Driver fails to stop, results in a crash on S. Lake Drive and I-20 in Lexington

Lexington Police Department were on the scene of a crash on South Lake Drive at Interstate 20, Saturday morning. One lane in each direction of South Lake Drive was blocked due to a collision between a vehicle and a tractor trailer. Before noon, all lanes of South Lake Drive at […]

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West Columbia Police arrest 4 on charges related to a Nov. 25 shooting

West Columbia Police Department investigators have made arrests stemming from a shooting. On Nov. 25, officers responded to a home on the 600 block of Lown Street that had been struck by gunfire. Following an investigation by WCPD detectives, the following individuals were arrested on Nov. 30, for Discharging a […]

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Lexington Christmas Parade is Sunday, resulting in road closings and detours Sunday afternoon

Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the Town of Lexington community that there will be road closures and detours during the afternoon of Sunday, December 3, 2022, for the Town of Lexington Christmas Parade in downtown Lexington. These road closures and detours will begin at 1:00 p.m. with the […]

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Children sing Christmas songs as West Columbia lights Christmas tree – Essay and art winners announced

Amid yuletide music, art and essay reading by students, the City of West Columbia illuminated its Christmas Tree, Friday night.  “This is a wonderful chance for us to get together and celebrate all that has happened throughout the year, said Mayor Tem Miles, “And there’s more to come.”  There was […]

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City of West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is canceled this Saturday, Dec. 2

Due to inclement weather, the City of West Columbia Meeting Street Artisan Market is canceled this Saturday, Dec. 2. Shop with the vendors next Saturday, from 11 AM – 3 PM, at the Interactive Art Park, 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, […]

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A late score and Gray Collegiate falls to Oceanside in the 2A State Championship High School Football Game

Gray Collegiate Academy fell to Oceanside, Thursday night in the 2A State High School Football Championship game. It was played on the campus of SC State University in Orangeburg. Final score Oceanside 35, Gray 28. Gray jumped out to a 14-0 lead on a 32-yard TD pass from Tyler Waller […]

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Fulmer Middle School basketball team on the big stage, scrimmages during halftime of USC game

The start of regular season basketball play is big enough, but Fulmer Middle School’s boys’ team had an even bigger moment this week. The Lexington Two team, coached by Fulmer teacher Brett Ebener, was invited to participate in an inter-squad scrimmage during halftime of the University of South Carolina men’s […]

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Lexington man sentenced to 2 years in prison for filing false tax returns for himself and clients

A South Carolina man was sentenced yesterday to 24 months in prison for preparing and filing false individual income tax returns for himself and his clients. According to court documents and statements made in court, Jeffrey Harmon of Lexington, owned and operated TFL Worldwide, a tax preparation business through which […]

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Airport High School senior CeCe Gardner named 2024 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalist

Airport High School senior CeCe Gardner has been named a 2024 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalist. The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarship program in the United States. Gardner was one of 1,514 students nationwide, and one of just 28 in South Carolina, named a semifinalist based on academic […]

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West Columbia Tree Lighting Friday to kick-off the Christmas season – Mail your letters to Santa, and get a Kayak Selfie at Riverwalk

West Columbia’s Tree Lighting ceremony has become a tradition that ushers in the Christmas season. And there are other city-sponsored features to help you enjoy this special time of year.  West Columbia’s 19th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Dec. 1) at the West Columbia City Hall, […]

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