Lexington

Coroner releases name of motorcyclist who died in collision with tractor trailer

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died due to a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the 3700 block of Charleston Highway just before 6 a.m. Friday morning. According to Fisher, Mr. Wesley Grant Hutto, 26, of North, S.C. was operating a motorcycle, traveling northbound, when he collided with a southbound tractor trailer as it made…

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in the 200 block of Ball Park Road in Gaston. Deputies responded to a reported shooting just after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Once there, they found a deceased individual inside a home. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Donald Bernard Brown by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Deputies are not…

Brookland Beach Bash at West Columbia Riverwalk is Saturday

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60th Annual Peach Festival draws thousands to Gilbert

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RCSD Memorial Event for fallen hero Ryan Rawl, July 4 at State House

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River Bluff High School football to field a youthful squad – preview

River Bluff quarterback Braden Walker runs for yards during the May spring scrimmage. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GOFLASHWIN.COM) By Thomas Grant Jr.  The past two seasons have seen River Bluff experience its share of on-field struggles. After winning 22 games in the first three seasons of existence, the Gators have managed only three total wins in 2016 and 2017. Entering the second…

Teen is killed on ATV hit by tractor-trailer

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision. It occurred in the 300 block of Truex Road in Leesville at approximately 12:55 p.m. Saturday. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Bailey Sexton Endsley, 17, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Endsley was crossing Truex Road on an…

UPDATED – Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies work domestic violence incident – arrest made

LCSD photo. A Lexington man has been charged after a seven-hour standoff with deputies Saturday morning at a home on Farming Creek Way. Jonathan Johnson, 24, is charged with first degree domestic violence after he used force while attempting to have intercourse with his live-in girlfriend, according to an arrest warrant. Johnson also produced a firearm and threatened to harm…

Tip leads to arrest in last Friday’s fatal hit-and-run

Kyle Roach. LCSD photo. An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal-hit-and-run incident that occurred last Friday. The man arrested has been identified as Kyle Andrew Roach, 33, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Jones said Roach was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Express Van at the time of the incident. Roach, who is…

Lexington Police officer teaches females self-defense skills

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Man arrested in connection to child pornography distribution and possession

Bobby Eugene Satterfield Jr., 55, of West Columbia, has been arrested on 12 charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest Monday. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), all…

Coroner identifies Columbia man who died Sunday after DUI-related crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident. It occurred Saturday, at approximately 9 p.m., on U.S. Highway 178 near Forts Pond Road in Pelion. According to Fisher, Robert Andrew Mays, 40, of Columbia was pronounced dead at an area hospital on Sunday. Mays was the passenger in a vehicle traveling east on…

Coroner identifies the victim of fatal hit-and-run

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after being struck by a vehicle on YMCA Road at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday. According to Fisher, Mr. Tijhee Dijon Salley, 19, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the hospital Saturday as a result of traumatic injuries.. Salley was riding his bicycle along YMCA Road near Ruff Acres…

Cyclist killed in hit-and-run, SCHP looking for pickup truck

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for a vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run with a bicycle in Lexington County Friday night. The vehicle believed to be involved is light-colored, possibly white, mid-size pick-up truck, said Cpl. Sonny Collins of the S.C, Highway Patrol. Collins said the truck could possibly could have damage to the right side, hood, and…

Lexington County Blowfish take on USC alumni, game ends in a tie

USC alumni.  By Thomas Grant Jr.  A “show” was promised Saturday night at Lexington County Baseball Stadium.Those in attendance for the 12th annual Gamefish Cup between the Lexington County Blowfish and University of South Carolina alumni baseball team indeed got a show beyond the post-game fireworks show:- The “ejection” of Blowfish head coach Marshall McFadden, who prompty “reentered” the game…

His House Ministries store destroyed in overnight fire

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Lake Drive, Church Street in Lexington to become one-way beginning Saturday morning

Diagram – Click to enlarge The Town of Lexington’s SC-6 One-Way Pair Project changeover is scheduled to occur on Saturday morning, according to Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green. As a result of the project, Lake Drive and Church Street will become one- way roads. The project is an effort to improve traffic flows in downtown Lexington. The changeover will begin…

Murder suspect arrested after more than a year on the run

Kevin Lawrence Pearson- LCSD photo A West Columbia man wanted since March 2017 in connection with a fatal shooting was arrested Thursday night. Kevin Lawrence Pearson, 26, is charged with murder and criminal conspiracy for his role in a February 2017 homicide on Princeton Road in West Columbia, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives have treated Pearson as our most wanted…

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,…

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

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