Sunset Boulevard

Which intersections had the most crashes in West Columbia in August?

West Columbia Police Department has released its data for the month of August. The West Columbia Police Department responded to 3,059 calls in August. Down from 3,131 in July.There were 107 collisions responded to, compared to 84 the month before. Top locations for car crashes were: Augusta Road and Wade Street (5); Meeting Street and […]

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Bomb threat investigated at Lexington Medical Center offices

A bomb threat was reported at Lexington Medical Center, Wednesday. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington Medical Center Public Safety Department investigated it. An “All Clear” was issued after 3 p.m. Wednesday. The bomb threat came via a phone call to a physician’s practice in Lexington Park 2, at 146 East Hospital Drive […]

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Brian Pena of West Columbia’s Karate Dojo receives Senate and House resolution from Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey

Shihan Brian Pena was recognized with resolutions from the South Carolina Senate and the South Carolina House, Thursday morning. Pena is the owner of the Karate Dojo on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. State Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey presented Pena with the resolutions. Pena was recognized for his contributions in the martial […]

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Driver failing to yield right of way results in a crash in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department reported a collision in the 4300 block of Sunset Blvd. (US-378) near Ginny Lane, Tuesday afternoon around 5. Several outbound lanes were closed closed. The wreck was caused by a driver failing to yield the right of way during a turn across lanes, according to the LPD. (LPD photo)

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WCPD July data released: 84 collisions; 8 DUI arrests and 505 traffic stops

The West Columbia Police Department received 3,131 calls for service in July. West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce has released data for the month from the WCPD. In the time period there were: 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Wade Street; 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Leaphart Road; 2 collisions at Sunset Blvd and […]

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Crash at Sunset Boulevard and Hummingbird Drive

A unit from the West Columbia Fire Department and units from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department were on the scene of a collision at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Hummingbird Drive, Tuesday. The crash occurred just after 12 noon.

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Crash results in closed lane on Sunset Boulevard, Wednesday afternoon

The Lexington Police Department was investigating a collision in the 4700 block of Sunset Blvd. (US-378.) The crash has an inbound lane closed. after 3 p.m. The Lexington Sheriff’s Department and EMS crews were at the scene. By 4 p.m., all lanes were reopened and the collision had been cleared from the road. The wreck […]

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Lexington gas line break results in mandatory evacuations, I-20, Augusta Road were closed

A natural gas line break in Lexington, Thursday afternoon, between Augusta Road (US 1) and Dooley Road resulted in I-20 being closed and mandatory evacuations. By Friday morning, after 7 p.m., Augusta Road was fully reopened, inbound and outbound lanes. Any business that was asked to evacuate Thursday afternoon could return to work as usual […]

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