Articles by: Terry Ward

I-26 bridge over Leaphart Rd. damaged, 2 lanes closed temporarily

I-26 bridge over Leaphart Rd. damaged, 2 lanes closed temporarily

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will close two lanes of Interstate 26 eastbound near mile marker 110 at the Leaphart Road bridge beginning at approximately 11 a.m. Friday (March 24.) The closure is necessary because a vehicle struck the bridge earlier today. SCDOT has inspectors on site to perform temporary repairs to ensure the safety of the traveling public. […]

by · March 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia issues release on death of Councilman Dale Harley

City of West Columbia issues release on death of Councilman Dale Harley

From the City of West Columbia: The City of West Columbia is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mayor Pro-Tem L. Dale Harley on Thursday, March 23, 2017. He had represented Council District 1 since he first was elected in September 1993.  He also served two previous terms as mayor pro-tem during his tenure on city council. Mayor Pro […]

by · March 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ribbon cut on Cayce’s repaired Newman Boat Landing

Ribbon cut on Cayce’s repaired Newman Boat Landing

The Thomas E. Newman Boat Landing is officially reopened. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin paid tribute to Newman (now deceased)  Thursday. He was a veteran, an educator and a basketball coach at Brookland-Cayce High School. The small ceremony to reopen the landing was held at the site off of 12th Street Extension, near Riverland Park, in Cayce.  The popular landing had been closed after […]

by · March 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Councilman Dale Harley dies

West Columbia City Councilman Dale Harley dies

West Columbia City Councilman Dale Harley passed away about 5 a.m. Thursday according to West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. “Dale will be sorely missed,” Horton said. “He was a real stalwart. You could always count on his good, sound advice. He knew what was going on and he had a good sense for doing the right thing.” Horton said Harley, who […]

by · March 23, 2017 · 3 comments · NEWS
Novinger Building on Meeting Street is sold

Novinger Building on Meeting Street is sold

An office building at 602 Meeting Street in West Columbia has sold. It’s the Novinger Building. The sale was reported Wednesday by NAI Avant and senior broker Macon Lovelace, who represented the buyer. Yhe buyer is Toure, LLC. Midlands Businesswoman Cathy Novinger died last year after a battle with cancer. Her family owned the building. Since her passing, the Girl Scouts […]

by · March 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale holding Easter Egg Hunt

Springdale holding Easter Egg Hunt

The Town of Springdale has scheduled an Easter Egg Hunt for April 8. It will be at the park beside Springdale Town Hall on Platt Springs Road, from  11 a.m. until 1 p.m.  There will be games, refreshments and face painting.

by · March 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Candlelight vigil scheduled for Kelly Family, fire victims

Candlelight vigil scheduled for Kelly Family, fire victims

A candlelight vigil has been scheduled for the Kelly Family. The Kelly Family lost four members to a fire, early Tuesday morning. The vigil is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brookland-Cayce High School flag pole. A prayer session will be held for the family. One of the Kelly Family children, who survived, is a student at BCHS.  Brookland-Cayce High […]

by · March 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce swimmer Nathan Walton is State Champ in Fly and Free events

Brookland-Cayce swimmer Nathan Walton is State Champ in Fly and Free events

Natahn Walton, a Brookland-Cayce High School swimmer, competed in the 2017 SC Short Course State Championship Meet Feb. 17-10, in Greenville. Walton finished first, and is the State Champ in the 100-Fly and the 100 Free. Walton was second in the 100 back and qualified for the Winter Junior Nationals. He was fourth in the 50 Free. He also finished […]

by · March 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce to hold reopening celebration, Thursday, of Newman Boat Landing

City of Cayce to hold reopening celebration, Thursday, of Newman Boat Landing

The City of Cayce will hold grand re-opening celebration of the Thomas E. Newman Boat Landing. It’s at 4 p.m. on Thursday.  The boat landing sustained significant damage during the October 2015 flood and has been closed since. The boat landing is one of Cayce’s most used recreation sites and the City is excited to celebrate its reopening, said Ashley Hunter, City […]

by · March 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
4 fatal fire victims identified

4 fatal fire victims identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identities of the four victims of the residential structure fire located in the 100 block of Mossborough Drive in Lexington County The fire occurred on Tuesday around midnight. Fisher states that Amanda G. Kelly, 34, Scott A. Kelly, 42, Elizabeth M.Kelly, 9, and Judah A. Kelly, 10 months were found deceased in […]

by · March 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS