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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…

Portion of Cayce Riverwalk re-opened after repairs completed

City of Cayce Riverwalk. The City of Cayce is reporting that the Riverwalk beginning at the train trestles and ending at the historical locks at H. Kelley Jones Park is now open. Repairs, including bank stabilization and boardwalk re-routing are complete. A total of 120 feet of boardwalk was replaced and moved back from the water. Categories: Cayce, Lexington, Lexington…

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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“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…

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…

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

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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…

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…