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West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall takes pride in his city and his job

West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall takes pride in his city and his job

West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall has been in law enforcement since 1984, and in that time he has seen the profession evolve. From equipment to training, the job of police officer has become more complex over the years, but Tyndall always rises to the level of professionalism required. The West Columbia Police Department serves a community of more than […]

by · January 18, 2019 · 1 comment · NEWS
Man charged with DUI after crash into Cayce Waffle House

Man charged with DUI after crash into Cayce Waffle House

The S.C. Highway Patrol chased a man Thursday morning and the pursuit ended in a crash at the Cayce Waffle House on Airport Boulevard. As a result Gregory Alexander Maxwell, 27, was charged with DUI, failure to stop for blue a light, and driving while uninsured. Maxwell drove past a trooper on I-26 at a high rate of speed, according […]

by · January 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman charged with stabbing family member in Gaston

Woman charged with stabbing family member in Gaston

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gaston woman Tuesday night. Stacey Lynn Chasteen, 46, is being charged with attempted murder after officers responded to a stabbing at her home. She is also charged with using a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the interview investigators conducted on the scene, this all began as a family […]

by · January 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Award winner photos from Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Annual Dinner

Award winner photos from Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Annual Dinner

On this page are the photos of the award winners presented at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Annual Dinner. It was held at Still Hopes Retirement Center, Tuesday night. The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award went to Barbara Wilhm, Lexington Medical Center. All photos by Vickie Lovett-Pretty and Pictures Photography.  Bill Mooneyhan, Citizen of the year, with Steve Cohen and Richard Skipper […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
UPDATE – Crews search for man who jumped from bridge, bridges reopen

UPDATE – Crews search for man who jumped from bridge, bridges reopen

The Gervais Street Bridge and Blossom Street Bridge have both reopened to traffic. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and SLED are continuing to search for a reported jumper in the Congaree River. A helicopter is providing support with aerial search of the river. Original Story  A man jumped from the Gervais Street Bridge Wednesday morning. Before 11 a.m. the […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
12-year-old held, by Cayce police, in connection to vehicle thefts

12-year-old held, by Cayce police, in connection to vehicle thefts

The Cayce Department of Public safety notified the public of an incident that led officers to make a connection to recent car thefts in the area. Officers were alerted to suspicious activity Tuesday night on Haynes Lane, according to the department. While they were checking the area, they located a suspicious vehicle with numerous subjects inside. All occupants ran in […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber award winners announced at Annual Awards Dinner

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber award winners announced at Annual Awards Dinner

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Annual Awards Dinner was held at Still Hopes Retirement Center, Tuesday night. Below are the winners. Photos of all the winners will be published when all photos are available. Lexington 2 Student of the Year – Mattie O’Quinn Airport High School Lexington 2 Teacher of the Year Kim Donovan- Herbert A Wood Elementary Lexington 4 Student […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford donates headphones for every Cayce Elementary student

House of Raeford donates headphones for every Cayce Elementary student

House of Raeford’s non-profit organization, FLOCK, made a large donation to the students at Cayce Elementary School as part of an ongoing relationship. The school received 900 pairs of headphones, enough to provide one for every student. A presentation of the headphones to Cayce Elementary students and faculty was held at the school Tuesday. The donation was made after Allyson […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian struck and killed by tractor-trailer, coroner identifies

Pedestrian struck and killed by tractor-trailer, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning around 12:10 a.m.  The incident occurred in the 4200 block of U.S. 178, in Leesville. According to Fisher, Tommy Wade Goss, 47, of Lexington was in the road when he was struck by the truck. Goss was pronounced dead […]

by · January 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Link to get tickets for “Taste on the River” – Donate items for silent auction

Link to get tickets for “Taste on the River” – Donate items for silent auction

West Columbia Beautification Foundation to Host “Taste on the River” Tuesday, February 26 The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is hosting the 3rd Annual “Taste on the River” on Tuesday, February 26, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., at Stone River, 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia. Tickets are $50 per person and include two drink tickets, restaurant samples, and a silent […]

by · January 15, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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