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How will Lexington County vote, in GOP Primary Saturday?

How will Lexington County vote, in GOP Primary Saturday?

The South Carolina Republican Primary is Saturday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and a record turnout is expected. Lexington County is one of the most-Republican voting counties in the nation. Interest is strong in the county. Election officials expect an increase of 20,000 votes on Saturday, compared to the last presidential primary of 2012. At […]

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate has Eagle Scout, foreign exchange students recognized

Gray Collegiate has Eagle Scout, foreign exchange students recognized

               

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner cannot identify “Park and Ride” homicide victim

Coroner cannot identify “Park and Ride” homicide victim

From the office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher RE: Hispanic Male Victim of Homicide on 02/14/2016 At this time, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher does not have a positive identification on the Hispanic male subject that was the shooting victim in the homicide that occurred on Sunday in Lexington County. The man died after allegedly being shot by Greg Leon, […]

by · February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
B.J. Unthank is West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director

B.J. Unthank is West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director

B.J. Unthank is the City of West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director. Unthank, the former city councilman, began in the new job Tuesday. Economic Development Director Donna Smith is retiring effective April 1. She said she is looking forward to her retirement. Unthank is working with Smith to help transition into the new job. “I’m very enthusiastic to help bring […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Phil Robertson, Ted Cruz to rally in West Columbia, Friday

Phil Robertson, Ted Cruz to rally in West Columbia, Friday

There will be a Midlands Rally with Duck Commander Phil Robertson and Special Guest Ted Cruz, Friday. Robertson and  Cruz will be joined by Congressman Jeff Duncan and other local leaders and supporters. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 5:30.p.m. Register here: Robertson, Cruz event Registration Tickets are needed to enter. Tickets are very limited. PAID FOR […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce upsets Hannahan in Boys Basketball

Brookland-Cayce upsets Hannahan in Boys Basketball

The Brookland-Cayce Boys Basketball team  upset Hannahan Tuesday 56 to 48. It was the first basketball playoff win in eight years for the Bearcats. The game was played at Hannahan. Brookland-Cayce was a three seed and Hannahan was a two seed.

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport defeats OW in playoff game

Airport defeats OW in playoff game

Airport held off Orangeburg-Wilkinson by a score of 57-47 Tuesday night. “We found a way to win and now we get to play another game,” said Airport Head Coach Jimmy Kinard after the game. He said his team had to play with more intensity. C.J. Wright had 21 for the Eagles. And Daniel Gilins had 13. Josh Williamson added nine […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K is this Saturday

Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K is this Saturday

The fourth annual Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 20. The race will be held to raise funds for the Brookland-Cayce High School baseball program, with proceeds going to help renovate the BCHS baseball field and press box. Funds will also be used for equipment. The race was started in memory of John Petrey. He died in 2010, […]

by · February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree River on a cold winter day – video

Congaree River on a cold winter day – video

This video was taken on Feb. 14, 2016. It was shot at Riverwalk in West Columbia near the Moffatt Street entrance to the park. The river is high and moving fast.

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greg Leon shot wife’s lover, according to 911 recording

Greg Leon shot wife’s lover, according to 911 recording

Gregg Leon, the owner of some San Jose restaurants in Lexington County, has been charged with the murder of  a man. He shot and killed the man at the Lexington Park and Ride on Sunday night, according to a report from the Lexington Police Department. The Park and Ride is at Riverchase way, off of Sunset Boulevard at I-20. According […]

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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