Articles by: Terry Ward

REMINDER – West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is Saturday

REMINDER – West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is Saturday

In just over a week, on Saturday April 21, Kinetic Derby Day will commence on State Street in West Columbia. As the date gets closer, the anticipation is mounting. Kinetic Derby Day is free and includes a kinetic sculpture parade, soapbox car racing for adults and children, art, food, and family fun. “West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day will be a […]

by · April 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rhythm on the River Spring concerts kick off season with good vibes – Show at 5 p.m., Saturday

Rhythm on the River Spring concerts kick off season with good vibes – Show at 5 p.m., Saturday

West Columbia’s Rhythm on the River Spring concerts started last week. The concerts are in the fourteenth year, and they are like a dependable old friend. “The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s opening week of CMC Rhythm on the River was a great success with Back South and Papa String Band,” said Richard Skipper, the Chamber’s executive director. “The newly renovated […]

by · April 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 School Board recognizes SC Junior Scholars

Lexington 2 School Board recognizes SC Junior Scholars

The Lexington 2 School Board recognized SC Junior Scholars at its meeting Thursday. They are: Busbee Creative Arts Academy: Rylee Burr Fulmer Middle: Jackson Bouknight, Arthur Kaminski, Chase Keisler, Sally Skinner Pine Ridge Middle: Tiffany Lin, Jillian Jacques. Jordan Jacques, Jennifer Hughes Northside Middle: Ainsley Allen, Joshua Arega, Abigail Boone, Luke Carroll, Cassie Drew, Zachary Garrison, Cole Geyer, Macy Giles, Bruce […]

by · April 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia home looks to be a total loss to Sunday’s storm

West Columbia home looks to be a total loss to Sunday’s storm

The life of Ernest Wyndham was drastically affected by the ferocious storm that roared through West Columbia Sunday afternoon. Wyndham said it sounded like a bomb went off, but it was actually three gigantic trees falling on his house in the Westover Acres home where he had lived for 50 years. The first two trees were connected and when they […]

by · April 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport wins 4A Region title in baseball

Airport wins 4A Region title in baseball

Tuesday was a night of celebration for Airport High’s Diamond Eagles, after the baseball team clinched the AAAA region title. But Wednesday, it was back to work to get ready for next week’s district tournament, following Airport’s 13-0 win over South Aiken on the road. Justin Allen got the win on the mound, pitching a shut-out. Getting back into the […]

by · April 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Spring Plant Exchange is Saturday

Cayce Spring Plant Exchange is Saturday

The Cayce Spring Plant Exchange event is Saturday.  For more information contact Katinia Taylor at (803) 550-9520 or visitwww.caycesc.gov

by · April 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G blasting underground in West Columbia Tuesday to install new power poles

SCE&G blasting underground in West Columbia Tuesday to install new power poles

A contract crew working for SCE&G is conducting controlled underground blasting in West Columbia between Kay Koon Lane and Redbird Drive Tuesday. SCE&G said the work is safely confined to a small area on existing SCE&G rights-of- way. People in the general area may hear or feel two brief rumbles. The work will remove underground rock to make room for […]

by · April 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Police holding Special Olympics fundraiser at 2 Chick-fil-A restaurants, Wednesday, Thursday

Lexington Police holding Special Olympics fundraiser at 2 Chick-fil-A restaurants, Wednesday, Thursday

The Lexington Police Department will begin fundraising efforts to benefit Special Olympics athletics with two days of “Cops on the Coop” events at both Chick-fil-A restaurant locations in the Town of Lexington on Wednesday and Thursday. Lexington Police Department officers, with help from Volunteers In Police Services (V.I.P.S.) members, will be at Chick-fil-A Lexington located at 5560 Sunset Blvd. in […]

by · April 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team places 3rd in the nation, at Army Nationals

Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team places 3rd in the nation, at Army Nationals

Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team brought home another big honor this past weekend, placing third in the nation at the 2018 U.S. Army JROTC National Drill Championships. The Army Nationals, held April 14 in Louisville, Kentucky, featured 98 of the nation’s best teams competing in a variety of armed and unarmed solo and team events. The Nationals is […]

by · April 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Police investigated collision on Dooley Road, Monday night

Police investigated collision on Dooley Road, Monday night

Dooley Road was closed for a while Monday night due to a collision investigation. The Lexington Police Department investigated the incident. Motorists were asked to seek an alternate route until the road re-opened.

by · April 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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