Articles by: Terry Ward

President Trump coming to Columbia next week

President Trump coming to Columbia next week

President Donald Trump is coming to Columbia next week. He is the keynote speaker at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum, Friday at Benedict College (1600 Harden St.). Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis released a statement regarding Trump’s visit: Benedict College is honored to have been selected by the 2020 Bipartisan Justice Center as the Historically Black […]

by · October 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Parents of kids of all abilities anticipate opening of West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk

Parents of kids of all abilities anticipate opening of West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk

“I have never been more proud of anything, than I am of that park,” said West Columbia Mayor Pro-Tem, Tem Miles. The Ribbon-Cutting for West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk – A Place for All Children to Play Together – is Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 9:30 a.m. At that time, the All-Inclusive ADA Accessible Park will be opened to […]

by · October 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce’s Lynn Summer inducted into the Heroes and Heroines Society

Brookland-Cayce’s Lynn Summer inducted into the Heroes and Heroines Society

A retired Lexington Two school teacher has been honored with one of the district’s most prestigious awards. Lynn Summer — who worked at Brookland-Cayce High School for more than two decades before her retirement earlier this year — was inducted into the Heroes and Heroines Society during a reception Thursday at the District Education Center. Summer was a health teacher […]

by · October 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Massive crash on Sunset Boulevard closes road

Massive crash on Sunset Boulevard closes road

A chase involving a stolen car ended in a massive crash on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, Thursday afternoon. The pursuit began at approximately 3:20 p.m. in the Broad River Road and Bush River Road area, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies tried to pull over the car believed to be stolen. The driver fled and the chase […]

by · October 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
3-vehicle crash in Lexington

3-vehicle crash in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department reported a three-car collision on Columbia Avenue at West Main Street, Thursday afternoon. The collision was blocking two outbound lanes, and was later cleared. There was emergency personnel directing traffic and attending to victims.

by · October 17, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Developer Joe Taylor investing in West Columbia

Developer Joe Taylor investing in West Columbia

This article was first published in the Sept.- Oct. City of West Columbia Newsletter (Click for link.) One of the state’s top developers is very excited about the opportunities to invest in West Columbia. Joe Taylor is the former S.C. Secretary of Commerce and owner of State Street Development Co. He is involved in several projects in West Columbia. Taylor […]

by · October 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market Expands

West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market Expands

The City of West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is open every Saturday, from 9 AM – 1 PM, through December 21, under the pavilion, at 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia, in the Interactive Art Park. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, and produce. Due to the wonderful response from vendors and the public, the West Columbia […]

by · October 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia offers new ways to pay utility bills and traffic citations

West Columbia offers new ways to pay utility bills and traffic citations

The City of West Columbia has new and enhanced ways to pay utility bills and traffic citations. The new system gives the ability to view water and sewer account details and pay traffic and code enforcement citations online. There is also a new pay by phone option. To access the new and enhanced bill pay options: Pay a water/sewer bill, westcolumbiasc.gov/water-sewer (step-by-step directions […]

by · October 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate Academy Receives Best of West Columbia Award

Gray Collegiate Academy Receives Best of West Columbia Award

Gray Collegiate Academy has been selected for the 2019 Best of West Columbia Award in the High School category by the West Columbia Award Program. Each year, the West Columbia Award Program identifies entities that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. These […]

by · October 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Passenger traffic continues to increase at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Passenger traffic continues to increase at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

From Kim Jamieson of Columbia Metropolitan Airport Columbia Metropolitan Airport continues to see strong and steady growth into the third quarter of 2019. In August, passenger traffic increased 9.15% over July with 120,648 passengers traveling through CAE during the month. Year-to date traffic stats show a 17% increase over the same travel period in 2018 with 898,024 passengers traveling through […]

by · October 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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