Area News

McCrury Sworn In as Newest LPD Officer

Article by W. Clay Crook- Jonathan David McCrury was presented by Lexington Police Chief Roger Loftin to the Lexington Board of Mayor and Alderman on Tuesday evening, November 17, 2020. McCurry is a Lexington native, the son of David and Georgietta McCrury, and has been with the Jackson Police Department for the… For complete coverage,…

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United Minds Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

Article by W. Clay Crook- Saturday, November 21, 2020 was a day for expressions of love, appreciation, and thanksgiving as United Minds of Lexington hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for senior citizens and shut in’s. “We understand some seniors won’t be able to prepare their own dinner or get out to visit family this Thanksgiving season,…

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Christmas Tree Lighting Planned for December 10th

Article by W. Clay Crook- Chamber of Commerce President David Watts released that there is a Christmas Tree lighting planned at the Henderson County Courthouse on December 10, 2020. Although several of the details will be released later, the event is planned for 5:30 p.m. on the court square. “We are going to have a…

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Lexington City Board Holds Work Session

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for Lexington met for their monthly work session on Tuesday evening, November 17, 2020 at the Lexington Utilities Operations Facility on Maple Street. In the mayor’s opening statement, he mentioned that COVID-19 cases have been on the rise and that it has been a…

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Henderson County Sheriff’s Department Issues Scam Alert

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department issued a warning on Friday, November 20, 2020 for a scam alert that strikes close to home. “Someone is calling people acting as a Henderson County deputy and saying they have a failure to appear arrest warrant. These people are instructing the victim to go to…

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LMS Receives National Beta Recognition

Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington Middle School recently received some wonderful news. They have been recognized as a National Beta School of Merit. Bobby Hart, Chief Executive Officer of the National Beta Club in Spartanburg, SC, congratulated them on the achievement. “This prestigious honor is a true indication of your dedication to academic excellence and…

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Downtown Lexington Busy with Christmas Open Houses

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Christmas season was official as local downtown Lexington businesses opened up their doors on Friday, November 20th through Sunday November 22nd for their traditional Christmas Open House events. Downtown participants this year were the Town & Country Flowers and Gifts, Gift Garden, LinWood Confections in their new location in the…

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Free Flu Shot Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- There is usually a long line waiting for the Free Flu Shot Day event to open each year, but it was a bit of a slow start this year. Leesa Blankenship said that she thought that many people may have already jumped ahead and gotten the flu shot early. The Henderson…

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Beecham Gives Lexington Rotary Thanksgiving Address

Article by W. Clay Crook- The special guest speaker for the November 24, 2020 Lexington Rotary Club was Rotarian David Beecham delivered the Thanksgiving address for the group. His father, Bishop Bobby Beecham, and David’s son Michael were also special guests. “We’ve gotten into a traditional American way of doing things for Thanksgiving, watching football,…

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