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Americans for Prosperity to pay gas tax Wednesday, in Lexington

Americans for Prosperity to pay gas tax Wednesday, in Lexington

AFP-SC to Pay Gas Tax for Drivers on Wednesday Event at Lexington Gas Station highlights how much gas tax already costs South Carolinians. Americans for Prosperity-South Carolina will be at a Lexington gas station this week, paying the gas tax burden for hard-working commuters in order to highlight how much the gas tax costs drivers in the state, and reinforce […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dr. Ben Carson speaks at forum in West Columbia

Dr. Ben Carson speaks at forum in West Columbia

Dr. Ben Carson was in West Columbia Monday evening. He spoke at the Brookland Baptist Church  Banquet and Conference Center. Carson, who is running to be the GOP 2016 nominee for president, was the guest of The Conservative Leadership Project’s Presidential Forum Series. It is moderated by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Carson covered topics ranging from healthcare options and […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Deputies investigate 2 truck stop armed robberies, Monday

Deputies investigate 2 truck stop armed robberies, Monday

Lexington County deputies responded to two armed robberies at truck stops off Interstate 20 early this morning. The 44 Truck stop was robbed about 4 a.m. The Hill View Truck Stop was robbed about 4:45 a.m.  Suspects in both armed robberies matched the same description and drove the same type of car. While responding to the second armed robbery, a deputy passed […]

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Traffic fatality reported, Monday, in Lexington County by SC DPS

Traffic fatality reported, Monday, in Lexington County by SC DPS

The SC Department of Public Safety is reporting a fatal automobile crash on Harvey Berry Road in Lexington County. Notice of the fatal accident was posted at 8:05. No other information was posted. On Sunday, SCDPS reported a fatal crash that occurred in Lexington County on S.C. Highway 302. No more information about that incident has been reported.  

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bomb threat closes West Columbia Walmart, briefly

Bomb threat closes West Columbia Walmart, briefly

There was a bomb threat made to the West Columbia Walmart, before 9 p.m., Sunday. The threat that there were explosives in the store on Augusta Road, resulted in the closing of the store briefly after the threat was called in. The building was cleared of customers while personnel from the West Columbia Police and the West Columbia Fire Departments […]

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS

Road fatality reported in Lexington County

by · January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rocketman brings down the house, with Koger Center performance

Rocketman brings down the house, with Koger Center performance

Rocketman, a tribute to Sir Elton John, played to a capacity crowd at the Koger Center for the Arts, Saturday Night. Greg Bickley, and his band, Tokyo, Joe performed to perfection, Elton John songs, including Your Song and Philadelphia Freedom, and all the other favorites. Former WIS-TV personality Hanna Horne joined Bickley – a native of Cayce – for a […]

by · January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Board issues Brookland support letter

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Board issues Brookland support letter

The letter (below) from the Cayce-West Columbia Board of Directors was issued, by Chamber CEO Gregg Pinner, Friday afternoon: On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, I would like to express its support for the Estates & Companies proposed Brookland Development in the Meeting & State Street area. The Board believes the […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County detectives seek ID in bank fraud case

Lexington County detectives seek ID in bank fraud case

Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help as they work to identify two individuals related to a financial fraud case. Two men presented and attempted to cash a check on Dec. 8 at the First Citizens Bank in the 2800 block of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. The two suspects left the bank with […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland project has support from West Columbia residents

Brookland project has support from West Columbia residents

There is support for the Brookland project proposed for West Columbia’s Vista.  On Jan 5, West Columbia City Council voted to table an ordinance to rezone the property at State and Meeting streets, after some residents questioned plans. Until the high-profile, four-plus acres in the vista are zoned for a planned unit development (PUD) plans are in limbo. That does […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
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