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Coroner identifies body of missing boater

Coroner identifies body of missing boater

Identification of Missing Boater Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the body of a boater. The boater was reported missing on Lake Murray Saturday night. Coroner Fisher states that the body of Jonathan Scott Scruggs, 26, of Gaffney was recovered shortly before 10.m., Sunday near Goat Island on Lake Murray. An autopsy will be performed Monday, to determine the cause of […]

by · April 4, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Second man charged with attempted murder in I-20 shooting case

Second man charged with attempted murder in I-20 shooting case

A Batesburg man is the second person charged with attempted murder in connection to gunshots fired at cars travelling on Interstate 20 last week. According to arrest warrants, Brandon Coleman, 22, is charged with seven counts of attempted murder for firing several shots from a pistol at eastbound I-20 traffic as he stood on the Quattlebaum Road bridge. “Based on […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BC falls to Wando in Nike Palmetto Cup Soccer Final

BC falls to Wando in Nike Palmetto Cup Soccer Final

Brookland-Cayce lost to nationally ranked Wando 2-0, Saturday afternoon, in Nike Palmetto Cup Final. Brookland-Cayce  defeated Bishop England 1-0 (PK 4-3) Saturday morning. Saturday Full Time Results Immaculate Conception Academy 3-1 Christ Church Brookland-Cayce 1-0 (PK 4-3) Bishop England, SEMIFINALS Wando 5-1 Cardinal Newman, SEMIFINALS Lexington 1-0 Westside South Aiken 2-1 Immaculate Conception Academy Fort Mill 2-1 Spring Valley Blythewood […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Investigators working to ID shoplifting suspect

Investigators working to ID shoplifting suspect

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have turned to the public for help in a shoplifting investigation. Investigators are working to identify a man suspected of stealing items on March 25 at Palmetto State Armory’s Fernandina Road location. Detectives said the white male suspect can be seen on store surveillance video placing an item into his pocket, then entering the store’s […]

by · April 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
NIKE Palmetto Cup is ongoing at Brookland-Cayce High School

NIKE Palmetto Cup is ongoing at Brookland-Cayce High School

Brookland-Cayce High School is hosting the annual NIKE Palmetto Cup March 30-April 2, at Fort Knox (BCHS Stadium) and The Cage on the campus of BCHS in Cayce.  It is sponsored by the City of Cayce and Lloyd’s Soccer. There is a $25 tournament pass or $10 for a daily pass. A $5 pass is available for all matches on Saturday. […]

by · April 1, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
17-year-old charged with attempted murder in I-20 shooting

17-year-old charged with attempted murder in I-20 shooting

A Leesville teen is facing attempted murder charges in connection to gunshots fired at cars travelling on Interstate 20 Wednesday morning. According to arrest warrants, Kyle Len Ringo Pratt, 17, is charged with seven counts of attempted murder for firing several shots from a pistol at eastbound I-20 traffic as he stood on the Quattlebaum Road bridge. Pratt has also been […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man arrested for solicitation of minor

Lexington man arrested for solicitation of minor

AG Office Press Release: South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jason Glenn Jordan (DOB: 1987) of Lexington, on three charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office, a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, made the arrest.  Investigators say Jordan, a registered sex offender, solicited sex from a […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bill West, West Columbia newsman, will be missed

Bill West, West Columbia newsman, will be missed

Bill West, of West Columbia, died last Friday. Bill, 76, was well-known locally. He covered Cayce, West Columbia and Springdale for many years for the Lexington County Chronicle. He was also the editor at Lexington’s Dispatch-News and he worked in television. He was news director at Sunny 100 radio. Bill also had the honor of being named “Journalist of the […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 6 comments · NEWS
Filing closes, lots of contested Lexington County races

Filing closes, lots of contested Lexington County races

From coroner and state House seats to Register of Deeds and 11th Circuit Solicitor, there are lots of candidates running in the 2016 election cycle. Sheriff Jay Koon did not get an opponent, but Sen. Katrina Shealy got two challengers. Sen. Nikki Setzler of West Columbia has an opponent and five candidates are running for state House Seat 89. Four […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Arrest made in I-20 bridge shooting

Arrest made in I-20 bridge shooting

An arrest has been made in I-20 bridge shooting incident. The identity has not been released of the suspect in the I-20 shooting incident. The arrest was made in connection to shots fired at vehicles traveling east on Interstate 20 in Lexington County. The suspect has been taken into custody, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The incident took […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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