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West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is April 20 – Here’s an update – Sponsorships still available! 

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE is scheduled for April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s held on State and Meeting streets. West Columbia City Council recently approved a road closure map for Kinetic Derby Day (see map below.)  The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street […]

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Former Brookland-Cayce Teacher Linda Bundrick-Brown recognized at the State House

Linda Bundrick-Brown was recognized with a resolution at the State House, Wednesday, for her many years of educational service to Cayce-West Columbia students, families, and the community. She officially retired from Brookland-Cayce High School in 2010 but returned to serve as attendance interventionist for her 51st year in education. (Photo from BCHS Facebook page) State […]

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Lexington County man sentenced to 5 years on distribution of methamphetamine-related charge

Nicholas Barrios Rattray, 40, of Batesville-Leesville, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine. Evidence presented to the court showed that on Nov. 28, 2018, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department narcotics agents visited Rattray’s Leesville residence […]

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Winners of Airport High School’s Miss Aquila announced

Airport High School’s Miss Aquila was held February 10. The winners shown here, from left, are Miss Freshman Taryn Gooding, Miss Senior Taylor Gooding, Miss Aquila Ally Phillips, Miss Junior Maggie Wright, and Miss Sophomore Caroline Zueger.

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New Miss Bearcat crowned at Brookland-Cayce High School

A new Miss Bearcat was crowned at Brookland-Cayce High School, Monday, and class winners were selected. Hailey Twiggs is the 2024 Miss Bearcat replacing the 2023 Miss Bearcat Caroline Hix. Miss Senior is Callie Grace Burgess; Miss Junior is Bailey Crowe; Miss Sophomore is Charli Dawkins; and Miss Freshman is Camryn Arnold. Miss. Freshman – […]

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Lexington Police say avoid Augusta Road Thursday morning because signal lights likely to be out near I-20

Message from Lexington Police Department: Those who usually use Augusta Road (US-1) as part of your morning commute are asked to consider an alternate route as signal lights are on flash in the area of I-20 and will likely be out as SCDOT begins work at 6:30 a.m. to fix the issue. LPD officers will […]

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Single-car crash results in DUI charge in Lexington

A single car collision was cleared from Old Chapin Road in Lexington overnight Wednesday, into Thursday morning. The driver of the vehicle that crashed was arrested for DUI and transported from the scene by EMS. Dominion Energy is scheduled to replace the damaged power pole involved in the wreck Thursday.

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Portion of Gibson Road in Lexington to be closed for approximately 12 days, beginning Monday

Starting Monday, March 4, a portion of Gibson Road (S-32-91) in Lexington County will be temporarily closed for construction. The closure is expected to last approximately 12 days and will allow for the repair of a pipe culvert near the intersection of Cinnamon Hills Court. During the closure, drivers should use an alternate route. A […]

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