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Former Lexington pastor arrested for sex crime, other victims possible say police

Former Lexington pastor arrested for sex crime, other victims possible say police

Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced the arrest of Eduardo Elias Cornejo, 34, Monday. Cornejo is charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct – Third Degree. At the time of the incident that was reported, Cornejo was an Associate Pastor of the Columbia First Seventh-Day Adventist Church which is located on Riverchase Way in Lexington. In August 2017, Cornejo was terminated as […]

by · April 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School student arrested for criminal sexual conduct at school

Airport High School student arrested for criminal sexual conduct at school

The Cayce Department of Public Safety has arrested and charged 17-year old Marqueze Levar Jackson with 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. The arrest is related to an incident that allegedly occurred on the Airport High School campus on March 26. Both Jackson and the 14-year-old victim were students at the school at the time of the alleged incident. Jackson is […]

by · April 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County crawls out after storm to see damage – photos

Lexington County crawls out after storm to see damage – photos

It was a very short, but very powerful storm that blew through Lexington County Sunday afternoon, between 2 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. As a result, several structures were damaged in Lexington County. In addition, power outages were reported in more than 30,000 homes in Richland and Lexington Counties. Power was still out Monday at some homes. The Lexington Police Department […]

by · April 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Storm causes power outage, damage to homes in Lexington County

Storm causes power outage, damage to homes in Lexington County

A tornado warning was issued for Lexington County, at one point. A tornado watch remained in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday after a severe thunderstorm raged through – causing power outages. On Monday morning some were still without power. Some homes had sustained severe damage from the storm. One house in West Columbia looked to be totally destroyed. Gusts of […]

by · April 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s holds Soiree on State, Saturday – photos

Cayce’s holds Soiree on State, Saturday – photos

The City of Cayce’s Soiree on State featured food, music, art, and lots for the kids. The Saturday event is held on State Street, Cayce. The sky was nice and the temperatures were warm.

by · April 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rhythm on the River holds first concert of the spring series

Rhythm on the River holds first concert of the spring series

It was a beautiful evening by the Congaree River at West Columbia’s Riverwalk Amphitheater. The first CMC Rhythm on the River concert of the 2018 season took place. Last week’s show was a victim to rain. Saturday, Back South opened the night of music before Papa String Band played. There was also a cornhole contest with prizes for the winner. […]

by · April 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
McDaniels Automotive Group raises $507,370 for 3D mammography at Lexington Medical Center

McDaniels Automotive Group raises $507,370 for 3D mammography at Lexington Medical Center

The 2018 McDaniels Automotive Group Gala and Golf Classic raised $507,370 for Lexington Medical Center to expand the 3-D mammography initiative throughout our hospital’s network of care. Pictured are Former USC Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier;  Suzanne Pucci; Bill McDaniels of McDaniels Automotive Group;  LMC’s Barbara Willm, and LMC’s Tod Augsburger.

by · April 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man sentenced to life for 2016 double murder

Lexington County man sentenced to life for 2016 double murder

Robert Dumon Johnson, 36, of Gaston, pleaded guilty Thursday to the 2016 murders of Brenda Posey and Harry Smith in Lexington County. Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr.sentenced Johnson to two life sentences without the possibility of parole. Eleventh Circuit Solicitor Rick Hubbard stated, “I’d like to commend the hard work of Deputy Solicitor Shawn Graham and also thank law enforcement […]

by · April 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man thought to have been beaten, died of natural causes, says coroner

Man thought to have been beaten, died of natural causes, says coroner

An autopsy to determine the cause of death of a man who was reportedly beaten while picking up his newspaper in the Cobbs Hill Subdivision was conducted on April 3, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. The autopsy concluded that the manner of death was natural. Through extensive examination and investigation, the external injuries were determined to have been […]

by · April 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 students create sign for City of Cayce

Lexington 2 students create sign for City of Cayce

Several Lexington School District Two senior-level welding students from Airport High School and Brookland-Cayce High were recognized at Tuesday’s City of Cayce Council meeting. The students created a sign for use at city events and other activities. The sign will be featured at the Saturday’s Soiree on State Street. The students recognized at the council meeting were: Chance Harrelson, Bryson […]

by · April 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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