Articles by: Terry Ward

2 ways to help the West Columbia Beautification Foundation in the Christmas season

2 ways to help the West Columbia Beautification Foundation in the Christmas season

Want to contribute to a worthy cause and help make your home town better? There two ways to help the West Columbia Beautification Foundation in the holiday season. When shopping on Amazon, type smile.amazon.com, select the West Columbia Beautification Foundation, and .5% of all your purchases will be donated to beautify West Columbia.  The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is also […]

by · December 10, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School JROTC Drill Team wins 10th straight State Championship

Airport High School JROTC Drill Team wins 10th straight State Championship

The Airport High School JROTC Drill Team won their 10th consecutive overall All Army Palmetto State Drill Team Championship on Saturday. Below are the competitions the Eagles placed in: 1st Place Squad Exhibition without Arms 1st Place Squad Regulation without/Arms 1st Place Color Guard 1st Place Regulation Platoon Inspection with Arms 1st Place Squad Exhibition with Arms 1st Place Platoon […]

by · December 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia illuminated with 15th Annual Tree Lighting – Photo Gallery

West Columbia illuminated with 15th Annual Tree Lighting – Photo Gallery

The spirit of Christmas was in the air at the West Columbia City Hall, Friday night. Children, music and finally all was bright when the city’s Christmas tree – and the surrounding grounds – were illuminated. Photos from the evenings festivities are included. The bleachers were full and rows of people were standing as the annual program proceeded. At the […]

by · December 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Lions collect Toys for Tots, seeking volunteers

Cayce-West Columbia Lions collect Toys for Tots, seeking volunteers

The US Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots campaign is collecting toys in West Columbia. The program provides donated toys to local boys and girls before the holidays. You can donate toys at Mooneyhan’s Auto Repair, 1224 B Avein West Columbia and Ricky’s Tire and Auto, 1534 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Toys for Tots collected 26,822 toys in 2018 and […]

by · December 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety, Lexington County officers distributing food baskets for Christmas

Cayce Public Safety, Lexington County officers distributing food baskets for Christmas

The Cayce Department of Public Safety, along with Lexington County Sheriff’s officers are working to distribute Christmas food baskets to those in need.

by · December 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Elementary, Saluda River students raise funds to plant trees in West Columbia

Cayce Elementary, Saluda River students raise funds to plant trees in West Columbia

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation recognized Cayce Elementary and Saluda River Academy for the Arts this week for their fundraisers to purchase two trees to plant in the city. Students at both schools — including members of the new service club at Cayce — collected pennies and other spare change to raise the $200 needed to purchase a tree, part […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market announces Holiday Edition

West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market announces Holiday Edition

The City of West Columbia’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is open every Saturday, from 10 AM – 2 PM, through Dec. 21, under the pavilion and now expanded into the parking lot at 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC, in the Interactive Art Park. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, and produce. The City of West Columbia […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former teacher extradited to Lexington County to face  child sex charges

Former teacher extradited to Lexington County to face child sex charges

A former elementary school teacher has been extradited from Ecuador to Lexington County on charges of sexual contact with a minor. Hianlucas Isturiz Rodriguez, 42, engaged in sexual battery with a Red Bank Elementary School student multiple times while on duty at the school in 2016 and 2017, according to arrest warrants. Isturiz, known by students and parents as “Señor […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Registration is open

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Registration is open

Registration is now open for the City of West Columbia’s 3rd Annual Kinetic Derby Day on April 25, 2020. This year brings new opportunities for fun with family and friends with new obstacles for the Kinetic Sculpture Parade including a “dirty run” and a “clean run”! Registration for Kinetic Derby Day makes the perfect holiday gift. West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Schools invite community to holiday performances

Lexington 2 Schools invite community to holiday performances

By Dawn Kujawa-Lexington 2 Communications Director Let Lexington Two students help you get into the holiday spirit this season. Several schools will offer musical performances, open to the community. You also can catch performances at several community tree lightings and other holiday events. Here’s a sampling of upcoming activities. Unless otherwise noted, events are at the schools. Friday, December 6 […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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