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Do you know this man? Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is trying to find him

Do you know this man? The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is asking for tips on where to find him. Kenneth Wooten is wanted on multiple felony charges. If you know where Wooten might be, share that info with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department anonymously by using the Midlands Crimestoppers mobile app. If your tip leads […]

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Taste on the River and Silent Auction, featuring 13 GREAT restaurants, with proceeds going to the West Columbia Beautification Foundation, is Tuesday June 11 – Get your tickets now

The 8th Annual West Columbia Beautification Foundation Taste on the River, and the silent auction, is  from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at Stone River in West Columbia.  “When you buy a ticket to Taste on the River, you’re helping to beautify West Columba,” said Kathy Whetzel, who chairs the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. And there’s more.  “It’s […]

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West Columbia City Council passes first reading of plan for 27 new homes, with commercial space, on Center Street – See renderings of new homes

West Columbia City Council approved first reading, Tuesday, of a plan that will result in the construction of 27 houses and commercial space on a vacant lot. Phillip Laughridge of The Wilson Company, the developers, was at the council meeting, Tuesday and he shared renderings of the homes that will be built on the property. […]

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Cayce Police provide sketch of person who is said to have attempted an assault in Guignard Park

The Cayce Police Department continues to investigate the attempted assault that occurred early Friday morning, May 31, in Guignard Park on Knox Abbott Drive. Our officers are patrolling our communities, following up on all leads, and hoping that the community will continue to be vigilant and provide information to law enforcement. This could include surveillance […]

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West Columbia Police Department releases activity report for May, detailing intersections where the most vehicle collisions occurred

The West Columbia Police Department has issued data detailing the department’s activity for the month of May, including a report on the intersections where the most traffic accidents were. Link to WCPD Report for May Four collisions occurred at Sunset Boulevard and Harbor Drive and four collisions occurred at Augusta Road and Hammond Avenue. There […]

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Man arrested after pointing a pistol and making deadly threat, according to Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

Lexington County deputies arrested a Leesville man accused of domestic violence Friday morning. Daniel Gene Crapps, 28, is charged with domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “This situation started Thursday evening at a home on Reedy O. Smith Road in […]

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With growth in the City of West Columbia, the Public Works Department meets the challenge

The City of West Columbia has grown, and added many community events over the last seven years. The city’s Public Works staff in the Parks, Streets, and Sanitation Departments have taken on the challenge of being an integral part in making the events the successful community building events they have become. On May 20, Mayor Tem […]

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Lexington County, West Columbia, and Columbia Fire Departments assist Irmo Fire, to put down early morning blaze

Irmo Fire crews were still on the scene of an early, before dawn, Sunday morning structure fire in the 200 block of Zephyr Street. With help from partners at County of Lexington, SC Fire Department, West Columbia Fire Department and Columbia Fire Department (SC) the fire was put under control. There were no injuries and […]

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