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Student battling brain cancer gets LMC Foundation Award

Student battling brain cancer gets LMC Foundation Award

Joseph “Clay” Dixon received the Lexington Medical Center Foundation Live Well Award, Tuesday morning. Clay lives in Swansea and is a ninth-grade student at the Swansea High Freshman Academy. When he was younger, Clay had always had trouble speaking. He would slur his words. “Often people had trouble understanding me,” Clay said. Months of speech therapy, as a first-grader, did […]

by · September 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Early Lexington School District 2 enrollment down slightly

Early Lexington School District 2 enrollment down slightly

There were 8,897 students in Lexington School District 2 as of Sept. 1. That’s down slightly compared to district enrollment numbers for the same date in 2014-15. Last year, 10 days after the start of school, enrollment was 8,905. Lexington School District 2 released 10-day enrollment numbers last week for the 2015-16 school year. There were 2,364 high school students […]

by · September 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia has special council meeting Monday

West Columbia has special council meeting Monday

Agenda Special Council Meeting September 21, at 6 p.m 200 N. 12th Street West Columbia, SC 29169 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM 3. INVOCATION 4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 5. ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMUNICATIONS BY THE MAYOR 6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 6.1. Second Reading Consideration of an Ordinance to Provide for the Approval of Certain Amendments to the Redevelopment Plan of the City of West Columbia, South Carolina, […]

by · September 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Scooter Scott remembered at memorial service

Scooter Scott remembered at memorial service

“I loved my brother from another mother, but God loved him better.” Those were the words delivered in the thunderous voice of Rev. Kenneth Taylor of West Columbia’s Turner Memorial A.M.E. Church. Taylor was speaking of David L. “Scooter” Scott. Scott died Sept, 17 after a battle with cancer. Taylor eulogized Scott Sunday at a memorial service in Lexington’s Mt. […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce alumni from 1951 display football jersey

Brookland-Cayce alumni from 1951 display football jersey

At the Chapin-vs-Brookland-Cayce football game, Friday, some BC alumni presented an authentic jersey that was worn by Bearcat players in 1949, 1950 and 1951. The jersey belonged to former player Harold “Hambone” Jones. Larry Hallman was also showing fans the jersey. Bill Moye was the head coach of BC in the period Jones and Hallman were in high school.       […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Victim in fatal accident is identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in the one-vehicle accident at approximately 1:10 a.m. on Sunday. The accident occurred in the 500 block of Happy Town Road in Gaston. The victim is James Nathan Corbitt, 59, of  Gaston. Corbitt was traveling alone and was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the […]

by · September 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Second weekend fatality recorded in Lexington County

Another person has died in a Lexington County vehicle accident this weekend. After Midnight Sunday,  a crash near George Bennett Road resulted in a fatality. The accident involved a 2006 Ford Mustang that veered off the road and hit a tree. The incident was reported by the S.C. Highway Patrol. Lexington County Corner Margaret Fisher has not released the name of the victim yet. The […]

by · September 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Spurrier fumbles the offseason?

Spurrier fumbles the offseason?

Bulldogs put half-a-hundred on Gamecocks The 2014 football  season for the University of South Carolina was a disaster compared to the three consecutive 11-win seasons before. Three total collapses by the USC defense resulted in a 7-5 season, in 2014, and a return to a place in college football Gamecock fans did not want to re-visit. As USC squandered double-digit […]

by · September 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man dies in early Saturday accident, identified

Man dies in early Saturday accident, identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in the one-vehicle accident at approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. The accident happened in the 200 block of Pond Branch Road in Lexington. The victim is Mike Trainor, Jr. 39, of Lexington. Trainor was traveling alone and was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries […]

by · September 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rev. David L. “Scooter” Scott obituary, memorial services announced

Rev. David L. “Scooter” Scott obituary, memorial services announced

On Sunday, Sept. 20, at 3 p.m. a memorial service will be held at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington. Visitation will follow service at the church. A memorial service will be 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28, 2015 at Airport High School Stadium. Rev. David L. “Scooter” Scott was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday September 17, […]

by · September 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS