Lexington Medical Center

Police: Woman Charged in Accidental Shooting

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – A Leesville woman is facing charges after a handgun she was allegedly carrying while inside the restroom of an area hospital discharged hitting a victim. Authorities say 59-year-old Angelia Swygert Hawes, concealed a .25 caliber handgun in her purse while she was in the Lexington Medical Center on May 4. Investigators said the firearm accidentally discharged inside the…

Heart Fair Set for Columbia Convention Center

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  Getting your heart ready for good health. The Lexington Medical Center will host a free Heart Fair at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  The event will take place Sunday, February 28 from Noon to 4pm. According to event organizers , you can find out how to reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by participating in free…

United Way of the Midlands Announces Expansion of Free Dental and Eye Care Clinics

Matt Perron LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — Officials with the United Way of the Midlands announced the expansion of its dental and eye care clinics on Wednesday morning. The announcement was made in partnership with Lexington County, Lexington Medical Center, Palmetto Health, Providence Hospitals and Richland County. The clinics will serve residents in Lexington, Fairfield, Richland and Sumter counties. Officials say the new…