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Coroner reports a pedestrian fatality in Redbank

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian that was struck and killed on Highway 6 in the Redbank Community of Lexington County. David John Thans, 46, of Pelion was walking east on the eastbound side of Highway 6 near the intersection of Highway 6 and Lexington Hills Parkway at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Sunday when he was struck by a […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Highway Patrol reports Lexington County traffic fatality

Highway Patrol reports Lexington County traffic fatality

According to an advisory from the South Carolina Highway Patrol there has been a traffic fatality in  Lexington County on Monday on S.C. 6. The notice was posted at 3:51 p.m. No other information was posted at this time.

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
6-0, Airport at home to take on Aiken, Monday night

6-0, Airport at home to take on Aiken, Monday night

Airport is at home to take on Aiken in football, Monday night. The game is at 7 p.m. p.m. The game date was changed due to flooding last week. Aiken brings a 4-2 record to Airport. It’s a Region V, 3A game. Airport is 6-0. Both teams are 1-0 in the conference. Airport is strong in every phase of the game. Quarterback Josh […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gilbert at Brookland-Cayce football game is Monday night

Gilbert at Brookland-Cayce football game is Monday night

Gilbert will be at Brookland-Cayce Monday for a match up between two, 2-4 teams. The game is at 6 p.m. The game was moved from Friday because of flood problems last week. Gilbert, of Region V, 3A is coming off of a 36-23 home loss to Midland Valley. It was Gilbert’s third loss in a row. Brookland-Cayce lost 27-21 in […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Man killed Sunday on moped, on his way to work

A man was killed in the 3000 block of Charleston Highway around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to the office of  Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Robert Charles Dolifus, 55, of Columbia was killed.  He was on his way to work at the Amazon Fulfillment facility. The moped Dolifus was riding was struck from the rear by a vehicle traveling in […]

by · October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce works to provide emergency water to Columbia

Cayce works to provide emergency water to Columbia

Personnel from the City of Cayce are working on both sides of the Blossom Street Bridge to provide potable water to the citizens of Columbia. Columbia’s supply is limited because of the recent flood. Cayce is opening its waterline connection between the two cities so that water will flow back into the City of Columbia’s system, providing between 2-4 millions of […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Saturday crew builds West Columbia water line to Columbia

Saturday crew builds West Columbia water line to Columbia

The City of West Columbia is constructing a temporary emergency water line on the sidewalk of the Gervais Street Bridge. The line will connect the West Columbia Riverside Water Plant on Sunset Boulevard with the City of Columbia water system. The emergency water assistance plan was announced Friday by West Columbia Mayor Joe Owens. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin requested the […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia House of Raeford contributes millions to local economy

West Columbia House of Raeford contributes millions to local economy

Besides chicken, West Columbia’s House of Raeford produces a substantial benefit to its community. The entity has a workforce of 857. It is the seventh largest employer in Lexington County. House of Raeford and its employees generate millions of dollars for the local economy. When the numbers are combined, House of Raeford in West Columbia  – and Batesburg – contribute  close […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Alexander Road, next to Riverwalk, closed

Alexander Road, next to Riverwalk, closed

The West Columbia Police Department is reporting that at the Gervais Street Bridge, is closed. Closing of the road  is due to water line work that is being completed to assist the City of Columbia. Please use other routes if you are in this area.  

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 students, teachers go to work for flood victims

Lexington 2 students, teachers go to work for flood victims

ACADEMICS NOT THE FOCUS AS LEXINGTON 2 EMPLOYEES RETURN TO WORK From Kay Joseph, Lexington School District 2 As employees in Lexington District Two returned to work Friday, the emphasis was not on our students’ academic success, but their well being. Across the District today, school administration and office staff called to check on the status of our students and their families. Faculty and support […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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