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2 Lexington 2educators recognized with top finance awards

Two Lexington Two educators have been recognized with top finance awards. Dr. Harmonica Hart has been named the SC Economics Teacher of the Year by the South Carolina Council on Economic Education. Dr. Hart, a middle level social studies instructor at New Bridge Academy, was recognized for her advocacy and commitment to teaching economics and […]

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Man found shot to death in car, Columbia man charged with murder

Deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting a man to death inside a car Thursday. Tyrese Shevon Madison, 24, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. Madison is also charged in connection to drugs he had in his possession when he was arrested. “Investigators […]

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Obituary for fallen firefighter James “J” Muller

James “J” Muller, 25, was born November 18, 1997 in Columbia, SC and passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023. He was the son of Christopher Shawn Muller and Denise Morris Muller.James was a devoted firefighter to the Irmo Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, Emma Bouyea Muller; son, Cole; parents; sister, Ambree […]

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Lexington crash results in lane closing

The Lexington Police Department asked that drivers use caution on West Main Street at Park Road. A collision had one inbound lane of West Main Street blocked, just after 2 p.m., Saturday.Emergency personnel were on the scene assisting with occupants and traffic direction. The collision debris was cleared from the road before 3 p.m.. All […]

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Irmo Fire District Firefighter dies fighting fire at apartment complex, Friday, many others taken to hospital

An Irmo firefighter died in the line of duty, Friday. after fighting an apartment fire in Columbia.James Muller, 25, a firefighter with the Irmo Fire District died while fighting a fire at Tropical Ridge Apartments off of Stoneridge Drive in Columbia. Click for ink to initial report: Smoke from Columbia fire can be seen in […]

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Caleb Keefe sentenced to 30 years for Lexington County shooting death of Justin Simons, Keefe was age 16 at the time of the offense 

Caleb M. Keefe, 22, of Lexington County, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of Justin Simons, age 36, which occurred in a suburban neighborhood near the Harbison area on September 17, 2017. Keefe was arrested four years later on December 7, 2021, following a lengthy law enforcement investigation into […]

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Coroner identifies Lexington man who died in motorcycle accident on Thursday

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motorcycle accident in the 1100 block of South Lake Drive in the Lexington area of Lexington County at approximately 7:30 P.M. on Thursday. According to Fisher, Mr. Michael David Tribble, 48, of Lexington was traveling eastbound on South Lake […]

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Man, age 45, found dead in his car near apartments, says Lexington County Coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identity of a man who was shot and killed on Thursday, shortly after 1 p.m. in the Pine Grove Apartment Community located on Foxfire Drive in the Columbia area of Lexington County. Fisher stated that Mr. Gary Anthony Kelly II, 45, of Columbia, was found dead inside […]

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