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West Columbia spring bursts forth with rhythm, river, parks and Kinetic Derby Day

West Columbia spring bursts forth with rhythm, river, parks and Kinetic Derby Day

From Rhythm on the River concerts and the opening of tubing season to Tartan events and Kinetic Derby Day, the West Columbia spring is bursting with activity. And there are two parks slated to open soon. They will have a more than a seasonal impact. “The opening date for the Interactive Art park is Mid-May,” said Anna Huffman, West Columbia […]

by · March 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Attorney Beth Branham to be National School Boards President, honored by S.C. Senate, House

West Columbia Attorney Beth Branham to be National School Boards President, honored by S.C. Senate, House

West Columbia Attorney Beth Dickerson Branham is a member of the Lexington Two District Board of Trustees. She will become the 72nd  National School Boards Association President next weekend during The National School Boards Association Annual Conference. It is the first time ever there has been a president of the NSBA from South Carolina. West Columbia Attorney Beth Branham to be […]

by · March 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
The Palmetto Experience holds ribbon cutting for river meeting facility, Thursday

The Palmetto Experience holds ribbon cutting for river meeting facility, Thursday

The Palmetto Experience held its ribbon cutting Thursday.  The ribbon cutting was sponsored by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. The facility is on the Saluda River, on Candi Lane off of I-126, beside Riverbanks Zoo. It’s for group retreats and events to have an all in one shared experience that includes meeting space, waterside recreation activities, transportation, catering and […]

by · March 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man hit and killed by train was deaf, coroner identifies

Man hit and killed by train was deaf, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the man who died after being struck by a train near the intersection of Chapel Road and Lois Lane in West Columbia, Thursday. The incident occurred around 9 a.m. Kenneth W. Zeigler, 59, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. According to the coroner, Zeigler was walking on the […]

by · March 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Publix to open a GreenWise Market in Lexington

Publix to open a GreenWise Market in Lexington

Publix is planning to open a GreenWise Market in Lexington. It will be one of several new locations throughout the South, according to SuperMarket News. Sized at around 25,000 sq.-ft., GreenWise Markets – similar to Fresh Market or Whole Foods stores- are aimed at customers focused on healthy lifestyles and “foodies” looking to indulge, according to Publix. GreenWise Markets are […]

by · March 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vehicle fire extinguished in South Congaree, Wednesday afternoon

Vehicle fire extinguished in South Congaree, Wednesday afternoon

Lexington County Fire Services units responded to a vehicle fire in the 700 block of Main Street in South Congaree Wednesday afternoon. A report from Lexington County said there were no injuries.  Lexington County photo. 

by · March 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Wednesday crash slows traffic in Lexington

Wednesday crash slows traffic in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department reported a collision on South Lake Drive (SC-6) at I-20, Wednesday. The crash had outbound traffic limited to a single lane in the median. The road was eventually cleared. Police were asking motorists to proceed with caution. LPD Photos. 

by · March 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce cheerleader, Kaleigh Watts, stricken with debilitating disorder

Brookland-Cayce cheerleader, Kaleigh Watts, stricken with debilitating disorder

The Watts family of Cayce is dealing with a crisis. Kaleigh Watts, daughter of Craig and Paula Watts, is a junior and a cheerleader at Brookland-Cayce High School. On Feb. 25, Kaleigh went to the doctor for what was thought to be a cold or sinus infection. She was diagnosed with an upper respiratory infection and given an antibiotic for […]

by · March 19, 2019 · 3 comments · NEWS
C-WC Lions Club celebrates Carroll Hutchinson, 40 years a Lion

C-WC Lions Club celebrates Carroll Hutchinson, 40 years a Lion

Carroll Hutchinson was recognized last week at the Cayce-West Columbia a Lions Club meeting. Hutchinson has served as a Lion for 40 years. He is pictured with C-CW Lions’ President Bill Mooneyhan. “We’re very grateful for all Lion Carroll has done for this community through his service as a Lion,” said Mooneyhan. He is a fine example of kindness. He […]

by · March 19, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Department donates $30,000 of equipment to Lexington 2 student firefighters

West Columbia Fire Department donates $30,000 of equipment to Lexington 2 student firefighters

West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith told West Columbia City Council Monday that the WCFD has donated its retired equipment to students of the Lexington School District Two Innovation Center. The WCFD has given retired firefighter coats, pants, helmets and boots, and fire hose to the school for use in training. The Innovation Center’s Firefighter course teaches search and rescue […]

by · March 19, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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