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Lexington, Summerville to Replay End of Softball Playoff Game After Protest

Livi Warren provided a thrilling memory for Lexington High School softball fans with her walkoff home run Monday against Summerville.

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4 Cars Stolen From Lake Murray Dealership, Irmo Police Investigating

The vehicles stolen were a 2020 Honda Pilot Elite, a 2015 Audi A3, a 2021 Honda Civic and a 2022 Honda Ridgeline.

Gaston Police Arrest 3, Recover Property From 2 Burglaries

Three people were arrested after property worth more than $2,000 was stolen from a home in Gaston on May 13, according to charges announced by the town’s police department.

West Columbia Combats Waste Collection Delays With New Equipment

The delays have been especially acute when it comes to yard debris.

Sports
Upper and Lower State qualifiers were held throughout South Carolina this past weekend.
The Gray Collegiate and Chapin boys soccer teams entered W.C. Hawkins Stadium Saturday with state championship aspirations.
Baseball and softball playoff action Saturday saw Chronicle Country teams advance, face elimination or saw their seasons come to an end.
Features
Another event was back in Lexington County after two years canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The night edition of the city’s weekly Meeting Street Artisan Market, set to coincide with the festivities on State Street in the River District, is also canceled, as is the Litter Pickup Day set for Saturday.
During the Colonial period, the earliest schools in what would become Lexington County were very few and far between and probably associated with churches. These schools were most likely taught by …
Opinions
Cayce’s Twilite Manor assisted living continues to be — and has never stopped being — allowed to operate by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. 
April shooting incidents showed that Lexington County residents are well-served by coordinated responses between dedicated and capable agencies working seamlessly together. 
No words can express the horror, shock and sadness we feel about the senseless killing of Cayce Police Officer Roy Andrew “Drew” Barr in the line of duty early during the morning of April 24.
On March 29, a raw sewer leak from a 12-inch Town of Chapin-operated sewer force main adjacent to Lake Murray brought complaints — about both the leak and earlier odor issues in the area on the …
Business
Local farms around the county have an array of selections to choose from.
There is no indication in the press release that the series will extend beyond this fall.
Reggaetronic Lake Murray Music Festival announced Monday that it would return to the shores of Spence Island.
According to the chain’s website, the Lexington outpost was the lone location remaining in South Carolina.
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The former mayor of a Lexington County town is accused of making 64 fraudulent transactions between $20 and $70 at the grocery store where he worked for more than 20 years.
Two people were shot, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.
A penny sales tax for road improvements in Lexington County just needs county council approval to make its way onto the November ballot. Thursday, the Capital Project Sales Tax Committee, …
A man was arrested for shooting into a car after a domestic dispute Wednesday night in Pelion. 
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