Month: August 2022

2 occupants escape car fire on I-26

Units from the Sandy Run-Calhoun Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on I-26 at the 125 mile marker west bound Tuesday morning at 4:12. Upon arrival, a vehicle was found to be fully engulfed in flames. SRFD firefighters worked to put out the flames and the fire was fully extinguished in a few minutes. […]

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Lexington County Department of Community Development invites contractors interested in Housing Rehabilitation Programs to workshop

The Lexington County Department of Community Development is inviting Certified Contractors interested in participating in the County of Lexington’s Housing Rehabilitation Programs to participate in a mandatory Contractor’s Workshop on Friday, Sept. 23. For more information, contact Sara Byrd at 803-785-8121 or [email protected]

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Lexington County Rain Barrel Workshop is in September

Lexington County Rain Barrel Workshops are starting back up again. Build your own rail barrel. The next workshop will be on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Solid Waste and Stormwater Management department to make your own rain barrel!Register here -> https://bit.ly/LEXCORBBCFALL22

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Breads and Such now open in West Columbia

Breads and Such opened last week at 1220 C Ave. in the Triangle City section of West Columbia. The new business is in the former location of Parkland Cakes. Breads and Such serves breakfast sandwiches, chicken salad by the pound and of course loaves of homemade bread. Hours are from 7 am until 3 pm […]

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Nephron Nitrile Flight Arrives on Monday With First Equipment for Glove-Making

Flanked by partners, business leaders and public officials, including Governor Henry McMaster and members of Lexington County Council, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation CEO Lou Kennedy today announced a major milestone for Nephron Nitrile, a plant that will produce American-made, medical-grade first-in-class nitrile gloves. Thanks to the hard work of indispensable logistics experts from UPS and Columbia […]

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Disorderly conduct reported at Airport-BC football game, spurs false rumors on social media

Brookland-Cayce High School Principal Barry Bolen said, in an email to parents, that a few Brookland-Cayce fans and families, expressed disappointment about some of the conduct in the stands during the Airport-BC football game, Friday. Bolen said he shared in the disappointment. He also said extra law enforcement and school administrators, were brought in for […]

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Lexington County Heroin Trafficker Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Israel Mendoza Cervantes, 29, has been sentenced to thirty (30) years in prison following a jury trial in Lexington County General Sessions Court earlier last week. Cervantes was convicted on all charges, including Trafficking Heroin (28 grams or more); Possession of a Weapon during commission of a Violent Crime; and Possession with Intent to Distribute […]

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Brookland-Cayce defeats Airport

Brookland-Cayce defeated Airport Friday night at Fort Knox by a score of 31-20. First BC quarterback Tanner Staton hit Jayden Johnson for a TD to put BC up 7-0. Then Staton hit Evan Golden with a TD strike in the 1st quarter for ta 14-0 lead. Jon Allen Mower hit both PATs. Airport’s Apollos Cook […]

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