Articles by: Terry Ward

Cayce seeks artists to paint 2 murals, proposals due Sept. 9

Cayce seeks artists to paint 2 murals, proposals due Sept. 9

The City of Cayce is working to implement an Arts District on State Street, the original heart of Cayce. Public art is essential to this vision and the City is commissioning artists to design and paint two murals that will be visible to the public as they are walking and driving along State Street. The City is requesting proposals from […]

by · August 22, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crash causes closed ramp on I-20, at SC 6 in Lexington, Wednesday morning

Crash causes closed ramp on I-20, at SC 6 in Lexington, Wednesday morning

A collision on eastbound I-20 between South Lake Drive (SC-6) and Augusta Road (US-1) has the entrance ramp I-20 at South Lake Drive closed. Lexington Police officers are assisting the S.C. Highway Patrol in the area. Seek an alternate route as this area is experiencing extreme traffic congestion.

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man dies in I-20 accident

West Columbia man dies in I-20 accident

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual who died in vehicle collision that occurred early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred on Interstate 20 westbound at mile marker 82, Elgin. Wesley Dean Welch, 47, of West Columbia, was the unrestrained driver of a SUV that was struck by a tractor trailer. Mr. Welch was pronounced dead at […]

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police arrest car theft suspect

West Columbia Police arrest car theft suspect

The West Columbia Police Department made an arrest in a car theft that occurred on August 20, 2019 in the City of West Columbia. On August 20, 2019 at approximately 9:12 a.m. Officers received a call of a stolen vehicle that had just occurred. The vehicle was stolen from Lizard’s Thicket at 2234 Sunset Blvd in the City of West […]

by · August 21, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
19-year-old woman dies attempting to jump on tractor-trailer on I-20, says coroner

19-year-old woman dies attempting to jump on tractor-trailer on I-20, says coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after being struck by a semi-trailer following a multiple vehicle collision that occurred on Interstate 20 Eastbound at mile marker 59 shortly before 11 a.m., Tuesday. According to Fisher, Maliyah Smith, 19, of East Point, Georgia was pronounced dead at an area hospital due to injuries sustained. Ms. Smith […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian hit on I-20, in Lexington County

Pedestrian hit on I-20, in Lexington County

Lanes of I-20 East were blocked for a while Tuesday, at the 59 mile marker due to a crash. A pedestrian in the road was struck by a vehicle. The person hit was transported by EMS to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The initial collision involved several vehicles, according to Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Female severely burned, man charged with attempted murder, arson

Female severely burned, man charged with attempted murder, arson

The  Cayce Department of Public Safety  at approximately 3:30 a.m., Tuesday,  responded to a call of a house fire on Lexington Avenue in Cayce. Upon arrival, officers found the back part of the home engulfed in flames and a female victim who was severely burned. She is being treated at an area hospital. Cayce Public Safety officers located the suspect […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Terra pre-selling tickets for 4-course wine dinner event

Terra pre-selling tickets for 4-course wine dinner event

A dinner event taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 at Terra on State Street in West Columbia. Terra Chef Mike Davis and the Terra team will have the pleasure of hosting Kevin Pike of Schatzi Wines for a special four-course wine dinner. The prix fixe menu, prepared by Chef Davis, will be complemented by a selection of […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Emergency personnel respond to house fire in Lexington, Monday

Emergency personnel respond to house fire in Lexington, Monday

Lexington Police Officers assisted Lexington County Fire Service with a residential structure fire on Allenbrooke Drive in the Wellesley neighborhood Monday just after 6 p.m. The structure is located right off of Sunset Boulevard, at the I-20 Exit. Access to homes in the area may were temporarily limited until emergency personnel cleared the scene. No injuries were reported, but one […]

by · August 20, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Kicking Diabetes Out Of The Park” fundraiser for Jerome Franklin is Sept. 7-8, in West Columbia

“Kicking Diabetes Out Of The Park” fundraiser for Jerome Franklin is Sept. 7-8, in West Columbia

Jerome Franklin was diagnosed with type two diabetes at age 26. At age 37, he had a stroke. He is determined to keep fighting the encroaching ailment said his Aunt Michelle Franklin, but he needs physical therapy. To help pay for the physical therapy, Michelle has planned a the Jerome Franklin Fund-raiser Kick-ball tournament for Sept. 7 and 8, at […]

by · August 19, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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