Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a vehicle Sunday around midnight, on Interstate 26 near the 114 Mile Marker. According to Fisher, Mr. Andre K. Howell, 25, of Clinton, was walking in the road to retrieve an item that had […]
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was fatally shot in the 100 block of Miranda Road in West Columbia, at approximately 4 p.m., Saturday. According to Fisher, Mr. Direko C. Thomas, 18, of Columbia was pronounced dead on the scene due to multiple gunshot wounds to […]
Lexington County deputies are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead. The shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the 100 block of Miranda Drive. Miranda Drive is off of Charleston Highway, past the SC State Farmers Market. “Based on information from witnesses, the shooter left […]
Jerome Smith, age 57, has been found guilty of Trafficking Heroin, Distribution of Heroin, and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin in Lexington County. Following a bench trial last week before the Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV, Chief Administrative Judge, Smith was sentenced to 25 years for the Trafficking […]
Lexington Police officers were directing traffic around a rock spill on Augusta Road (US-1) at Cedarcrest Drive, Friday afternoon. Police asked drivers to consider an alternate route until the road was reopened. All lanes were reopened around 3:30 p.m.
The Midlands Rivers Coalition follow-up water quality samples collected on Thursday, met the state standard for contact recreation. Therefore, the no-swimming advisories issued for the Congaree and Lower Saluda Rivers are no longer in effect. (Palmetto Outdoor photo)
The City of Columbia is reported a large sewer spill , Wednesday, that impacted the Congaree River near the Blossom Street Bridge. Because of the volume of the spills, a swimming advisory is being issued for the Congaree River from the confluence of the Saluda and Broad rivers in West […]
Mr. Johnny Gardner has passed away. Gardner was visible for most of the last 30 years as a pro-life advocate. He could be seen in the high-traffic island between Airport Boulevard and Charleston Highway in Cayce holding a baby doll with a “Stop Abortion Now” sign. His wife Kathy would […]