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Springdale Police make arrest after K9 finds meth

Springdale Police make arrest after K9 finds meth

Springdale Police made a drug arrest Saturday afternoon.   On Saturday at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon a Springdale officer stopped a car for failing to stop at a stop sign on Pond Drive at Platt Springs Rd. After stopping the vehicle the officer observed behavior that was thought to be suspicious. the officer called for the police department’s drug-finding dog, […]

by · February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner releases name of woman killed in Friday crash

Coroner releases name of woman killed in Friday crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person who was killed in the early Friday morning two-car accident on Hwy 321 in Cayce. Valerie D. Rhodes, 44, of Gaston was traveling north in the 3200 block of Charleston Highway at approximately 4:40 a.m. on Friday, when another vehicle that was traveling south in the north bound lane struck her […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce officer rescues woman from burning mobile home

Cayce officer rescues woman from burning mobile home

Cayce Department of Public Safety Officer L. Feliciano was off-duty, but that does not mean he would not respond to an emergency. Feliciano, a master public safety officer, saved a woman’s life from a burning mobile home, Friday afternoon,” according to Sgt. Evan Antley of the Cayce DPS. Feliciano saw the mobile home at 116 Maplewood Drive, on fire at […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk at Moffatt St. closed due to flooding

West Columbia Riverwalk at Moffatt St. closed due to flooding

Moffatt Street side of West Columbia Riverwalk closed due to flooding The Moffatt Street side of the West Columbia Riverwalk is currently closed due to flooding. Once the flood waters subside and the Riverwalk path is clear again, the city will announce when all areas of the West Columbia Riverwalk are open to the public. Anna Huffman, City of West Columbia Public Information […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Miss South Carolina encourages Northside Middle students

Miss South Carolina encourages Northside Middle students

Miss South Carolina made a stop in West Columbia, Friday where she offered some advice to young people. “Make decisions that get you where you want to be,” said Daja Dial. She spoke to eighth-graders at Northside Middle School. Dial is from Spartanburg and she is a Clemson University student, taking the year off from school to fulfill her obligations […]

by · February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS

Man charged with DUI after fatal accident

The name of the victim who died in the accident has not been released.

by · February 5, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Fisher-Mercer, Nickel inducted into Brookland-Cayce Educator Hall of Fame

Fisher-Mercer, Nickel inducted into Brookland-Cayce Educator Hall of Fame

Dr. Carolyn Fisher-Mercer and Dr. Barbara Nickel were the 2015 inductees into the Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation Educator Hall of Fame, Thursday. Fisher-Mercer said she was grateful to be able to help her students become the people they were meant to be. Nickel, a special education teacher, expressed her thanks that she and her students were allowed to be […]

by · February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman claims she was sexually assaulted, charged with false report

Woman claims she was sexually assaulted, charged with false report

Release from South Congaree Police South Congaree Police Department is pressing felony charges on Tammy Lawhorne Bedenbaugh for filing a false police report of a felony. Bedenbaugh called police on October 27, 2015, stating her home was broken into by her ex-husband, and once inside the home he tied Bedenbaugh up and sexually assaulted her. She gave a sworn written statement […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tornado touches down in West Columbia

Tornado touches down in West Columbia

A tornado touched down in the West Columbia area Wednesday between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. It was seen north of the South Carolina State Farmer’s Market. The tornado was rated as an EF-0 – the weakest level of tornado It was between 50 and 75 yards wide. Some automobiles and property were damaged […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man charged with rape of USC student

West Columbia man charged with rape of USC student

Carlos Jovany Hernandez, of West Columbia Columbia, has been charged with sexual assault. The charge comes  after a University of South Carolina student told police that she was raped near the USC campus early Saturday morning. Hernandez, 21, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct. He turned himself in, Wednesday morning, according to  Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook. A woman was reported […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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