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It's the worst traffic headache in Lexington County, and no fix is in sight

Editor's note: The State this week has been looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today we look at the worst headache - Augusta Road at U.S. 378 near Lexington Medical Center. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26,

THE STATE - 2017-11-23 13:42:00

It's the second worst traffic headache in Lexington County, and it's a 'beast'

Editor's note: Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 2: U.S. 378 near River Bluff High School. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26, I-20 and I-126 - because stat

THE STATE - 2017-11-22 13:49:00

Lexington County Women Plead Guilty in Food Stamp Fraud

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - A sentence hearing on Monday marked the end of a food stamp fraud conspiracy between two Lexington County women. State prosecutors say Janet Bunch Oatman and Stacey Jean Gladden received thousand of dollars in SNAP benefits after reportedly presenting false income infor


Thanksgiving hours for grocery stores in Lexington and Columbia

The turkey is thawed, the china is set and you suddenly realize you're completely out of butter. Take a deep breath. Grocers are open later than usual this year -- and some are even open on Thanksgiving Day. Here's where you can pick up those last-minute extras and how long you have to do it. Wedne


Video shows suspect brazenly stealing truck in plain sight in Lexington County

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in identifying the suspect wanted for stealing a truck. The incident occurred around 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the White Crane Company on Augusta Road, near the U.S. 1 Metro Flea Market. Surveillance video shows a man stealing a


Man arrested for assaulting woman, holding one man hostage

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - One man has been arrested after he assaulted his girlfriend and help an elderly man hostage, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night at a home at the 100 block of Adams Pond Road, just off Hard Scrabble Road

WACH.COM - 2017-11-23 08:06:46

Driver charged after one killed, one injured

An Orangeburg man is facing two charges of felony driving under the influence after a man died and a woman suffered a laceration to her kidney on Saturday night. Police allege 35-year-old Torbert S. Mack failed to obey a traffic control device, causing him to collide with another vehicle at the corn


Coroner: 17 Year Old Killed in Accident

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- We now know the identity of a teenager killed in an accident Tuesday night. Richland Co. Coroner Gary Watts says 17 year old Cameron Scott died following the collision at the intersection of Farrow Road and Bendale Drive. The coroner says Scott was in the sitting in the back

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-11-22 21:22:40

One person killed in Northeast El Paso crash

Photo courtesy TXDOT Police are investigating a crash in Northeast El Paso that left one person dead. The crash, involving two vehicles, happened Wednesday around 11 a.m. at Gateway South and Dyer. A TXDOT camera seems to show one of the vehicles hit a post, though the image is blurry. A Police spok

KVIA - 2017-11-22 19:15:43

Police investigating fatal wreck in Northeast El Paso

El Paso police are investigating a fatal wreck in Northeast El Paso, officials said. The wreck occurred before noon Wednesday on Gateway South near Dyer Street, El Paso Police Department officials said. The department's Special Traffic Investigations Unit is investigating. No further information has

EL PASO TIMES - 2017-11-22 21:06:31

US 54 south is closed at Diana due to a multiple vehicle accident

Photo courtesy of TXDOT cameras. El Paso, TX - US 54 south is closed at Diana due to a multiple vehicle accident. Traffic is being diverted to Gateway south as of 10 PM Wednesday. According to a fire supervisor there have been no transports as of yet. This is a developing story and we will continue

KVIA - 2017-11-23 05:15:13

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK (AP) - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the Americana extravaganza made its way through 2 m

KVIA - 2017-11-23 19:34:26

Traditions take over Thanksgiving Day in the Borderland

EL PASO, Texas - Thanksgiving Day is full of traditions in the Borderland. An early and chilly start to the day for the Esparza family as they set up canopies and heaters along Montana Avenue. They continue a tradition of arriving before the sun comes up to get the best spot to watch the 81st First

KVIA - 2017-11-23 19:37:55

Sheriff Vigil's second-in-command placed on administrative leave

Dona Ana County Undersheriff Ken Roberts LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - The Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department has placed Undersheriff Ken Roberts on administrative leave, ABC-7's New Mexico Mobile Newsroom has learned from a source familiar with the investigation. ABC-7 is working to confirm why Robert

KVIA - 2017-11-23 18:59:18

Woman's Club in Rockport Helps Survivors Heal after Harvey

Loretta Brandt (left), 70, plays canasta with fellow members of the Woman's Club of Aransas County. The building was not damaged by Hurricane Harvey, allowing the group to continue to meet. Nov. 20, 2017. (Nexstar Photo/Wes Rapaport) ROCKPORT, Texas - This year's Thanksgiving is the first since Hurr

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2017-11-23 17:59:17

El Caldito Soup Kitchen to feeds hundreds in Las Cruces

Pablo Villarreal, from Las Cruces, enjoys a warm meal on Thanksgiving. One hundred volunteers. Thirty-four turkeys. One holiday. Volunteers with the city-owned El Caldito Soup Kitchen expect to feed between 300 and 400 southern New Mexico residents and visitors on Thanksgiving. The security guard es

KVIA - 2017-11-23 19:54:22

Normal Township Board OKs Brandt deal on 3-2 vote

NORMAL - Normal Township has decided to give up property tax money over the next decade to bring up to 500 jobs to McLean County. Nearly a week after board members postponed a decision on an abatement to bring the Brandt Group of Companies, a Canadian agriculture manufacturer, to the soon-to-be-vaca

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

Jumping Jax, Technique Tumbling coming to Normal

In addition to the previously-announced OSF HealthCare medical office building and Sky Zone trampoline park coming to Constitution Trail Center next year, the development will welcome two physical fitness-related tenants before the end of 2018. Jumping Jax Family Fun Center Down the street from Sky

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-11-23 12:15:00

Normal West Senior Wins State Swim Titles

NORMAL, Ill. - Melissa Pish loves cheesecake. So when she was heading to the state swim meet, her coach promised to buy her one if the Normal West senior could win two state titles. Pish won the 500 freestyle easily and tied for first to capture the 200 free. Now Pish has her cheesecake.


Coming soon to Central Illinois theaters

Scheduled to open in area theaters next weekend (Dec. 1) is ... nothing. At least nothing new. So make do with the Thanksgiving weekend releases one more weekend and then brace yourself for a flurry of new releases, all hoped-for holiday blockbusters, on Dec. 8. At Bloomington's Galaxy 14 Cine, thre

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-11-23 12:00:00