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S.C. Department of Natural Resources Dive Team searching for male on Lake Murray

S.C. Department of Natural Resources Dive Team searching for male on Lake Murray

An emergency crew from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources is searching for a possible drowning victim in Lake Murray Sunday afternoon. The S.C. DNR sent its dive team in response to the report of a male in the lake near the Lake Murray Marina, according to DNR spokesman Capt. Robert McCullough. The call came in around 1 p.m. The […]

by · June 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Lexington County deputy charged with illegal disclosure of information

Former Lexington County deputy charged with illegal disclosure of information

A former Lexington County deputy sheriff has been charged with sharing the personal information of private citizens last year. Brandon William Jones, 32, allowed and facilitated the unlawful examination of private records to citizens and friends from Jan. 1, 2017, until July 5, 2017, according to an arrest warrant. An affidavit attached to the warrant said the private records included […]

by · June 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Department of Public Safety suspends search for man under bridge

Cayce Department of Public Safety suspends search for man under bridge

At approximately 1 a.m. early Friday, the University of South Carolina police were executing a routine traffic stop on the Blossom Street bridge. At that time, a man was spotted briefly near the bridge railing. Within seconds, the man was believed to have fallen or jumped from the bridge. The Cayce Department of Public Safety, USC, SLED, the City of Columbia and others […]

by · June 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith is new S.C. Fire Chiefs Association President

West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith is new S.C. Fire Chiefs Association President

The City of West Columbia is proud to have Chris Smith as its fire chief. Smith was inducted as the South Carolina Fire Chiefs Association 74th President at a ceremony held at Stone River in West Columbia. In return for the city’s commitment, Smith is is vocal about who he represents. “I’m proud to be the leader of the 25 […]

by · June 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man charged with attempted murder after road shooting

Man charged with attempted murder after road shooting

A Lexington man faces multiple charges in connection with a shooting last week in a West Columbia road. Christopher Fuller, 29, is charged with attempted murder, discharging a weapon into a vehicle, possession a weapon during a violent crime and possessing a weapon after a violent felony conviction, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the information gathered by detectives and […]

by · June 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Service announced for Vanessa Biery, wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini, toxicology report pending

Service announced for Vanessa Biery, wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini, toxicology report pending

Vanessa Brooke Biery, 43, of West Columbia, died Monday, April 30. She was the wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini. After her death, Lazzarini was charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the October death of William Player Holland, who was shot at 256 Hunters Mill Dr. in Cayce. That’s the same address where Biery died. The cause of death has […]

by · June 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
18-year-old dies in Lexington County vehicle accident

18-year-old dies in Lexington County vehicle accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single vehicle accident. It occurred in the 2000 block of Cedar Grove Road in Leesville at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Timothy Robert “TJ” Langfitt, Jr., 18, of Leesville was pronounced dead at the scene due to the traumatic injuries sustained. Langfitt’s vehicle […]

by · June 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SC-6 One-Way Pair Road Project to go live June 23

SC-6 One-Way Pair Road Project to go live June 23

The Town of Lexington is slated to go live with the SC-6 One-Way Pair Project on Saturday, June 23. This is the first traffic and tourism project funded by the 2% Hospitality Tax. Construction began in October 2017 and will be finalized in July 2018. The purpose of the project is to make the intersection of Main Street at Lake […]

by · June 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Glen Conwell defeats Ned Tolar in Lexington County Council District 8 race

Glen Conwell defeats Ned Tolar in Lexington County Council District 8 race

In Lexington County Council District 8, Glen Conwell had 52% of the vote, incumbent Ned Tolar had 31% and Charles Crouch had 18%. The results are unofficial, and the  last update in Lexington County, with 97 of 101 precincts counted. Conwell thanked his supporters, and his family, for working hard to bring home the victory. Conwell said his daughters Rebekah, […]

by · June 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gov. Henry McMaster headed to runoff, Rep. James Smith wins nomination big, in Democratic primary

Gov. Henry McMaster headed to runoff, Rep. James Smith wins nomination big, in Democratic primary

Gov. Henry McMaster is headed to a runoff in the GOP primary. The Associated Press called the race after 9 p.m. Tuesday. With 99 percent of the state’s precincts reporting McMaster had 42% of the vote. In two weeks McMaster will go up against Greenville businessman John Warren who had 28% of the vote. McMaster finished first in the Republican […]

by · June 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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