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Hit-and-run results in Lexington County fatality

Hit-and-run results in Lexington County fatality

The accident happened just after 5 a.m. on Westwood Drive, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The collision resulted in a person being struck and killed by a car that fled the scene after the incident. The Highway Patrol’s MAIT team was putting together a report on the crash. Collins said a description on the vehicle involved […]

by · June 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia police seek suspect in theft with dog in the car

West Columbia police seek suspect in theft with dog in the car

The West Columbia Police Department is asking for help from the community to locate the individual in the photo. He is a suspect in the theft of a white four-door Honda Accord, Tag No.  8279DP. The vehicle was stolen from the Triangle City area of West Columbia last Saturday. There was also a black and brown Chihuahua in the vehicle. There […]

by · June 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 school district implementing InfoSnap on-line registration beginning 2017-18

Lexington 2 school district implementing InfoSnap on-line registration beginning 2017-18

The Lexington Two School District is working on a plan that will make student registration less cumbersome. InfoSnap is online registration software that will use Internet technology to eliminate the need for large packets of registration forms, said Janet Dedmon District Instructional Technology Coach at the Lexington Two Board meeting, Thursday. For families with more than one student in the […]

by · June 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Drone view of new Lexington 2 elementary school presented

Drone view of new Lexington 2 elementary school presented

Architect Todd Sease with Jumper, Carter, Sease Architects presented photos of the new elementary school construction in West Columbia, at the Thursday Lexington 2 Board meeting. He said the flyover photos were taken from a drone. Sease said the water detention pond is complete and much of the foundation work is progressing. The school is being built next-to Northside Middle […]

by · June 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Attorney General Alan Wilson warns of misleading promotion for tobacco settlement money

Attorney General Alan Wilson warns of misleading promotion for tobacco settlement money

The office of Attorney General Alan Wilson is alerting the public to an online promotion that misleads consumers to believe they can receive tobacco settlement money. Wilson issued a press release Thursday.  The online promotion claims individuals can sign up to claim thousands of dollars per month from the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.  The advertisement promises that individuals may receive […]

by · June 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County deputies look for suspects in stolen truck case

Lexington County deputies look for suspects in stolen truck case

Do you know this woman? She drove a red Camry to a car dealership, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Her male passenger stole a Dodge truck that was for sale. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is looking for her. If you have any information about these two people or the vehicles, please call Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

by · June 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County deputies recover nearly $600,000 in stolen equipment

Lexington County deputies recover nearly $600,000 in stolen equipment

Lexington County deputies recovered nearly $600,000 worth of stolen equipment from the 5000 block of Platt Springs Road Monday afternoon. With the help of one of the victims, deputies traced a stolen front-end loader to the area. After circling the location, they noticed several pieces of work equipment in a field, according to an incident report. More than half a […]

by · June 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
US Rep. Joe Wilson issues statement after shooting in Washington DC

US Rep. Joe Wilson issues statement after shooting in Washington DC

James T. Hodgkinson III, fired several shots Wednesday at a park in Alexandria, Va., at Republican members of Congress. The Congress members were at a morning baseball practice. The shooter wounded five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (La.). Hodgkinson, 66, was from Illinois. He died after a shootout with police.  Two officers were wounded in the gun fight. The […]

by · June 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police receive body cameras, ready to put into service

West Columbia Police receive body cameras, ready to put into service

The West Columbia Police Department has received its shipment of 30 body cameras. “We’ll take some time to train our department on how to use the cameras,” said West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall. While there has been a large amount of attention on body cameras for police officers in the last couple of years, the use of the cameras […]

by · June 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Broken gas line reported in the 1400 block Dunbar Road

Broken gas line reported in the 1400 block Dunbar Road

There is a broken gas line on the 1400 block Dunbar Road. This impacts the area from the Cayce Department of Public Safety Headquarters to Spires Gym at the corner of Wilkinson and Dunbar Roads said Ashley Hunter, Cayce Spokeswoman The area is blocked and the City of Cayce is working with SCE&G to get the line repaired as quickly as […]

by · June 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS