Lexington County

Lexington County Department of Community Development invites contractors interested in Housing Rehabilitation Programs to workshop

The Lexington County Department of Community Development is inviting Certified Contractors interested in participating in the County of Lexington’s Housing Rehabilitation Programs to participate in a mandatory Contractor’s Workshop on Friday, Sept. 23. For more information, contact Sara Byrd at 803-785-8121 or [email protected]

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Lexington County Rain Barrel Workshop is in September

Lexington County Rain Barrel Workshops are starting back up again. Build your own rail barrel. The next workshop will be on Saturday, Sept. 10. Join the Solid Waste and Stormwater Management department to make your own rain barrel!Register here -> https://bit.ly/LEXCORBBCFALL22

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in shooting, 2 others are wounded

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identity of a man who was shot and killedduring an incident on Thursday, shortly after 8 p.m. on Glenn Road, West Columbia in LexingtonCounty. Fisher states that Mr. Michael Duane Funny, 66, of West Columbia, was shot multiple times inthe upper body and died at the scene […]

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Todd Cullum wins, retains his Lexington County Council seat

Todd Cullum won his District 9 Lexington County Council seat, Tuesday. Cullum defeated Bobby L. Porter in the primary. Cullum received about 74 percent of the vote to Porter’s 26 percent. Cullum, who lives in Cayce, got 1,174 votes. Porter received 423 votes. He won the GOP Primary and will retain the seat because there […]

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3 women arrested in connection to child abuse case at Lexington County child care center

Shayna Nicole McKnight, 36, is charged with infliction of great bodily harm upon a child, according to an arrest warrant. Amy Marie Grice, 38, and Jeannie H. Locklear, 49, are charged with obstructing justice. “This case started last month with a call to a child’s mother from Windsor Academy in Lexington,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay […]

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Woods fire causes smokey conditions in the Red Bank area of Lexington County

Lexington County administrators reported a multi-acre woods fire at the intersection of Platt Springs Road and South Lake Drive in the Red Bank area, after 9 a.m. Thursday. The fire was causing smoke on the road. The report stated that “Stumps and other material in the burned area will continue to smolder over the next […]

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Superfoods company, CAIF, building $5 million facility in West Columbia, creating 20 jobs

Concentrated Active Ingredients and Flavors, Inc. (CAIF), a supplier of innovative naturally sourced ingredients, announced plans to establish operations in West Columbia and Lexington County. The $5 million investment will create 20 new jobs. Located on Technology Drive in West Columbia, CAIF’s new facility will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand. Additionally, the […]

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Foggy February Thursday morning in Lexington County

A dense fog had descended over Lexington County at daybreak, Thursday. On Sunset Boulevard, at Riverbank Elementary School and Northside Middle School, and I-26 visibility was reduced as a result of the fog. By 8 a.m. the fog was beginning to burn off.

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