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3 hrs ago | The State

Murphy seeks to reclaim school board post

Murphy is ready to seek election again as a Richland County member on the board despite contentions she lives in Lexington County.

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Related Topix: Richland County, SC, Chapin, SC

8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Over 40 fires started in suspected Irmo arson case

Authorities are looking for a suspected arsonist wanted for starting a string of small fires in a wooded area in Irmo.

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Related Topix: Irmo, SC, Fire, St. Andrews, SC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery

Lexington, SC Two people have been arrested in connection with a convenience store robbery on Charleston Highway Friday afternoon Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery Lexington, SC Two people have been arrested in connection with a convenience store robbery on Charleston Highway Friday afternoon Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

Free Times

Lexington County Towns Added to Sunday Beer and Wine Sales Proposal

On Tuesday, Lexington County Council decided to include several municipalities in a countywide referendum to allow the purchase of packaged beer and wine on Sundays.

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Related Topix: Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Swansea, SC, Cayce, SC, Pelion, SC

Lexington County Chronicle

One mother's determined quest for her missing child

Debbie Gutierrez has constantly wondered over 28 years how her daughter might look today.

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Lexington County Chronicle

Chapin voters want to weaken Mayor's powers

Chapin voters have submitted a petition to limit the mayor's power. The petition with 239 resident voters' signatures has been submitted to the Lexington County Elections Commission.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

Female politicians chisel away at county's 'boys club'

Lexington County politics has long been a boys club. But, that's changing. 'I truly believe that, sometimes, the right man for the job is a woman,' said Margaret Fisher.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Pelion, SC, Cayce, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Family Cases Postponed Because No Guardian Appointed

Family Cases Postponed Because No Guardian Appointed Lexington, SC - Without what's called a Guardian Ad Litem, cases in the family court system plainly get stuck.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Family, Kids

Lexington County Chronicle

Countywide Sunday beer, wine sales appear headed to ballot

It appears more likely voters will get a chance to decide if Lexington County residents may buy beer and wine on Sundays throughout the county.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC, Irmo, SC, Cayce, SC

Lexington County Chronicle

County's employment rate dips in May

More people are looking for work in Lexington County, and the unemployment rate shot up sharply from May to June.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Saluda County, SC

Lexington County Chronicle

Sheheen rallies in County

In a fiery stump speech, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen said South Carolina is ripe for a new governor.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Post and Courier

DSS Deputy: Agency needs 202 additional workers to reach ideal caseload numbers

For the Department of Social Services to reach ideal caseload numbers, the agency would have to hire 202 staffers, its deputy director said Wednesday.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Lexington Sheriff Department Job Fair for Correction Officers

Lexington Sheriff Department Job Fair for Correction Officers In two weeks, the Lexington County Sheriff's Department will conduct a Job Fair and Open House.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

The State

Sunday beer, wine sales plan includes Lexington County towns – for now

The decision came Tuesday as council moved one step closer to final approval of putting the question to Lexington County voters on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Related Topix: Irmo, SC, Columbia, SC, Richland County, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards

DSS Releases Info on Caseload Standards Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social Services for Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/department-of-social-services-caseload-standard/13041835/ Columbia, SC - For the first time, the South Carolina Department of Social ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

BBB Warns Of Illegitimate Contractors

BBB Warns Of Illegitimate Contractors Summer is the season for home improvements, but are you hiring the right person for the job? Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/2014/07/21/bbb-warns-of-illegitimate-contractor/12962149/ Columbia SC - Summer is the season for home improvements, but are you hiring the right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies Investigating Body Found in Car

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of man whose body was found in a car Friday evening.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Island Packet

Frazier finally off Lexington County sheriffa s payroll

Frazier said he hasn't been paid since his suspension from a role as a part-time consultant in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker

WLTX-TV Columbia

Investigators: Man Robbed 2nd Waffle House

Lexington County, SC - Lexington County deputies have charged a man in connection with a second robbery of a Waffle House.

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Related Topix: St. Andrews, SC, Cayce, SC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

Harman getting kids to think about hoops

Players ranging from age 9-15 are taking part in the skills development camp at Airport High School.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

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