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No tax increase in Lexington 2 preliminary budget

No tax increase in Lexington 2 preliminary budget

There will not be a tax increase for residents in Lexington School District Two, according to preliminary projections. At a work session last Thursday, a draft budget of $75.8 million for 2016-17 was presented to District 2 Board members by Kelly Richardson, District 2’s chief financial officer. The budget includes a small state-mandated salary increase and a two-percent step increase […]

by · April 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Tri-M Music Honors Seniors inducted

BCHS Tri-M Music Honors Seniors inducted

The following Class of 2016 Honors Seniors were recognized on April 7, during the Tri-M Music Honors Society Induction Ceremony. Pictured (L-R) Brittany Mills, Austin Sharpe, Daniel LaTorre, Zachary Jordan and Drayton Heh. Tri-M Chapter #2389 Advisor is Choral Director Wendi Humphries.  These students were nominated by their music director based on service, leadership, character, and cooperation.  They must maintain […]

by · April 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Several inducted into BCHS Music Honor Society

Several inducted into BCHS Music Honor Society

Several students were formally inducted into the Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter #2389 of Brookland-Cayce High School.  These students met the Tri-M criteria and accepted invitations to become members of this elite Honor Society.  The students have been carefully selected on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership, and service.  The students were nominated by the advisory music faculty at Brookland-Cayce High School:  Aaron […]

by · April 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Survey of Lexington County services to be conducted

Survey of Lexington County services to be conducted

 LEXINGTON COUNTY EMBARKS ON COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SURVEY The County of Lexington is embarking on a community engagement survey to give County residents a chance to voice their expectations for the services the County provides and how we can make them better. The survey, which will be conducted by a Columbia-based third-party research group to ensure accountability and anonymity, will begin […]

by · April 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fire destroys house in Gaston

Fire destroys house in Gaston

Structure Fire: Shawnmoor Lane residential structure fire On Sunday evening, just before 10 a.m., County of Lexington 911 dispatched firefighters and EMS to the 100 block of Shawnmoor Lane, in Gaston, in reference to a residential structure fire. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames could be seen engulfing the residence. The neighboring residence also sustained damage from exposure to high […]

by · April 11, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fulmer Middle’s Sabrina Williams top teacher gala is April 20

Fulmer Middle’s Sabrina Williams top teacher gala is April 20

Lexington 2 Teacher Sabrina Williams will find out if she is the state’s Teacher of the Year, soon. The South Carolina Teacher of the Year Celebration is scheduled for April 20, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. It is the 50th consecutive year of the event. Williams teaches seventh-and-eighth-grade social studies and humanities at Fulmer Middle School. She is one […]

by · April 11, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Good crowd comes out for Cayce Festival of Arts

Good crowd comes out for Cayce Festival of Arts

The Cayce Festival of the Arts had a good second year. “I would call it a success,” said Aubrey Shaw, who organized the festival for the Cayce Avenues Neighborhood Association. She said she has not sifted through all the attendance data as of Sunday, but the feedback is good. The festival was Saturday at Brookland-Cayce High School. “Everyone felt good,” said […]

by · April 11, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS

Victim in fatal accident identified by coroner

Coroner Fisher states that Scott R. Woodcock, 58, of Gilbert was driving his Dodge Truck on Crystal Springs Road when his  truck ran off the left side of the road and overturned. Woodcock was transported to Lexington Medical Center from the scene and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. An autopsy was performed on Saturday, 2016 and […]

by · April 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Authorities say alleged rapist could be in S.C.

Authorities say alleged rapist could be in S.C.

The U.S. Marshals are asking for the help of the public to try to find a man wanted for two alleged rapes. Michael Steven Hawkins has ties to South Carolina. He is charged with rape, aggravated sex abuse, and criminal sex act with a person incapable of consent from two separate incidents, one in which his victim was wheelchair bound. Due […]

by · April 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS

Traffic fatality reported in Lexington County

Information regarding a fatal collision that occurred on Secondary Road 624  (Crystal Springs Road) has been posted on the S.C. Highway Patrol’s information site. The post was published at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. No other details were posted.

by · April 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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