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Lexington 2 School Board election is Tuesday

Lexington 2 School Board election is Tuesday

There are three open seats on the Lexington 2 School Board. The election is Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The six candidates are running: Linda Alford-Wooten, Christina Fitts Rucker, Brad Giles, Wayne Roy McKim, Michael John Neal and James Bud Summers.

by · November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Coroner identifies man who died in collision

Lexington County Coroner identifies man who died in collision

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision.  It occurred on Shore Road near Belle Lindler Road in Gilbert at 12:15 p.m., Monday. According to Fisher, Mr. Luke Matthews King, 59, of Gilbert, was pronounced dead at the scene. King was traveling northbound on Shore Road when his vehicle left the right side […]

by · November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall faces challenge from Councilman Ron Williams

Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall faces challenge from Councilman Ron Williams

Incumbent Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall is facing a challenge from Town of Lexington Councilman Ron Williams. The election is Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. MacDougall is in the hospitality industry as a manager of restaurants. In 2014, MacDougall defeated Lexington’s incumbent Mayor Randy Halfacre. Williams was elected to Lexington Town Council in April 2014. He […]

by · November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
5 candidates vie for 3 seats on Lexington School District One Board

5 candidates vie for 3 seats on Lexington School District One Board

There are three at-large seats open on the Lexington School District One Board. Five people are running for those seats, according to the Lexington County Election Commission. The candidates are: Jada Boatwight Garris; Richard Kyle Guyton; Reese Lassiter McCurdy; Robert Christopher Rice; and Timothy Franklin Oswald. About Lexington One, from the district’s website: Lexington One serves more than 26,800 students […]

by · November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lanes of I-26, near US 1, were closed after truck jackknifes,

Lanes of I-26, near US 1, were closed after truck jackknifes,

All lanes of I-26 west were closed Monday morning, for several miles near US-1 (Milemarker 111)  due to a jackknifed truck. Motorists were asked to take an alternate route, around 9 a.m. Monday. The lanes were eventually  opened- and all was clear, according to the West Columbia Police Department.

by · November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest one of many upcoming community events

West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest one of many upcoming community events

A setting sun illuminated the lingering clouds Friday evening to make for a beautiful Fall Back Fest on West Columbia’s State Street. “An event like this helps build the community” said Brian Carter, West Columbia City administrator. “This is a vibrant, exciting place to be.” The third annual Fall Back Fest featured live music from Rian Adkinson, and live street […]

by · November 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sheppard’s Glass Service celebrates 50 years in business

Sheppard’s Glass Service celebrates 50 years in business

Sheppard’s Glass Service at 2519 Platt Springs Road in West Columbia celebrated their 50th business anniversary on Friday. Sen. Nikki Setzler presented a Resolution from the State Senate to commemorate the occasion. Customers, friends, and colleagues enjoyed a catered lunch and door prize giveaway. 107.5 The Game broadcast the Friday afternoon halftime show from the event as well. Lonnie Sheppard, […]

by · November 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Statewide offices are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election

Statewide offices are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election

From governor to agriculture commissioner, there are several candidates running for statewide offices.  The general election is Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Below is a list of the candidates in some high-profile S.C. races that are on the ballot. In the South Carolina governor’s race Republican Gov. Henry McMaster is being challenged by Democratic state […]

by · November 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
All lanes of Leaphart Road Bridge open, Chris Drive, Harbor Drive, too

All lanes of Leaphart Road Bridge open, Chris Drive, Harbor Drive, too

All lanes of the Leaphart Road Bridge, over I-26 in West Columbia, have been opened. “The lanes were opened Tuesday,” said Robert Power, West Columbia-based engineer for the S.C. Department of Transportation. In addition to the bridge being closed, parts of Chris Drive, and Harbor Drive had been closed so those roads could be elevated to meet the expanded height […]

by · November 2, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Midlands Media Group buys Lexington-based WZMJ 93.1

Midlands Media Group buys Lexington-based WZMJ 93.1

Midlands Media Group, LLC, led by Columbia residents Kirk Litton and Keith Stover, bought radio station WZMJ 93.1 from Lake Murray Communications. The Lexington-based station is known as Z-93 The Lake. Midlands Media Group purchased WWNQ 94.3 The Dude, in 2016. It is the only locally owned and operated country music station in the greater Columbia market. Midlands Media Group […]

by · November 2, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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