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Autopsy report released on woman, 20, found dead off near Platt Springs Road

Autopsy report released on woman, 20, found dead off near Platt Springs Road

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher stated Saturday there is no indication of foul play based on preliminary findings of the autopsy of Kyrstin Star Blackburn. She was found dead in a wooded area off of Platt Springs Road Friday. In a release from the coroner’s office Fisher stated that there were no “obvious” indications of foul play, but the cause […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies pedestrian killed early Sunday morning

Coroner identifies pedestrian killed early Sunday morning

One pedestrian was killed and another was injured after they were hit by a pickup truck. The incident occurred early Sunday, according to a S.C. Highway Patrol report. The collision happened, in Lexington County, around 1:20 a.m. on Jamil Road near Rhett Road, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The two that were hit were […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man accused of breaking into home to watch woman sleep

Man accused of breaking into home to watch woman sleep

Deputies have arrested an Irmo man in connection to a case involving burglary and voyeurism. Richard Travis Abbott, 28, entered a woman’s Rodborough Road residence through an unlocked door with the intent to watch the woman sleep in her bed, according to arrest warrants. The woman told deputies she woke up while Abbott was in her room and staring at […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gaston man charged with throwing large objects at cars on I-26

Gaston man charged with throwing large objects at cars on I-26

A Gaston man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after throwing large pieces of rock-like material at cars on an interstate highway, according to arrest warrants. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest Saturday. Tyler Chase Loyd, 20, threw objects at three transfer trucks near exit 119 on I-26 during the early morning hours of May […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man fails to register as sex offender, gets arrested on gun charge

Lexington man fails to register as sex offender, gets arrested on gun charge

U.S. Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated Friday that Jason Rivers, 30, of Lexington, pleaded guilty  in federal court in Columbia, to Felon in Possession of a Firearm. U.S. Senior District Judge Cameron Currie, of Columbia, accepted the plea and will impose sentence after she has reviewed the pre-sentence report which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office. The evidence […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man gets 40 years for murders of 2 military men on Lake Murray

Man gets 40 years for murders of 2 military men on Lake Murray

Joseph Elijah Mills, a 27-year-old Newberry County man, was sentenced Thursday to 40 years, without the possibility of parole, for the murders of Charles Allen Judge Jr., 40, and Jonathan Michael Prins, 29. The murders occurred at the Frayed Knot Bar and Grill in Lexington County on July 24, 2016. After consultation with the victims’ family members, the State agreed […]

by · June 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Boy, 9, dies in collision on I-20, Thursday

Boy, 9, dies in collision on I-20, Thursday

One person died in a three-vehicle accident on I-20, Thursday. The collision occurred in the eastbound lane in the vicinity of mile markers 63 and 64, between Bush River Road and the I-26 exit. All  eastbound lanes were closed at one point, but the area was being cleared, and traffic was moving later Thursday afternoon. As the clean up was […]

by · June 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Phase 1 of the Cayce Riverwalk to close Friday, as river rises

Phase 1 of the Cayce Riverwalk to close Friday, as river rises

Phase 1 of the Cayce Riverwalk will be closed Friday in anticipation of flooding. The river is expected to crest Friday and the City of Cayce will issue updates on other potential closings.

by · June 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to Gervais Street Bridge closed

West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to Gervais Street Bridge closed

Portions of the West Columbia Riverwalk Park are closed until further notice due to flooding. The area from the Gervais St. Bridge to the Moffatt St. entrance are closed until further notice due high water in that area. Once the flood waters subside and the Riverwalk path is clear again, the city will announce when all areas of the West […]

by · May 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge Middle and Airport’s  Jayla Jamison is Class 4A Athlete of the Year

Pine Ridge Middle and Airport’s Jayla Jamison is Class 4A Athlete of the Year

Jayla Jamison, a Pine Ridge Middle School student and member of Airport High School’s track and field team, has been named Class 4A Athlete of the Year by the SC Coaches Association of Women’s Sports. Jamison will be honored- with five other athletes – at a June 10 awards banquet by the association. Jamison went four for four in 4A […]

by · May 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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