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Traffic fatality reported in Lexington County

Information regarding a fatal collision that occurred on Secondary Road 624  (Crystal Springs Road) has been posted on the S.C. Highway Patrol’s information site. The post was published at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. No other details were posted.

by · April 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 passes motion on new school, groundbreaking April 18

Lexington 2 passes motion on new school, groundbreaking April 18

The Lexington School District Two Board took action, Thursday night. The Board approved the early site package and foundation installation for the new elementary school being built on Twelfth Street Extension and Bulldog Boulevard in Cayce. Thompson Turner is the general contractor chosen to build the new school. The Board voted to proceed with the site and foundation work priced […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Fire, EMS respond to blaze in Chapin

Lexington County Fire, EMS respond to blaze in Chapin

Lexington County Fire Service, EMS responds to residential fire in Chapin community Thursday evening County of Lexington emergency personnel responded to a residential structure fire in the Chapin community Thursday evening. Just before 9 p.m., Lexington County 911 dispatched Lexington County Fire Service and EMS to the 100 block of Turkey Ridge Drive in reference to a residential structure fire. […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Eagle Scout Gabe Caldwell presents US Flag retirement box

Eagle Scout Gabe Caldwell presents US Flag retirement box

Gabe Caldwell is a Boy Scout with Cayce Troop 339. He built an American Flag Retirement Collection Box and gave it to the City at Tuesday’s Council Meeting. said Mendy Corder, Cayce’s Municipal Clerk. The box is for anyone who has a worn flag that wants to properly dispose of it in a dignified manner. Once enough flags have been […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Officer Ballentine gets valor award, Kelly receives Purple Heart

Cayce Officer Ballentine gets valor award, Kelly receives Purple Heart

It’s well-known that police work can be life-threatening. And on Wednesday Cayce Department of Public Safety Officers Rhett Kelly and Sgt. Frank Ballentine were presented awards for their reaction in a dangerous situation last November. Ballentine received the Medal of Valor from the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association. Kelly was given a Purple Heart. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin presented the […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collgiate offers Sneak Peek, Saturday

Gray Collgiate offers Sneak Peek, Saturday

All new and prospective students for Gray Collgiate Academy’s 2016-2017 school year are invited to attend the GCA Sneak Peek Open House this Saturday (April 9) from 11 a.m. until 2 pm. There will be  games, food and fun along with parent/student information and a school tour. Twitter: #wareagle

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Shots fired on State Street in Cayce, vehicle hit

Shots fired on State Street in Cayce, vehicle hit

The Cayce Department of Public Safety responded to a report of shots fired in the 1900 block of State Street. The report was filed at approximately 5:23 p.m. Officers and investigators on the scene earned that a subject discharged a firearm, five or six times, before fleeing the area, according to a release from Sgt. Evan Antley. A vehicle that was on […]

by · April 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
No Civil War artifacts, river work postponed by flood

No Civil War artifacts, river work postponed by flood

SCANA’s effort to clean up black tar from the Congaree River is on hold. “We had planned to begin working this spring to address the tar-like substance,” said Ginny Jones, senior public affairs specialist for SCANA. “However, when the Columbia Canal was breached during the historic rainfall event last October, about 200,000 tons of silt washed downstream, covering the project site. […]

by · April 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gaston man charged with sexual conduct with a minor

Gaston man charged with sexual conduct with a minor

Donald Wade Hagood, 52, of Gaston has been charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11 years of age. Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Hagood on Tuesday. He’s being held in the Lexington County Detention Center while he awaits a bond hearing. According to South Carolina law, Hagood, if convicted, must be imprisoned for a […]

by · April 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia mayor issues statement on water quality

West Columbia mayor issues statement on water quality

The City of West Columbia issued a press statement Wednesday afternoon: West Columbia Mayor Makes Statement About Drinking Water Quality Due (to) an inquiry today (Wednesday) about the integrity of West Columbia’s drinking water, the City wants to reassure our customers of our clean and safe drinking water. The flood of 2015 caused challenges to water plant operators across South […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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