Articles by: Terry Ward

Brookland-Cayce JROTC, Rep. Joe Wilson in Columbia Veterans Day Parade

Brookland-Cayce JROTC, Rep. Joe Wilson in Columbia Veterans Day Parade

The Brookland-Cayce High School JROTC marched in the 41st Annual City of Columbia’s Veteran’s Day parade. Also in the parade was U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, who represents Lexington County in the US House. There were veterans from World War II, Vietnam, Korea, Iran and many others on hand. Some in wheelchairs, others hobbled to a spot on the curb to […]

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Veterans visit Riverbank

Veterans visit Riverbank

In recognition of Veterans Day, several veterans visited Riverbank Elementary School Friday. Monday was Veterans Day.

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Arts District gets $63,000 from Knight Foundation

Cayce Arts District gets $63,000 from Knight Foundation

The City of Cayce issued a big “Thank You” to the Knight Foundation. Cayce received a $63,000 grant for the Cayce Arts District. “We could not be more excited and grateful! Our city staff, leaders and passionate Cayce citizens worked together to make this happen,” read a post on the City of Cayce’s Facebook page.

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
New Bridge Academy students create garden at courtyard at the former Davis Elementary

New Bridge Academy students create garden at courtyard at the former Davis Elementary

New Bridge Academy’s students are always looking to take on community service projects.  This year, they found one right in their own backyard — or, in this case, their own courtyard. Students are transforming an exterior courtyard at the former Davis Elementary, where New Bridge relocated this summer. Students, working with University of South Carolina mentors and Lexington County Master […]

by · November 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Veterans celebrated at Brookland-Cayce, East Point to celebrate Vets, Monday

Veterans celebrated at Brookland-Cayce, East Point to celebrate Vets, Monday

Brookland-Cayce honored some of the school’s veterans Friday morning in an assembly. It was billed as a special day. East Point Academy Celebrates Veteran’s Day. Students at South Carolina’s Premier Chinese Language Immersion School to Celebrate Honor our Nation’s Bravest What: Students from kindergarten to middle school will come together to honor our veterans at two assemblies. The event will […]

by · November 11, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
QT gas station coming to Lexington, after buildings torn down

QT gas station coming to Lexington, after buildings torn down

A new QT (QuikTrip) gas station is coming to the corner of South Lake Drive and Glassmaster Road in Lexington. The new store will be where three rundown buildings used to be, across from Industrial Drive, according to a Facebook post on the Town of Lexington page. The three buildings on that property are in the process of being torn down. […]

by · November 11, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Space heater fire causes damage to home

Space heater fire causes damage to home

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Big Valley Lane in Lexington, was damaged by a fire Sunday morning. Lexington County Fire Services responded to the blaze. The Red Cross is helping three people by providing financial assistance for food, clothing, lodging and other essentials, and comfort kits containing personal hygiene items. The cause […]

by · November 10, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vehicle – motorcycle collision  in Lexington, Friday night

Vehicle – motorcycle collision in Lexington, Friday night

A vehicle versus motorcycle collision in the 4900 block of Sunset Blvd./US-378 is affecting inbound and outbound lanes of traffic. The Lexington Police Department reported the crash at about 10:15 p.m. . Police asked mortorists to please proceed with caution and be alert for emergency personnel who are on scene this collision.

by · November 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport, Gray Collegiate get first-round playoff wins Friday night

Airport, Gray Collegiate get first-round playoff wins Friday night

Airport picked up a win in the first round of the S.C. High School playoffs, defeating Colleton County, 21-14, at Airport, Friday night. Airport now moves on to play Lower Richland next week in round two, at Lower Richland. Lower Richland defeated Marlboro County 20-14, Friday.  Gray Collegiate Academy beat Fox Creek 42-7 in the 2A playoffs. Gray QB Hunter Helms […]

by · November 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies 2 pedestrians killed on Sunset Blvd. Thursday evening

Coroner identifies 2 pedestrians killed on Sunset Blvd. Thursday evening

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individuals who died after being struck by twp separate vehicles in the 700 block of Sunset Boulevard just before p.m. Thursday. Link to initial report According to Fisher, Mr. Rodney T. Mack, 41, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained. Mr. Mack was walking in the roadway […]

by · November 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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