Articles by: Terry Ward

West Columbia City Council, Lexington Two Schools work together to facilitate new elementary school

West Columbia City Council, Lexington Two Schools work together to facilitate new elementary school

By being cooperative, and jumping in to help expedite the construction of the new elementary school, West Columbia City Council demonstrated that it shares in the pride of its community’s schools and the people who have had an impact in making those schools such a valued asset of the city. Also, one of the goals of West Columbia City Council is […]

by · May 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sandhills Elementary’s William Bozard, Rhonda Rosbury named Student, Teacher of the Month

Sandhills Elementary’s William Bozard, Rhonda Rosbury named Student, Teacher of the Month

William Bozard of Sandhills Elementary School was named Student-of-the-Month and Rhonda Rosbury of Sandhills Elementary School was named Teacher-of-the-Month during the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. Bozard and Rosbury are pictured with Sandhills Principal Holly Miller, left, and Ted McGee who presented the award for the Chamber. The breakfast was held at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church in West […]

by · May 24, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Eddie Stone of the South Congaree Police Department named Officer of the Month

Eddie Stone of the South Congaree Police Department named Officer of the Month

Officer Eddie Stone of the South Congaree Police Department was named Law Enforcement Officer of the Month at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. He is pictured with South Congaree Police Chief Josh Shumpert and Andy Markl, left, of The Graphics Source. The Graphics Source gave Stone a gift in support. Vaughan Dozier, right, is from First Community […]

by · May 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber welcomes new members

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber welcomes new members

Doris Edwards, of Attic Fanatic, Karen Erinfolami of Karen’s Mobile Kitchen and Catering, and Kristen Maddox of Palmetto Pressure Clean were welcomed as new members of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. Suzanne Riley-White, left, introduced the new members at the Chamber’s Breakfast at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church in West Columbia.

by · May 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Some flooding Monday, expect more rain Tuesday

Some flooding Monday, expect more rain Tuesday

Emergency personnel from the West Columbia Fire Department and West Columbia Police were called  to Sunset Boulevard Monday afternoon Heavy rains flooded a portion of Sunset Boulevard, at 12th Street. A driver (in photo) went into the water, and the car stalled. Crews were working to pull the car out of the water. The east bound lane of the street had to be closed. […]

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia highlights public works with Backhoe Rodeo

West Columbia highlights public works with Backhoe Rodeo

The horses were made of steel and they didn’t buck. The first West Columbia Backhoe Rodeo was held Monday at the Community Center on B Avenue. It was held in celebration of Public Works Week. Photo: Public Works Director Jamie Hook times competition. The Backhoe Rodeo featured personnel from the public works department. In timed competition, operators were challenged with […]

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce baseball player Tristan Watts accepts college scholarship

Brookland-Cayce baseball player Tristan Watts accepts college scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School baseball player Tristan Watts has signed a college scholarship letter to play baseball with Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio. Watts signed May 19. He won 16 games for the Bearcats in the 2017 season. Watts is pictured with his parents, Craig and Paula Watts and baseball coaches Rusty Charpia and Keith Huggins.

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Palmetto Latin 5 play next-to-the-last date of Spring Rhythm on the River concerts

Palmetto Latin 5 play next-to-the-last date of Spring Rhythm on the River concerts

The Palmetto Latin 5 played the Rhythm on the River concert, Saturday. It was the next-to-the-last date in the eight-event spring concert line-up. The Travelin’ Kine with Black Iron Gathering is the next and final show of the Spring Concert Series. The shows are at the base of the Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia, accessed on Alexander Road, at Meeting […]

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber presenting Field Days for kids

Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber presenting Field Days for kids

The Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber is presenting Cayce Field Days. It’s an interactive field day hosted each  Saturday  in June at Memorial Park. The Cayce Field Days provide the community with a free program to keep kids active and social at the start of summer. This event is free to children from preschool to middle school across the Midlands. Cayce […]

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police Department holding Bicycle Rodeo, Saturday

Springdale Police Department holding Bicycle Rodeo, Saturday

The Springdale Police Department is holding the Second Annual Bicycle Rodeo Saturday (May 27.) It’s free and open for elementary school-aged children. The bike rodeo starts at 9 a.m. at Springdale Baptist Church, 357 Wattling Rd. (Next to Springdale Elementary School.) There will be a bicycle safety presentation, prizes, bike inspections and adjustments.

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS