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Crash temporarily closes lanes on Augusta Road in Lexington, Friday afternoon

Crash temporarily closes lanes on Augusta Road in Lexington, Friday afternoon

A collision on Augusta Road (US-1) and Cedarcrest Drive in Lexington has lanes closed in both directions on Augusta Road. The Lexington Police Department reported the incident at about 1:45 p.m.. Officers are asked motorists to proceed with caution and be alert to emergency personnel in the road. Lanes were later reopened.

by · August 23, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
New businesses are flocking to West Columbia

New businesses are flocking to West Columbia

The level of activity in the City of West Columbia’s business community is robust. There are 2,547 businesses in West Columbia. And from January until August, 162 new business licenses had been issued by the City of West Columbia, according to Ellen Ravenell, the city’s Business License Official. Those new businesses include some high-profile additions. Black Rooster, the French Bistro-like […]

by · August 23, 2019 · 1 comment · NEWS
Guess where?

Guess where?

Do you know where this business was on Augusta Highway in West Columbia?

by · August 23, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Riverbanks Zoo’s eldest female elephant has died “unexpectedly”

Riverbanks Zoo’s eldest female elephant has died “unexpectedly”

One of Riverbanks Zoo’s elephants has died. Zoo representatives announced the passing of Robin in a Facebook post, Thursday: It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news of the passing of one of Riverbanks’ two African elephants. Robin, the Zoo’s eldest female elephant, passed away unexpectedly overnight. “Robin had a lot of spunk and acted half her […]

by · August 23, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce seeks artists to paint 2 murals, proposals due Sept. 9

Cayce seeks artists to paint 2 murals, proposals due Sept. 9

The City of Cayce is working to implement an Arts District on State Street, the original heart of Cayce. Public art is essential to this vision and the City is commissioning artists to design and paint two murals that will be visible to the public as they are walking and driving along State Street. The City is requesting proposals from […]

by · August 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crash causes closed ramp on I-20, at SC 6 in Lexington, Wednesday morning

Crash causes closed ramp on I-20, at SC 6 in Lexington, Wednesday morning

A collision on eastbound I-20 between South Lake Drive (SC-6) and Augusta Road (US-1) has the entrance ramp I-20 at South Lake Drive closed. Lexington Police officers are assisting the S.C. Highway Patrol in the area. Seek an alternate route as this area is experiencing extreme traffic congestion.

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man dies in I-20 accident

West Columbia man dies in I-20 accident

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual who died in vehicle collision that occurred early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred on Interstate 20 westbound at mile marker 82, Elgin. Wesley Dean Welch, 47, of West Columbia, was the unrestrained driver of a SUV that was struck by a tractor trailer. Mr. Welch was pronounced dead at […]

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police arrest car theft suspect

West Columbia Police arrest car theft suspect

The West Columbia Police Department made an arrest in a car theft that occurred on August 20, 2019 in the City of West Columbia. On August 20, 2019 at approximately 9:12 a.m. Officers received a call of a stolen vehicle that had just occurred. The vehicle was stolen from Lizard’s Thicket at 2234 Sunset Blvd in the City of West […]

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
19-year-old woman dies attempting to jump on tractor-trailer on I-20, says coroner

19-year-old woman dies attempting to jump on tractor-trailer on I-20, says coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after being struck by a semi-trailer following a multiple vehicle collision that occurred on Interstate 20 Eastbound at mile marker 59 shortly before 11 a.m., Tuesday. According to Fisher, Maliyah Smith, 19, of East Point, Georgia was pronounced dead at an area hospital due to injuries sustained. Ms. Smith […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian hit on I-20, in Lexington County

Pedestrian hit on I-20, in Lexington County

Lanes of I-20 East were blocked for a while Tuesday, at the 59 mile marker due to a crash. A pedestrian in the road was struck by a vehicle. The person hit was transported by EMS to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The initial collision involved several vehicles, according to Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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