Lexington County

NEW: Two suspects charged in Gaston murder

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department announced Monday the arrests of a man and a woman in connection to a shooting in Gaston.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday the arrests of a man and a woman in connection to a shooting in Gaston. According to a release, Fareed Rasheed Makeen and Teresa Farris Epley are charged with murder. The shooting happened on Meadowfield Road on Friday, April 29. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim…

Two bodies found in Lexington Co. identified

The identities of two bodies found inside a Lexington County home Sunday have been released by investigators.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The identities of two bodies found inside a Lexington County home Sunday have been released by investigators. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher says 80 year-old Leonard Williams and 70 year-old Lillie Thompson were found in a home on Double Eagle Circle during a welfare check just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies say they are investigating…

Dynamite Disposal set for Tuesday

If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don't be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite.

LEESVILLE, S.C. (WOLO) — If you hear loud blasts in one part of Lexington County on Tuesday don’t be alarmed. Deputies say they plan to dispose of 400 pounds of dynamite. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, deputies will be working with the State Law Enforcement Division and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Tuesday morning…

WATCH: Deputies Arrest Suspect in Overpass Shooting on I-20

Kyle Pratt of Leesville LCSD LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — Deputies with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department say they have made an arrest in connection to a shooting near an overpass. 17-year-old Kyle Pratt of Leesville is facing attempted murder charges in connection to the shooting on the Quattlebaum Bridge. Deputies believe the Pratt fired multiple gunshots at cars from the bridge above Interstate…

Fatal Fire in Lexington County

COLUMBIA, SC ( WOLO ) – -According to officials, One person is dead and one dog died in a fire Saturday on Jupiter Rd, off Platt Springs road in Springdale. Officials say two other occupants in the home are being treated. The fire started around 7:30am. The Fire is under control. Springdale Police are investigating. Count on ABC Columbia News…

Two Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Lexington County

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) _ Officials have identified two people killed in a motorcycle wreck in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) _ Officials have identified two people killed in a motorcycle wreck in Lexington. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a statement that the wreck happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday at an intersection on state Highway 6. The coroner said 43-year-old Wayne E. Whitworth Jr. of Columbia was operating the motorcycle and his wife, 40-year-old Kristie Ann…

Lexington Co. St. Patrick’s Day Parade Road Closures and Detours

Lexington, S.C. (WOLO — Road closures and detours have been announced for the Town of Lexington ahead of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 12. Road closures and detours will begin at noon with the closure of West Butler Street, from Columbia Avenue to North Church Street, along with Haygood Street and part of Meetze Street, to allow those involved in the St. Patrick’s…

Irmo Little League Set to Kick off Season

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Batter Up. This weekend the Irmo Little League will officially kick off Baseball season with Ppening Ceremonies March 12. According to organizers, for more than 75 years, Little League has provided communities around the world the opportunity for families to connect and for children to come together in a healthy, safe environment to learn the values of team…

Luck of the Blowfish

The Lexington County Blowfish hope to hit one out of the park but we're not talking about baseball.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Lexington County Blowfish hope to hit one out of the park but we’re not talking about baseball. Tuesday, the Blowfish announced plans to host the first St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Lexington. It’s set to take place Saturday, March 12th at 2 p.m. Lexington County native S.C. National Guard Major General Robert Livingston will…