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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

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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…

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,…

Gov. Henry McMaster on hand as “Senior Rides” launches in West Columbia

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SCDOT prohibits interstate lane closures for holidays, beginning Friday

Traffic on Interstate 26. (file photo by Allen Wallace) The S.C. Department of Transportation prohibits lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during the Christmas holiday travel period. These restrictions will be in place from 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, through 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. Lane closures, road closures, shoulder closures, pacing operations or any operations that…

Open date for Leaphart Rd. bridge in West Columbia moved to January

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Lexington Police seek ID of teens accused of throwing object onto I-20

The Lexington Police Department is seeking the identities of two teenagers who were observed throwing a large object off the South Lake Drive overpass onto I-20 Sunday afternoon. Subjects were last seen riding bikes into the Town of Lexington.  Call 803-359-6260 and ask for Detective Lee with info.

Lexington County offices close Friday for Christmas, waste collection schedule issued

The County of Lexington Administrative offices will be closed for the observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas beginning Friday, December 22, through Tuesday, December 26. Administrative offices will also be closed Monday, Jan. 1, 2017, in observance of the New Year. Curbside Solid Waste Collection Franchise Residential Solid Waste Curbside Collection in the unincorporated areas of Lexington County will operate…

Columbia man shot, killed at night club identified by Lexington County coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday.  The homicide occurred at the City Nightz bar in the 2100 block of Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia. According to Fisher, Rodney T. Leak, 41, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound. An…

Lexington County deputies investigating early Sunday morning homicide

Lexington County deputies are investigating an early Sunday morning homicide in the 2000 block of Old Dunbar Road. Shots were fired inside City Nightz bar shortly after the establishment’s 2 a.m. closing time, according to investigators. “We don’t know how many men went inside the bar or what they were doing there after closing time,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon…

Man killed in Lexington motorcycle accident is identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died due to a motor vehicle collision that occurred on U.S. Hwy 378 in Lexington. The crash occurred just after 7 p.m.  on Saturday. According to Fisher, Timothy W. Browning, 31, of Lexington was travelling toward West Columbia on U.S. 378 on his motorcycle when a SUV turned left in…

Victim in Calks Ferry Road fatal vehicle crash is identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision. The crash occurred in the 1100 block of Calks Ferry Road in Lexington at approximately 7 a.m. Friday. According to Fisher, Ronnie M. Prioleau, Jr., 33, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision….

Columbia Police investigate fatal stabbing near Harbison, male detained

Columbia Police Department investigators have detained a male in connection to a deadly stabbing that happened near the Harbison area this morning. The incident happened  shortly before 11 a.m. at Heritage Village Lane off Broad River Road. A male victim was stabbed in the upper body and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Initial information indicates that there was…

2-car Lexington County collision results in fatality

One person was killed in a traffic crash Friday morning, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident occurred on Calks Ferry Road about 7 a.m. A person in a 2014 Toyota sedan was killed when the vehicle collided with a 2004 Mercury four-door. The vehicles hit head-on, according to the SCHP report. The victim died at the scene….

Enrollment Freeze proposed for Lake Murray Elementary School to address overcrowding

Lake Murray Elementary School.- District 5 photo. Officials with Lexington-Richland School District Five recently presented details of a plan to address increasing enrollment at Lake Murray Elementary School. The proposed “Enrollment Freeze” would impact “only students and families who will be moving into the Lake Murray Elementary School attendance zone after Jan. 22, 2018,” Chief Planning and Administrative Officer Dr. Michael…