17-year-old Chester County Waffle House stabber charged again: SLED
On Monday, Feb. 26, 17-year-old Zane Redman Roberts was charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
Newberry County deputies announce extension of US 176 bridge closure
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office announced the construction on the U.S. 176 bridge closure is going to take longer than they initially thought. Deputies said people should now expect it to be closed until Sunday, March 24. There is also a railroad crossing closed for...
Chester, February 29 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Andrew Jackson High School soccer team will have a game with Chester High School on February 29, 2024, 16:30:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Union Co. man accused of submitting forged documents for pardon
UNION COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) said a man is facing charges after allegedly forging documents to apply for a pardon. Officials said the situation began on January 25 when the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services (SCDPPPS) received an application from Wayne Gregory for a pardon.
Want to rent-a-chick? Here's how.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — For those wanting to experience a little bit of what a farm looks like, now is your chance!. Peaky Hollows, a family-owned farm in Newberry, has recently started a rent-a-chick program to give families who may not have the resources to take care of chickens a chance to rent them.
SAFE Federal Credit Union opens 19th branch in Irmo
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — SAFE Federal Credit Union opened its 19th branch location in Irmo with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday. SAFE’s executive leadership team, Town of Irmo Mayor, Bill Danielson and South Carolina Deputy District Director (Second District), Laura Batey attended the event. “On behalf...
Unofficial election results shows Erica Page wins Blythewood town council seat
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Blythewood residents decided on their newest town council member in a special election on Tuesday. Five candidates were vying for the council seat which opened up when former Councilman Sloane Griffin was voted in as mayor. Erica Page received 144 votes in the special election, making...
Irmo residents select new council member in special election
IRMO, S.C. (WIS) - The town of Irmo held a special election on Feb. 27 to fill its final open council seat. Candidates George Frazier and Gabriel Penfield faced off for the final seat. Penfield was the apparent winner on Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results. Results between both...
Dutch Fork dominants field at Capital City Cup
If the results of this past week’s Capital City Classic are any indication, it looks like a special season ahead for Dutch Fork boys’ soccer. The Silver Foxes’ 8-0 shutout over Lugoff-Elgin in the Silver Division final played Sunday at Gray Collegiate Academy was a punctuation point on their four-day performance. A 33-0 margin of victory in five games served as testament of Dutch Fork’s dominance over its bracket field.
Two more people charged in Union County homicide
James Beasley and Jeffrey Roberts, along with two others, face murder charges in the shooting death of Tyler Henderson.
Savor the Slice: 4 Unforgettable Pizzas in Irmo
This article presents a selection of four noteworthy pizzerias in Irmo. Have you had the chance to sample their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
District Five Beta Club Members Shine in Statewide Competition
The National Beta members from Chapin High School and Dutch Fork High School are celebrating remarkable successes at the South Carolina Senior Division Beta State Convention held in Myrtle Beach. The Beta State Convention provides students with opportunities to compete in various academic and STEM-based, virtual, and performing arts competitions....
Fairfield County Council Meets February 26th
The Fairfield County Council meets on Monday February 26th inside chambers of the Government Center in Winnsboro. Items on the agenda include public comment, a public presentation on the Office of Regulatory Staff, an ordinance on the county’s comprehensive plan, and an executive session regarding legal advice among other items. Fairfield County Council meetings are open to the public and stream live at the county’s YouTube channel.
Caldwell Promoted to Juvenile Crime Prevention Sergeant
NEWBERRY – The Newberry Police Department will soon see a new juvenile crime prevention sergeant in Khadijah Caldwell, as she’s recently been promoted from her former position of corporal. Police Chief Kevin Goodman said he’s excited to see what personal touches Caldwell will put into that position. Caldwell...
River Bluff wins Capital City Cup
The final season for legendary boys soccer coach Phil Savitz opened with another Capital City Cup title for River Bluff. The Gators defeated Chapin 2-1 Sunday at Gray Collegiate Academy to claim the Gold Division of the 4-day tournament. It was the third title won at the event by River Bluff, which went 5-0 with victories over Andrew Jackson (5-1), Carolina Forest (3-0), Wando (1-0) and Blythewood (7-1).
Chester County man arrested with almost 50 grams of fentanyl: Sheriff
Around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, a search warrant was used at the suspect's house on Great Falls Highway.
Coucoules claims victory at Bassmaster Kayak Series event on Lake Murray
COLUMBIA, S.C. — It wasn’t broken, so Jake Coucoules didn’t fix it. That decision to stick with his area helped the Maple Shade N.J., pro post a Day 2 score of 89 inches and win the Yamaha Rightwaters Bassmaster Kayak Series at Lake Murray scored by TourneyX. His two-day total of 188.75 edged Ryan Matylewicz of Tunkhannock, Penn., by 4.75 inches and took home the $13,400 top prize.
Businesses, non-profits may be eligible for funding to train women veterans. Here's who qualifies
IRMO, S.C. — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering up to $300,000 in funding for businesses helping women veterans gain or refine the tools they need to become entrepreneurs. According to the SBA, non-profits and businesses are eligible for the money if they already deliver entrepreneurship training...