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Lexington 2 students, teachers go to work for flood victims

Lexington 2 students, teachers go to work for flood victims

ACADEMICS NOT THE FOCUS AS LEXINGTON 2 EMPLOYEES RETURN TO WORK From Kay Joseph, Lexington School District 2 As employees in Lexington District Two returned to work Friday, the emphasis was not on our students’ academic success, but their well being. Across the District today, school administration and office staff called to check on the status of our students and their families. Faculty and support […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fatal accident victim identified by coroner

Fatal accident victim identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person who was killed in the single-vehicle accident that occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, October 9th. David William Austin, 44 years old, whose last known address was Broken Arrow, Oklahoma was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident. Austin was a passenger in […]

by · October 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mt. Tabor Lutheran delivers supplies to flood victims

Mt. Tabor Lutheran delivers supplies to flood victims

Members of the Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church knew the need was great and they wanted to do something Mt. Tabor Pastor Wade Roof said he began corresponding with congregants Sunday as flood waters began to rise. “Monday morning we began collecting supplies,” Roof said. On Friday afternoon, he and members of the Church on B Avenue were still filling trailers […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia assists Columbia with emergency water service

City of West Columbia assists Columbia with emergency water service

The City of West Columbia Assists the City of Columbia to Provide Water Service City of West Columbia Press Release: West Columbia Mayor Joseph W. “Joe” Owens announced Friday he has received and approved a request from Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia Manager Teresa Wilson for the City of West Columbia to provide emergency water service to the City […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Schools on 2-hour delay for Monday, Oct. 12

Lexington 2 Schools on 2-hour delay for Monday, Oct. 12

Lexington School District Two FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, October 9, 2015 West Columbia – Lexington School District Two will reopen for school for students and staff on Monday, October 12, 2015, after being closed for a week due to flooding and road concerns.   Lexington School District Two is delaying the opening of school for two hours for Monday, […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford contributes millions to local economy

House of Raeford contributes millions to local economy

Community Supporter. Click to visit website. Besides chicken, West Columbia’s House of Raeford produces a substantial benefit to its community. The entity has a workforce of 857. It is the seventh largest employer in Lexington County. House of Raeford and its employees generate millions of dollars for the local economy. When the numbers are combined, House of Raeford in West Columbia […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Lexington County fatal accident reported

No other information has been reported yet.

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Popular weatherman gets no contract renewal from WIS-TV

Popular weatherman gets no contract renewal from WIS-TV

John Farley has been let go as chief meteorologist at WIS-TV- Columbia’s NBC affiliate. His departure from the station brought criticism from social media sites. And it comes in the wake of a poorly handled and publicly messy  termination of former WIS anchor Ben Hoover more than a year ago. Farley, who has been at WIS for five years. announced […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 3 comments · NEWS
Lexington County libraries hosting FEMA Centers

Lexington County libraries hosting FEMA Centers

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has activated two Disaster Response Centers across Lexington County. FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers are readily accessible facilities or mobile offices where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs. FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will operate every day from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the following Lexington County locations: Lexington Main […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Holland Avenue Baptist springs into action as water rose

Holland Avenue Baptist springs into action as water rose

“What can we do to help?” As rain poured and flood waters raged reminiscent of Noah, that was the question Caron Moore and Lindsay Shupe asked each other. Church had been canceled Sunday morning, but the two members of Holland Avenue Baptist Church wanted to do something to help. “We texted back and forth,” Moore said, explaining how the two […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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