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2 Cayce police officers shot, and a suspect shot, after chase

2 Cayce police officers shot, and a suspect shot, after chase

Two officers and a man running from police were shot early Saturday morning.   At approximately 12:35 a.m. officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety initiated a routine traffic stop, said Ashley Hunter, spokeswoman for the Cayce Department of Public Safety. The stop began on Knox-Abbott Drive near the Blossom Street Bridge in the City of Cayce. The vehicle being […]

by · May 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mike Bollinger of the West Columbia Public Works Department wins the Midlands Region Backhoe Rodeo

Mike Bollinger of the West Columbia Public Works Department wins the Midlands Region Backhoe Rodeo

Mike Bollinger  of the West Columbia Public Works Department was the winner if the Midlands Region Backhoe Rodeo. The competition was held Friday in Columbia. He will advance to the State Competition in Charleston in July. West Columbia Public Works Director Jamie Hook congratulated Bollinger and said the whole city staff is proud of him. (Photo of Mike Bollinger by […]

by · May 26, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Public Works helps beautify city

West Columbia Public Works helps beautify city

The City of West Columbia Public Works Department has been busy upgrading some of the vegetation. In some cases crews are planting new greenery. At other times they are tending to beautification projects that were started last year or earlier.  

by · May 26, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Lexington County Animal Control searches for dog with paw caught in coyote trap

Lexington County Animal Control searches for dog with paw caught in coyote trap

Lexington County officials say they have gotten a lot of calls and questions about a dog that’s moving around property on Glenn Road in Gaston with its paw caught in a coyote trap. Here’s a recap of what the Lexington County Animal Services division is doing to bring in the dog so it can receive immediate medical attention:  -Just after […]

by · May 26, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department wants to talk to this man about car thefts

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department wants to talk to this man about car thefts

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department wants to speak with the man pictured, left, about two car thefts that happened on May 9. Please send all tips to 888-CRIME-SC  

by · May 26, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School students raise more than $50,000 for Camp Kemo

Airport High School students raise more than $50,000 for Camp Kemo

Airport High School Student Government under the direction of adviser, Daniel Bailey, held their annual Charity Drive for Camp Kemo. This year the effort was held from Feb. 24- March 5. In that time, Airport High School raised $50,031.67 for Camp Kemo. The annual fundraiser which has been held by Airport High School for 23 years, partners with Palmetto Health Children’s […]

by · May 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Plan to widen I-26 in a portion of Lexington County detailed at meeting

Plan to widen I-26 in a portion of Lexington County detailed at meeting

The S.C. Department of Transportation outlined a $1.5 billion plan to widen and improve Interstate-26 -were in parts of Lexington County. Link to SCDOT Project information The widening of I-26, from Exit 85 to Exit 101, was the topic of discussion at a meeting at Chapin High School, Tuesday night. The SCDOT plan includes widening I-26 (in some cases up-to […]

by · May 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Sheriff’s Department publishes video of burglary, asks for help to ID

Lexington Sheriff’s Department publishes video of burglary, asks for help to ID

Two alleged burglars – shown in the photos – were caught on camera going through a Lawson Road home in Leesville. The owners said the two suspects kicked in the back door and took hunting equipment. Suspects and truck depicted in photos.  If you recognize them, call 888-CRIME-SC with tips. Link to LCSD burglar video  

by · May 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Hall closed Monday for Memorial Day, releases sanitation information

West Columbia City Hall closed Monday for Memorial Day, releases sanitation information

The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday. Household garbage, yard trash, and recycling WILL NOT be collected on Monday. Sanitation customers that normally receive services on Monday, will have household garbage ONLY picked up on Tuesday. The Tuesday sanitation route will run as scheduled. Sanitation customers may […]

by · May 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council, Lexington Two Schools work together to facilitate new elementary school

West Columbia City Council, Lexington Two Schools work together to facilitate new elementary school

By being cooperative, and jumping in to help expedite the construction of the new elementary school, West Columbia City Council demonstrated that it shares in the pride of its community’s schools and the people who have had an impact in making those schools such a valued asset of the city. Also, one of the goals of West Columbia City Council is […]

by · May 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS