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Coroner releases identity of suspected drowning victim

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a suspected drowning. The man’s body was recovered from the Willow Cove Road area of Lake Murray shortly before 3 p.m. Monday. According to Fisher, Mr. Clint Alexander Brown, 38, of Columbia was recovered from the water and pronounced deceased on the scene. Mr. Brown […]

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Gibson Road Pond Bridge has reopened after repair

The SC Department of Transportation has repaired the Gibson Road Pond Bridge in Lexington. The road is now open to traffic. The DOT closed the Gibson Road Bridge last week due to eroding concrete on the bridge. it was expected to be closed for two weeks. Gibson Road residents were allowed to drive on the […]

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Man drowns on Lake Murray

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources is reporting that a man drowned on Lake Murray after the boat he was in took on water and sunk. The drowning occurred Monday around 3 p.m. off of Willow Cove Road in Chapin, according to the report. Two men were in a 14-foot Jon boat when they began […]

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Nephron-Methapharm collaborate to help respiratory patients

Lexington County’s Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the country. Monday Nephron announced a new collaboration with Methapharm. Nephron is just outside of Cayce, on 12th Street Extension, and it has a West Columbia address. As a part of the collaboration, Nephron will produce kits of methacholine chloride sterile inhalation […]

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Early-morning crash Tuesday closes lanes on I-77

A crash before 6 a.m. Tuesday, on I-77 northbound, at Exit 2 closed two left lanes of traffic. The SC Department of Transportation – Midlands reported the collision. Crews were on the scene in an effort to clear the interstate. No other information was given.

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Car crashes into cayce McDonald’s

From the Cayce Department of Public Safety – At 1 PM Monday a collision occurred in the 2900 block of Charleston Hwy. A red Mercury was traveling south on Charleston Hwy. when a black van crossed the roadway and struck it in the side. The Mercury left the right side of the road and struck […]

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Lexington County Fire extinguishers blaze

From Lexington County Communications – Lexington County Fire Services and EMS units responded to the 700 block of Archwood Street in Gaston for a residential structure fire Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, crews found a fully-involved double-wide mobile home with heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. Water-shuttle operations were established and firefighters began an […]

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Lexington man arrested for firing gun into a car

A man accused of firing shots into a parked car has been arrested, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Elijah Michael Ross, 22, is charged with attempted murder, unlawful carry of a pistol and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on evidence collected at the scene and […]

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