killed in shooting

Coroner identifies 22-year-old killed in shooting

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. The incident took place in the 100 block of Toole Smith Road in Swansea. According to Fisher, Mr. Robert William All, Jr., 22, was discovered after having sustained multiple gunshot wounds. All was transported to an area hospital where he was […]

by · July 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Arrest made in West Columbia double-murder case

Arrest made in West Columbia double-murder case

The West Columbia Police Department has made an arrest in connection to two murders that occurred on July 5, on Glenn St. in West Columbia. Investigators have charged Damien Lavar Ritter 25, of 69 Roberts St., Estill, with two counts of murder, attempted murder, robbery while armed with a deadly weapon, Possession of a firearm during a violent crime, kidnapping, […]

by · July 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Find summer fun at camp in West Columbia

Find summer fun at camp in West Columbia

Nothing says summer more than camp for kids who are out of school. And in West Columbia, Tri-City Leisure Center is the base for a multitude of happy campers. “We are very active at the camp,” said Kyana Merritt, director at the day camps at the leisure center in West Columbia. The camp is a part of the Lexington County […]

by · July 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 gives updates on schools and facilities

Lexington 2 gives updates on schools and facilities

The 2018-19 school year will bring new names and new locations to some Lexington Two schools and facilities. NEW NAMES Riverbank Elementary — The district’s newest elementary school, which opens this fall, combines Pineview and BC Grammar No. 1 elementaries into a single facility at 160 Cougar Drive, West Columbia. New Bridge Academy — Formerly the Pair Education Center, New […]

by · July 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Swansea football coach Gregory Wright goes before District 4 board Thursday, wants job back

Former Swansea football coach Gregory Wright goes before District 4 board Thursday, wants job back

Former Swansea head football coach Gregory Wright  is scheduled to meet with Lexington School District 4 board members during their Thursday in Gaston. Wright, without his attorneys, will express his grievances during the executive session of the board meeting, said Wright’s attorney, J. Lewis Cromer, Neither Cromer nor the school’s boards attorneys, White and Story, LLC, will be present when […]

by · July 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County men arrested on child pornography charges

Lexington County men arrested on child pornography charges

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Sean Michael Fox, 18, and Jeremy Alan Walker, 21, of West Columbia, on two charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office made the arrests. Investigators with the Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the […]

by · July 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner IDs shooting victim, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating death

Coroner IDs shooting victim, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating death

The Lexington County Sheriff Department has initiated a death investigation. The LCSD reported a call of shots fired at a residence in the 600 block of Woodtrail Drive, Gaston. The call came in around 4 a.m. Detectives were conducting interviews on scene in the early morning. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim as Mr. Norman Cherry, Jr., […]

by · July 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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