Lexington County

Pres. Donald Trump coming to Airport High School for McMaster Campaign

President Donald Trump will attend an Election Eve campaign rally for S.C. Gov.Henry McMaster in West Columbia, on Monday. The event is free and open to the general public. General admission tickets can be obtained by clicking “Register” on Page Link and then filling out the form. Doors open at 4 p.m. The event will start at 6 p.m. Mon,…

“The American Way” Lake Murray Dam Bike Run is Saturday to aid PTSD cure

The American Infidels Veterans Motorcycle Club will host a fundraiser Saturday to help Range 2.14 build a facility in the Midlands for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The event will take place from noon until 11 p.m. and will include multiple raffle prizes, free food catered by Belly’s Southern Pride BBQ, and country music provided by Jesse Moore. “We’re…

Lexington’s Bee Trail Farm in the middle of the spring honey season

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Main Street Lexington’s re-surfacing extended, detours set in place

Main Street Lexington road re-surfacing. Photo provided by LPD. According to Lexington Police Department’s Chief Terrence Green, the re-surfacing of Main Street Lexington, part of the SC-6 One-Way Pair Project, will continue for two additional nights to complete the repaving. The resurfacing of Main Street is located between the 100 block of West Main Street, and the 200 block of…

From police officer to city administrator, Brian Carter proud to serve West Columbia

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West Columbia passes final reading of budget

West Columbia City Council. The City of West Columbia passed final reading of its 2018-19 fiscal year budget Monday. A general fund budget of $16,126,000 was approved. The budget funds three additional firefighters for the city. The new firefighters would also be trained as paramedics. The budget also includes money for a new rescue vehicle and funding for the West…

Mickey Pringle sworn in as West Columbia’s newest member of city council

Mickey Pringle sworn in by Judge Kenneth Ebener. Kameron Pringle, Mickey Pringle’s grandson, holds the Bible. Photo by Terry Ward Mickey Pringle was sworn in as the West Columbia District 5 representative on city council Monday night. Judge Kenneth Ebener administered the oath of office to Pringle. Kameron Pringle, Mickey Pringle’s grandson, holds the Bible. Pringle was not seated earlier…

Overturned truck blocks Knox-Abbott Drive in Cayce Monday evening

Two lanes of traffic on Knox Abbott Drive (in front of the Neighborhood WalMart Store) were reopened Monday night.  The road had been completely  blocked after an 18-wheeler truck overturned causing scrap metal and debris to spill across Knox Abbott Drive. No one was injured in the accident. City of Cayce Spokeswoman Asheley Hunter gave an update of the incident, after…

Driver stops deputy with kitten in engine, kitten saved

Kitten-3 Show Caption Hide Caption Kitten-1 Show Caption Hide Caption Kitten-2 Show Caption Hide Caption Ever hear of a tiger in your tank? A Lexington County Deputy was flagged down by a motorist Monday. The motorist told the deputy “I can hear a kitten crying from inside my car when I drive.” With the help of Lexington County Animal Control,…

Former Lexington County deputy charged with illegal disclosure of information

Brandon William Jones- LCSD photo A former Lexington County deputy sheriff has been charged with sharing the personal information of private citizens last year. Brandon William Jones, 32, allowed and facilitated the unlawful examination of private records to citizens and friends from Jan. 1, 2017, until July 5, 2017, according to an arrest warrant. An affidavit attached to the warrant…

Cayce Department of Public Safety suspends search for man under bridge

Blossom Street Bridge- Photo by Terry Ward. At approximately 1 a.m. early Friday, the University of South Carolina police were executing a routine traffic stop on the Blossom Street bridge. At that time, a man was spotted briefly near the bridge railing. Within seconds, the man was believed to have fallen or jumped from the bridge. The Cayce Department of Public Safety, USC,…

Col. Mel Seboe, 45 years with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, and still going

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Free party, with the movie Super 8, Friday night at Icehouse Amphitheater to thank Meals on Wheels

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and Friday you can take dad (or anyone else) to see a movie, grab some popcorn, pick up some great comics, enjoy a live DJ, compete in an 80s trivia contest and support a great cause. Best of all, every bit of it is free. Lexington’s Icehouse Amphitheater is the place to be for the Star*Struck pop culture…

Man charged with attempted murder after road shooting

Christopher Fuller-LCSD photo A Lexington man faces multiple charges in connection with a shooting last week in a West Columbia road. Christopher Fuller, 29, is charged with attempted murder, discharging a weapon into a vehicle, possession a weapon during a violent crime and possessing a weapon after a violent felony conviction, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the information gathered…

Home prices increasing, being sold quickly in the Midlands

South Carolina Realtors released its monthly data report Wednesday.  It shows a competitive housing market in the Greater Columbia area using year-to-date information. And new home listings in the state as a whole are up  compared to last year. The Midlands area shows trends proving that not only are more houses being sold, but they are also being purchased more…

Service announced for Vanessa Biery, wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini, toxicology report pending

Dr. Adam Lazzarini-LCSD photo. Vanessa Brooke Biery, 43, of West Columbia, died Monday, April 30. She was the wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini. After her death, Lazzarini was charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the October death of William Player Holland, who was shot at 256 Hunters Mill Dr. in Cayce. That’s the same address where Biery died. The…