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Woman missing for 2 months is located by the West Columbia Police Department, Friday

Butler (LCSD Photos) Miranda Butler is safe. She was located by the West Columbia Police Department on Friday, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Original story below:  Lexington County detectives are investigating the whereabouts of Miranda Butler, who was last seen more than two months ago. She was last seen Aug. 4 at the City Gas station across from…

Week 9 high school football scores

Spring Valley and Dutch Fork. GoFlashWin.com photo. Batesburg-Leesville 27, Sliver Bluff 20 Ben Lippen 49, Wilson Hall 14 Brookland-Cayce 47, Swansea 30 Camden 31, Indian Land 17 Chapin 31, Orangeburg Wilkinson 12 Clarendon Hall 80, Newberry Academy 34 Columbia 28, McCormick 2 Dreher 34, Aiken 16 Dutch Fork 34, Spring Valley 19 Fairfield Central 34, Chester 24 Gilbert 41, Edisto 0 Gray Collegiate…

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department to patrol DUI, speeding and distracted driving

Click image to enlarge The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will post scheduled patrols, or safety check points, on several roads over the weekend. Deputies will be looking for DUI, speeding, and distracted driving. Patrols will be on” Bushberry Road; Fish Hatchery Road; Gator Road; I-20 and I-26 constriction zones; Jamil Road; Juniper Springs Road; Maxie Road; Mimosa Drive; and Old…

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees event raises more than $25,000

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation raised $25,550 at the Tribute for Trees event held on Sept. 26. “We’re thrilled that this year’s event was even more successful than in years past,” said Foundation Chairwoman Melissa Sprouse Brown said, “The money raised through the Tribute for Trees is important. Without the support of the community, these projects wouldn’t be possible.” The…

Lexington County man gets life for murder targeting Hispanic man

Ricky Lamont Esaw (LCDC Photo) By Suzanne Mayes, 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office Ricky Lamont Esaw, a 42 year old Lexington County man, was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Hector Vasquez. Vasquez was killed on Aug. 9, 2015 in the West Columbia area of Lexington County. The sentence was imposed on Thursday , by the Judge Thomas W….

I-20, at US 1 eastbound exit ramp (Exit 58) in Lexington County closed Friday night

AA Raods Photo (Use Permitted) The US 1 eastbound exit ramp (Exit 58) on Interstate 20 in Lexington County will be closed Friday night, Oct. 20, for road construction. Motorists heading east who wish to take Exit 58 should proceed to Exit 61 and re-enter I-20 westbound to Exit 58. The exit 58 eastbound ramp closure will occur: ·       From 11…

Aerial photos over Columbia, preview of Saturday’s Aerofest at Owens field to benefit Camp Kemo

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Man sought by Lexington County deputies in custody

A man being sought by Lexington County deputies is in custody, according to a report from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.  Lexington County deputies were looking for the suspect near West Columbia. Bradley Wayne Jovanelly, 38, of Columbia was being sought, Thursday, in the area of  Delree Street, Kitti Wake Drive, and Old Barnwell Road. Jovanelly has bee arrested for stealing electrical…

Nearly 40 Lexington Two high school students named AP Scholars

Nearly 40 Lexington Two high school students earned scores high enough on spring 2017 AP exams to be named AP Scholars. High school students take Advanced Placement (AP) classes and can receive college credit if their standardized end-of-course exams are high enough. AP Scholars are those students who take at least three AP exams and have an average score of…

“Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop to be held in Lexington County, Nov. 3

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop on Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in an effort to educate citizens on rainwater harvesting and stormwater conservation. Representatives from the consortium will be on hand to present information on stormwater runoff, rainwater conservation and harvesting, before helping each attendee construct their own rain barrels to…

Week 9 high school football preview – features Spring Valley at Dutch Fork

By Tyler Cupp A Week 9 slate jam packed full of games with playoff implications on the line. Here’s a look at the top games from this area.   Richland Northeast and Westwood. GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for Link. SPRING VALLEY (8-0, 4-0) AT DUTCH FORK (6-1, 4-0) The unstoppable force against the immovable object. The heavyweight fight that everyone…

Mid-Carolina Electric’s WIRE golf tournament benefits LMC cancer patients

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Lexington Police Fall Festival is growing – helps “Heroes in Blue” and other good causes

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Wooden Dead figures of The Walking Dead, enhance Halloween experience

Want to get the whole Halloween experience? Check out The Wooden Dead. The ghoulish figures, mimic the The Walking Dead of the AMC-TV network. Wooden Dead figures of The Walking Dead, enhance Halloween experience You can see a full contingent of Walking Dead characters at 1705 Redbird Lane in West Columbia. And the scary shapes are bathed in eerie lights to…

Brookland-Cayce swimmer Nathan Walton wins title in his last state meet

By Dawn Kujawa Brookland-Cayce head coach Isaac Badillo puts the medal around Nathan Walton’s neck on the podium. It was the last time Nathan Walton would swim for Brookland-Cayce in a SCHSL championship meet. And he wanted to finish big. Though the 17-year-old senior had won a state championship as a sophomore in 2015 in the 100 fly — along…

“Scholarship cookies” a big hit in SC State Fair’s Moore Building

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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…

Construction begins on Lexington’s Main St./ Lake Dr. traffic project

Lexington Wikipedia Photo. (Use Permitted.) The Town of Lexington has issued a notice to proceed on the SC-6 One-Way Pair Project, with construction slated to last nine-months. This is the first traffic and tourism project funded by the 2% Hospitality Tax. The beginning of construction was announced in a Town of Lexington press release, Monday morning. The purpose of the…

7 Brookland-Cayce athletes to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Seven Brookland-Cayce High School athletes who were standouts in their respective sports will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. This year’s inductees made their names in football, baseball, basketball, cross country, track, swimming and cheerleading.  A reception is planned for 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 in the lobby of the school gym. Induction will follow…

Lexington Police Department’s “Adopt-A-Cop” Fall Festival is Tuesday

Lexington Police Department’s “Adopt-A-Cop” Fall Festival on Tuesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Town of Lexington Municipal Complex at 111 Maiden Lane in Lexington. Police Chief Terrence Green would like to invite the community. The festival continues to grow each year and has been an excellent way for the Lexington Police Department to work with our many…

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…

More fall-like weather expected to move in this week

The weather is expected to change considerably Monday. A cold front is approaching Richland and Lexington counties. It will bring a chance for rain and storms Monday. High temperatures are forecast to be in the lower to middle 70s. The change is coming after high temperatures Sunday were in the upper 80s with sunny skies. The rain Monday is expected…

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,…