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S.C. State Museum Roadshow is back, with expert appraisals

S.C. State Museum Roadshow is back, with expert appraisals

The Museum Roadshow, one of the State Museum’s signature events, is back Saturday, January 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will get special tours of museum storage areas and be the first to see the museum’s new exhibit, Requiem for Mother Emanuel, by SC artist, Dr. Leo Twiggs. Guests will also have the opportunity to learn about the […]

by · January 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCANA says its largest property tax payment goes to Lexington County

SCANA says its largest property tax payment goes to Lexington County

SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017. SCANA announced the amount in a press release, Thursday. SCANA said Lexington County received the largest payment, more than $41.8 million, followed by Richland County with more than $40.3 million. The SCANA headquarters is off of 12 Street Extension […]

by · January 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Council elects Debbie Summers new chairwoman

Lexington County Council elects Debbie Summers new chairwoman

Lexington County Council convened on Tuesday, for a scheduled Council meeting and held and election for the new Chairwoman and Vice Chairman of Council. Cayce’s Todd Cullum is the outgoing council chairman. Council elected Chairwoman Debra “Debbie” Summers, of Council District 4 – Springdale, parts of Lexington, parts of Oak Grove and parts of Cayce, to serve as this year’s […]

by · January 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Aldi buys property in Lexington for new location

Aldi buys property in Lexington for new location

Southern Visions Real Estate has announced the sale of 2.82 acres on Platt Springs Road in Lexington to Aldi, LLC. The location is near Highway 6 and Platt springs Road. Southern Visions represented the seller in the $1,755,000 sale.  Southern Visions is excited to be a part of this transaction bringing another retailer to the Red Bank community that is […]

by · January 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Truck catches fire at Lexington Chick-fil-A drive-thru

Truck catches fire at Lexington Chick-fil-A drive-thru

The Lexington County Fire Service responded to a vehicle fire, Wednesday morning, in the drive thru at the Chick-fil-A in Lexington. The business was evacuated and the parking lot blocked off, according to a Lexington Police report.

by · January 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Father charged with abusing infant daughter who suffered permanent brain damage

Father charged with abusing infant daughter who suffered permanent brain damage

A Columbia father is charged with abusing his infant daughter after medical professionals said the baby suffered extensive injuries causing her to permanently lose function in the right half of her brain Robert Marvin Ray, 31, is charged with abuse to inflict great bodily injury upon a child, according to arrest warrants. “Ray originally told investigators his 8-month-old daughter fell […]

by · January 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia presents longtime broadcaster Joe Pinner Key to the City

City of West Columbia presents longtime broadcaster Joe Pinner Key to the City

Longtime Columbia broadcaster Joe Pinner, of WIS-TV, said he was “speechless” Tuesday night. Then he said he was “honored.” West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton said Pinner was lured to the West Columbia City Council meeting to get West Columbia’s “Key to the City.” Horton also said the presentation of the Key to the City is rare, but he said, Pinner, […]

by · January 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mother, daughter charged in family member’s neglect death

Mother, daughter charged in family member’s neglect death

A Gaston woman has been charged in the death of her disabled son. The woman’s daughter has also been charged in the death. Candie McKay Shearin, 45, and Tara Nerys Shearin, 20, are charged with abuse or neglect resulting in death to a vulnerable adult, according to arrest warrants. “EMS responded to the home on State Pond Road Dec. 20 […]

by · January 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Lexington County assistant court clerk pleads guilty to embezzling public funds

Former Lexington County assistant court clerk pleads guilty to embezzling public funds

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Tuesday that Ana Marin, 41, of Lexington entered a guilty plea to one count of embezzlement of public funds, value less than $10,000. Former assistant court clerk pleads guilty to embezzling public funds The Honorable Michael G. Nettles accepted the plea and sentenced Marin to five years’ imprisonment, provided that upon the service of […]

by · January 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gas use last week by SCE&G customers breaks record

Gas use last week by SCE&G customers breaks record

Recent extreme cold weather in South Carolina has driven SCE&G natural gas customers to use record amounts of natural gas, much like the record usage the company saw with electric customers. On Wednesday, Jan. 3, SCE&G customers used 345,736 dekatherms of natural gas, breaking the utility’s previous record of 331,233 dekatherms. SCE&G employees worked in freezing temperatures, snow and ice […]

by · January 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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