Driver runs over raised median and strikes multiple vehicles, say Lexington Police

Lexington Police reported a collision on South Lake Drive (SC) at I-20, Saturday. There were injuries. The wreck, police say, was caused by a driver on the exit ramp of I-20 disregarding the right turn only sign. The driver drove over a raised turn divider and drove across inbound lanes. […]

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Lexington County man charged by SLED with stealing nearly $62,000 from the Lexington County Republican Party

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division on Friday, charged Craig Thomas Caldwell, 42, with two counts of breach of trust with fraudulent intent, value of $10,000 or more. Caldwell held the position of chairman of the Lexington County Republican Party from 2016 until April 2023. The charges came after an […]

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Lexington man gets 10 years for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, announced by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces that on July 10, 2024, a Lexington County Jury found Michael Scott Valdario guilty on two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 1st degree and two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 2nd degree. Judge Walton McLeod handed down a sentence of two […]

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West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s 8th Annual Taste on the River Raises Almost $40,000

 The 8th Annual West Columbia Beautification Foundation Taste on the River was an unforgettable evening celebrating the vibrant food scene in the Midlands while supporting the ongoing beautification efforts in West Columbia. Held at Stone River on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, the annual event […]

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Cayce-West Columbia DYB Ozone baseball team is the State Champion, headed to DYB World Series July, 25

The Cayce-West Columbia DYB Ozone baseball team is the OZone State Champion. The team defeated Pee Dee Thursday, in Sumter, to win the title. It is C-WC’s second state Ozone title. Before beating Pee Dee, C-WC defeated Johnsonville and Latta. Ozone players are in the 11-and-12-year-old age group. With the […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation’s Hope Cup Golf Tournament is Sept. 26 – Register Now!

The Taylor Watford Foundation’s Hope Cup Golf Tournament is Sept. 26, at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington. This year’s tournament is “In loving memory of the Standridrge Brothers.” Cost is $400 a team for 4 golfers.9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tee Times.Lunch is provided from 12:30 to […]

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Lexington County deputies arrest man, say he tried to kill 2 children and a woman by setting fire to a home

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of trying to kill two children and a woman by setting fire to a home. Tracy Chad Russell Jr., 31, is charged with three counts of attempted murder and a single count of second-degree arson, according to arrest warrants. “The Lexington County […]

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Update on West Columbia citywide improvements, and there’s more to come

The first of July marks the beginning of the Fiscal-Year 2024-25. It’s a good time to take a look at the projects that are moving forward in West Columbia and to review the things that have been accomplished.  West Columbia City Administrator Brian Carter explained the motivation behind upgrades the […]

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Tim Thompson has opened Thompson’s Southern Automotive for car and truck detailing, lawn equipment repair, too

Tim Thompson is back in the auto-servicing business. Under the name Thompson’s Southern Automotive Advisor. Tim is a graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School and he was with Mooneyhan’s Auto Repair in West Columbia for more than 15 years. Tim is doing Car and Truck Detailing by appointment. He will also […]

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Tokyo Joe’s tribute to the Eagles at the new Lexington 2 PAC – Get your tickets

More than 300 tickets sold in the first few hours for Tokyo Joe Productions presents: Southern Sky – A Tribute to the Eagles at the brand new Lexington Two Performing Arts Center on Platt Springs Road in Springdale. Prettier Than Matt will open the show. The show is Saturday, August […]

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