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Amazon hiring thousands in South Carolina for holiday shopping season

Amazon facility in the Cayce-West Columbia area. Amazon said it will hire about 3,000 people in South Carolina for the upcoming holiday season. On the website Amazon.com, the company announced plans last week to hire close to 120,000 workers for its facilities nationwide At its Cayce-West Columbia facility, warehouse jobs are being offered on one website link. There is also…

Man killed on I-26 is identified by Lexington County coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after being struck by multiple vehicles on Interstate 26 westbound. The incident occurred near exit 119 at about 9:40 p.m. Sunday. According to Fisher, Zayquane Ebaye Delano Jackson, 23, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene due to blunt force injuries sustained in the incident. Jackson was walking…

1 dead after 3 vehicles hit pedestrian on I-26

One person died as the result of a being stuck by three vehicles, Sunday night. The fatal collision occurred around 9:42 p.m. on I-26 Westbound at the 119 Milemarker in Lexington County, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Investigation of the collision caused a detour. A Florida man in a 2014 Ford hit a pedestrian standing…

Recap of Week 8 high school football games

Brookland-Cayce gets win over Edisto, Friday. – GoFlashWin Photo – Click for link. By Tyler Cupp HARTSVILLE 30 LUGOFF-ELGIN 10 In a battle for first place in region 6-4A, the third ranked Hartsville Red Foxes took care of Lugoff Elgin Friday. The game was a little closer than the score indicated as the game was 7-6 after the first quarter. However,…

Final Rhythm on the River concert is 3 p.m., Sunday, featuring Carolina South Acoustic

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, in association with the City of West Columbia presents 6th Annual FALL Edition of the CMC Steel Rhythm on the River Concert Series Sunday, October 15th  at 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.  FREE ADMISSION At the Wyman “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater in West Columbia. FEATURING: CAROLINA SOUTH ACOUSTIC & FRIENDS Members…

Lexington closing some streets for Beerfest, parking and sober ride home info

Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the Town of Lexington community that a portion of South Church Street will be closed during the Lexington Craft Beerfest event which will be held at the Icehouse Amphitheater on the evening of Saturday. The closure of South Church Street will begin at 5 p.m. and extend from Main Street to Maiden Lane….

Man killed in accidental shooting in Cayce is identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of an accidental shooting that occurred at approximately 7 p.m. on Monday. According to Fisher, the shooting occurred in the 200 block of Hunters Mill Drive in Cayce. The coroner said that William Player Holland, 30, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to a single gunshot wound to…

Friday night high school football scores

Spring Valley – River Bluff. GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link. Airport 14, Aiken 6 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 27 Batesburg-Leesville 21 OT Brookland Cayce 40 Edisto 15 Chester 35 Camden 14 Dreher 14, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 12 Dutch Fork 55 White Knoll 14 Eau Claire 37 C.A. Johnson 0 Gilbert 28 Strom Thurmond 21 Gray Collegiate 27 Fox Creek 6 (Thursday night) Hammond 42…

4 more charged in connection to fatal Gaston shooting

Left to right: Alexander, Hamm, Riley, Fulton (LCSD Photo)    Four more people have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Gaston early Wednesday morning. Amaria Regina Hamm, 20, Ashley Danielle Riley, 29, Treshawn Alexander, 23, and Monyell Deshea Fulton, 22, are charged with murder, according to arrest warrants. Hamm was arrested Wednesday along with 23-year-old Chesnee Labri…

2 fires extinguished in Lexington County Friday

The Lexington County Fire Service responded to a small structure fire in the 5300 block of Sunset Boulevard in Lexington, Friday. The fire was in the shopping center where Hobby Lobby is. The Fire was brought under control and did minor damage to the roof of a building. It was caused by welding materials, according to a Lexington County report….

5 top high school football games in Week 8, By Tyler Cupp

By Tyler Cupp GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link 5 games to watch in Week 8 around the Midlands. Also, see analysis of Shrine Bowl and Mr.Football selections made this week. LUGOFF-ELGIN (5-3, 2-0) AT HARTSVILLE (6-1, 2-0) First place is on the line in Region 6-4A between the Demons and top ranked #3 Red Foxes, as you can label…

Catfish sundae creator loves traveling with the fair

1/4Megan, Shawna Hagy Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Catfish Sundae 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Catfish Sundae 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Catfish Sundae Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan One of the motivating factors for many visitors to the South Carolina State Fair is to try the wide variety of food available. Each year it seems there are even…

