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  1. Widow of worker killed in SC plant explosion files suitRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Island Packet

    ... plant where the fatal accident occurred is located on the Congaree River near Sandy Run, a few miles northeast of Gaston. It employs 430 people and makes specialty plastics, site manager Mark Leaphardt said in December. Leaphardt said at the time ...

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  2. Pedestrian struck, killed on I-26 in Springdale overnight identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... he South Carolina Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was killed. That pedestrian was identified as Darlene R. Tager, 67, of Gaston, according to the Lexington County Coroner's Office.

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  3. Gaston teen charged with attempted murder in attack on elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... to understand that as he faces multiple charges in the beating of an elderly woman. Demars Unique Randolph, 16, of Gaston, has been charged with attempted murder in the attack. Lexington County Sheriff's Deputies were able to arrest Randolph after a ...

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  4. Deputies: Teen charged with attempted murder after beating woman with batRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WMBF

    A 16-year-old Gaston teen will be charged with attempted murder after investigators say he beat an elderly woman with a metal baseball bat. Demars Unique Randolph, according to Lexington County Sheriff's Department investigators, entered the woman's home on March 15, beat her with the bat, then fled the scene in her car.

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  5. News of the Weird by Chuck ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    A substitute teacher at Sandhills Middle School in Gaston, South Carolina, was charged with cruelty to children in December after she, exasperated, taped two kids to their desk chairs for misbehaving. A second-grade teacher at Landis Elementary in Houston was charged with felony cruelty after video showed her punching a serial troublemaker in the head as he fought her while she walked him to the principal's office.

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  6. LCSD says missing Gaston teen returned home safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WMBF

    The Lexington County Sheriff's Department says they've located a Gaston teenager who was last seen over the weekend.

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  7. Students share 'Hearts of Love' with family that lost home in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to them a check for $1,635 - the total amount of what they raised for them. "We are extremely fortunate in the Gaston and Swansea communities to have families who care so much about others and help us to teach kindness through our children. Thank ...

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  8. Two men charged with murder in Gaston welfare check deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Officers have arrested two Gaston men in connection to a man who was found dead during a welfare check on Feb. 20. According to reports, Charles Anthony Allen Jr., 22, and Clenord James Graham, 33, have been charged with murder, kidnapping, burglary and criminal conspiracy in the death of Gaston resident Robert Kobylak. 'Detectives believe Allen and Graham killed Kobylak during a burglary and kidnapping at his Shadow Dale Drive home in Gaston,' Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said.

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  9. 2 men arrested in connection to Gaston man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WMBF

    Two men have been arrested and charged in connection to a man who was found dead during a welfare check on Feb. 20. Charles Allen, Jr., 22, and Clenord Graham, 33, are charged with murder, kidnapping, burglary and criminal conspiracy in the death of 67-year-old Robert Kobylack. Graham was arrested Thursday morning by U.S. Marshals in Darlington County.

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  10. Deputies: Man barricaded inside home following domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WMBF

    The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is on the scene where they say a man has barricaded himself in a home in Gaston. Officials say the woman involved in the dispute was able to get out of the house and she is not injured.

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  11. State Partnership Spouses Share Stories of Challenges, Personal StrengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... Ochoa de Rueda, wife of Colombian Air Force Col. Juan Carlos Rueda Cartagena, for a family support discussion in Gaston, S.C., Feb, 21, 2017. The gathering was part of Bueno's visit with key leaders in the South Carolina National Guard and State ...

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  12. Welfare check leads to homicide investigation in man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. GASTON, S.C. (AP) - Lexington County deputies are investigating the death of a man found in a home as a homicide. Local media outlets report ...

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  13. Suspect shot during warrant execution still in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A suspect is in custody after an exchange of gunfire between them and the officers during a search warrant execution on several charges Wednesday, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. The suspect, who has not been named, was being served with attempted murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy charges in connection with a Feb. 5 incident on Carrie Lane in Gaston.

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  14. Detectives investigate killing, search for victim's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Investigators are looking for a vehicle belonging to a man found dead in his Gaston home recently. Detectives with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department found the body of 67-year-old Robert John Kobylak in his house located in the 200 block of Shadow Dale Drive late Monday evening.

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  15. Welfare check on 67-year-old begins homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Kobylak. Kobylak's body, according to Fisher, was located during a welfare check at his home on Shadow Dale Drive in Gaston on Monday night. "Some items were left in disarray near Mr. Kobylak's body and around his house," Lexington County Sheriff ...

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  16. Suspect served in Lexington Co. wanted on attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A suspect is in custody after an exchange of gunfire between them and the officers during a search warrant execution on several charges, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. The suspect, who has not been named, was being served with attempted murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy charges in connection with a Feb. 5 incident on Carrie Lane in Gaston.

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  17. Man who stole case of scratch-off lotto tickets arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The man seen on surveillance video stealing an entire case of lottery tickets from a Gaston convenience store has turned himself in, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. Frank James Sturkie, 35, of Lexington, was arrested and charged with stealing the tickets.

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  18. Ryan Sipes Suits Up in Leatt ApparelRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Cycle News

    ... Team. Ryan took the win at his first race of the season at Round 1 of the Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series in Gaston, South Carolina. Sipes commented "I'm loving the new Leatt GPX gear, it looks great, it's thin and breathable to keep me cool on ...

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  19. Lexington woman charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    According to an arrest warrant, Metze and an unidentified man confronted and shot the victim on Feb. 5 at a home on Carrie Lane in Gaston. "Even though the victim was gravely injured, he was able to provide valuable information to our investigators as they worked this case," Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said.

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  20. Ryan Sipes Takes Full Gas Sprint Enduro OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Dirt Rider Magazine

    Ryan Sipes won nine of 12 tests en route to the win at the opening round of the Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro in South Carolina. The Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series presented by PRI Powersports Insurance kicked off its 2017 schedule with the opening round of the season at MotoVated Sports Complex near Gaston, South Carolina, where Coastal Racing's Ryan Sipes claimed a 32-second victory over SRT Racing's Steward Baylor.

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