Since this article is about transparency, it is right and proper for me to make the reader aware that Lexington Town Councilman Ron Williams is a friend and a neighbor.
When Lexington Councilman Ron Williams told me he was thinking of running for Mayor, I was surprised and confused . It isn’t like him to do something just for the heck of it and I can’t see him do it for ego or self promotion. Continue reading “Ron Williams For Mayor”
The two most popular public servants in Lexington County are identifiable simply by their first names. Like Elvis, you say “Katrina” and everyone knows you’re talking about South Carolina State Senator Katrina Shealy. In the Town of Lexington, and even beyond its borders, we all know the name “Hazel.” Continue reading “Hazel”
Information previously unavailable to Lake and Main indicate the Town of Lexington now plans to included some public parking on land now owned by Lexington Masonic Lodge #152. But that has not changed the Masons’ resistance. Continue reading “Too Little, Too Late, Too Bad”
The following letter was sent to Lake and Main unsolicited. With permission of the author, Mr. Charles D. (Dick) Kyzer, it is published here with only formatting changes and website link added. Continue reading “An Open Letter to the Citizens of Lexington From Masonic Lodge #152”
Negotiations between the Town of Lexington and Lexington Masonic Lodge #152 over Lodge property and a proposed hotel appear to be deadlocked, but the story – and controversy – continues. Continue reading “Eminent Domain Dead; Questions Remain”
Lake and Main previously reported that the hotel development company Lexington Hospitality paid $1 million for the property at 116 East Main Stree in downtown Lexington. In fact, the company also bought an adjacent, .24 acre strip of land for an additional $1 million, putting the total investment for a proposed Mariott-branded hotel at $2 million. Continue reading “Lexington vs Masons: Make That TWO Million and P-Nuts”