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Monday | 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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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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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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GwdToday.com

Saluda man charged in numerous burglaries

A Saluda man has been charged in connection with 16 burglaries in Saluda County and could be facing numerous additional charges in Greenwood and Lexington counties.

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Related Topix: Saluda, SC, Saluda County, SC, Greenwood County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Bartenders come together to keep midnight bar ordinance away

The public gets a chance to weigh-in on the midnight bar ordinance Thursday that's proposed for downtown Charleston's entertainment district.

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Related Topix: Sumter, SC, Florence, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

W. Columbia to Vote on 'Strong-Mayor' Proposal

The West Columbia Council is voters in west columbia could be choosing whether or not their mayor will become what is W. Columbia to Vote on 'Strong-Mayor' Proposal West Columbia, SC - The West Columbia Council is voters in west columbia could be choosing whether or not their mayor will become what is Check out this story on WLTX.com: ... (more)

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WIS-TV Columbia

Document: Frazier remained on sheriff's department staff until recently

Former Lexington Town Councilman Danny Frazier, who was named in an indictment against suspended Sheriff James Metts, remained a member of the Lexington County Sheriff's Department until recently, according to a personnel document obtained by WIS through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Games, Poker

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Trying gene therapy to create biological pacemaker

The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to Cumberland County, NC.FBI officials say the 23-year-old man was kidnapped The FBI says law enforcement agencies from throughout the United States helped rescue a St. Matthews man who was kidnapped and taken to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Richland County, SC

WIS-TV Columbia

Lexington County elections chair steps down

"Sunday morning, I decided it was time for me to leave it," he said. "So, I sent in my letter of resignation."

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Margaret Fisher Wins Special Election fora

Margaret Fisher Wins Special Election for Lexington County Coroner Lexington, SC Margaret Fisher is the winner of the special election for Lexington County coroner beating Brian Setree.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Sea turtle saved from blindness being released at IOP

Duke had one more day to spend on Earth and was surrounded by his family and friends.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

GwdToday.com

Saluda man charged in numerous burglaries

A Saluda man has been charged in connection with 16 burglaries in Saluda County and could be facing numerous additional charges in Greenwood and Lexington counties.

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Related Topix: Saluda, SC, Saluda County, SC, Greenwood County, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

No More Face-To-Face Visits At Lexington Jail

No More Face-To-Face Visits At Lexington Jail After Friday, the Lexington County jail will discontinue face-to-face visits for inmates.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lexington, SC

The Island Packet

Lexington County coroner race caps primary ballots

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 96 precincts listed at thestate.com. Go to scvotes.org to learn where to cast your ballot.

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The Island Packet

Lexington County to only allow video jail visits

The jail will have terminals on site for people, but visitors can also use their own high-speed Internet link and web camera or a smartphone.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Bridge closure part of I-26 widening project

A bridge that crosses over Interstate 26 in Lexington County will be closed as part of the ongoing effort to widen the roadway southeast of Columbia.

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Rock Hill Herald

SLED helicopter, police dogs join manhunt for 'most wanted' suspect in Rock Hill

Sheriff's deputies, a helicopter with the State Law Enforcement Division and a K9 unit have spent much of the morning chasing Henry Thomas Zissett, who was listed last month as a wanted suspect by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC, Swansea, SC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Teen accused of breaking into home, stealing computer and Coke

A 16-year-old is accused of breaking into a Lexington County home and stealing a computer and Coca-Cola.

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