I-95 was full of blue lights this week as Sumter County Sheriff’s Office pushed a traffic initiative called Operation Ice Storm. Officers were hoping to promote safer driving by showing a large police presence, but many of those incidents turned out to be more than just your average traffic stop.
Homeowners in Blythewood says they’re in a property battle with a big out of state investor, and now they need help from County Council. Residents say an area that is zoned for green space and recreation could be at risk of major construction if the council doesn’t step in.
As that tornado ripped through Lexington County, residents took shelter inside their homes and hoped for the best. One woman on Muddy Springs Road in Lexington County believes that she only made it out okay by the grace of God.
Parents are upset because their kids have worked hard to balance school and sports, and they were hopeful that they’d get to show off their talents on this field that was unveiled in the spring-summer of last year.
Sumter County School District voted to re-open a middle school that they shut down last fall, but today the financial committee board members say the district can’t comfortably afford to open that school back up.
At Tuesday night’s Richland School District 2 board meeting, we saw board members grouped together for the first time since Dr. Monica Elkins-Johnson was arrested for public disorderly conduct after an altercation following the previous board meeting.