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Filing for West Columbia mayor’s race opens Monday

The signs are out that it’s an election year. Filing for the West Columbia Mayor’s office opens Monday (Aug. 10.) Filing for the council seats opened Friday (Aug. 7.) according to Dean Crepes Lexington County Voter Registration and Elections director. Filing closes on Aug. 21. Bobby Horton, former West Columbia […]

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Lexington County detectives investigate homicide

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a fatal shooting Sunday night in the Rolling Meadows mobile home park. “This incident followed an earlier robbery Sunday night in the same mobile home park and started in the same way,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Two […]

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Man charged with DUI in fatal motorcycle accident

Gainey was being held at the Lexington County Detention Center, Saturday. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Saint Davids Church Road near West Columbia. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Clarke died at the scene as a […]

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Three Rivers Antiques cuts the ribbon

Scott Anderson, with the scissors, with his wife Ruth, cut the ribbon on Three Rivers Antiques Saturday morning. The shop is in a “Prime West Columbia Location” at 615 Meeting Street. Scott says it’s “close to established antique stores.” Also pictured are dealers who rent space in the Three Rivers […]

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Gamecocks hold open scrimmage, Saturday, Mitch looks good

The Gamecock football team scrimmaged Saturday at their practice facility by the old Farmer’s Market property, across from Williams-Brice Stadium. It was open to the public and the live 11-on-11 practice was in full pads, and included full-contact. Afterward Steve Spurrier spoke to the media. USC video of Spurrier comments: […]