Cayce Police make arrests in gang-related shooting incidents

On September 5, at 1:25 AM, Cayce Police officers responded to reports of a shooting at The Retreat, a community located at 1929 Bluff Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they were directed to a specific unit where they found a juvenile victim that had been shot multiple times. At this […]

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Lexington County man sentenced to 10 years for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor

Henry Richard Leeder, Jr. of Lexington County pleaded guilty to one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, 2nd degree; and one count of Criminal Solicitation of a Minor, SC Attorney General Alan Wilson announced Tuesday. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison, concurrent on both charges. On […]

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Rhythm on the River Fall River Concert Series begins Oct. 7

The first Rhythm on the River Concert of the Fall series is Oct. 7. The concerts are from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater on Fridays. The shows are sponsored by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Oct. 7th: Phil Urban Presents: Elvis & […]

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Firehouse Subs opened in Cayce, Monday, and hiring

Firehouse Subs is now open in Cayce, Monday, at 542 Knox Abbott Drive.Firehouse Subs is currently hiring part-time and full-time crew members, shift leaders, and managers.The new site has a drive-thru. It’s only the second Firehouse Subs in South Carolina to feature a drive-thru.The mural at the Cayce location features […]

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Lexington woman accused of stealing money from Barnyard Flea Market

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division arrested arrested Kathryn Lenni Ward, 36, of Lexington, Friday for Breach of trust with fraudulent intent. More than $45,000 was stolen, according to SLED. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department requested a SLED investigation. Ward was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina. […]

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Where Lexington County Sheriff traffic deputies will be patrolling this week

Where will Lexington County Sheriff traffic deputies will be patrolling this week? the LCSD published a list of roads and streets where patrols will be station. The LCSD also asks drivers and riders to remember to drive safe, wear a seat belt and drive sober.

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Lexington Coach’s Pitch Dixie Youth Baseball Team honored by Town Council for World Series runner-up trophy

The Lexington National Coach’s Pitch Dixie Youth Baseball Team represented South Carolina in the World Series in Dothan Alabama in August. The Lexington team brought home the World Series Runner-Up Trophy.The team won the State Championship and finished with a 6-2 record in World Series Tournament. The team was honored […]

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Congaree River level was so low, remnants of the SS Columbia were visible

Last week the water level on the Congaree River was very low. The river was so low, the remnants of the SS Columbia were totally visible. On Wednesday (Sept. 7) photos of the old boat were posted on the Facebook page of the Congaree Riverkeeper. Click for the Riverkeeper link: […]

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I-26 west bound is partially blocked after raised dump truck hits bridge

In Lexington County, I-26 west bound is partially blocked at the 91 mile marker after a dump truck hit the bridge with its dump bed raised, said Master Trooper David Jones of the SC Highway Patrol. He said driver can expect delays while the SC Department of Transportation inspects the […]

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Civil War History Walk scheduled Saturday at Cayce’s 12,000 Year History Park on Congaree Creek

The Battle of Congaree Creek in present-day Cayce was the last fortified position defended by Confederate troops in the Civil War before the capture and destruction of Columbia. Walk the battlefield and visit the earthworks, learn about the strategies and tactics used by both sides as Sherman marched through South […]

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