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Cayce and West Columbia McDonald’s closed for remodeling

Cayce and West Columbia McDonald’s closed for remodeling

The Cayce McDonald’s restaurant at 1303 Charleston Highway and the West Columbia McDonald’s at 2425 Sunset Boulevard are closed for remodeling.

by · August 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Police conducting Public Safety Checkpoint, Tuesday

Lexington Police conducting Public Safety Checkpoint, Tuesday

The Lexington Police Department will be conducting a Public Safety Checkpoint within the Town of Lexington on Tuesday. Officers will be conducting the checkpoint in response to collision incidents, Citizen Traffic Complaints, and previous enforcement in this area focused on speeding and unsafe driving practices.  Officers will be checking driver’s licenses, vehicle registration, and insurance requirements. The Lexington Police Department […]

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Autopsy confirms boating accident death was from crash injuries

Autopsy confirms boating accident death was from crash injuries

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released autopsy results for  Jimmy Gene Ayers of Lexington, Monday. Ayers was killed in a boat vs. dock accident on Lake Murray near Wessinger Island on Sunday. Autopsy results show that Ayers died of multiple traumatic injuries of the upper body. All injuries sustained were related to the boating accident. The accident occurred at approximately […]

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Saluda River sewage spill reported by Carolina Water Service

Saluda River sewage spill reported by Carolina Water Service

Sunday morning at approximately 9 a.m, Carolina Water Service personnel discovered an overflow of one of its treatment plant holding tanks causing a spill of wastewater at its Friarsgate Plant. The spill was reported by CWS. The company said the spill impacted the plant site as well as a ditch that leads to Rawls Creek. CWS said- in its press […]

by · August 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man identified as victim in fatal Lake Murray boating accident

Lexington man identified as victim in fatal Lake Murray boating accident

The Lexington County Coroner has released the name of the man killed in a boat versus dock accident Sunday morning. Jimmy Ayers, 57, of Lexington died at the scene from multiple traumatic injuries to the upper body that he sustained in the crash, said Coroner Margaret Fisher. Fisher said Ayers’ nephew was transported to the hospital with multiple non-life threatening […]

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Gov. Henry McMaster to participate in Chapin’s Employ SC Job Fair, Monday

Gov. Henry McMaster to participate in Chapin’s Employ SC Job Fair, Monday

Governor Henry McMaster will participate in the Employ SC job fair at the CATE Center in Chapin, on Monday. Employ SC is a rapid response coalition of public and private organizations that was created to assist those affected by the suspension of the VC Summer nuclear reactor project. Employ SC will provide South Carolinians in search of jobs with an […]

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Child dies after mouth taped shut, says Lexington County sheriff’s report

Child dies after mouth taped shut, says Lexington County sheriff’s report

Lexington County detectives arrested a Lexington woman Friday morning in connection with the death of her four-year-old daughter last month. Cynthia Estrada-Lopez, 24, is charged with homicide by child abuse, according to warrants. “Based on evidence collected since the death of the child, investigators believe Estrada-Lopez restrained her daughter in the child’s bed, taped her mouth shut and abandoned her […]

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Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies looking for burglary suspect

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies looking for burglary suspect

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department spent much of the day Friday searching near Sardis Church Road for a man wanted on a burglary arrest warrant. The search for Glenn Keller Stabler was called off around 3 p.m., but the sheriff’s department reported that it will continue patrols to look for Stabler. The sheriff’s department asks you to call 888-Crime-SC if […]

by · August 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man charged with murder related to 2015 shooting

Man charged with murder related to 2015 shooting

A man already behind bars for another crime has been charged with murder for shooting a man to death two years ago at a Lexington County apartment complex. Man charged with murder in relation to 2015 shooting Leonard Mickens Jr., 27, shot Donte O. Doyle multiple times with a handgun Aug. 11, 2015, outside a building at the River Oaks apartment […]

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Heather Marie Lawson gets life in prison for killing baby daughter

Heather Marie Lawson gets life in prison for killing baby daughter

Heather Marie Lawson, 23,was sentenced to life in prison for killing her seventh-month old daughter, Addyson Tuckus. Circuit Court Judge R. Knox McMahon imposed the sentence following Lawson’s trial this week on the homicide by child abuse charge. The jury returned a verdict of guilty after hearing testimony for three days. Lawson will not be eligible for parole. Eleventh Circuit […]

by · August 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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