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Two charged with murder, one arrested on meth charge

Deputies with  the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department have arrested and charged two men with murder. Charles Alton Morehouse and Wiley Eugene Sisk, both of Lexington, face murder charges in connection with the Aug. 3 shooting death of James David Porter III along Old Orangeburg Road. “Our detectives determined Morehouse and Sisk […]

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Bearcat Backers hold BBQ, football team scrimmages

The BC Bearcat Backers held its athletic BBQ  Tuesday at Brookland-Cayce High School.  The Bearcats football team held a scrimmage with Hanahan. Inside Bryant Shaffer, Bearcat Backers Booster Club President, encouraged support for the team. BCHS Principal Greg Morton explained the importance of booster club funding. Click on photo to enlarge.  

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Coroner issues list of unclaimed property of deceased

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is searching for families of deceased persons who have personal effects/property at the Coroner’s Office that has not been claimed/returned. In a letter from Fisher she says: The return of personal items of a deceased person can be very poignant and upsetting for families, but […]

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Agape sells assisted living and senior care facilities

Agape Assisted Living in West Columbia has been sold. The change has some receiving care in local facilities, concerned about the ability to pay because Agape Assisted Living subsidizes some residents through the Agape Senior Foundation. Scott Middleton, the local owner of Agape Assisted Living, is the Chief Executive Officer […]

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Coroner identifies man shot in West Columbia

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the man who was fatally wounded outside of a mobile home in the Rolling Meadows Mobile Home Park located on Charleston Highway in West Columbia on Sunday. He was shot shortly before midnight during what is being investigated by the Lexington County Sheriff’s […]