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Donald Trump speaks in South Carolina

Donald Trump speaks in South Carolina

Republican Donald Trump, who is running to be the GOP nominee for president, spoke in Hilton Head, Tuesday. Here are some the quotes from his visit to South Carolina.  On South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham. “I see your senator, what a stiff. What a stiff: Lindsey Graham.” “And then you have this guy Lindsey Graham, a total lightweight. Here’s a […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hillary Clinton coming to West Columbia’s Brookland Baptist

Hillary Clinton coming to West Columbia’s Brookland Baptist

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be in West Columbia,Thursday. Clinton will speak at the Brookland Baptist Church conference center on Sunset Boulevard. West Columbia – Where: Brookland Baptist Church Banquet and Conference,1066 Sunset Boulevard- When: 10 a.m. The meeting will include mayors and local government officials from around the state. Clinton will discuss her economic platform. Clinton, the wife of former […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
More passengers, freight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

More passengers, freight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

The numbers at Columbia Metropolitan Airport are increasing in a positive way. The amount of freight flown out of Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CMA) in Cayce, increased by more than 11% in June and the number of passengers rose by 5.21%. Both increases are based on comparisons to June 2014. The information was released by CMA and it also shows increases in […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vandals take Confederate flags from Lexington monument

Vandals take Confederate flags from Lexington monument

Three Confederate flags were taken from the Jefferson Davis Highway monument on U.S. 1 in the Oak Grove area of Lexington County. Lexington County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the vandals who took the flags. Sheriff’s deputies received an anonymous tip letting them know the flags were missing flags, said Lexington County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Adam Myrick. Myrick said it is believed […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County detectives arrest couple in burglaries

Lexington County detectives arrest couple in burglaries

Lexington County detectives have identified and charged a man seen in home surveillance footage after sharing the images with the public.  Detectives have also arrested the man’s female accomplice thanks in part to help from the public.  Stephen George Wilson Jr. faces a first degree burglary charge for stealing a TV from a home in the 1100 block of Redmond […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New building continues on Sunset Boulevard

New building continues on Sunset Boulevard

At 2119 Sunset, Goodwill is planning to build a retail store. (Photo right) The plans for that facility are still in the permitting stages. Goodwill will ask for a zoning variance on July 28, in order to prepare the property for construction. Construction of the Family Dollar Store (Photo below) on Sunset Boulevard, at Hummingbird Drive is progressing. Construction of […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County upgraded to incipient drought status

Lexington County upgraded to incipient drought status

A hot summer, with not enough rain, have placed Lexington County into incipient drought status. Incipient means the county is in the initial stage of drought. Lexington County, and the rest of the state, received an upgraded drought status from the South Carolina Drought Response Committee after it met last week. The drought status was announced in a July 16, […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Five arrested at Statehouse rallies, Saturday

Five arrested at Statehouse rallies, Saturday

Release from the S.C. Department of Public Safety The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting that there were five arrests during the rallies on the Statehouse grounds today in Columbia. There was a heavy law enforcement presence — on and around — the perimeter of Statehouse grounds throughout the day. SCDPS estimates the crowd at about 2,000 at […]

by · July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High awarded for fighting childhood cancer

Airport High awarded for fighting childhood cancer

Airport High School was honored by Friday for being local heroes in the fight against childhood cancer. The ceremony to honor the students took place at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. Aflac presented a Duckprints Award to Airport High School, which raises money each year for childhood cancer. CAMP KEMO co-founder Linda Wells was also honored. the Airport students, and Wells, […]

by · July 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Dept. releases photos of burglary

Lexington County Sheriff’s Dept. releases photos of burglary

From the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Lexington County detectives are looking for the public’s help in the search for a man and woman who witnesses have seen near multiple burglary locations. According to detectives, a white male and a white female, both in their late 30s to early 40s, have been driving a newer model four-door sedan to daytime residential burglaries […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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