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Fire heavily damages West Columbia apartments

Units from the West Columbia Fire Department along with City of Cayce Public Safety, Lexington County Fire Services, the Irmo Fire District and Columbia Fire Department were dispatched to 1035 Comanchee Trail for a reported structure fire at approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, West Columbia Fire Department firefighters found […]

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New TownePlace Suites in West Columbia is now open

TownePlace Suites by Marriott is now open at 2915 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia. The 111-room hotel is across from Lexington Medical Center.TownePlace Suites by Marriott is owned by Lexington 26 Hotel Associates LLC and the property is managed by Solara Hospitality of Columbia. “We are excited to introduce the […]

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Bamberg man arrested in catalytic converter theft

A 911 call about a suspicious vehicle Feb. 28 led Lexington County deputies to a Saint Andrews Road business where a man is accused of stealing catalytic converters. Rudolph Edward Myers, 50, is charged with two counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, tampering with a vehicle and possession of […]

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Town of Lexington suspends face mask ordinance

Effective immediately, the Lexington Town Council has voted to suspend the ordinance that requires individuals to wear face coverings in retail establishments {grocery stores, pharmacies, big box stores, etc.} within Town limits. Suspension of the face mask ordinance was announced on Friday. Also on Friday, SC Gov. Henry McMaster announced […]

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3 arrested, 3 wanted in financial fraud scheme

Lexington County deputies have arrested three people, while three others are wanted in connection to a scheme featuring stolen and forged checks, and fraudulent bank accounts. “Our investigation into the scheme started during a Jan. 26 traffic stop on a stolen vehicle,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The deputy […]