Articles by: Terry Ward

5-car crash on I-26 in West Columbia slows traffic Friday morning

5-car crash on I-26 in West Columbia slows traffic Friday morning

Interstate 26 East was blocked, Friday morning, at the 110 mile marker due to a crash with injuries, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. The crash resulted in traffic delays while crews cleared the road. The crash took place just before 9 a.m. near Sunset Boulevard (US 378) and involved five cars. Injuries were reported and one person was entrapped […]

by · May 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Chris Cranford, Ashton Miles, Derek Cothran compete in Friday’s Regional Backhoe Rodeo

West Columbia’s Chris Cranford, Ashton Miles, Derek Cothran compete in Friday’s Regional Backhoe Rodeo

The City of West Columbia is sending the top three competitors from Monday’s Backhoe Rodeo competition to the Midlands Regional Competition at the City of Columbia Public Works Facility, 2910 Colonial Drive. The competition is Friday at 10 a.m. Chris Cranford (1st Place) , Ashton Miles (2nd Place), and Derek Cothran (3rd Place) from the Water/Sewer Division will represent the […]

by · May 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, S.C. Highway Patrol team up to combat traffic fatalities

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, S.C. Highway Patrol team up to combat traffic fatalities

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Lexington County Sheriff’s Department are increasing patrols as part of a joint enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend to prevent highway fatalities and collisions. “Memorial Day is historically a heavy travel holiday as it signifies the beginning of summer for many,” said SCDPS Director Leroy Smith. “We are working with Sheriff Koon on additional […]

by · May 25, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cause of death of Dr. Adam Lazzarini’s wife pending, coroner’s report, lawyers at odds

Cause of death of Dr. Adam Lazzarini’s wife pending, coroner’s report, lawyers at odds

According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, the results of the official autopsy of Vanessa Biery, wife of Dr. Adam Lazzarini, are still pending. However, during the official autopsy, conducted on May 3, at MUSC in Charleston, no apparent evidence was found to indicate that Mrs. Biery’s death was natural. Due to the lack of an obvious cause of death, […]

by · May 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gula is new Executive Director at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Gula is new Executive Director at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

The Richland-Lexington Airport District has promoted Michael A. Gula to the position of Executive Director of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) after a national recruitment initiative. “I am very excited to transition into the role of Executive Director at CAE and work with the Airport Commission, staff, stakeholders and community,” said Mr. Gula.  “I look forward to opportunities that will […]

by · May 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce hosting a Riverwalk Scavenger Hunt, Thursday

City of Cayce hosting a Riverwalk Scavenger Hunt, Thursday

In honor of National Scavenger Hunt Day on Thursday (May 24,) Mayor Elise Partin and the City of Cayce are hosting a Cayce Riverwalk Scavenger Hunt. Residents are invited to find all the carved animal sculptures throughout the Riverwalk between the Blossom Street bridge and the train trestles downriver. This walking scavenger hunt will take place throughout the day Thursday. […]

by · May 23, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two announces 4 new principals

Lexington Two announces 4 new principals

From Dawn Kujawa- Lexington 2 schools communications director Four Lexington Two schools will have new principals for the 2018-19 academic year. At its board meeting Tuesday, the Lexington Two Board of Trustees approved the following appointments, based on the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. William James: David Damm will become principal at Airport High School. Damm, who most recently served as […]

by · May 23, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
One-half of Gray Collegiate’s student-athletes sign to play in college

One-half of Gray Collegiate’s student-athletes sign to play in college

On May 15, Gray Collegiate Academy had 11 student-athletes sign to play a sport in college. “That is 20 for the year,” said Adam Holmes, Gray’s Athletics Director. “We had a total of 40 senior athletes, so that means that 50 percent of our senior athletes signed or received money to go on and play sports at the collegiate level.” […]

by · May 23, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Obituary for West Columbia’s Garrett Galloway

Obituary for West Columbia’s Garrett Galloway

Garrett Allen Galloway, Sr, 43, of West Columbia, loving husband of Robyn Skipper Galloway, has gone home to be with our heavenly Father.  He passed away suddenly at his home early Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Born in Hartsville, SC, he was the son of Mrs. Robin Joy Johnson and the late Derrick “Ricky” Allen Galloway. In addition to his wife […]

by · May 22, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chris Cranford wins West Columbia’s Backhoe Rodeo

Chris Cranford wins West Columbia’s Backhoe Rodeo

  City of West Columbia employees participated in the Backhoe Rodeo, Monday. The competition was held at the B Avenue Community Center. It included the use of heavy machinery to perform precise maneuvers, like picking up an egg and pouring liquid from small containers. Chris Cranford was the winner of the rodeo. Ashton Miles placed second in the competition, and […]

by · May 22, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Share