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Attorney General Alan Wilson to give keynote address at Palmetto Family Council event

Attorney General Alan Wilson to give keynote address at Palmetto Family Council event

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson will be the keynote speaker at a June 2 Columbia fundraiser for the Palmetto Family Council. Wilson already was scheduled to attend…

UPDATE: All lanes of I-26 open after continued repairs

UPDATE: All lanes of I-26 open after continued repairs

One lane of Interstate 26 near the scene of Wednesday’s 10-vehicle wreck was closed for several hours Friday as repairs continued in the aftermath of the wreck. South…

Cayce Department of Public Safety issues warning after scam complaints

Cayce Department of Public Safety issues warning after scam complaints

Officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety are advising people to watch out for a telephone scam. The department’s Investigative Unit has received several complaints after people received a…

More jobs coming to Lexington County Amazon plant

More jobs coming to Lexington County Amazon plant

Amazon is continuing to expand its workforce, and the Lexington County plant is among those adding new positions. The company announced intentions to fill more than 6,000 full-time jobs…

Local flooring retailer honored for support of injured soldiers through Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Local flooring retailer honored for support of injured soldiers through Tunnel to Towers Foundation

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Building for America’s Bravest will present catastrophically injured soldiers and their families with keys to brand-new Smart Homes tailored to…

Sports

Blowfish fend off rally from Grizzlies to take 11-7 victory

Blowfish fend off rally from Grizzlies to take 11-7 victory

Gastonia, N.C. — Resilience was the name of the game Thursday night as the Lexington County…

Hoog helps build discipline, success within River Bluff boys’ soccer team

Hoog helps build discipline, success within River Bluff boys’ soccer team

When senior defenseman Mark Hoog walks across the stage for graduation, he’ll be leaving River…

Photo Gallery: Lexington County fans cheer on Blowfish to first victory in new stadium

Photo Gallery: Lexington County fans cheer on Blowfish to first victory in new stadium

  The threat of a summer thunderstorm didn’t rain on Blowfish fans’ parade Wednesday night.…

Blowfish pitchers strike out 13 in home opener victory

Blowfish pitchers strike out 13 in home opener victory

The Lexington County Blowfish overcame an early deficit in front of a sellout crowd to…

Local News

Photo gallery: Students reflect on memories, future in second day of Richland One graduations

Photo gallery: Students reflect on memories, future in second day of Richland One graduations

  The students of Eau Claire, C.A. Johnson and A.C. Flora high schools reflected on their memories and the future as they stepped across the stage to accept…

Pleicones to serve as new S.C. Supreme Court chief justice

Pleicones to serve as new S.C. Supreme Court chief justice

South Carolina legislators voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of promoting Associate Justice Costa Pleicones to chief justice of the state’s Supreme Court. Pleicones will replace Chief Justice Jeal…

Domestic violence bill gets final legislative approval, heads to Haley’s desk

Domestic violence bill gets final legislative approval, heads to Haley’s desk

A bill designed to give law enforcement officers and prosecutors more options, including stricter penalties, in domestic violence cases is headed to Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. The South…

Richland County deputies search for man accused of shooting at woman, child on 277

Richland County deputies search for man accused of shooting at woman, child on 277

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are searching for suspects after a man allegedly shot at a woman and her child after flagging her down on S.C. Highway 277. The woman…

Obituaries

Eleanor Betty Evergetis, 87, educational secretary who became a published author, poet

Eleanor Betty Evergetis, 87, educational secretary who became a published author, poet

  Eleanor Betty Evergetis, of Lexington, died May 27, 2015, at the age of 87. The family will greet friends from…

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Hometown

Rise Above It Coalition, local police departments to host drug take-back day this weekend

Local residents can safely get rid of unused and unwanted prescription drugs this weekend at one of three locations. The Rise Above It Coalition in Lexington School…

Crime

Richland County deputies say suspects shot at man after argument over beer

Richland County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men accused of attempting to kill another man in an argument over beer. Deputies responded shortly after midnight Thursday to the…

Business

Site plan approved for Walmart Neighborhood Market in Cayce

The Cayce Planning Commission unanimously approved a site plan for a Walmart Neighborhood Market grocery store and gas station to be built at the intersection of Knox…

Education

USC brings works, personal letters of Dashiell Hammett to Hollings Library

The writings of Dashiell Hammett have served as the launching pad for countless classic films, amateur detective careers and late nights spent reading tales of crime on…

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