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Lexington 2 Board meeting on Heise situation concluded

Lexington 2 Board meeting on Heise situation concluded

There was a lot of anticipation regarding the employment fate of Brookland-Cayce High School Soccer coach Kevin Heise Thursday night. A large crowd showed up at the Lexington 2 School Board meeting in support of Kevin Heise. Fans of Heise packed the District 2 Board room, overflowing into the lobby. Click here to read full story on Heise situation

by · March 17, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Lexington Sheriff’s Department investigates stabbing at flea market

Lexington Sheriff’s Department investigates stabbing at flea market

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported stabbing incident that happened Wednesday afternoon at the U.S. 1 Metro Flea Market. The flea market is between West Columbia and Lexington. After interviewing witnesses, the sheriff’s department reported that it had identified a suspect. The sheriff’s department also said the victim left the scene before they could talk to him. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Once-missing 16-year-old Airport High School student back at home

Once-missing 16-year-old Airport High School student back at home

Trinity Makaela Schmidt, the 16-year-old Airport High School student reported missing is back at home.  “She is safe and with her parents,” according to a Twitter message, Wednesday night , from the The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. She was reported missing by her family on Monday.  Schmidt had been last seen at her home on Fish Hatchery Road, according to […]

by · March 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Groundbreaking date set for Lexington 2’s new elementary school

Groundbreaking date set for Lexington 2’s new elementary school

The Board of Trustees and administration of Lexington School District Two has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for the new elementary school. The plan is for the school to be built on Cougar Drive in West Columbia. The groundbreaking is scheduled for 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 4. The new school will be built in similar design to the new Cayce Elementary School […]

by · March 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Target Zero to be implemented in Lexington County to patrol aggressive drivers

Target Zero to be implemented in Lexington County to patrol aggressive drivers

Patrols from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will be stepping up enforcement. Target Zero took aim at aggressive and distracted driver Wednesday. Target Zero was launched with Sheriff Jay Koon, along with members of the S.C. Highway Department, Department of Natural Resources and the Columbia Police. It is a joint effort to stop aggressive and distracted driving, explained Capt. Ricky […]

by · March 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Death of Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employee investigated

Death of Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employee investigated

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department civilian employee. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the employee as Lindsey Nicole Lee, 31, of West Columbia. Lee died as a result of a sharp force injury, according to Fisher. “Lindsey was a valued member of the LCSD family and an integral part […]

by · March 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School Educational Foundation announces Educator Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Gala

Airport High School Educational Foundation announces Educator Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Gala

The Airport High School Educational Foundation will hold its 2017 Educator Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni Gala on April 25. It will be at the Brookland Baptist Convention Center in West Columbia. There will also be an auction. Airport High School. “We are grateful to have the support and participation of the many local volunteers and businesses in this […]

by · March 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Registration for rising 4K, 5K, and 1st-grade students is going on

Registration for rising 4K, 5K, and 1st-grade students is going on

Attention Parents/Guardians of: Rising 4K, 5K, and 1st grade students of Lexington 2 Schools. Registration is ongoing for the 2017-2018 School-year. You MUST have the following information at the time of registration: Child’s Birth Certificate (long form required) Child’s Immunization Certificate Two Proofs of residence (one utility bill and a lease/mortgage) Proof of income for full-day 4K only (acceptable forms of proof-child’s Medicaid […]

by · March 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chicken sale for Guatemala mission trip from Cayce church

Chicken sale for Guatemala mission trip from Cayce church

Holland Avenue Baptist Church is sponsoring a Chicken Sale to support a summer mission trip to Guatemala. The mission trips have been highly successful to help children in Guatemala. Get 40 pounds of wings or 40 pounds of tenders for $80. Pick-up is April 8, at Holland Avenue Baptist Church – front lot- 801 12th St. Cayce. Contact: Chuck Underhill for […]

by · March 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
SLED called in to investigate woman’s death at West Columbia address

SLED called in to investigate woman’s death at West Columbia address

Deputies responded to the 200 block of Haleywood Lane (near Three Fountains) in West Columbia right before 9 this morning after receiving a request for a welfare check. During the welfare check, deputies found a deceased adult female inside a home. Because of a potential conflict of interest, Sheriff Jay Koon has asked the State Law Enforcement Division to lead […]

by · March 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS