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Deputies: Lexington man charged after stealing a van at gunpoint

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – A Lexington County man who deputies arrested Saturday is suspected of stealing a work van after pulling a gun on its driver Friday night. Brian Ray King, 38, is charged with robbery and the possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.


Accident at I-20 and US 378 in Lexington County causes delay

There is a traffic alert for motorists on I-20 in Lexington County, for Monday morning. Drivers can expect delays caused by an accident on I-20 East and West near Exit 61. It’s the US 378-West Columbia Exit.


Fire limits traffic flow on Sunset Boulevard in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department reported around 9 p.m. Sunday, that travel is extremely limited in the 4900-5000 block of Sunset Boulevard due to a structure fire at 4950 Sunset Boulevard.


MISSING PERSON: Deputies looking for missing 15-year-old Irmo girl with medical condition

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Kayla Grace Taylor was last seen at her home in Irmo, SC around 10:00 p.m. Sunday.


Leading Statewide Association for Nursery and Landscape Professionals, the SCGIA, Elects 2019-2020 Board of Directors

South Carolina – The members of the South Carolina Green Industry Association (SCGIA) elected their 2019-2020 Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Trade Show and Convention.


5 New Houses For Sale In The Lexington Area

LEXINGTON, SC — When you're looking for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious investigating online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.


SATURDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS - Undefeated Lexington ties school mark in advancing to 3rd round

Gray Collegiate headed to 3rd round, season ends for River Bluff, Irmo and B-C Another victory, another milestone for the undefeated Lexington boys’ basketball team. Saturday’s 64-40 win over Goose Creek not only sent the Wildcats to the 3rd round of the Class 3A playoffs for the second time in 3 ye


South Carolina suspect arrested in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office have made an arrest at the same location where one was made last month. Stormie Kimberly Gregg, 30, of the 4200 block of Diamond Head Loop in Florence, South Carolina, was arrested Friday following an investigation in the 1300 block of


SC lawmakers consider consolidation of school districts

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Lawmakers across South Carolina are considering a plan to consolidate school districts to fix the state’s troubled education system. At least three bills have been filed this legislative session which propose the consolidation – they believe it would cut costs and offer more re


Potential Earthquake Investigated In South Carolina: Officials

CHARLESTON, SC — A potential earthquake Monday afternoon in South Carolina is being investigated by officials. Reports of a boom and a shaking came in near Charleston just after 4 p.m., the National Weather Service said.


Scene of deadly shooting on Gervais Street in Columbia

One person was killed and two others injured in an overnight shooting Sunday morning near downtown Columbia, according to police. The shooting happened just after midnight at 2300 Gervais St.


New bill would let SC agencies review spending, violations of electric cooperatives

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Reform is in the works for electric cooperatives in South Carolina. A new bill introduced at the Statehouse would allow the Office of Regulatory Staff to review the co-ops for the first time.


Check’s not in the mail: SC ratepayers angry over no rebate

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For more than 700,000 customers of a private South Carolina utility, the $1,000 rebate checks aren't in the mail. A year ago, Dominion Energy proposed writing the average South Carolina Electric & Gas customer a $1,000 check if lawmakers facilitated and regulators approved their mer


‘Lady Tank’ guilty of forcing teen into prostitution in Lexington, DOJ says

She went by ‘Lady Tank’ and made two teenagers sell themselves over the internet, according to the Justice Department. Wednesday, India Tykeyah-Najee Cuyler, a.k.a. ‘Lady Tank’, 24, pleaded guilty to forcing two teen girls into sex by using her cell phone to post advertisements on the internet.


CPD updates investigation into Gervais St. shooting

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–New details were announced Monday in a weekend shooting that resulted in one death and two injuries. Investigators say it happened just after 12:30am at Prince Hall Grand Masonic Lodge at an event hosted by the Metro’s Most Wanted Motorcycle Club.


The best cost-friendly historic hidden gems to visit in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - South Carolina is one of the most historic states in the country, but just how many of these hidden gems have you seen in your own backyard?. Whether it’s a day trip down to explore plantations and beautiful hiking trails, or heading to the capital city for a peek inside the hom


Main Street South Carolina looks to revamp entire look of downtown North Augusta

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Aiken County reporter Matt Kaufax takes us through plans to change the outlook of downtown North Augusta. Main Street South Carolina, an offshoot of Main Street USA, has been involved in many projects throughout the state, including in Hartsville, Greenville, and downtown A


School cafeteria contractor arrested for having marijuana, gun on school property in Lexington

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - A contract employee with Gray Collegiate Academy’s food service vendor is accused of having marijuana and a gun on school property, sheriffs said. Tevin Trapp, 25, is charged with simple possession of marijuana and carrying a weapon on school grounds, according to arrest warran


Doctor requested mold investigation at the Allen Benedict Court Apartments in 2013

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- David Darby, a former resident of Allen Benedict Court, shared a doctor's letter with News 19. He says it highlights just how serious the mold problem was in his building, even dating back to 2013.


Columbia Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

COLUMBIA, SC — Time for your weekly weather report, as reported by Darksky. Light rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Light rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.