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New principal named for Riverbank Elementary School

Nicolas Gilcrese has been named as the new principal of Riverbank Elementary School, according to a post on the RES Facebook page. He replaces David Sims, who just retired after more than 35 years in the Lexington Two School District. Gilcrese is from Rock Hill, he said. He is married and has four daughters, according […]

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Man charged in his mother’s death after Lexington County investigation

Terry Lee Self Jr., 37, is charged with murder, according to an arrest warrant. “A canoer found the body of the suspect’s mother in the Edisto River Dec. 3,” Lexington County Jay Koon said. “Detectives confirmed the suspect and his mother were at the suspect’s house and left there together after an argument.” The victim […]

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All Lexington 2 students to receive free breakfast and lunch in the 2024-25 school year

All Lexington Two students will eat breakfast and lunch meals at school at no cost during the 2024-2025 school year, with the district’s participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program.  Section 104(a) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 amended section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 […]

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Lexington County Fire Service battles brush fires over the weekend

Lexington County Fire Service crews were on the scene of brush fires over the weekend. After battling wild fires Friday, crews were back on the scene Saturday because the wild fire got outside of the fire breaks constructed Friday. Lexington County EMS units and sheriff’s department personnel were also on the scene. Crews got the […]

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Lexington County Fire Service responds to fire call at the Shoppes at Flight Deck in Lexington

Lexington County Fire Service responded to a fire in the Shoppes at Flight Deck in the area of Old Chapin Road and West Main Street (US-1) Saturday. The call came in just before 7 a.m. A structure fire was reported at Ferraras Pizza and Pasta, at 109 Old Chapin Road in the Town of Lexington. […]

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The Cayce Cool Down is July 27, with inflatable water slide, snow cones and more

The Cayce Cool Down is being presented by the City of Cayce Events Committee, on July 27. Click for link It’s FREE Family Fun from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park, 1800 12th St. Cayce.There will be an inflatable water slides, water balloons, water soakers, slip and slides, sprinklers, snow cones […]

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Fruits and vegetables are abundant in the West Columbia summer, offering the chance to eat healthier

Fruits and vegetables are good for you and contribute to a healthy, balanced diet. They are a great source of vitamins and an excellent source of fiber. According to the NHS website, eating fruits and vegetables can also help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. Besides their health benefits, […]

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West Columbia Police make arrest in connection to Security Federal Bank Robbery

The West Columbia Police Department has arrested Satorius Zayevon Martin, age 30, of 800 North Lucas Street, West Columbia, in connection with the robbery at Security Federal Bank, located at 1185 Sunset Blvd., #B, West Columbia. The arrest occurred around 1:30 PM today. The robbery at Security Federal Bank was reported at approximately 11:30 AM […]

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