Articles by: Terry Ward

Airport drops close game to Richland-Northeast

Airport drops close game to Richland-Northeast

By Hannah Stone Richland-Northeast scored first against Airport, and held on for a 23-20 win Friday night. RNE scored another TD in the second quarter to go up 13-0. But then RNE muffed a punt and Airport recovered the ball on the four-yard-line.  Pugh scores for AHS and the PAT is good.  13-7. Airport scored again on a Paxton Brooks […]

by · September 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cocky visits BC Grammar School No. 1 to promote reading initiative

Cocky visits BC Grammar School No. 1 to promote reading initiative

By Lexington 2 Schools Everyone loves a surprise — especially when it involves a new book and a University of South Carolina mascot. Cocky made a surprise visit to an all-school assembly Wednesday at BC Grammar No. 1, where USC students read books aloud as part of Cocky’s Reading Express. Students at the Lexington Two school also received copies of […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Town of Lexington offers almost $1.6 million to buy Carolina Water Service I-20 plant

Town of Lexington offers almost $1.6 million to buy Carolina Water Service I-20 plant

The Town of Lexington wants to buy the embattled Carolina Water Service’s I-20 plant. The town it made its offer public in a press release Thursday afternoon. “Based on recent appraisal, the Town of Lexington has made an offer in the amount of $1.584 million to purchase the Carolina Water Service I-20 treatment facility and customer base,” was the content […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Man, teen charged with making bombs after alleged threat to White Knoll Middle School

Man, teen charged with making bombs after alleged threat to White Knoll Middle School

A Lexington County man and teenager have been charged with making homemade bombs after explosive materials were found at the man’s Leesville home. Peter John Munson, 57, was charged with possessing or threatening to use a destructive device, according to the arrest warrant. Munson turned himself in at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department this morning. The teen, who is not […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Preview of Friday’s Brookland-Cayce at Gray football game

Preview of Friday’s Brookland-Cayce at Gray football game

By Tyler Cupp It’s week five of the high school football season. Here is the preview for some of the Midlands’ big games. Link to Read more Week 5, High School football game previews BROOKLAND-CAYCE (3-2) AT GRAY COLLEGIATE (4-1) -Game to be played at Sprit Communications Park in Columbia This year, Brookland-Cayce will take on the War Eagles of […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Eclipse was the largest tourism event in state’s history, Solar Fest West a success, too

Eclipse was the largest tourism event in state’s history, Solar Fest West a success, too

The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse attracted more than a million-and-a-half visitors to South Carolina, according to the SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. It was the largest tourism event in the state’s history. Kelli Ricard, City of West Columbia’s events manager, said as many as 3,000 came to West Columbia’s Riverwalk and Amphitheater for the Solar Fest West. […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Leaphart Road Bridge on Schedule to open before end of the year

Leaphart Road Bridge on Schedule to open before end of the year

The Leaphart Road Bridge, over I-26, in West Columbia, could be open to traffic in the next three months or so, said Robert Power, an SCDOT engineer based in West Columbia. “Construction is pretty much on schedule,” he said. “We’re still planning to open if by the end of the year. It’s on time.” The bridge was closed unexpectedly in […]

by · September 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce C-Team is 3-0

Brookland-Cayce C-Team is 3-0

Brookland-Cayce C-Team is 3-0 in football. The C-Team, comprised of players from Busbee Creative Arts Academy and Norhtside Middle School, have defeated Irmo, Dutch Fork and Meadow Glen. The C-Team Bearcats were at home Wednesday for the Meadow Glen game. BC-C won 38-14.  

by · September 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School’s Paxton Brooks named Lexington 2 Student of the Year

Airport High School’s Paxton Brooks named Lexington 2 Student of the Year

There are a lot of things you’ve probably heard about Paxton Brooks, Airport High School’s football standout. He’s the nation’s No. 2 punter in the 2018 Kohl’s Kicking rankings. He’s got a 46.07 punt average at Airport so far this season (his longest: 61 yards) and is a perfect 3/3 so far in field goals. He recently announced his commitment […]

by · September 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Tree Tribute Gala (Sept. 26) redefining the city

Can you imagine what it would look like to have tree-lined streets connecting commercial to residential areas throughout West Columbia? That’s the question the West Columbia Beautification Foundation is answering. If you see an area of town starting to shine, there’s a good chance the West Columbia Beautification Foundation has a hand in it. The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is […]

by · September 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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