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15-year-old Spring Valley High School student charged in connection with threats to River Bluff High and the Lexington Technology Center

A 15-year-old Spring Valley High School student has been charged in connection with the Feb. 2 threats made to River Bluff High School and the Lexington Technology Center. The student, whose name will not be released because he is under age 18, communicated electronically about a bomb being placed in the schools. He has been […]

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Irmo Fire District responds to boat fire at the Lake Murray Dam, Sunday

Crews from the Irmo Fire District extinguished a boat fire at the launch ramp on the Irmo side of Lake Murray Dam, Sunday afternoon. The situation was brought under control and nobody was injured. The boat ramp was opened again before firefighting crews departed from the scene.

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Crash on South Lake Drive in Lexington takes down power pole late Sunday night

Emergency crews were on the scene after a car hit a a power pole in the 700 block of South Lake Drive in Lexington late Sunday night. The crash resulted in the blocking of South Lake Drive. Detours were set up at Railroad Avenue and South Lake Drive as well as Gibson Road and South […]

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Arrest made after shots fired in Lexington neighborhood

Darian Kristopher Riley, age 22 of Columbia, has been arrested for Assault and Battery, 1st degree, and Discharging a Firearm into a Dwelling in relation to a shooting incident in the 100 block of Whispering Winds Drive in Lexington. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced the arrest. On Thursday, Feb. 2, at approximately 10:40 p.m., officers were […]

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Significant spike in passenger traffic at Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Over 1 million passengers in 2022

From Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Final numbers are in, and in 2022 Columbia Metropolitan Airport welcomed more than 1 million passengers through the airport – a 21% increase over 2021’s passenger traffic. In total, CAE saw 527,599 enplanements (those travelers starting their travel journey at CAE) and a total of 1,063,630 total passengers through the […]

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See video – 3 men throw Molotov cocktail from elementary school roof, Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies ask for help to identify them

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is looking to identify three men from a Jan. 29 incident at Pleasant Hill Elementary School. The three men walked up to the back of the school and climbed onto the roof. Later, they threw a Molotov cocktail which landed on the pavement and it exploded. They left in a […]

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Sex offender sentenced to 74 years for Lexington County rape of a 74-year-old

The 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office announced a 74-year sentence for a sex offender in connection to a Lexington County Home Invasion and Rape. Tamar J. Nance, age 32, was sentenced to 74 years following his conviction for the home invasion and rape of a 74-year- old resident of a Harbison area apartment complex which occurred […]

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Airport High School receives a threat early Friday morning, goes to virtual school day

Airport High School received a threat early Friday morning, before the school day began. In an abundance of caution, the school will move to an eLearning day, as law enforcement works on campus. Drivers en route to the school, or already there, will be notified once on campus, and any buses en route will return […]

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