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Sheppard’s Glass Service celebrates 50 years in business

Sheppard’s Family Show Caption Hide Caption Sheppard’s Show Caption Hide Caption Sheppard’s with Sen. Nikki Setzler and Resolution Show Caption Hide Caption Sheppard’s luncheon Show Caption Hide Caption Sen. Nikki Setzler presents the Sheppard Family with a Resolution from the State Senate. Sheppard’s Glass Service at 2519 Platt Springs Road in West Columbia celebrated their 50th business anniversary on Friday….

Publix opens new location in Red Bank

Photo from Red Bank Publix Facebook page. The newest Midlands Publix opened its doors at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, just in time for people to get their last-minute Halloween candy. The 45,000 sq.-ft. store is located at 5441 Platt Springs Road (near the intersection of South Lake Dr.) in the Red Bank area of Lexington County. Construction has been underway…

Train and truck collide in Lexington County

Train Show Caption Hide Caption Train-2 Show Caption Hide Caption Train-2 Show Caption Hide Caption A train in Lexington is rolling again after a collision with a truck at Melanie Drive and Chapin Road. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department reported the crash. A cleanup and an investigation was going on just after noon, Wednesday. You can expect continued traffic delays…

4 candidates running for 3 Lexington Town Council seats

Hazel Livingston Show Caption Hide Caption Todd Shevchik Show Caption Hide Caption Todd Lyle Show Caption Hide Caption Maness- Show Caption Hide Caption There could be a fresh face on the Lexington Town Council. In next Tuesday’s general election four candidates are running for three open seats. The top three vote-getters will be elected. The candidates running are: Hazel Livingston,…

Columbia, Lexington Animal Services offering discounted Halloween adoption special

Photo courtesy of Jacqueline Noll. Freddy vs. Jason-themed Halloween costumes. Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be offering a different kind of “treat” this Halloween, to benefit their four-legged occupants. Both facilities will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special, with pet adoption fees being reduced to $31. All fees include spay/neuter, microchip, Feline Leukemia/Heartworm Test, initial vaccines, and deworming. The…

CoCreate Lexington invites community to rethink working from home

CoCreate-ribbon-cutting Show Caption Hide Caption CoCreate-1 Show Caption Hide Caption Founder-Kiri-Rawson-and-Community-Manager-Kati-Horton Show Caption Hide Caption CoCreate-2 Show Caption Hide Caption CoCreate-3 Show Caption Hide Caption CoCreate-4 Show Caption Hide Caption CoCreate-5 Show Caption Hide Caption Founder Kiri Rawson (left) with community manager Kati Horton. Meera Bhonsle photos. Lexington welcomed its newest business Thursday with the ribbon-cutting of CoCreate, a collaborative…

Thursday night football in Lexington County

Thomas Grant photos. For the third straight year, the Gilbert football team earned a first-round home game in the Class 3A playoffs. The 35-7 road win over Pelion clinched second place in Region 5-3A for the Indians (6-3, 3-1). Cody Temples rushed for two first-half touchdowns and Jy Tolen connected with Matt Reed for a 33-yard touchdown pass to give…

Coroner releases name of motorcyclist involved in Two Notch Road collision

The scene of the motorcycle crash. Michelle Renew photo. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the motorcyclist who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the 1100 block of Two Notch Road in Lexington shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday morning. According to Fisher, Mr. Joshua Ryan Brazell 26, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the…

River Bluff High’s principal named 2019 National Principal of the Year

Principal Lucas Clamp.  Photo from River Bluff website. River Bluff High School’s Principal Lucas Clamp was just named the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ 2019 Principal of the Year. Clamp found out he had won the award Thursday morning at a school pep rally. Governor Henry McMaster and state Superintendent Molly Spearman were also there for the award presentation….

