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Man get 7 years for felony DUI involving death in Lexington County

Man get 7 years for felony DUI involving death in Lexington County

Marshall Brandon McFarland, a 37-year-old Lexington County man, pleaded guilty Tuesday to Felony Driving Under the Influence, Death Results. McFarland was sentenced to seven years in prison by Circuit Court Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr. It is a “no parole” offense. Over Labor Day weekend on Sept. 2, 2017, Wyatt Duval, age 21, of Lugoff, was traveling as a passenger […]

by · July 26, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District Two meeting is Thursday

Lexington School District Two meeting is Thursday

The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two will hold a special back-to-school meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Board Room of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia. For more information, contact the Office of the Superintendent at 739-8399.

by · July 26, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
State Museum offers free general admission to children 12 and under, from Saturday until Aug. 12

State Museum offers free general admission to children 12 and under, from Saturday until Aug. 12

WHO: South Carolina State Museum WHAT: The South Carolina State Museum is providing *free general admission to children 12 years old and younger starting Saturday, July 28 through Sunday, August 12. Guests can explore four floors of permanent and changing exhibits like Fill in the Gap, Eclipsing 50: The State Art Collection, 1967-2017 and South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865 – […]

by · July 26, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation Presents LaLima Law Firm with Quarterly Appearance Award

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Presents LaLima Law Firm with Quarterly Appearance Award

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation presented the Quarterly Appearance Award for the third quarter of 2018 to LaLima Law Firm located at 1635 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia. Recently, LaLima Law Firm landscaped the front of their offices adding warmth and color to the area. When presented with the award, Mr. William LaLima, Esquire said, “All of us at LaLima Law […]

by · July 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies victim of Lexington County shooting

Coroner identifies victim of Lexington County shooting

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide. It occurred in the 300 block of Sandspur Road in Pelion at approximately 5:40 p.m., Monday. According to Fisher, Mr. Aaron Matthew Peterson, 38, of Pelion suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Two additional individuals were transported to area hospitals with […]

by · July 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fugitive nabbed in Swansea, connected to murder case

Fugitive nabbed in Swansea, connected to murder case

Antonio Deron Alston, 39,  has been arrested in connection to a stabbing death that occurred on Kent Street in Columbia. earlier in July. Alston was a fugitive and he was found in Swansea, then transported to Columbia to be charged with murder, according to the Columbia Police Department. He was found and arrested Monday night during a traffic stop by […]

by · July 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Monday storms bring down some trees in Lexington County

Monday storms bring down some trees in Lexington County

The storms that blew through Monday were brief, but there was some damage from them. Lexington County officials said the severe weather, and its winds and rain, brought some trees. The downed tree in the photo from Lexington County, is in the 100 block of Secret Cove Drive. County officials said no injuries were reported from this incident.

by · July 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
1 dead, 2 injured in Lexington County shooting

1 dead, 2 injured in Lexington County shooting

One person is dead and two were transported for medical treatment after a shooting in Lexington County. One of the shooting victims has “significant injuries,” and the other has “a minor injury,” according to a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department report from Monday night. The shooting took place in the 300 block of Sand Spur Road near Pelion, according to the  sheriff’s […]

by · July 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crash, with injuries, blocks lanes of Augusta Highway Monday morning

Crash, with injuries, blocks lanes of Augusta Highway Monday morning

Traffic was delayed in the 3000 block of Augusta Highway in West Columbia Monday morning after an accident involving several vehicles. There were injuries reported. Crews from the West Columbia Police Department, the West Columbia Fire Department and Lexington County Fire Services were on the scene. According to the WCPD, around 10:30 a.m. both eastbound lanes were  blocked, but were […]

by · July 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Arrest made in connection to armed robbery at Ruby Tuesday

Arrest made in connection to armed robbery at Ruby Tuesday

The West Columbia Police Department announced Monday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection to an armed robbery that occurred earlier in the day.  The incident occurred at the Ruby Tuesday on Augusta Road in West Columbia. Investigators have charged West Columbia man William Jody Wingate, 47, with armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a knife during a […]

by · July 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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