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  1. Candidates line up to be the next Lexington County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Regardless of what happens with the federal case still pending against him, James Metts' 42 year career as Lexington County sheriff is over. An arrangement the judge rejected the plea agreement, paving the way for either another plea or a full-blown trial set to begin January 12th.

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  2. Lexington faces Fairfield-Central in Charlotte, N.C.Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

    On Monday, Lexington's boys and girls' basketball teams will play at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte against Fairfield Central. The Lady Wildcats will tip off at 12:30 p.m., with the Varsity Boy's game scheduled for 2 p.m. All fans will leave the arena at the conclusion of the boys' game and will be re-admitted to watch the Charlotte Hornets as they meet the Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. Tickets for all three games can be purchased from Coach Bailey Harris for $25 each.

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  3. Ted Pitts to lead state Chamber of CommerceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lexington County Chronicle

    Former state Rep. Ted Pitts has been named President and CEO of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. Pitts, a Lexington native and Gov.Haley's former chief of staff, will succeed another Lexington native, outgoing President Otis Rawl.

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  4. Origins of the Phillips CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Moultrie News

    Detail from undated map showing the Phillips Community next to Parker Island and Lexington and Richmond plantations .

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  5. No Deal, JimmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Times

    On Wednesday, federal Judge Terry Wooten rejected a plea deal from former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts , who is facing bribery charges. Metts had struck a plea deal with prosecutors that would have kept him out of jail.

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  6. What can we do to fix our roads now?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... to raise money since the sales tax proposal failed. They welcomed any and all ideas, says one of the organizers, Lexington business consultant Scott Adams. Adams and Lexington Chamber of Commerce CEO Randy Halfacre formed a 'study group' to enlist ...

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  7. Blowfish open new downtown officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lexington County Chronicle

    By Jerry Bellune JerryBellune@yahoo.com Their first game is still five months away. But Lexington County Blowfish owners Bill and Vicki Shanahan and their staff are busy at work at their new office in the courthouse block of Main Street, Lexington.

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  8. RespectRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... legend Being a grouch, I just knew Jim would overlook the name J.W. 'Whiney' Ingram on his list. Ingram worked the Lexington High sidelines before Jim Baxter was born. He took scrawny boys to four state Class A title games and won three of them back ...

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  9. Lots of cheer at the County MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... assist with the unveiling of the new historical marker. Dr. Ernest Hazelius was seminary president while it was in Lexington and the marker is appropriately placed near his home on museum grounds. I must admit I felt right at home at the open house. ...

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  10. Vets' Christmas Charity Ride draws thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... Wertman, a 30-year U.S. Army veteran and co-founder of the ride with Gene Royer of All American Heating and Air in Lexington. 'They sacrificed for us and now they need our help. For most of the veterans, this is the only Christmas they get. If we ...

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  11. Taxpayers to pay for gay marriage suits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... that losers in cases involving basic constitutional rights are subject to paying the winners' legal fees. The Lexington case, Bradacs v. Haley, is still going through legal processes and has been for several years. If the fees from that case are of ...

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  12. Dennis Tyndall announces bid for Lexington sheriff's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lexington County Chronicle

    West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall announces his bid for Lexington County Sheriff at a meeting held at the West Columbia Municipal Complex on Dec. 10. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall formally announced that he will run for the office of Lexington County Sheriff. At a Dec. 10 news conference at the West Columbia Municipal Complex, Tyndall announced his plan to run as eight uniformed police officers stood behind him.

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  13. Judge rejects ex-Lexington sheriff's plea dealRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Star

    A federal judge Wednesday rejected a plea deal that would have kept former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts out of prison on a charge that he hindered the possible deportation of workers at a friend's restaurant who were in the country illegally. U.S. District Judge Terry Wooten said he couldn't accept a deal for the felony that didn't send Metts to prison because federal sentencing guidelines call for 10 months to 16 months behind bars for someone who pleads guilty to the charge of conspiracy to harbor certain aliens.

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  14. Bradley Morra and Harley Barber at Henrya sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Free Times

    ... make an honest go of it in a city where the risks far outweigh - but don't quite trump - the possible rewards. The Lexington-born singer-songwriter performs and records as Yosef. He left home last July, heading west with fellow musician and frequent ...

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  15. Metts Retires, Set to Enter Guilty Plea AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLTX-TV Columbia

    A day before James Metts appears in federal court for a plea agreement; he has resigned as sheriff of Lexington County. Metts Retires, Set to Enter Guilty Plea Agreement A day before James Metts appears in federal court for a plea agreement; he has resigned as sheriff of Lexington County.

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  16. James Metts Gets Sweetheart DealRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FITSNews

    As we predicted , former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts has reached a plea deal with the federal government that will enable him to avoid jail time on the first round of charges filed against him assuming a judge signs off on the deal. According to the agreement he reached with prosecutors, Metts will receive three years probation for pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens.

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  17. Sheriff James Metts Informs Governor He isaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Sheriff James Metts Informs Governor He is Retiring Lexington, SC Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1DIujBM Lexington, SC -- Suspended Lexington County Sheriff James Metts has sent Governor Nikki Haley's office a letter informing her that he plans to retire immediately from office. The news comes on the same day as federal court documents show Metts intends to plea guilty to allegations that he accepted bribes in exchange for protecting certain illegal aliens processed in the county's jail.

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  18. Sheriff James Metts Cops A Plea DealRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | FITSNews

    Sources at the U.S. Department of Justice tell FITS the groundwork is being laid for a plea agreement in the bribery case of former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts . It's not clear whether the deal will enable the 68-year-old lawman to avoid jail time, but he is expected to enter a guilty plea this week in response to the first round of charges against him.

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  19. Nominee to lead social services reform facing scrutiny from SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Post and Courier

    ... at the state Department of Juvenile Justice. She began her career as a frontline child advocate with the Lexington County Department of Youth Services, according to a news release. Alford told reporters at a morning news conference at the Statehouse ...

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  20. Appliance Repair Firm in Lexington, SC, Sloan Appliance Service,...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Emailwire.com

    Lexington, SC -- The modern kitchen range is the focal point of the kitchen where all of the delicious foods are cooked for a hungry family. When that range begins acting up, one needs to have an expert appliance repair company in mind for the repair.

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