Lexington wins 13th state girls’ golf title

The 3-time Class 5A girls’ golf champion Lexington High School and head coach (far left) Brandon Smith. Thomas Grant photos The girls’ golf dynasty at Lexington High School under head coach Brandon Smith added to its trophy case Tuesday. At Mid-Carolina Country Club in appropriately-named Prosperity, the Lady Wildcats won the S.C. High School League Class 5A title for the…

High school football preview and playoff scenarios, by Tyler Cupp

GoFlashWin photos. SUMTER (8-0, 3-0) AT IRMO (5-3, 2-1) If anyone can score on a tough Sumter defense, it’s the Irmo Yellow Jackets. After seeing Irmo two weeks ago, I think they might be a tad underrated in the sense that they are as dynamic and complete as any offense I have seen this year. They run the ball well…

“Dining on the Dam” event plans announced by Lexington Chamber

Lexington Chamber Board Chairman Troy Simpson Show Caption Hide Caption Lake Murray Dam Show Caption Hide Caption Council Chairwoman Debbie Summers Show Caption Hide Caption view of Lake Murray beside dam Show Caption Hide Caption Dining on the Dam sign Show Caption Hide Caption Karamie Sullivan photos. Members of the Greater Lexington County Chamber, the Lexington County Council, and Nephron…

High school football weekly recap, by Tyler Cupp

GoFlashWin photos RIVER BLUFF 24 WHITE KNOLL 13 I thought there would be more points scored in this one but credit Dean Howell and the White Knoll coaching staff. They kept this game within striking distance until the Gators scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away. Braden Walker had 190 yards rushing and the go ahead touchdown midway through the…

Lexington defeats Chapin to set up second-place showdown with River Bluff

  Lexington quarterback Cal Herndon runs for yards against Chapin.  Thomas Grant photos. The battle for second place in Region 5-5A is set for next week.Akeem Nicholas rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown and Tristan Allen’s interception set up a Cal Herndon touchdown pass just before halftime to lead Lexington to a 14-6 win over Chapin Friday. With the…

Former Clemson, South Carolina players relive “Big Thursday”

Starting from left – Former players Andy Cheatham (Clemson), Dell Wilkes (USC), Joe Doyle (USC) and Scott Enzor (Clemson) at the Clemson/Carolina Big Thursday Celebration. Thomas Grant photo For a decade, the Lexington Sertoma Club has paid homage to the football rivalry between Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. The 10th edition of the Clemson-Carolina Big Thursday Celebration…

Lexington families invited to attend annual “Adopt-A-Cop” Fall Festival

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High school football weekly preview, by Tyler Cupp

GoFlashWin photos CHAPIN (4-3, 1-2) AT LEXINGTON (4-3, 1-1) A lot of history, pride and heritage on the field Friday night when the Wildcats come to Chapin. Lexington Coach Perry Woolbright will be walking into a stadium that is named after his grandfather. And coaching against a program where his father was a hall-of-famer. Cecil B. Woolbright as a coach…

Barricaded suspect arrested by Lexington Police, charged with five accounts

Matthew Johns. LPD provided photo Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green notified Lexington residents around 2 a.m. Thursday morning that Matthew Sanders Johns, 28, was arrested on multiple warrants after barricading himself in his residence at the 200 block of Coventry Drive. According to the LPD, Tuesday morning Sanders fled from an officer who attempted to stop him for a speeding…

Lexington Police on the scene of man barricaded in house

The Lexington Police Department is on the scene where a person has barricaded themselves in a residence in the 200 block of Coventry Drive. The suspect is wanted on multiple warrants, according to a Lexington Police Department report. Residents of Rauch Street will be permitted access to their residences. Residents of Coventry will need to access the neighborhood through the…

Fatal crash closes South Lake Drive in Lexington – now open

A collision with a fatality on SC-6/South Lake Drive at I-20 in Lexington  outbound lanes of South Lake Drive closed for several hours Tuesday, according to the Lexington Police Department. The crash was reported around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Officers conducted an investigation. Outbound lanes were  diverted onto I-20. Inbound lanes of South Lake Drive are open. LPD photo.  All lanes…

Two identified by coroner after crashing vehicle in pursuit

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individuals who died due to a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the 3400 block of Charleston Highway shortly before noon Monday. According to Fisher, Mr. Timothy Roberts, 44, of Swansea, and Ms. Nicole Beran, 39, of Lexington, were in a stolen vehicle being pursued by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The…