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Cayce woman, 104, gets out of burning home safely

Cayce woman, 104, gets out of burning home safely

A 104-year-old Cayce woman made it  out of her home safely during a fire Tuesday, but the fire destroyed her home. Cayce City Councilman Skip Jenkins said a prayer  for the woman during the invocation at the Cayce City Council meeting Tuesday. The woman’s home was on Lee Street and crews from the Cayce Department of Public Safety responded to […]

by · April 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Irmo man arrested on child pornography charges

Irmo man arrested on child pornography charges

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Brian C. Pierce, 28, of Irmo., on 14 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor. Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, made the arrest.  Investigators with the Attorney General’s Office assisted with the arrest. Investigators state Pierce […]

by · April 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School receives 2017 National Excellence Award

Airport High School receives 2017 National Excellence Award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Airport High School’s student government has been awarded a 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC). “Receiving an NASC National Gold Council of Excellence Award reflects the highest dedication on the part of the school […]

by · April 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Alexander Road at Meeting Street reopened Tuesday

Alexander Road at Meeting Street reopened Tuesday

A portion of Alexander Road, at Meeting Street, in West Columbia closed in February. SCDOT closed the road and a detour was set up until Tuesday. The barricades were removed Tuesday afternoon- and Alexander Road was reopened to traffic, with a new turn median.    

by · April 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Sheriff investigates teenager, killed and burned

Lexington Sheriff investigates teenager, killed and burned

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a Columbia teen as a homicide. Columbia firefighters found the teen in a wooded area of the 200 block of Columbiana Drive, according to detectives. He was treated for a bullet wound and burns before dying in an apartment complex parking lot close to where firefighters encountered him. Lexington County […]

by · April 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School swimmer Rianne Travis signs scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School swimmer Rianne Travis signs scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School swimmer Rianne Travis signed a letter-of-intent to swim at Converse College, Monday. She is pictured with her mom and dad, Rikki Travis and Michael Travis, and BCHS Swim Coach Christian Mowles. Isaac Badillo, not pictured, is also a BCHS swim team coach. Rianne’s strongest event is the 500-Freestyle. Click on photo to enlarge. 

by · April 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chick-fil-A offers child car seat check, Wednesday, with Lexington Police

Chick-fil-A offers child car seat check, Wednesday, with Lexington Police

The Lexington Police Department, in an effort to promote child passenger seat safety, is offering a child seat check. It’s scheduled for Wednesday morning. Child Passenger Seat Technicians will be available from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the parking lot of Chick-fil- A Saluda Pointe,  4295 Sunset Blvd. in Lexington. Chick-fil- A Saluda Pointe will be providing coffee and […]

by · April 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia woman arrested in fatal DUI case

West Columbia woman arrested in fatal DUI case

A 52-year-old woman has been charged with felony DUI after a fatal collision in Lexington County Sunday.  Catherine Crumley, of West Columbia, went across the center line and sideswiped an SUV and then hit a motorcycle head-on, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Larry Edgar Williams, 65, of West Columbia died at the scene from the […]

by · April 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man killed in Sunday motorcycle collision

West Columbia man killed in Sunday motorcycle collision

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the person killed in a vehicle versus a motorcycle accident that occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Sunday in the 700 block of Old Barnwell Road in Lexington County. Fisher stated that Larry Edgar Williams, 65, of West Columbia died at the scene of the injuries he received in the […]

by · April 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
William Amick, Lexington High grad, is Clemson Outstanding Agricultural Alumnus

William Amick, Lexington High grad, is Clemson Outstanding Agricultural Alumnus

William Amick William B. Amick, a graduate of Lexington High School, has been named the Outstanding Young Agricultural Alumnus at Clemson University. Amick, a 2012 Clemson University graduate with a degree in applied economics and statistics and a minor in business administration, is a partner, advisor, and registered representative with Amick and Associates in Columbia where he develops business and […]

by · April 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS