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Businesses highlighted at Lexpo Wednesday

1/5Lexpo-1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5Lexpo-22 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5Lexpo-4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5Lexpo Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5Lexpo-31 Show Caption Hide Caption Kirk Litton, Renee Lowder, Chris Turner of Midlands Media Group at the Lexpo. Marie Stover photos.  More than 100 local businesses were on-site Wednesday to network and display their wares. The Greater Lexington Chamber and…

UPDATED – Coroner IDs victim, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating death

The Lexington County Sheriff Department has initiated a death investigation. The LCSD reported a call of shots fired at a residence in the 600 block of Woodtrail Drive, Gaston. The call came in around 4 a.m. Detectives were conducting interviews on scene in the early morning. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim as Mr. Norman Cherry, Jr.,…

Lexington County men arrested on child pornography charges

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Sean Michael Fox, 18, and Jeremy Alan Walker, 21, of West Columbia, on two charges connected to the exploitation of a minor. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office made the arrests. Investigators with the Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the…

West Columbia “murder and mystery” walking tour scheduled for July 27

J.R. Fennell addressing West Columbia City Council There’s a lot of history on the streets of West Columbia. And there will be a State Street Historic Tour conducted by J.R. Fennell, director of the Lexington County Museum. The tour is scheduled for 8 p.m. July 27. beginning at the Amphitheater on the West Columbia Riverwalk. The walking will include State…

Glen Conwell “ecstatic to win” Lexington County Council seat, ready to work

Glen Conwell Glen Conwell accomplished an improbable feat on June 12. The former Lexington Two School Board member won a three-way primary for the District 8 Lexington County Council seat. He defeated incumbent Ned Tolar and challenger Chuck Crouch on the first ballot. To win, Conwell had to get more than 50 percent of the vote. He is a Republican,…

Wednesday’s Lexpo welcoming more than 100 local businesses

Lexpo-3 Show Caption Hide Caption Lexpo-2 Show Caption Hide Caption Lexpo-1 Show Caption Hide Caption Lexpo-Logo- Show Caption Hide Caption 2017 Business Lexpo. Photos provided. There will be more than 100 local businesses gathered together Wednesday to connect with each other along with people in the area. The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will soon be hosting their annual…

All-Star Show begins at Lexington County Baseball Stadium

Corey Miller. Photos by Thomas Grant Jr. By Thomas Grant Jr.  The 20th annual Coastal Plain League All-Star Show began Sunday with “Fan Fest” at Lexington County Baseball Stadium. Nearly 500 fans took part in the 3-and-a-half-hour event which featured skills contests involving the National and American League teams. The two All-Star squads participated in bunting, hitting and pitching contests…

Lexington man arrested after allegedly exposing himself to 13-year-old in library

Alex Trujillo. Lexington PD photo. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced Friday the arrest of Alex David Trujillo, 25, of Lexington.  The arrest was due to an incident that occurred at the Lexington County Public Library at 5440 Augusta Road, earlier this week. According to the Lexington P.D., around 5:30 p.m. last Monday, while standing in the book case aisle,…

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…