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Gervais Street Bridge Dinner held to benefit our rivers

Gervais Street Bridge Dinner held to benefit our rivers

The Gervais Street Bridge was closed Sunday for the fourth annual Soda City Friends’ Gervais Street Bridge Dinner. The dinner featured live music and cocktails designed especially for the occasion by Josh Streetman, the award-winning head drink connoisseur of Motor Supply Co. Bistro. Deserts were by Ally & Eloise Bakeshop. Accommodations were provided by Something Borrowed. The dinner is a […]

by · October 23, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s water tank is the 2018 People’s Choice pick

Cayce’s water tank is the 2018 People’s Choice pick

After two weeks of online voting, the City of Cayce’s tank rose above the rest. Tnemec announced Monday that the 2018 People’s Choice water tank is in Cayce. The Cayce tank received 7,669 votes from the project team and the surrounding community, making it the highest voted tank in the history of the Tank of the Year contest. The tank […]

by · October 23, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
REMINDER: Groundbreaking ceremony for West Columbia’s enabling park scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Tuesday

REMINDER: Groundbreaking ceremony for West Columbia’s enabling park scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Tuesday

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Tuesday for West Columbia’s enabling park that is being designed for children of all abilities. The new park is at 212 Hudson Street, adjacent to the West Columbia Riverwalk and the new Brookland residential, commercial and retail complex that is being built. Construction of the park is scheduled to be completed in […]

by · October 23, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce fires city manager, hires Tracy Hegler

Cayce fires city manager, hires Tracy Hegler

The City of Cayce City Manager Brian Watkins was fired on Oct 17, “without cause by city council. ” He has been replaced by Tracy Hegler, the Richland County director of community planning and development, according to a City of Cayce news release. Watkins was newly hired in July. He replaced Rebecca Vance, who left Cayce as city manager in […]

by · October 22, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia woman dies in Columbia shooting

West Columbia woman dies in Columbia shooting

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual who died Saturday morning as a result of a shooting. It occurred in the 4000 block of Norman Street, in Columbia, around 5 a.m. Ms. Jerri Lynn Sigmon, 25, of Dew Avenue of West Columbia, was transported from the scene by Richland County EMS to Palmetto Heath Richland Memorial […]

by · October 22, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fall Rhythm on the River concert series ends on a perfect evening

Fall Rhythm on the River concert series ends on a perfect evening

Friday was the last concert of the 2018 Fall Rhythm on the River series. The concerts will resume in the spring. It was a perfect night for the finale, under the stars and the moon was beautiful. Friday’s featured band was Ashes of Old Ways. Emma Kate McLain opened the concert, and sang a song with the headliner. The Greater […]

by · October 22, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia has it “going on” – Groundbreaking for enabling park is Tuesday

West Columbia has it “going on” – Groundbreaking for enabling park is Tuesday

The City of West Columbia is on a roll. “The amount of activity in our city is phenomenal,” said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. “In order for so much to be done, a large amount of multi-tasking is required by our staff at city hall. They think outside-the-box. They are a talented and an experienced bunch. Everybody works together and […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 2 comments · NEWS
Friday is the last Fall Rhythm on the River concert

Friday is the last Fall Rhythm on the River concert

Friday is the last concert of the 2018 Fall Rhythm on the River series. The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Rhythm on the River Fall Series, presented by House of Raeford and the City of West Columbia, is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday. It’s at the Riverwalk Amphitheater in West Columbia. Friday’s band is Ashes of […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police arrest man charged with attempted murder

West Columbia Police arrest man charged with attempted murder

West Columbia Police arrested a Richland County man and charged him with attempted murder in connection to an incident that occurred Tuesday at 450 Meeting Street in West Columbia. Antonio Eugene Howell, 37, of 4600 Fort Jackson Blvd., Columbia, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. According to police, Howell got into […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Blended Bakery food truck expected to be in West Columbia, Thursday

Blended Bakery food truck expected to be in West Columbia, Thursday

There’s a new food truck in West Columbia. The Blended Bakery pulled up to the Carolina Food Truck Court on Meeting Street, next-to Good Wood Furniture, in West Columbia, Tuesday morning. The Blended Bakery is also scheduled to be in West Columbia, Thursday, and Friday. Hours are from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. It’s easy to recognize because the food […]

by · October 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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