Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday next to the Lexington County Courthouse.
The law enforcement community in Lexington County is holding a memorial Wednesday morning to honor fallen officers. The service will be at 10 a.m. at the Lexington County Law Enforcement Memorial at Lexington Square on East Main Street beside the Lexington County Courthouse. A reception will follow at the Lexington Municipal Complex Conference Center.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The service will start at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Lexington Square.
Lexington town leaders, pastors and community members will gather Sunday for a candlelight vigil honoring the victim's of last week's mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The service will start at 5:30 p.m. at Lexington Square next to the county courthouse, and will last about 30 minutes. Pastors from the "Together for the City" coalition of churches will pray for the families who lost loved ones. Town council also issued a resolution Thursday extending their condolences to the Town of Newtown and urging citizens to offer their support and prayers for the survivors and the families of victims. See the full resolution attached.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The town's newest park will open Thursday, with an official dedication of a law-enforcement memorial.
The official dedication of Lexington Square park -- the town's newest -- won't happen until this fall. But the unofficial opening is scheduled for Thursday morning, with an official dedication of the park's law enforcement memorial. Dedication of the monument will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the park, located at the corner of East Main Street and South Lake Drive beside the county Judicial Center. The dedication will feature monument designer, Chief Mark Keel, of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, as guest speaker. Other members of Lexington County law enforcement, along with community leaders, will honor the memories of those whose names appear on the monument along with their families who will be in attendance. Law …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Downtown "Lexington Square" could be ready for use before the end of May.
The corner of East Main and South Lake Drive beside the county Judicial Center in downtown Lexington right now is a mess of dirt and earth-moving equipment behind a makeshift chain-link fence. But soon, town leaders hope, it will be a hub of activity that could help Lexington's sleepy and moribund downtown spring to commercial and civic life. "Lexington Square," now under construction, should be ready for the public's use as soon as mid-May, The State reports. When done, it will the town's fifth park, and a linchpin in the town's goal to turn Main Street into a vital community and commercial hub. "This is right in our mission," Jewitte Dooley, chairwoman of the Lexington Beautification Foundation, and one of the partners in the park's …