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US Rep. Joe Wilson’s legislative priorities for 2018 tour is Wednesday

Joe Wilson speaking in Lexington County last week. Congressman Joe Wilson will announce his legislative priorities for 2018 during a tour of the second congressional district on Wednesday. The schedule for Congressman Wilson’s tour is as follows: 10:00 AM: Midlands Office of Congressman Joe Wilson 1700 Sunset Blvd (US 378), Suite 1 West Columbia, S.C. 29169   12:00 PM: Aiken Aiken County…

Close to half-a-million dollar bond set in Lexington County home invasion, shots fired incident

Morris, Thompson – LCSD photo. Bond has been set at close to half-a-million dollars, combined, for two men charged with several crimes, in Lexington County, after an alleged Saturday morning home invasion. A judge has set a $240,000 bond for Quintrell Morris, 18. The Hopkins resident is charged with: three counts of kidnapping, three counts of assault and battery, armed…

Woman, 82, dies in Lexington County vehicle accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision. The crash occurred at Amicks Ferry Road and Lake Tide Drive in Chapin at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Saturday. According to Fisher, Ms. Nelva S. Lindler, 82, of Chapin was pronounced dead at the scene. Lindler, a passenger, was in a…

No charges filed in fatal stabbing

No charges will be filed against a Gaston man for his involvement in a fatal stabbing at a Meadowfield Road home Thursday. Investigators from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department consulted with prosecutors from the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office and determined 21-year-old Joshua Rossman acted in self-defense during an altercation with 19-year-old Rayshawn Porterfield. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Porterfield…

Lexington Police conducting check points

The Lexington Police Department will be conducting a Public Safety Checkpoint in the Town of Lexington on Friday. Officers will be conducting the checkpoint in response to collision incidents, citizen traffic complaints, and previous enforcement in this area focused on speeding and unsafe driving practices. Officers will be checking driver’s licenses, vehicle registration, and insurance requirements. Officers from agencies in…

Teen is the victim in fatal stabbing, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide. It occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, in the 700 block of Meadowfield Road in Gaston. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Rayshawn Q. Porterfield, 19, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the scene after being stabbed in the upper body. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating,…

2017 traffic fatalities fewer in Richland County, higher in Lexington County

With just one more weekend left in 2017, statistics reveal that there were fewer, by far, traffic fatalities in Richland County this year, than the year before. In 2016, 68 people died on Richland County roads, according to the S.C. Department of Public Safety. In 2017, as of Thursday, 47 people had died on Richland County roads. That’s 21 fewer…

Lexington Sheriff’s Department investigating a stabbing death

The Lexington Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported stabbing in the 700 block of Meadowfield Road, near Gaston. One suspect in custody. The suspect was apprehended by deputies close to crime scene after a brief search. Based on the information investigators have gathered early on at the scene, the male victim and the male suspect knew each other. It was…

Nephron gives 600-plus employees a 5% pay raise due to federal tax cuts

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Construction on Rainbow Drive bridge over I-26 continues into 2018

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West Columbia Sanitation schedule changed, Lexington County Grinding of the Greens locations

To get mulch: 1307 Augusta Road West Columbia – Call- 803-733-1139 info@keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 and 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. It will be closed Mon. Jan. 1, too, (for New Year’s Day.) Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, December 27. West Columbia Public Works Director…

Churches full as Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday – Photo gallery of churches

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Ex-boyfriend arrested by Lexington Police on kidnapping, domestic violence charge

Joshua Dale Cassada Booking Photo. The Lexington Police Department arrested Joshua Dale Cassada, 40, of Pomaria on charges stemming from a Domestic Violence investigation. LPD Chief Terrence Green announced the arrest Sunday. According to a LPD report, officers were dispatched to a residence Saturday morning at the Cedarcrest Mobile Home Park, 366 Railroad Ave. in Lexington, for a possible burglary…

Food’s important, but family is special at Christmas in West Columbia

Delucca’s staff: Mike Hicks; Callie Wessinger; Lynn Raley; Irvin Prioleau; Ella Lee; Tom Maynard; and Matt Mitchell. From the traditional to adventure cooking, Christmas meal perpetration in West Columbia varies. And getting together with the people you love is as important in West Columbia as the turkey or the oysters. Mike Hicks is the owner of the popular Delucca’s restaurant…

Man running from Lexington County deputies is identified

Larry Christopher Richburg was the subject of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department  search near Longs Pond Rd Thursday night.  He ran away from a traffic stop. Richburg is wanted on three previous warrants: domestic violence, driving under suspension and failure to stop for blue lights. If you know where Richburg is or if you have information on where he might…

Man arrested in connection to weekend night club shooting in Lexington County

Christopher Jamel Brisbon – LCSD photo A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting early Sunday morning at the City Nightz Bar and Grill in West Columbia. Christopher Jamel Brisbon, 27, is also charged with possessing a weapon during a violent crime, burglary, criminal conspiracy and three counts of first-degree assault and…

Police bring Santa Claus and groceries to Columbia and Lexington families

1/4Cops and Santa 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Mary Louise Resch of Harvest Hope, Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green, and Kassy Alia of Heroes in Blue Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Cops and Santa 4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Cops and Santa Show Caption Hide Caption An unmarked black SUV arrived suddenly at Park North Apartments in Lexington Thursday evening, with…

Harbison holiday shopping is hectic, but some love it that way

1/3Mall 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Mall 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Mall 3 Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan Most Midlands residents know that if you are going to drive in the Harbison Boulevard area any time in December it’s going to require two things: a lot of patience, and a lot of gas in your tank. Beginning…

Deputies search for man in Lexington County

File photo LCSD The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department conducted a manhunt near the LongView subdivision in Lexington County Thursday night. Capt. Adam Myrick of the sheriff’s department said deputies were looking for a man who ran away from a traffic stop. Deputies later discovered the man has warrants out for his arrest on charges of domestic violence, failure to stop…

Cayce Councilman “Skip” Jenkins appointed to national post

 City of Cayce Councilman and mayor pro tem, James “Skip” Jenkins, has been appointed to the National League of Cities 2018 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee.“I am so thrilled to represent the City of Cayce on the NLC 2018 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee. It is my top priority to use this opportunity as…

Brothers killed when vehicle collides with tractor-trailer in Lexington County

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified two people killed in a vehicle collision, Wednesday night. The crash occurred at Pond Branch Road and Interstate 20 near Gilbert at approximately  8:20 p.m., Wednesday. According to Fisher, Mr. Carlis Wade Epting, 27, of Batesburg was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. Mr. Harley Dillon Epting,…

Airport High School kicker and punter Paxton Brooks signs with Tennessee

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