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Lexington County detectives arrest couple in burglaries

Lexington County detectives arrest couple in burglaries

Lexington County detectives have identified and charged a man seen in home surveillance footage after sharing the images with the public.  Detectives have also arrested the man’s female accomplice thanks in part to help from the public.  Stephen George Wilson Jr. faces a first degree burglary charge for stealing a TV from a home in the 1100 block of Redmond […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New building continues on Sunset Boulevard

New building continues on Sunset Boulevard

At 2119 Sunset, Goodwill is planning to build a retail store. (Photo right) The plans for that facility are still in the permitting stages. Goodwill will ask for a zoning variance on July 28, in order to prepare the property for construction. Construction of the Family Dollar Store (Photo below) on Sunset Boulevard, at Hummingbird Drive is progressing. Construction of […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County upgraded to incipient drought status

Lexington County upgraded to incipient drought status

A hot summer, with not enough rain, have placed Lexington County into incipient drought status. Incipient means the county is in the initial stage of drought. Lexington County, and the rest of the state, received an upgraded drought status from the South Carolina Drought Response Committee after it met last week. The drought status was announced in a July 16, […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Five arrested at Statehouse rallies, Saturday

Five arrested at Statehouse rallies, Saturday

Release from the S.C. Department of Public Safety The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting that there were five arrests during the rallies on the Statehouse grounds today in Columbia. There was a heavy law enforcement presence — on and around — the perimeter of Statehouse grounds throughout the day. SCDPS estimates the crowd at about 2,000 at […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High awarded for fighting childhood cancer

Airport High awarded for fighting childhood cancer

Airport High School was honored by Friday for being local heroes in the fight against childhood cancer. The ceremony to honor the students took place at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. Aflac presented a Duckprints Award to Airport High School, which raises money each year for childhood cancer. CAMP KEMO co-founder Linda Wells was also honored. the Airport students, and Wells, […]

by · July 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Dept. releases photos of burglary

Lexington County Sheriff’s Dept. releases photos of burglary

From the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Lexington County detectives are looking for the public’s help in the search for a man and woman who witnesses have seen near multiple burglary locations. According to detectives, a white male and a white female, both in their late 30s to early 40s, have been driving a newer model four-door sedan to daytime residential burglaries […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New homes being built in West Columbia

New homes being built in West Columbia

More homes are being built in West Columbia. Residential units, many single-family, are being added, after some lean years for building. In the last month or so, about 30 acres of property, containing with more than 100 homes, have been annexed into the City of West Columbia. Two single-family-home developments, Oakwood and Harvest Glen, are being built off of Leaphart […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
USC picked 4th; will lack of respect, motivate Gamecocks?

USC picked 4th; will lack of respect, motivate Gamecocks?

Gamecocks picked to finish fourth in SEC-East Last year, South Carolina was picked to win it all in the East. In 2015, not so much. At the conclusion of SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. The Gamecocks, after a 7-6 season and 3-5 in the SEC in 2014, were voted behind Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri, in that order. Florida, Kentucky […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High teacher named 2015 S.C. TSA Advisor of the Year!

Airport High teacher named 2015 S.C. TSA Advisor of the Year!

Members of the Technology Student Association (TSA) of Airport High and Fulmer Middle Schools represented Lexington School District Two well at the annual  National TSA Conference in Dallas, Texas June 28-July 2. Mrs. Terri Southern, math teacher and sponsor of Airport’s TSA, accompanied the TSA students to Dallas. At the conference, Mrs. Southern was named the 2015 South Carolina TSA Adviser of […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Is Spurrier “spinning” 7-6 record, or what?

Is Spurrier “spinning” 7-6 record, or what?

Gamecock football coach fights back at critics! After South Carolina lost double-digit leads, and the game, in the fourth quarter three times in 2014, everyone wanted answers. At times Gamecock Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier talked about coaching deficiencies. At other times he blamed himself, bad breaks, or the on-field performance-level. But after eight months to digest it, Spurrier is […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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