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“Run For Our Troops” 5K at Riverwalk on 9-11

The annual “Run For Our Troops” 5k Run/Walk on Sept. 11, will be hosted by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees at the Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater. Proceeds from the event support military veterans and first responders that are coping with physical and emotional injuries resulting from their heroic service to our nation. Event […]

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Homicide victim identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was shot at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, at River Oaks Apartment on Bush River Road in Columbia. The victim is Donte Doyle, 29, of Columbia. Doyle was transported to Lexington Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he […]

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Two charged in fatal shooting near West Columbia

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have served arrest warrants for murder on two men in connection with the Aug. 9 fatal shooting at Rolling Meadows mobile home park in West Columbia. According to the warrants, Ricky Lamont Esaw fatally shot Hector Vasquez after robbing him. Wilfred Akeem Pitts Jr. shot […]

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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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PETS Inc. Thrift Avenue store plans move

Thrift Avenue, at 1078, Sunset Blvd., West Columbia is planning a move. The store, that is the thrift store for PeTS Inc., is moving to the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard. The move could be made as early as sept. 1. The new location is beside what was once Ms B’s […]