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Lexington Two seeks name suggestions for new West Columbia elementary school

Lexington Two seeks name suggestions for new West Columbia elementary school

Lexington School District Two wants input from interested parties in selecting a name for the district’s new elementary school. The school is being built in West Columbia on Cougar Drive, off of Sunset Boulevard. District officials are also asking for input to determine the school’s mascot, and colors. Voting will end at 3 p.m. on Aug 18.  Link to: New […]

by · August 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Filing period for 4 West Columbia City Council seats opens Friday at noon

Filing period for 4 West Columbia City Council seats opens Friday at noon

NOTICE is hereby given that the General Election for the election of four members of Council to represent Single Member Districts No. 1, 3, 5 and 7 for the City of West Columbia, will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, for four-year terms that will expire in November 2021. Books for filing will open 12 noon August 11, 2017, and […]

by · August 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Counterfeiters passing bills in Lexington, say police

Counterfeiters passing bills in Lexington, say police

The Lexington Police Department is warning businesses in the Town of Lexington of a series of incidents in which counterfeit currency was passed as payment in an effort to collect change. Beginning in early June, according to Police Chief Terrence Green,  and continuing into August, officers have responded to approximately two dozen incidents where counterfeit currency was used as payment […]

by · August 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Name of person killed in I-20 crash, released by coroner

Name of person killed in I-20 crash, released by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident on Thursday at approximately 3:30 a.m. The accident occurred on I- 20 westbound near Mile Marker 51 in Lexington County. According to Fisher, Carlos Hipolito, 22, of Gilbert was killed when his vehicle left the road, struck the cable in the median, and overturned. Hipolito, […]

by · August 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge prayer service, GoFundMe page set up for baby needing heart surgery

Pine Ridge prayer service, GoFundMe page set up for baby needing heart surgery

A baby boy named Greyson was recently born to Jenn and Shaun Palyok . Grey had to be airlifted to MUSC due to heart issues. He has congenital aortic stenosis, with abnormal thickening of other vessels. It is possible Gray will have surgery this week or next week. There will be a prayer service that is open to the community […]

by · August 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Person killed early Thursday after SUV overturns on I-20

Person killed early Thursday after SUV overturns on I-20

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal accident that occurred on I-20 in Lexington County, early Thursday morning. A 2008 Ford Expedition crashed on the interstate, and overturned, said Cpl. Sonny Collins of the SCHP. It was in the westbound lane, near Mile Marker 51. The driver of the vehicle was killed. The accident happened around 3:25 a.m., […]

by · August 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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West Columbia is friendly to business, a one-stop shop

Businesses are the backbone of the community. They are a sign of prosperity and health.  And the rate of new business coming to the City of West Columbia is ever-increasing. If there is a key to growth, it’s a prompt response, efficiency and a general respect for the prospective entrepreneur. “West Columbia is a one-stop shop for business by design,” […]

by · August 9, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Former Brookland-Cayce Bearcats, Byars brothers sign at CIU

Former Brookland-Cayce Bearcats, Byars brothers sign at CIU

Two Brookland-Cayce High School brothers will be back together when classes begin at Columbia International University this fall semester. Dominik and Braydon Byars have both signed athletic scholarships at the Columbia school. “It all just seemed to work out,” said Winn Fitzgerald, the boys’ mother. Braydon signed for cross country and track at CIU. Dominik signed to play soccer at […]

by · August 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman killed in Lexington after vehicle rolls over her, says sheriff’s department

Woman killed in Lexington after vehicle rolls over her, says sheriff’s department

Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 1400 block of Murrayhill Circle, Monday night. There was a report of a a vehicle rolling over a person in a driveway. according to the LCSD.  The victim was a woman in her 80s. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. The LCSD said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

by · August 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man stabbed in domestic dispute involving child

Lexington man stabbed in domestic dispute involving child

Deputies arrested a Lexington man Sunday after he was stabbed by a man intervening in a domestic dispute. Terrance Maurice Sligh, 29, is charged with third degree assault and cruelty to children, according to arrest warrants. “Based on what investigators determined at the scene, Sligh was stabbed by a man attempting to protect a child in the home,” Lexington County […]

by · August 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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