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Filing closes, lots of contested Lexington County races

Filing closes, lots of contested Lexington County races

From coroner and state House seats to Register of Deeds and 11th Circuit Solicitor, there are lots of candidates running in the 2016 election cycle. Sheriff Jay Koon did not get an opponent, but Sen. Katrina Shealy got two challengers. Sen. Nikki Setzler of West Columbia has an opponent and five candidates are running for state House Seat 89. Four […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Arrest made in I-20 bridge shooting

Arrest made in I-20 bridge shooting

An arrest has been made in I-20 bridge shooting incident. The identity has not been released of the suspect in the I-20 shooting incident. The arrest was made in connection to shots fired at vehicles traveling east on Interstate 20 in Lexington County. The suspect has been taken into custody, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The incident took […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Firefighters close road, extinguish Lexington County fire

Firefighters close road, extinguish Lexington County fire

Just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Lexington County Fire Service and EMS responded to a reported residential structure fire located in the 200 block of Old Metz Road, near Leonard Drive, in the County of Lexington. Upon arrival, firefighters closed the road and laid lines to combat the fire. Firefighters were quickly able to place the fire under control. Firefighters […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County deputies look for I-20 shooter

Lexington County deputies look for I-20 shooter

Lexington County deputies look for I-20 shooter! At least one person was hit, and is in stable condition, after shots were fired at vehicles traveling east on I-20 in Lexington County. The shots were fired early Wednesday morning from the Quattlebaum Road bridge over I-20, in the Pond Branch area.  The person shot was taken to a hospital. The Lexington […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fulmer Middle’s Andy Posey wins Wilson Teaching Excellence Award

Fulmer Middle’s Andy Posey wins Wilson Teaching Excellence Award

Fulmer Middle School teacher, Andy Posey, is the recipient of the Dr. Jennifer Wilson Teaching Excellence Award awarded by the SC Association for Middle Level Education. Fulmer is extremely proud of Andy’s commitment to excellence and his continued leadership.

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Unsafe structures being torn down in Cayce

Unsafe structures being torn down in Cayce

The City of Cayce wanted dilapidated buildings torn down. In August, Cayce’s City Council approved a process that allows for the city to demolish unsafe structures that are left to stand by property owners. The plan follows International Property Maintenance Code guidelines. When the process was approved, Cayce Assistant City Administrator Shaun Greenwood said the plan gives “teeth” to the […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Sen. Katrina Shealy gets primary opponent, Michael Sturkie files

Sen. Katrina Shealy gets primary opponent, Michael Sturkie files

State Sen. Katrina Shealy will have an opponent. Michael Sturkie has filed as a Republican to run against incumbent Katrina Shealy, for S.C. Senate Seat 23. The senate seat covers a large part of Lexington County.  The Republican Primary is June 14. Sturkie ran for Senate Seat 23 against former Sen. Jakie Knotts in 2008. Knotts defeated Shealy and Sturkie […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 2 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School hosts NIKE Palmetto Cup, Wednesday

Brookland-Cayce High School hosts NIKE Palmetto Cup, Wednesday

Brookland-Cayce High School will host the annual NIKE Palmetto Cup March 30-April 2, at Fort Knox (BCHS Stadium) and The Cage on the campus of BCHS in Cayce, South Carolina. The event, now in its 24th season, is also sponsored by the City of Cayce and Lloyd’s Soccer. Admission is $25 for a tournament pass or $10 for a daily […]

by · March 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles in Dist. 89 House race

West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles in Dist. 89 House race

West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles announces he is running for District 89 SC House Seat. With Miles in the race it bring the number of candidate to four. Bill Banning, Micah Caskey and Billy Oswald are also running for the seat. Miles – who represents District 4 on city council- was re-elected in November 2015. He has opened a […]

by · March 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Updated list of candidates filing to run in Lexington County

Updated list of candidates filing to run in Lexington County

The filing period in Lexington County began March 16, for local and state offices.  The filing period is open until March 30. Primaries are scheduled for June 14. If there are runoff elections, those would be held June 28. The General Election is Nov. 8. “D” denotes Democrat, all others are Republicans. “I” denote incumbent. The list of Lexington County filers: […]

by · March 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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