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Highway fatality reported in Lexington County

Highway fatality reported in Lexington County

There has been a fatal vehicle accident in Lexington County. It occurred  on Bush River Road, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. No other details have been released.  The notification of the accident was released at 8:25 a.m., Saturday. The office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher investigates traffic fatalities. Her office has not yet released the identity of the […]

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport defeats Brookland-Cayce, 24-14

Airport defeats Brookland-Cayce, 24-14

Airport defeated Brookland-Cayce, 24-14 Friday night at BC. The win gives Airport a second-place finish in the Region V, 3A. Midland Valley defeated Aiken, Friday, to win the conference championship. The score was tied at 14 at the half. Airport scored in the third quarter to go up 21-14. Brookland-Cayce had a shot to tie, driving inside the 10-yard-line of […]

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
James appointed Lexington 2 Schools superintendent

James appointed Lexington 2 Schools superintendent

DR. WILLIAM B. “BILL” JAMES APPOINTED SUPERINTENDENT OF LEXINGTON 2 The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. William B. James, Jr. as Superintendent of Lexington County School District Two effective immediately. “The Board is very excited to have Dr. James lead this District” said Bill Bingham, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “We look forward to working […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford’s FLOCK, a servant to the community

House of Raeford’s FLOCK, a servant to the community

As a business, House of Raeford in West Columbia contributes to the fiscal health of the people who work there. But the company also believes it has a corporate social responsibility. In an effort to lift others, House of Raeford donates thousands of dollars to the community around it. FLOCK  is an arm of House Of Raeford, Columbia Farms. The goal of […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ethel Hodge Weaver celebrates her 100th Birthday, Saturday

Ethel Hodge Weaver celebrates her 100th Birthday, Saturday

West Columbia will celebrate a centenarian, Saturday. Ethel (Hodge) Weaver will celebrate 100 years of life on Oct. 31. God has blessed her with three children, 11 Grandchildren, 23 Great grandchildren, and 6 great great grands. Ethel has requested in the place of a big celebration party that her friends and family love and think of her with prayer, cards, phone […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport at BC football game Friday will have significant impact

Airport at BC football game Friday will have significant impact

A lot changed for Airport and Brookland-Cayce in one night. All season Airport (8-1 and 3-1 in Region V 3A) had been in perfect position to win the Region V, 3A football crown. Brookland-Cayce (4-5 and 2-2 in Region V 3A) was running out of chances to get into the high school football playoffs. But last Friday, Brookland-Cayce won at Swansea […]

by · October 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council delays, takes action on Bluff Road projects

Cayce City Council delays, takes action on Bluff Road projects

Cayce City Council delayed a vote to rezone property where Baseball fields are planned; and approved the annexation of property for a truck-servicing travel center. The property discussed at a Wednesday meeting, is off of Bluff Road, at I-77, across the Congaree River. The Palmetto Baseball League requested that its property be rezoned to C-4. That would allow for a […]

by · October 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two Board meetings could be streamed on the Internet

Lexington Two Board meetings could be streamed on the Internet

Lexington School District Two, at its meeting Tuesday, moved forward with a plan to stream Board meetings on the Internet. Board Member Beth Branham said “a lot of districts are doing this,” and live streaming the meetings  should be possible without much expense. The Board agreed to look into live streaming the meetings. “I am am very much in favor of […]

by · October 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
County Councilman Ned Tolar holds Constituent Service Night

County Councilman Ned Tolar holds Constituent Service Night

Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar held his first Constituent Service Night on Wednesday. Constituents were invited to Carolina Cafe in West Columbia, share their views on issues facing the county and constituent serice matters. Tolar will hold a similar Constituent Service Night for the western end of his district later this fall. Tolar’s district stretches from West Columbia to the Town of […]

by · October 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Juvenile charged in Airport High bomb threat

Juvenile charged in Airport High bomb threat

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has charged a 15-year-old girl with communicating a threat to detonate a destructive device at Airport High School. About 10:25 Monday morning, a threat found written on a restroom wall prompted the evacuation of students and staff. “Our deputies, along with officers from Cayce, Springdale and South Congaree, secured the school and conducted a search […]

by · October 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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