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4 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Lex. Co deputy coroner charged with DUI, claims beers were from death scene

A check of the Lexington County Jail system shows Barry Wright was booked on Aug. 19 and charged with driving under the influence and having an open container of beer or wine in a motor vehicle.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

5 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

Lexington Deputy Coroner Arrested For DUI, Open Container

A Deputy Coroner for Lexington County was arrested in West Columbia, charged with DUI and having an open container in the Lexington Deputy Coroner Arrested For DUI, Open Container West Columbia, SC -- A Deputy Coroner for Lexington County was arrested in West Columbia, charged with DUI and having an open container in the Check out this story on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Free Times

Pregnant Women of Columbia: Quit Rubbing Your Stomachs All The Time

Some Columbia city leaders went to Durham, North Carolina. They must have a Platinum Plus there.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army

WIS-TV Columbia

Teens accused of stealing from vehicles parked in garages

Lexington County Sheriff's deputies arrested 17-year-old Skylar Wolfgang Cary and 19-year-old Alexander Devante Dickey.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

FITSNews

Katrina Shealy: Not Backing Down

S.C. Sen. Katrina Shealy has been one of the few Palmetto state lawmakers this website has had occasion to praise in recent months.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The State

3 Lexington County communities face decision on 911 centers

Batesburg-Leesville, Cayce and West Columbia face a choice of merging their emergency response services into the much larger county operation or paying much more to remain independent.

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Related Topix: Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Cayce, SC, Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Highway Patrol Investigating Wreck Involvinga

Highway Patrol Investigating Wreck Involving Deputy The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a collision that involved a Lexington County Sheriff's deputy Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Gaston, SC

Fort Mill Times

Group cleaning up roads around Columbia

On Saturday, volunteers from Keep the Midlands Beautiful are picking up litter from roads in Lexington and Richland counties.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Richland County, SC, Fort Mill, SC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Residents remember Lexington County tornado on 20-year anniversary

Following the storm, 85-year-old Alice Harmon shared memories of her husband calling to warn her about the severe storm and how she made it through.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

A Look Back at the 1994 Lexington Tornado

A Look Back at the 1994 Lexington Tornado Lexington, SC -- Twenty years ago on Saturday the town of Lexington was struck by a tornado Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1oBYouM Lexington, SC -- Twenty years ago on Saturday the town of Lexington was struck by a tornado as remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl moved through the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

The Island Packet

Highway Patrol looking for driver involved in hit and run in Lexington

Troopers say a motorcycle struck a small mid 80s to early 90s Ford Ranger around midnight on August 1 on US-1 and Beverly in Lexington County.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Crash Flips Over Lexington Deputy's Vehicle

A collision between a Lexington County Sheriff's Department SUV and another vehicle ended with the officer's vehicle flipped over on its roof.

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Related Topix: Gaston, SC

The Island Packet

Columbia man charged with sexual assault on a 5-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy

The incidents involving a 5-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy occurred between September 2010 and July 2012 at the River Oaks Apartments where the children lived near Irmo, the sheriff's department said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Irmo, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted 2 Children

Deputies: Man Sexually Assaulted 2 Children Lexington County deputies have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted two children at an Irmo apartment complex.

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Related Topix: Irmo, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Free Times

Chapin Poised for Sept. 30 Vote on Strong Mayor Structure

The Lexington County Elections Commission has certified the necessary number of signatures on a petition seeking a referendum to change the town's form of government from a mayor-council to a council form of government.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC, Columbia, SC, Lexington, SC

GwdToday.com

Council still considering compensation study

Greenwood County Council continues to consider a compensation study which has been the subject of much debate over the course of the last few months.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Spartanburg County, SC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

S.C. AG Warning Parents After Alleged Onlinea

Columbia, SC South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet Warning for Parents After Online Predator Suspect Arrested Columbia, SC South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is warning parents and children about the dangers of the Internet Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

The Island Packet

Two men sought following car theft and break-ins at Lexington homes

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC Lexington County authorities re looking for two men caught on surveillance video for several overnight residential break-ins on Cedar Vale Drive last week.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Jeep, SUV, Jeep Grand Cherokee, DS, Video Games

Mon Aug 11, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

CA man arrested for coming to SC for sex with minor

A California man was arrested after Lexington County deputies say he traveled from his home state to South Carolina to have sex with a minor.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Island Packet

Attempted murder charges filed against alleged carjacker shot by police

Sheriff Leon Lott said the latest charges from his department against Keylan Jambari Durham are in addition to the growing list the suspect is facing following a chase last week that involved three area law enforcement agencies and the State Law Enforcement Division.

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Related Topix: Richland County, SC, Columbia, SC

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