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Lexington County prostitution sting nets five arrests

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies along with agents of the county’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested five individuals earlier this week as part of an undercover prostitution sting. The following individuals were arrested at a Saint Andrews-area hotel and charged with prostitution: ·         Gayethel Coleman, 28, Irmo ·         Anthony Craft, […]

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Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park to be upgraded

Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park to be upgraded Cayce City Council voted to spend up-to $30,00 0 to upgrade Granby Gardens Park. Council met Wednesday in a special session and agreed to use hospitality tax funds to make some changes in the park. Ants get into the electrical receptacles in the […]

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Quail Hollow residents concerned about sewage discharge

The Congaree Riverkeeper is criticizing the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for a plan that would the Reiverkeeper said would make it easier for sewage discharge into the lower Saluda River. The river runs through West Columbia, beside the Quail Hollow residential community that is behind Lexington […]

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Brookland-Cayce goes to FCHS to open season, Friday

Bearcats stout on D, poised for good year If the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats have a good year, it will start with the defense. The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats football team plays an away non-conference game @ Fairfield Central on Friday, August 21 @ 7:30 p.m. Two of Brookland-Cayce’s defensive players have been named to […]

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District 2 opening day for schools goes smoothly

The first day of school went “very smoothly” on Wednesday said Lexington School District 2 Superintendent Bill James. “We were very pleased. We had an exceptional opening day, James said. James said the staffs at the district’s 16 schools deserve credit for getting prepared for the opening of the 2015-16 […]

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Man arrested on murder and sexual assault charge

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have charged a Gaston man with murder in the fatal beating of Joanne White Taylor.  According to arrest warrants, 41-year-old Peter Lynn Coffey killed Taylor at her Gaston home sometime between Aug. 7-9. Coffey is also charged with sexually assaulting Taylor.  “Physical evidence connects Coffey […]