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West Columbia Police  Officer David Tyler Thompson named Officer of the Month at Chamber breakfast

West Columbia Police Officer David Tyler Thompson named Officer of the Month at Chamber breakfast

Officer David Tyler Thompson of the West Columbia Police Department received the Officer of the Month award Tuesday at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber September Breakfast. Thompson is pictured with Andy Markl of The Graphics Source, Capt. John Norman of the WCPD and Richard Skipper, executive Director of the C-WC Chamber.

by · September 26, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Meghan Hickman, of engenuitySC, speaks at C-WC Chamber Breakfast, Tuesday

Meghan Hickman, of engenuitySC, speaks at C-WC Chamber Breakfast, Tuesday

Meghan Hickman, executive director of engenuitySC was the speaker at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s September Breakfast, Tuesday. It was at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church. “We have an awful lot to be proud of,” said Hickman. engenuitySC compiles data regarding the features of six Midlands counties that make up the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA. That data […]

by · September 26, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fall Rhythm on the River begins Friday – City providing shuttle service from parking lots

Fall Rhythm on the River begins Friday – City providing shuttle service from parking lots

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, begins Friday. The Fall concert series has been moved (from Sunday afternoons) to Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It’s at the Riverwalk Amphitheater in West Columbia. “We listened to our audience and […]

by · September 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Elementary collecting water to help S.C. flood victims

Cayce Elementary collecting water to help S.C. flood victims

The students, teachers and families of Cayce Elementary School have collected 841 bottles of water after the first day of the Cayce Cares Bottled Water Drive. The water will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Florence and the resulting floods. They are accepting donation through Friday, Oct. 5th. Please drop off some bottled water if you can.

by · September 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees Raises Over $31,000

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees Raises Over $31,000

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation held its 4th Annual Tribute for Trees Gala on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018. The gala raised over $31,000, including a $10,000 donation from Soda City Friends. All of the money raised is dedicated to planting trees, shrubbery, and flowers along Sunset Boulevard and Augusta Highway to beautify roadways in the City. Foundation Chairperson Melissa Sprouse […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two announces make-up day for time missed from hurricane threat

Lexington Two announces make-up day for time missed from hurricane threat

Lexington Two has announced the days that students will make up as a result of time missed due to Hurricane Florence. Students will be required to attend classes on Monday, January 14 (previously a teacher in-service day);  Monday, February 18 (previously a student holiday); and Friday, March 22 (also an in-service day). The Board of Trustees, on the recommendation of […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man killed on bicycle in hit-and-run incident

Lexington County man killed on bicycle in hit-and-run incident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the bicyclist who died after being struck by a vehicle, Friday. The collision occurred Friday in the 300 block of Main Street in Gaston at approximately 5:50 a.m. According to Fisher, Mr. Christopher Samson Sharpe, 54, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Sharpe was riding his bicycle […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Body found in the Piney Grove Road area

Body found in the Piney Grove Road area

Lexington County deputies are investigating a death after a body was found, Thursday, in a wooded area off of Piney Grove Road. The body that was found in the area may have been at the site for at least a few weeks, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies are not looking for suspects and they do not believe […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
After floods, think insurance policy against disaster in West Columbia

After floods, think insurance policy against disaster in West Columbia

Don’t let your guard down. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. A week ago West Columbia dodged a major impact from Hurricane Florence, but city crews were ready and waiting. Cones were put in place to block off roads covered by water and personnel removed fallen trees and branches from some roadways in the city. While West Columbia missed the […]

by · September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two employees recognized with service awards

Lexington Two employees recognized with service awards

Nearly 60 employees of Lexington Two were recognized for their service Thursday. Awards were presented for 10, 20 and 30 years of service in Lexington Two during a reception before the monthly Board of Trustees meeting. Among the recipients, their schools and years of service: AIRPORT HIGH 10 years: Sarah Atkins, Karen Clement Williams, Herb Gray 20 years: Kathy Lambert, […]

by · September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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