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Lexington County woman dies in Pond Branch Road crash

Lexington County woman dies in Pond Branch Road crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single- vehicle accident. It occurred in the 4500 block of Pond Branch Road at approximately 6 a.m. Sunday. According to Fisher, Ms. Rhonda Rebecca Hartley, 30, of Leesville was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident. Ms. Hartley’s vehicle crossed the center […]

by · September 17, 2018 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Lexington Two will reopen schools and offices Monday

Lexington Two will reopen schools and offices Monday

Lexington Two will reopen schools and offices Monday, Sept. 17, at normal times, and buses will run on normal schedules for morning pick-up and afternoon drop-off. All activities, athletic events, adult education classes and after-school programs also will resume.

by · September 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
All Lexington county school districts resume regular schedule, Monday

All Lexington county school districts resume regular schedule, Monday

All Richland and Lexington County schools and district offices will resume a normal operating schedule, Monday. Schools will start at their normal times, and buses will run on their regular schedules. Before – and after-school activities – will resume on their normal schedules. Richland One Richland Two Lexington 1 Lexington 2 Lexington 3 Lexington 4 (There are roads in the […]

by · September 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tropical storm, flash flood watch issued for Lexington County – up-to 6 inches of rain predicted

Tropical storm, flash flood watch issued for Lexington County – up-to 6 inches of rain predicted

The impact from Hurricane Florence is expected to be felt in in Lexington County Friday. Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm with 90 mph winds. It is on a path to move west Friday into South Carolina. The storm Friday morning was expected to make landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina. The latest information on the storm […]

by · September 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia prepares as Hurricane Florence approaches

City of West Columbia prepares as Hurricane Florence approaches

With Hurricane Florence approaching, officials in West Columbia are in hyper-busy mode getting ready. “The City’s emergency response team is preparing for the storm,” said Anna Huffman, West Columbia’s Public Information officer. To do that several departments are coordinating, trying to make sure all bases are covered. “Public Works is ensuring that yard trash and debris are picked up. Crews […]

by · September 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia issues letter to detail storm reaction plan

West Columbia issues letter to detail storm reaction plan

At West Columbia City Hall, we are utilizing city services to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Florence. Below is useful information for the days ahead. City Council and staff have collaborated to assist our citizens leading up to and during Hurricane Florence. You may also be receiving this information from your council district person. Now is the time to […]

by · September 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia issues Hurricane Florence Information, Riverwalk closing Thursday

West Columbia issues Hurricane Florence Information, Riverwalk closing Thursday

The City of West Columbia is closing the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater on Thursday, September 13, at noon, ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence. The City expects residents and visitors to stay out of the park and river for their safety and that of first responders. Sanitation will run normal routes on Thursday, Sept. 13. Due […]

by · September 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2, but lots of rain and wind forecast

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2, but lots of rain and wind forecast

Hurricane Florence had weakened to a Category 2 hurricane, according to the 11 p.m. Wednesday report from the National Hurricane Center. The NHC said the storm is still expected to be “an extremely dangerous, life-threatening hurricane.” It is forecast to move from the coast to the Columbia metro area, according to the National Weather Service. in Columbia. A tropical storm […]

by · September 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
South Carolina cancels football game versus Marshall

South Carolina cancels football game versus Marshall

In light of the shifting forecast and probable path of Hurricane Florence, the University of South Carolina has canceled the football game versus Marshall that was scheduled to be played Saturday evening at 7:30. The Gamecocks will look for an opportunity to play a 12th regular season game later this season. “Whether or not the game could have been played, […]

by · September 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kickoff time for Clemson game Saturday moved to noon

Kickoff time for Clemson game Saturday moved to noon

The kickoff time for Clemson’s game versus Georgia Southern has been moved to noon on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, the university announced on Wednesday. The game was originally scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Location of the contest remains at Clemson. “Clemson University officials continue to work with emergency management personnel, the ACC Office and Georgia Southern officials this week in preparation for Hurricane […]

by · September 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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