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Richland, Lexington courts put temporary restrictions, cancellations in place to avoid coronavirus exposure

Richland County and Lexington County put temporary changes into effect as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

Richland County Administrator Leonardo Brown announced Thursday that a decision has been made to temporarily restrict access to the Judicial Center due to possible concerns of indirect exposure to the coronavirus. All jury trials at the courthouse are now postponed. Brown says it’s a temporary restriction as crews come in to the clean the building. Right now only essential personnel…

A Lexington Co. man dies week after encounter with deputies

Lexington, SC (WOLO) —A Lexington County man has died after an encounter with deputies last week. Investigators say 34 year old Stephen Gagliani died Tuesday. According to deputies,  on September 18th, Gagliani became combative with deputies conducting a welfare check on Crestridge Drive. The deputies then used tasers and pepper spray to subdue Gagliani. Authorities tell is the Deputies were…

Cost of Lexington curbside pick up set to jump

Lexington, SC (WOLO) — A contract for Lexington’s curbside pick up is about to expire and County officials say resident who live in unincorporated parts of the County, who subscribe to curbside pick up may soon see a difference in their bill within the next month. County officials say the rate customers have now has been in effect since 2009…