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10 min ago | The Star

Column: One percent tax benefits local community

Everyone in Aiken County shares the vision of our schools providing a quality education that prepares our children to become good citizens, to become self-reliant and to be prepared for employment in the 21st century economy.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Aiken, SC

7 hrs ago | FITSNews

"Republicans" Bail On Lexington County

The top of the GOP ticket in South Carolina was nowhere to be found at the traditional kickoff of the Palmetto political season - Chapin's annual Labor Day parade.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Chapin, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post and Courier

Voting squabble pits Republican against Republican

An unusual challenge played out recently in front of the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration when the board decided to make a sitting GOP executive committee member an inactive voter.

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Related Topix: US News, Charleston County, SC, Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Free Times

Former Lexington County Sheriff Due for Another Court Appearance

Former Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts is expected to make a public court appearance Sept.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Lexington, SC, Aiken, SC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Deputies: Man Owed $170K in Child Support

Deputies: Man Owed $170K in Child Support Lexington County, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1tPzIil Lexington County, SC - Lexington County deputies have arrested a man they say fled to Colorado to avoid paying $172,000 in child support payments.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

1 Killed in Lexington County Car Crash

Per: David Jones/SCHP 6:40am Location: U.S. 178 at Caulks Ferry Rd.//5 miles west of Pelion 2 units involved Unit 1: 1996 International Tractor 1 Killed in Lexington County Car Crash Per: David Jones/SCHP 6:40am Location: U.S. 178 at Caulks Ferry Rd.//5 miles west of Pelion 2 units involved Unit 1: 1996 International Tractor Check out this story on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pelion, SC

Lexington County Chronicle

Downtown development moves forward

Work is slated to get under way in January on a major downtown development. Thanks to a tax agreement reached with Lexington School District 1, town officials will have the funding in place to begin work on a 500-seat amphitheater and plaza, along with a town walking trail, that forms the backbone of an ambitious downtown redevelopment plan along ... (more)

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Lexington County Chronicle

Life partners

Can you successfully have a marriage and business, too? One of my favorite questions is, how do you and MacLeod manage to run the Chronicle and several other businesses together without killing each other? Simple question.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

12,300 support Fort Jackson

The Save Our Fort initiative, an effort started by the Columbia Chamber to gain community support for Fort Jackson, has exceeded its goal by gathering more than 12,300 petition signatures.

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

Lexington County Chronicle

Patriots Point makes you proud to be an American

Visit our state's unique martitime museum Over the next weeks, MacLeod, Mark and Jerry Bellune will take you on their adventures to exciting places where history was made in our state.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Ravenel, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, Aircraft, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft, Military Aircraft

WIS-TV Columbia

Highway 601 at Highway 378 blocked due to crash

Authorities from the Lexington County Sheriff's Department have taken two men into custody following a shooting incident.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC

Lexington County Chronicle

AG rules against Chapin mayor

Chapin Town Council will decide when voters will vote on the mayor's power. S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson said Chapin Town Council is the governing body of the town.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC

Free Times

Soda City Market Adds Books at Nest

Book lovers will be happy to hear that a new downtown retail shop has just added a book section.

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Related Topix: Hampton, SC, South Carolina, University of South Carolina, Fashion, Designers, BOSS

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Sheriff: Two Men Arrested For Shooting in West Columbia

Lexington County Sheriff's Department detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at about 7 p.m. in West Columbia.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Opening Statements Begin in Lexington Murder Trial

Opening Statements Begin in Lexington Murder Trial Opening statements took place Tuesday in a Lexington County murder trial.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Gaston, SC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Trial Begins in 2009 Murder Case

Trial Begins in 2009 Murder Case Opening statements will take place Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of a 2009 murder.

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Related Topix: Gaston, SC

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Richard Culliver Loses His Fight With Brain Cancer

Richard Culliver Loses His Fight With Brain Cancer The Lexington community and others are mourning the loss of Richard Culliver.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Free Times

Trustus Scores with The Restorationa s a oeConstancea

"Praise the Union, Praise God," sings the Rev. Samuel Harper in Trustus Theatre's stage adaptation of The Restoration's 2010 album Constance .

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Theater, Arts, St. Andrews, SC

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Post and Courier

Infant dropped off at hospital under DSS custody

An infant is in the custody of the Department of Social Services after being dropped off on Wednesday at a hospital in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

Blowfish, new stadium touted as home run

Baseball is being envisioned as big business in Lexington County. In September, using mostly local contractors and employees, the county expects to start construction on the $3 million Lexington County Baseball Stadium.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

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