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Columbia man killed, brother wounded in Lexington County highway shooting

A Columbia man was shot to death while he and his brother, who was also shot, were riding on Edmund Highway late Saturday night. Harold Lord Peak III, 22, died of multiple gunshot wounds at the scene, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “Based on what the victim’s brother told deputies, the brothers were […]

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Taylor Watford Golf Tournament results in thousands raised to fight drug overdose deaths

A record amount was raised at the 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament. The fundraising event was played last Thursday at the Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington and featured a steak lunch for the participants. “The golf tournament raised $17,000,” said Jade Watford, a tournament organizer. “That’s about $4,000 […]

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Cayce Fall Fest, with live music, food, and kids area is this Saturday at Granby Gardens Park

The City of Cayce has announced the return of the Cayce Fall Fest. Fall Fest will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon until 6 p.m. at Granby Gardens Park, 1800 12th Street in Cayce. The culturally diverse event will have festivities including: live music, a DJ and dance floor, local cultural food vendors, […]

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Suspect fleeing Cayce dies after fall at Columbia Convention Center

An officer with the Cayce Police Department noticed a vehicle occupied by two individuals at Guignard Park, at approximately 1:30 AM on Saturday. The park is closed after dark. As the officer approached the vehicle by foot, the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle. The suspect continued driving at a high rate of speed and was […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament is a huge success, 200 steak dinners and all

The 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament took place at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington, Thursday. Dozens of teams participated. They played 18 holes of golf and feasted on a steak lunch with sides. “It was a huge success,” said Jimmy Watford, who founded the Taylor Watford Foundation with […]

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Fresh chicken sale – place your orders today for Holland Avenue Baptist Church Preschool Chicken Fundraiser

Today – Friday Sept. 23 – is the last day to place orders for the Holland Avenue Baptist Church Preschool fundraiser. The chicken comes as tenders, legs, or wings. Each box contains 4 bags (40 pounds – 4 10 pound bags- in all.) It’s fresh, uncooked chicken. So, you can get 40 pounds of tenders […]

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Lexington County Coroner releases autopsy results of woman found dead in Belk’s store

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the autopsy results for Ms. Bessie Durham, 63, of Columbia who died on Sept. 15. She was found Monday by a co-worker in a bathroom in the Belk Store in the Columbiana Mall (in Lexington County.) A forensic autopsy was performed by MUSC in Charleston, Thursday morning. The results […]

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Live jazz, Rhythm on the River, Fall Back Fest, entertainment opportunities in West Columbia

From live music on the scenic Congaree River to the iconic Fall Back Fest street festival, there’s lots going on in West Columbia in the fall. Jazz on the River is a free live music event every Thursday in the fall. It’s from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the West Columbia Amphitheater on the […]

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