Month: April 2024

Riverbank and Cayce Elementary School kindergarten students “amazed” as baby chick eggs hatch before their eyes

WestMetroNews and Dawn Kujawa – Lexington 2 Schools – The signs of spring are abundant at Riverbank and Cayce elementary schools. On Monday, Chuck Underhill of House of Raeford, brought six fertilized eggs to a kindergarten class at each school. By Thursday those eggs were hatching into baby chicks. “We use the baby chicks to […]

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West Columbia Police charge man with Distribution of Cocaine; Distribution of Crack; and Trafficking Cocaine

West Columbia Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation that resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old David De’Angelo Williams, Wednesday. Mr. Williams was charged with three counts each of Distribution of Cocaine 3rd Offense; Distribution of Crack 3rd Offense; and Trafficking Cocaine More Than 10 grams 3rd Offense. He was taken to the Lexington County Detention […]

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9 Airport High School athletes declare their intent to play college sports

Nine Airport High School athletes declared their intent Thursday to play their sports at the collegiate level. The athletes who participated in the signing ceremony and their commitments include: Girls soccer Brooke Davis: Newberry College Cecelia Gardner: Columbia College Softball Courtney Chavis: USC Union Track and Field Jalen Jackson: Bethune-Cookman University Baseball Miller Harrelson: Coker […]

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Driver makes wrong turn and collides with train in Irmo, closing down the Saint Andrews Road railroad crossing temporarily

Shortly after 8 a.m., Thursday, a disoriented driver attempting to turn from Saint Andrews Road onto Leisure Lane missed and instead turned onto the railroad tracks as a train was coming. The train struck the car and pushed it a quarter of a mile down the track, according to an Irmo Fire District report. There […]

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Driver experiences a medical incident and collides with a semi-truck, say Lexington Police

Both inbound lanes of Augusta Road (US-1) at Carlen Avenue were closed Thursday morning after a pre-dawn collision involving a car and a semi truck. There was no detour and drivers were turned around as they came upon the scene. Lexington Police were telling drivers to take an alternate route through the Town of Lexington, […]

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Volunteering for Kinetic Derby Day is so much fun! Sign up to volunteer now

National Volunteer Week is later this month. It was established in 1974 to recognize volunteers’ contributions. The National Park Service encourages you to Join the celebration by volunteering, thanking a volunteer, and sharing your experience with others to enable them to volunteer. The City of West Columbia is gearing up for the award-winning 5th Annual […]

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Cayce City Council members say there was no ill-will in action to remove mayor from appointments, after public speakers voice opposition and suggest ulterior motives

During the City of Cayce’s March 20, Council meeting, the council reappointed different members to three external commissions, in place of Mayor Elise Partin. She once held a seat on the Lexington County Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission; the River Alliance Committee; and the Central Midlands Council of Governments. Partin was not at the […]

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Candidate for Lexington County Sheriff, Garry Rozier, removed from primary ballot, attorney asks for restraining order to keep name on the ballot

The SC Republican Party has told Garry Rozier he does not meet the residency requirements to run for Lexington County Sheriff. Rozier owns a home in Newberry County, but he said he has lived in Lexington County for more than a year. Also running in the June 11, GOP Primary are: Incumbent Sheriff Jay Koon […]

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