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  1. Brookland groundbreaking scheduled for Jan. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Groundbreaking ceremony for the Brookland development in West Columbia will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24. 'Everything is in place, and it's ready to go,' said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. He said the plan to develop the property at State and Meeting streets in West Columbia originated in 2003 with the city piecing separate parcels of land together into a four-acre tract.

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  2. Problems arise in West Columbia City Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Lexington County Chronicle

    What are the most important issues facing West Columbia? City Councilman Trevor Bedell asked if some areas of West Columbia need stop signs to curtail speeding? That was just one of the questions on Jan. 12 during a work session for city council. Jeff Shacker, a S.C. Municipal Association field services manager, moderated the gathering at City Hall.

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  3. Site plan released for new Lexington 2 elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Lexington County Chronicle

    While there is still much to be determined, plans for a second new Lexington 2 elementary school are coming together. The school will be on Cougar Drive in West Columbia, next-to Northside Middle School.

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  4. under the Radar: Brookland-Cayce linebacker could be a prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Lexington County Chronicle

    "He had a good year once he got settled in' said Coach Rusty Charpia, Carroway's coach at Brookland-Cayce High School. "We did not get him until after the season started.

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  5. Donnie Sox: A legend in West Columbia youth baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Donnie Sox is seen at his home in West Columbia standing next to a wall full of some of the mementos from his days as a coach. His lives there with wife, Carolyn.

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  6. Tempers flare at West Columbia City Council meeting over proposed expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The conversation grew hot. At the Jan. 3 West Columbia City Council meeting, members disagreed over a request for $132,500 for a Revitalization Plan for Council District 5. The money would pay for a survey.

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  7. How to overcome the loss of loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Lexington County Chronicle

    GriefShare facilitator Dawn Cole and Pastor Teresa McCurry stand in the sanctuary of Crossroads World Outreach Center recently. Cole and McCurry take part in a program that helps people cope with loss and transition from 'grief to joy.'

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  8. $40M Brookland groundbreaking soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Lexington County Chronicle

    A utility truck is seen tearing down the billboard that previously stood on the future site of the Brookland development at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard, Meeting Street and Alexander Road in West Columbia. It should not be long before shovels hit dirt.

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  9. Can Lexington fix traffic woes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Lexington County Chronicle

    It only takes about 15 minutes to get from Columbia to the I-20 border of Lexington. The 2 miles or so from I-20 to downtown Lexington is a whole 'nother story. 1 comment

  10. 2016 Timeline: Cayce-West ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The Thomas Newman Boat Landing was one of several structures that sustained significant damage from the flood of October 2015. The year 2016 opened with heavy rains at the first of January.

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  11. Former West Columbia Mayor Earle Williams, 101, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Former West Columbia Mayor Earle Williams, seated second from right, is seen with his family celebrating his 100th birthday at Brookland UMC in 2015. Williams passed away on Dec. 9 at the age of 101.

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  12. DHEC probes raw sewage discharge in W. ColaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Neighbors near Serenity Apartments in West Columbia say raw sewage is filling the streets nearby. The visible sewage problem - including human waste - at the 100 Riverbend Drive apartments has become such a problem that State Treasurer Curtis Loftis posted on his Facebook page about the problem.

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  13. Lexington County man arrested on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    A West Columbia man is facing numerous charges for child pornography. Martin Andrew Lagasse, 55, was arrested on Dec. 6 and has been charged with 13 counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

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  14. West Columbia mother shares race issue stories concerning daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Jeneva Birchmore shows off her ring, which features an infinity symbol. Her mom, Melissa Birchmore, bought the ring for Jeneva to commemorate the adoption: She's a 'forever girl.'

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  15. High-profile property sells in West ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The former location of Quincy's and Maurice's Piggie Park Bar-B-Que is seen recently near the intersection of Interstate 26 and Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. Property at Sunset Boulevard and I-26 has sold.

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  16. Parade of Lights is Saturday, tree lightnings doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The City of West Columbia Christmas Tree is seen outside City Hall at the corner of 12th Street and Jarvis Klapman Boulevard. The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights is Saturday.

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  17. West Columbia businesswoman Cathy Novinger diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Cathy Novinger, a figure in business and a community leader, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. Novinger was known as a businesswoman.

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  18. Will state stop SCE&G rate hikes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Two Lexington County lawmakers want answers from state regulators. They want to know if: * SCE&G electricity customers pay more than customers in other states.

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  19. Adoption of 5-year-old finalized after 3-year battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Melissa Birchmore holds her daughter, Jeneva Birchmore, recently at their West Columbia home. After a three-year process, Melissa's adoption of Jeneva was finalized on Nov. 21. In her own words, Jeneva is now a 'forever girl,' as she now has a permanent place to call home.

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  20. Riverkeeper's lawsuit against Carolina Water beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Lexington County Chronicle

    The Congaree Riverkeeper is keeping good on its word to go after Carolina Water Service Inc. The two firms appeared before a federal judge on Thursday, Nov. 17, beginning a legal battle aimed at eliminating the utility's pollution of the Saluda River. In the first hearings, CWS said they've tried to tie in to the regional wastewater system operated by the Town of Lexington, but were denied.

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