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Busbee Principal Dixon Brooks is president-elect for statewide association

Busbee Principal Dixon Brooks is president-elect for statewide association

By Dawn Kujawa- Lexington 2 Communications A Lexington Two principal is the new president-elect of the South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education (SCAMLE). Dixon Brooks, principal at Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy, now serves as Lower Midlands regional director with the organization, which has more than 10,000 members whose ranks include middle level teachers and administrators, pre-service teachers […]

by · April 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Soiree on State is Saturday, music, art, food, and kids events

Cayce’s Soiree on State is Saturday, music, art, food, and kids events

Cayce’s Soiree on State this Saturday offers something for everybody, according to Cayce Mayor Elise Partin. She said there will be lots of live music, an area for kids, food vendors, food trucks, a trolley for convenience, and more than 40 artists. The Soiree on State begins at noon and lasts until 8 p.m. The City of Cayce has partnered […]

by · April 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia man identified as fatality victim hit by 3 vehicles on I-26, Sunday night

Columbia man identified as fatality victim hit by 3 vehicles on I-26, Sunday night

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after being struck by multiple vehicles on Interstate 26 Westbound. The incident occurred near Exit 110 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sunday. According to Fisher, Mr. Jeffrey Ronald Rivers, 56, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the incident. Mr. Rivers was attempting to […]

by · April 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington mother of 3 reported missing, has been found

Lexington mother of 3 reported missing, has been found

A Lexington County woman who had been reported missing was located Tuesday in Aiken County. Deputies from Lexington and Aiken counties found Ashley Nicole Rabon, 26, in a house with her phone. She told investigators she left her home last month willingly. Deputies took a missing person report on Rabon March 31. Since then, investigators have been working to locate […]

by · April 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man gets 15 years in Lexington County court for crystal meth trafficking

Man gets 15 years in Lexington County court for crystal meth trafficking

Robert Tyler Geiger, age 30, was sentenced in Lexington County General Sessions Court, on Tuesday, to 15 years for Trafficking Methamphetamine. The sentence was handed down by Circuit Court Judge Knox McMahon. Trafficking methamphetamine is classified by South Carolina law as a violent crime. Geiger’s prior record included convictions involving methamphetamine and other controlled substances.Geiger’s trial was scheduled to begin […]

by · April 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Frank Jovanelly, who was Airport’s principal for 10 years, is the new interim

Frank Jovanelly, who was Airport’s principal for 10 years, is the new interim

A familiar face is returning to Airport High School to serve as interim principal starting Tuesday. Frank Jovanelly, who was Airport’s principal for 10 years, will now serve as interim, as the district conducts a search for a new principal. CR Hall, who has been serving in that role since February, will return to her job as principal at Pair […]

by · April 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man dies in I-20 crash early Monday

West Columbia man dies in I-20 crash early Monday

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died Monday morning after being involved in a multi-vehicle collision. The accident occurred at approximately 4:40 a.m. on I-20 westbound at mile marker 66, Columbia. Christian Matthew Frasier, 26, of Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, was the unrestrained driver of a vehicle that lost control, struck the […]

by · April 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Men soliciting children for a ride, say Lexington Police

Men soliciting children for a ride, say Lexington Police

The Lexington Police Department is requesting help to identify two male subjects who approached children asking if they needed a ride in two separate incidents. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green reported the incidents Friday morning. On the afternoon of Saturday, March 31, between the approximate times of 4:50 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., two juvenile males reported that they had observed […]

by · April 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run draws lots of participants

Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run draws lots of participants

The City of West Columbia held a Kinetic Derby Day practice run, Sunday During the practice Kinetic Derby Day Race Participants made trial runs down Center Street from State Street to Shuler Street. City staff closed the streets at 2 p.m. for the practice run for Soap Box Derby cars and Kinetic Derby race contraptions. The City of West Columbia […]

by · April 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian struck by 3 vehicles, killed on I-26 in West Columbia

Pedestrian struck by 3 vehicles, killed on I-26 in West Columbia

Three vehicles hit a pedestrian who was trying to cross I-26 Sunday night. The incident occurred near mile marker 110 at about 9:30 p.m., according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The site of the collision is in West Columbia, in Lexington County. The collision resulted in the death of the pedestrian. A 2016 Jeep, driven […]

by · April 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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