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Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in fire, autopsy scheduled Monday

Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in fire, autopsy scheduled Monday

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the individual found deceased following a residential structure fire. The fire occurred shortly after midnight, Sunday in the 300 block of Sunny Boy Poole Road in Gaston. According to Fisher, Mr. Tommy Ray Watts, 52, of Gaston was pronounced dead on scene following a fire inside his residence. An autopsy […]

by · December 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Coroner identifies pedestrian who died Saturday night

Lexington County Coroner identifies pedestrian who died Saturday night

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a vehicle, Saturday night. The incident occurred at approximately 9 p.m. in the 5200 block of Fairview Road near Leesville. According to Fisher, Mr. Jessie M. James, 33, of Aiken was walking in the road when he was struck by a vehicle. James was […]

by · December 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School ROTC marches in Columbia Christmas parade

Brookland-Cayce High School ROTC marches in Columbia Christmas parade

The Brookland-Cayce High School ROTC marched in the Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade in Columbia Saturday.

by · December 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crash causes closing of South Lake Drive in Lexington, driver charged with DUI

Crash causes closing of South Lake Drive in Lexington, driver charged with DUI

All lanes of South Lake Drive/SC-6 in Lexington near Railroad Avenue were closed Friday evening. The lanes reopened about 10:30 p.m. The road was closed after a single vehicle collision. The diver involved in the crash was transported by EMS from the scene. The Lexington Police Department reported the driver was arrested for DUI. LPD photo. 

by · December 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Tree Lighting, Parade of Lights, must-see Christmas events, Dec 7th and 8th

West Columbia Tree Lighting, Parade of Lights, must-see Christmas events, Dec 7th and 8th

Nowhere are the sights and sounds of Christmas more prevalent than in West Columbia. First, the city is hosting the 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 7. It’s at West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia. “It’s the city’s formally opening of the Christmas season. And the tree lighting always has the […]

by · November 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club conducts vision screening at Pine Ridge Middle, Riverbank Elementary

Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club conducts vision screening at Pine Ridge Middle, Riverbank Elementary

The Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club conducted Vision Screening at Pine Ridge Middle School, Thursday, in Lexington School District Two. Another 840 students received eye exams from the Lions at Riverbank Elementary School. Lions Bill Mooneyhan, Jay Littleton, Ray Guess, Ed Rollison and John Anderson (not pictured) conducted the vision screenings. The Lions Club screened about 400 PRMS students during the […]

by · November 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man stabbed trying to stop assault of woman, says LCSD

Man stabbed trying to stop assault of woman, says LCSD

A man was stabbed after intervening in a domestic dispute Monday night at a Lexington home, according to a report from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. James Michael Smith, 52, is charged with attempted murder, domestic violence and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information gathered by detectives who responded to the scene […]

by · November 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Councilwoman Erin Porter reflects on first year in office

West Columbia City Councilwoman Erin Porter reflects on first year in office

West Columbia City Councilwoman Erin Porter has been in office for a little over a year. In that time she has settled into her role. “I’ve enjoyed getting to know the city staff,” said Porter who represents Dist. 7. From the police department and fire department personnel, to the people who make city hall run, Porter said she has been […]

by · November 29, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Some beautiful color left, as fall fades to winter in West Columbia

Some beautiful color left, as fall fades to winter in West Columbia

The winter seems like it hit abruptly in West Columbia. It’s late November and some of the tress in the area are holding their fall color. Those illuminated greens, burnt red leaves, and bright yellows are now dropping to the ground, but here are a few samples of what is left of the beauty. Click on the photos to enlarge. 

by · November 29, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ground broken for West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park, Tuesday

Ground broken for West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park, Tuesday

The City of West Columbia conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park, Tuesday. “We’re bridging the past, present and future,” said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton of the park that will blend interactive art, landscaping, and parking, at 435 Meeting Street, behind Terra’s restaurant. Tem Miles, West Columbia Mayor Pro-Tem, said the park will allow for connectivity […]

by · November 28, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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