Artists create intricate sand sculpture at S.C. State Fair

1/4The Glenns Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Sand Sculpture 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Sand Sculpture 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Sand Sculpture Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan One of the returning attractions that the South Carolina State Fair offers is the huge mound of sand that two people craft into an intricate sand sculpture. Every year the artists…

Woman charged with murder in connection to fatal Lexington County shooting

A Gaston woman has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting early this morning in southern Lexington County. Chesnee Labri Mattress, 23, is also charged with possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim as Annette Riley, 44, of Gaston. “We’re working to determine…

Pine Ridge Middle School finishes PERFECT season in volleyball

1/5PRMS Volleyball Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5PRMS Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5PRMS Volleyball 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5PRMS VB Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5PRMS 3 Show Caption Hide Caption By Wilson Ward The Pine Ridge Middle School Volleyball is experiencing a season of excellence. The Yellow Jackets are 14-0, capping off the regular season with a win over Batesburg-Leesville…

Clinton Sease Farm busy with corn maze, hay rides, and pumpkins

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S.C. State Fair opens Wednesday, here are some fair details

SC State Fair Image – (Use Permitted) 2017 S.C. State Fair – Ready for Countdown The 148th South Carolina State Fair in Columbia opens Wednesday and runs through Oct. 22. The location of the fair is Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard. Here are a few things patrons need to know. Last day for discounts on tickets, rides is Tuesday…

Gilbert man killed in vehicle accident, Monday night

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of an man who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident, Monday. The accident occurred in the 3300 block of Two Notch Road just before 7 p.m. According to Fisher, Mr. George T. Whittle, 56, of Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident….

Prysmian Group investing $15 million, expanding Lexington County operations

Prysmian Group Images. Prysmian Group announced Monday a planned expansion of the company’s North American headquarters in Lexington County. The expansion will exceed $15 million of capital investment and is projected to create 30 jobs over the next five years.  Prysmian bills itself as a world leader in the telecom cables and systems industry. In July, Prysmian announced a $14 million…

Recap of Week 7 high school football games – Push for the post season

GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link By Tyler Cupp 7 key games from Week 7. Run for the playoff.  It’s getting very interesting. GILBERT-33 BROOKLAND-CAYCE-14 The Indians are just that good. Gilbert stays undefeated on the season with a big statement win over rival Brookland-Cayce. Cody Temples had 2 first half touchdowns on his way to 155 yards on the…

Lexington woman killed in I-20 accident, Friday, is identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died due to a motor vehicle accident that occurred Friday morning. The accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. near mile marker 59 of Interstate 20 eastbound. According to  Fisher, Kristine C. Hoover, 49, of Lexington was killed in the accident. Hoover, the driver of one vehicle, struck another vehicle while…

Week 7 high school football scores

Dutch Fork defeats Lexington (GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link) Ben Lippen  34  Orangeburg Prep 7 Cardinal Newman 30  Heathwood Hall 0 Cathedral Academy 51  Newberry Academy 15 Chapin 43  A.C. Flora 0 Chester 48   Columbia 28 Clinton 28   Mid-Carolina 26 Dreher 22   Lower Richland 13. Dutch Fork 29, Lexington 7 Fox Creek 27  Eau Claire 22 Gilbert 33   Brookland…

Justifiable homicide ruled in July “Stand Your Ground” shooting

Lexington Police Chief Terrance Green. A shooting death in Lexington’s Cherokee Village neighborhood has been ruled a justifiable homicide. Lexington Police Chief Terrance Green announced the ruling Friday in a press release. According to the release, on Sunday, July 23, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting incident that had occurred on Cherokee Pond Court. Upon arrival…

Carolina Water Services rejects Town of Lexington’s offer for I-20 facility, encourages condemnation

Carolina Water Services, Inc., rejected the $1,584,000 offer in condemnation from the Town of Lexington for the Company’s I-20 facility. In announcing the rejection of the offer, CWS stated in a press release, that condemnation proceedings, of the facility, can begin immediately. CWS also said it has a long supported and promoted the process of condemnation of the plant.  CWS…

Irmo Police asking for help to find potential kidnapper

Irmo Police composites – Click to enlarge. The Irmo Police Department is seeking the assistance from people in the community to identify and locate a person of interest in the recent attempted child kidnappings. Investigators are currently work leads on two (2) confirmed attempted child kidnappings.  The first incident occurred on Sept. 27 (last Wednesday) around 6:30 p.m. near the…