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New building continues on Sunset Boulevard

At 2119 Sunset, Goodwill is planning to build a retail store. (Photo right) The plans for that facility are still in the permitting stages. Goodwill will ask for a zoning variance on July 28, in order to prepare the property for construction. Construction of the Family Dollar Store (Photo below) […]

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Lexington County detectives arrest couple in burglaries

Lexington County detectives have identified and charged a man seen in home surveillance footage after sharing the images with the public.  Detectives have also arrested the man’s female accomplice thanks in part to help from the public.  Stephen George Wilson Jr. faces a first degree burglary charge for stealing a […]

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Vandals take Confederate flags from Lexington monument

Three Confederate flags were taken from the Jefferson Davis Highway monument on U.S. 1 in the Oak Grove area of Lexington County. Lexington County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the vandals who took the flags. Sheriff’s deputies received an anonymous tip letting them know the flags were missing flags, said Lexington […]

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Lexington County upgraded to incipient drought status

A hot summer, with not enough rain, have placed Lexington County into incipient drought status. Incipient means the county is in the initial stage of drought. Lexington County, and the rest of the state, received an upgraded drought status from the South Carolina Drought Response Committee after it met last […]

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Five arrested at Statehouse rallies, Saturday

Release from the S.C. Department of Public Safety The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting that there were five arrests during the rallies on the Statehouse grounds today in Columbia. There was a heavy law enforcement presence — on and around — the perimeter of Statehouse grounds throughout […]

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Airport High awarded for fighting childhood cancer

Airport High School was honored by Friday for being local heroes in the fight against childhood cancer. The ceremony to honor the students took place at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. Aflac presented a Duckprints Award to Airport High School, which raises money each year for childhood cancer. CAMP KEMO co-founder […]

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New homes being built in West Columbia

More homes are being built in West Columbia. Residential units, many single-family, are being added, after some lean years for building. In the last month or so, about 30 acres of property, containing with more than 100 homes, have been annexed into the City of West Columbia. Two single-family-home developments, […]