Articles by: Terry Ward

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in the 200 block of Ball Park Road in Gaston. Deputies responded to a reported shooting just after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Once there, they found a deceased individual inside a home. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Donald Bernard Brown by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Deputies are not […]

by · July 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
1 dead, 2 hospitalized after shooting in West Columbia – Victim identified

1 dead, 2 hospitalized after shooting in West Columbia – Victim identified

One person was fatally shot at a West Columbia apartment complex Thursday, according to West Columbia Police. Two other people also were hospitalized after being shot in the same incident, according to West Columbia Police Department Assistant Police Chief Scott Morrison. The shooting occurred at the New Brookland apartments in the 900 block of Glenn Street, The Lexington County Coroner’s […]

by · July 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia welcomes cyclists with 3 bicycle repair stations

West Columbia welcomes cyclists with 3 bicycle repair stations

The City of West Columbia has completed the installation of the three bicycle repair stations located in the City. The stations are part of a project with EngenuitySC’s What’s Next Midlands and the Cola Town Bike Collective to create biking connectivity between all areas of the Midlands. The bicycle repair stations can be found in West Columbia at the following […]

by · July 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland Beach Bash at West Columbia Riverwalk is Saturday

Brookland Beach Bash at West Columbia Riverwalk is Saturday

Are you ready for a summer celebration? The Brookland Beach Bash is Saturday beginning at noon. It goes on all day, ending at 10:30 p.m. It’s sponsored by Soda City and Palmetto Outdoor Center. It’s at the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, 121 Alexander Rd. “It’s a family-friendly event that gives us another opportunity to showcase our Riverwalk and […]

by · July 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCDOT working to fix 21 Lexington County roads

SCDOT working to fix 21 Lexington County roads

The S.C. Department of Transportation is spending more than $3 billion statewide to pave and repair rods. There are 21 Lexington County roads on the S.C. Department of Transportation’s pave and repair list for the next year are: * Hwy. 378 at Charter Oak Rd. * S. Lake Drive at E. Main St. * Charleston Hwy. at Dixiana Rd. * […]

by · July 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Teen mimicked Lexington County overpass jumpers, dies

Teen mimicked Lexington County overpass jumpers, dies

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died Monday night as a result of jumping off of the Westmore Drive overpass at I-277, Columbia.  The incident occurred around 6 p.m. Destiny Crystal Cross, 17, of Humphrey Drive, Columbia, died at the scene.  An autopsy indicated the cause of death to be due to blunt force […]

by · July 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Indecent exposure at library, Lexington Police looking for suspect

Indecent exposure at library, Lexington Police looking for suspect

Lexington Police are asking for help to identify a male subject who was involved in an indecent exposure incident, according to Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green. The alleged incident happened at the Lexington County Public Library,  5440 Augusta Road in Lexington. On Monday at approximately 5:30 p.m., while standing in the book case aisle, a juvenile female observed a male […]

by · July 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two will have new assistant principals at several schools

Lexington Two will have new assistant principals at several schools

Lexington Two will have new assistant principals at several schools for the 2018-19 academic year. On the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. William James, the Lexington Two Board of Trustees has approved the following Assistant Principal appointments: Annette Ariail, Cayce Elementary. She is moving from Lexington Two’s Pineview Elementary, where she has been teaching since 2009. She has bachelor’s and master’s […]

by · July 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber welcomes new members

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber welcomes new members

New members were welcomed at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast this week. The breakfast was held at at 300 Senate Street. Pictured are: Brad Spehl, with mic, of Steeplechase Financial Services; Beverly Roland and Janis Tuten of Alpha Male Men’s Clinic; Laura Snellgrove of Spectrum Reach and Jen Thompson of Lighthouse For Life. Suzanne Riley-Whyte of the Chamber is […]

by · July 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
17-year-old female arrested in connection to armed robberies

17-year-old female arrested in connection to armed robberies

A 17-year-old female was arrested Monday morning in connection with a string of armed robberies last month. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, De’Avian Deanne Young is charged with robbing two convenience stores June 19. Young is also charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of possessing a weapon during a violent crime, and one count of criminal […]

by · July 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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