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Springdale plans to install new splash pad beside town hall

Springdale plans to install new splash pad beside town hall

The Town of Springdale will install a new splash pad at the site where there is an older water feature. Springdale plans to install new splash pad beside town hall “We hope to have it ready for use this summer,” said Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop. The new splash pad will be 40 ft. by 40 ft. said Bishop. It will feature […]

by · February 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tuesday morning was foggy in West Columbia – photos

Tuesday morning was foggy in West Columbia – photos

Dense fog blanketed West Columbia, Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service in Columbia issued a dense fog warning that lasted until mid-morning.

by · February 21, 2018 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
23 injured in school bus versus SUV crash in Lexington County

23 injured in school bus versus SUV crash in Lexington County

The Lexington County EMS, Lexington County Fire Service, the S.C. Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department  responded to 400 block of Blackville Road in Lexington County. There was a bus versus vehicle collision in Gaston about 7:40 a.m., Tuesday. There 23 “patients” as the LCSD described them, from the accident. One with  with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. […]

by · February 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Soiree on State, Cayce Festival of the Arts is April 14

Cayce’s Soiree on State, Cayce Festival of the Arts is April 14

The second annual Soiree on State will be held on April 14. New this year, the City of Cayce has partnered with the Cayce Avenues Neighborhood Association to combine the Cayce Festival of the Arts with Soiree on State. The partnership will expand the Soiree on State to include more artists, a larger kid’s area, variety of musicians, and fun […]

by · February 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County deputies charge man in Gaston shooting

Lexington County deputies charge man in Gaston shooting

A Columbia man faces a handful of charges after a Saturday evening shooting on Havenwood Drive in Gaston. Michael Eugene Parker, 37, is charged with attempted murder, first and second degree assault and battery, domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and pointing […]

by · February 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia offices closed, sanitation crews not running on Monday

West Columbia offices closed, sanitation crews not running on Monday

The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday, February 19, in observance of Presidents Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 20. Household garbage, yard trash, and recycling WILL NOT be collected on Monday. Sanitation customers that normally receive services on Monday, will have household garbage ONLY picked up on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Tuesday’s sanitation […]

by · February 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man killed in Columbia shooting

West Columbia man killed in Columbia shooting

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the names Saturday of the two people who died overnight in a shooting at 926 Johnson Avenue, in Columbia. The incident occurred around 12:50 a.m., Saturday. According to the Columbia Police Department the men argued over cab fare before the shooting. Rayvon Wilmot, 38, of Dubbs Avenue, West Columbia, was transported by Richland County […]

by · February 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate defeats St. Joes Saturday, to play Lee Central Tuesday

Gray Collegiate defeats St. Joes Saturday, to play Lee Central Tuesday

Gray Collegiate Academy defeated St.Joseph’s, 83-31, in the second round of the 2A state basketball playoffs, Saturday night.  The game was played on the campus of Allen University. The War Eagles, from West Columbia,  used its size and athletic advantage over the Knights from Greenville, to jump out early. Despite the large margin of victory, Gray Coach Dion Bethea said […]

by · February 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
East Point Academy celebrates Chinese New Year

East Point Academy celebrates Chinese New Year

By Amy Roper-East Point Academy – Photos by Ashley Sturkie/Amy Roper East Point Academy in West Columbia has been abuzz with activity as the school and community celebrates Chinese New Year and the ringing in of the Year of the Dog. The celebration kicked off with the sixth annual Chinese New Year Celebration and Auction on February 9, 2018 at […]

by · February 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff implements plan to retain employees

Lexington County Sheriff implements plan to retain employees

The Lexington County Council has approved a program Sheriff Jay Koon will start immediately to help his department recruit and retain employees. Koon presented details of a monetary incentive package during the last council meeting. The initiative is the first phase of a comprehensive recruitment and retention plan that was submitted in the requested budget for the upcoming year. “Filling […]

by · February 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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