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Thousands in Lexington County without power because of storm

Thousands in Lexington County without power because of storm

More than 15,000 households were without power in Lexington County at one point Monday as the storm caused by Hurricane Irma passed through, according to SCE&G’s online outage map. Click for link to SCE&G outage map Statewide, as many as 150,000 homes were without power. A majority of the power outages were Charleston County and Beaufort counties. Click on images […]

by · September 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Storm causes damage in Lexington, Lexington County

Storm causes damage in Lexington, Lexington County

Businesses in the 5600 block of Sunset Blvd. are experiencing power outages due to a pole with transformers and power lines down in a parking lot. And Sunset Boulevard , between North Lake Drive and Old Cherokee Road,  has been closed by Lexington Police due to hazards in the road. Lexington County officials reported a tree on home at 100 […]

by · September 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tree falls on power line in West Columbia, power out in spots

Tree falls on power line in West Columbia, power out in spots

Several customers in the Westover Acres neighborhood of West Columbia have reported power outages. Some also report power has been restored. A tree fell on a power line on Natchez Trail in the heavily-treed Saluda Gardens section of the city. Part of a tree fell in the New Brookland Mill Village. Click on images to enlarge.

by · September 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Shooting reported in Leesville involving officer

Shooting reported in Leesville involving officer

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department reported an officer-involved shooting in Leesville, Monday afternoon. And now Lexington County deputies are searching for a suspect who  pulled a gun on a deputy. According to a sheriff’s department report, a suspect pulled a handgun on a Lexington County deputy along Devils Backbone Road. According to the report, the officer was flagged down by […]

by · September 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District Two Delays Opening of School Two Hours

Lexington School District Two Delays Opening of School Two Hours

Lexington School District Two is delaying the opening of school for two hours for Tuesday, September 12, 2017, for students due to the potential storm damage from Hurricane Irma.  Administrators, custodians, and food service employees are to report for work at their regular time.  Teachers, teacher assistants, and office support staff are to report to work one hour later than their normal arrival […]

by · September 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk Closed Due to Hurricane Irma

West Columbia Riverwalk Closed Due to Hurricane Irma

 The City of West Columbia has closed the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater until further notice due to rising river water and potential flooding. The City will announce when areas of the park are open to the public.

by · September 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation Trees Tribute postponed, West Columbia offices closed Monday

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Trees Tribute postponed, West Columbia offices closed Monday

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Reschedules Tribute for Trees Gala due to Hurricane Irma The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is rescheduling the Tribute for Trees Gala due to inclement weather. The original gala date was set for Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The rescheduled date is Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM, in the New Brookland Room at […]

by · September 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Monday sanitation route change due to county landfill closing

West Columbia Monday sanitation route change due to county landfill closing

The City of West Columbia Sanitation Department will not collect household garbage, recycling, or yard trash on Monday, September 11, 2017, due to the Lexington County Landfill closing in preparation of Hurricane Irma. On Tuesday, Sanitation will collect the Monday route household garbage and recycling and the Tuesday route household garbage. Please do not put your roll carts and bins out until Tuesday morning to keep […]

by · September 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce to close Riverwalk trails, issues storm prep update

City of Cayce to close Riverwalk trails, issues storm prep update

The City of Cayce offices will be closed on Monday. Below are additional updates and safety precautions:               All City parks and trails will close on Sunday, September 10th at 3 PM and will remain closed through Monday.               Monday’s trash collection is canceled and will be picked up on Wednesday. As of now, Tuesday trash […]

by · September 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport falls to Gilbert

Airport falls to Gilbert

  By Hannah Stone/Terry Ward Gilbert jumped on Airport early, Friday night, on the way to a 44-28 win over the Eagles. Gilbert recoved a fumbled kickoff by Airport to go up 7-0. Airport answered with an8-yard-run by Nanders Laurence to tie it at 7 at the end of the first quarter. Gilbert waited until the second quarter to pour […]

by · September 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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