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Victim in early Wednesday fatality identified

Driver killed overnight in single-vehicle accident in Lexington County is identified. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher states that at approximately 12:15 A.M. on November 4, 2015, a Ford F-250 truck was traveling on Caney Branch Road toward Windmill Road in Leesville when the driver of the truck identified by Coroner Fisher as Anthony Todd Risinger, 42, of Leesville failed to […]

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Pedestrian killed on Saturday is identified by coroner

Pedestrian killed on Saturday is identified by coroner Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher states that on Saturday at approximately 3:30 a.m, a 1997 Toyota traveling south on Bush River Road in the Irmo area of Lexington County struck a pedestrian who was found to be under the influence, wearing dark clothing. The victim was walking in the middle of the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Lexington County traffic fatality reported by SCDPS

Lexington County traffic fatality reported by SCDPS The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting that a fatal traffic accident occurred early Wednesday morning in Lexington County. The report of the accident was posted at 2:08 a.m. on the SCDPS website. The location of fatal collision was Wind Mill Road. No other details were reported.

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in Tueday’s election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. Sonny Narang received five votes. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton was elected mayor of West Columbia Tuesday, defeating incumbent Joe Owens. Horton received 1,097 votes to Owens’ 555 votes. “I’m humbled and appreciative for the support of the citizens,” Horton said. “I look forward to working with city council and the great employees of the City of West Columbia. I want us […]

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Precinct workers say voter turnout strong

Precinct workers say voter turnout strong

As voters in West Columbia go to the polls to elect a mayor, and new council members, workers at precincts say turnout is heavy. David Cobb and Sandra Dodd are working the Westover Precinct at Providence Presbyterian Church, on Hummingbird Drive. “We have had 270 voters come in,” Dodd said. She said the precinct is on pace to reach 500 voters […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce closes down all phases of Riverwalk as river rises

Cayce closes down all phases of Riverwalk as river rises

IMPORTANT NOTICE From the City of Cayce: The Congaree River has reached 21 feet and all phases of the Cayce Riverwalk have been shut down. Thank you to our public safety and parks crew that moved swiftly and were able to get all of the lighting and electrical call boxes before the water got too high! As soon as the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia closes Riverwalk

West Columbia closes Riverwalk

West Columbia Temporarily Closes Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater Due to Flooding The City of West Columbia has closed the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater until further notice due to flooding.  Once waters subside and the Riverwalk path is clear again, the city will announce when areas of the park are open to the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

  Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in the Nov. 3, municipal election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the City of West Columbia; twice as big as any […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

A 45-year- old man dressed in a Halloween prison convict costume was arrested early Sunday morning, and put in jail. A Springdale Police officer stopped a vehicle on a Driving Under the Influence suspicion, just after midnight, Nov. 1. An officer observed the vehicle swerving on Platt Springs Road, according to a police department report.. While the officer began to approach […]

by · November 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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