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  1. Thousands plea to save Fort Jackson at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... the base, which is vital to the local economy. The event drew a host of local business and political leaders from Lexington County and around the Midlands, as well as Gov. Nikki Haley, and also featured video-taped pleas from many of the state's ...

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  2. S.C. Senate passes CDV amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... resulting in a collective push to address the problem. One of the amendment's champions, Sen. Katrina Shealy, R-Lexington, said she's fairly happy with the results. "I was excited to get a (domestive violence) bill passed and we did get increased ...

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  3. Will proposed ethics reform curb free speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... as who donates to advocacy groups who attempt to influence legislation. Sen. Shane Massey, who represents western Lexington County, believes the bills will level the field by requiring advocacy groups to disclose their major donors the way lawmakers ...

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  4. Mayor: Lexington experienced 'banner year' in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Lexington experienced a booming year for business in 2014. Last year, the town had 29 annexations encompassing 350 acres, adding $10 million in taxable value to the town.

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  5. West Cola may annex new school propertyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... He said these include guidance in building, police protection and water and sewer service. The property is west of Lexington Medical Center behind the Urgent Care facility at Henbet Drive and Sunset Boulevard. The Lexington 2 board approved buying ...

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  6. Lexington School District Two chooses site for new schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The site for the new Lexington Two school that combines Taylor Elementary School and Davis Early Childhood Center has been chosen. The Lexington Two School Board moved to purchase 23.75 acres next to Busbee Creative Arts Academy, at its Feb. 26 meeting, for $3.3 million.

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  7. SCANA: Dirt near dam used to cap nearby landfillRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    By Rob Cottingham cottinghamrob@yahoo.com Folks who frequent the Lexington side of the dam at Lake Murray have noticed a lot of activity involving SCE&G lately. For several weeks, loads and loads of earth have been moved from the area, and folks can't help but cock an eyebrow out of curiosity.

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  8. Sheriff's department hosts informational session for potential deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is hosting an informational session Thursday morning for people interested in becoming a sheriff's deputy or correctional officer. The session is at 10 a.m. and includes a tour of facilities, question and answer session and an opportunity to submit a job application.

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  9. Guistino T. Marsella, 80, a formerly of AttleboroRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Boston Herald

    Guistino T. "Sonny" Marsella of Lexington, S.C., formerly of Attleboro and North Attleboro, a businessman, auditor and Air Force veteran, died Friday at Lexington Medical Center in Lexington. He was 80. Born, raised and educated in North Attleboro, Mr. Marsella moved to Attleboro in 1967 and was a longtime resident until he moved to Lexington a little more than a year ago.

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  10. Bakari Sellers to serve as keynote speaker at annual Dorn-Derrick DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Star

    ... and light a fire as we move into 2016.” The dinner's guest speaker will include S.C. Sen. Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, and City Council member Gail Diggs. The cost for the dinner is $25 per individual and $10 per student. Attendees can pay ...

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  11. So Jay Koon WonRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | FITSNews

    Jay Koon will be the next sheriff of Lexington County, S.C. after scoring a convincing electoral victory this week. Koon won a special "Republican" primary election to fill the office vacated by disgraced sheriff James Metts , who was indicted last year on federal corruption charges .

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  12. Jay Koon wins Republican primary in Lexington County sheriff's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... sheriff on TV and everything, you'd think they would all come out and vote for our new sheriff," Sara Albert of Lexington said. "Every election is very important and a sheriff plays a huge part in our daily lives," Betty Richbourg of Columbia said. ...

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  13. Barnwell nuke dump proposal may reach SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Star

    ... in talks with Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg. Hutto could not be reached for comment, but Sen. Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, confirmed that there have been discussions. However, he added that the issue is premature. “Any legislation dealing with ...

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  14. Affair Scandal Rocks Lexington Sheriff RaceRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | FITSNews

    They say crazy things happen in the hours leading up to elections which appears to be especially true as it relates to political races in Lexington County, S.C. We're referring to the scandal-laden race for Lexington Sheriff in which four candidates are running in a special election to take the place of James Metts , who resigned his office in disgrace last year after being indicted by federal prosecutors for harboring illegal aliens. Two of the candidates - arguably the two frontrunners in the race - have both been accused of being a bit too cozy with the criminal empire Metts was allegedly involved with, the notorious "Lexington Ring."

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  15. Lexington Consider Raising Water and Sewer RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Free Times

    The Lexington Town Council is considering increasing water and sewer rates for thousands of homes and businesses served by the town. The first rate hike of 2.5 percent annually would take place July 1 if the town gives final approval.

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  16. Officials: 10 percent turnout in Lexington sheriff's race would be `good`Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Tyndall, Justin Britt, and Ed Felix have been battling for support from more than 160,000 registered voters in Lexington County. Elections Director Dean Crepes says more than 2,000 absentee ballots had been cast as of Monday morning. But Crepes is ...

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  17. More Links Between Jay Koon And "The Ring"Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | FITSNews

    Lexington County, S.C. sheriff candidate Jay Koon has dismissed allegations that he is connected to the infamous "Lexington Ring" - a cabal of crooked cops and corrupt politicians accused of running an illegal video poker operation in Lexington County, S.C. Koon - who is running a "family values" campaign - has also stated that he opposes strip clubs in Lexington County, saying they "do not reflect the Lexington County values of faith and family that I know." Here's Koon's problem: Multiple sources have confirmed to FITS that the veteran Lexington, S.C. police officer repeatedly visited strip clubs during the early part of the last decade, often with members of the notorious "ring."

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  18. Mitchell carries Gamecocks to share of SEC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Post and Courier

    ... in their regular-season finale Sunday at No. 13 Kentucky. Although USC beat No. 6 Tennessee on Monday, a loss in Lexington would force South Carolina to share the title should the Lady Volunteers win their last game against Vanderbilt. The ...

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  19. Grand jury: SC father strangled 4 children, beat 1 to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Timothy Ray Jones Jr. is escorted by lawmen out of Smith County Jail in Raleigh, Miss., on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, to a vehicle for transport to Lexington County, S.C., where he is expected to be charged with murder in the deaths of his five children after he led authorities to a secluded clearing in Alabama on Tuesday where their bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags.

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  20. Indictments detail how Tim Jones Jr. allegedly killed his 5 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    In a 2012 incident report released by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department Thursday, Tim Jones, Jr. threatened to snap then-wife Amber Jones' neck, spit in her face and threatened to shoot the neighbors. In a 2012 incident report released by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department Thursday, Tim Jones, Jr. threatened to snap then-wife Amber Jones' neck, spit in her face and threatened to shoot the neighbors.

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