Articles by: Terry Ward

Drugs, guns and money found in Springdale hotel-room raid

Drugs, guns and money found in Springdale hotel-room raid

The Springdale Police Department arrested four people and charged them with drug-related crimes. Officers responded to a drug complaint at a local hotel on Cherokee Lane, Wednesday, according to an announcement from Springdale Police Chief Kevin Coronett. A caller reported the suspicion of illegal drug activity to police. Officers attempting to get into the hotel room reported the odor of marijuana coming from […]

by · November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies woman killed in accident

Coroner identifies woman killed in accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the person who was killed in a single vehicle accident in the early morning hours of Thursday. Shalonda Monique Duncan, 24, of Gaston was was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries she suffered in the accident.  Duncan was traveling west on Highway 302 near Old Orangeburg Road at […]

by · November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Highway patrol reports fatal accident in Lexington County

by · November 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Phase 1 of Cayce Riverwalk is open

Phase 1 of Cayce Riverwalk is open

Phase 1 of the Cayce Riverwalk is OPEN. A message from the City of Cayce says the Cayce Parks Department has been busy and worked hard to get Phase 1 back open.

by · November 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Can you name New Brookland officials from 1937?

Can you name New Brookland officials from 1937?

This photo was taken in 1937, when what is now West Columbia was called New Brookland. It depicts  several leaders of New Brookland. Many of the descendants of some of these men are active in the West Columbia community. The names are available and will be posted in a few days. The picture belongs to Bill Mooneyhan of Mooneyhan’s Auto […]

by · November 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree River (Gervais Street) Bridge, circa 1900

Congaree River (Gervais Street) Bridge, circa 1900

This photograph is in the Richland County Public Library. It’s a photo of the Congaree River Bridge ca. 1900. The reproduction of a photograph is in the the library’s Bicentennial collection.  Notes: Title from photograph: The bridge pictured was completed in 1872 and constructed of steel and wooden flooring resting on granite pillars. It was located at the site of the present […]

by · November 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man in West Columbia arrested for soliciting a minor

Man in West Columbia arrested for soliciting a minor

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Damontrez O’neil Anthony (DOB: 1993) of West Columbia. He was arrested on three charges connected to the sexual solicitation of a minor.  The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office, a member of the state’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, assisted in […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks has development focus

New West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks has development focus

West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks steps into his new role as a West Columbia City Councilman with a lot of projects percolating. The Brookland project, at State and Meeting streets, is being negotiated. Other parts of the city, including Sunset Boulevard are adding businesses, and the Flow Townhomes are being constructed on the riverfront. Brooks said he has confidence in […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bridgeforth, Weatherford receive LMC Foundation’s award

Bridgeforth, Weatherford receive LMC Foundation’s award

Christopher Bridgeforth, of Sandhills Hills Primary School,  has been recognized as the Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Living Well Student-of-the-Month.  Marie Weatherford, also from Sandhills Hills Primary School, is the Living Well Teacher-of-the-Month. Christopher and Marie were recognized at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. They are pictured with Renee Dooley, of the Lexington Medical Center Foundation, sponsor of the award. The breakfast […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
South Congaree’s Roger Singleton is Officer-of-the-Month

South Congaree’s Roger Singleton is Officer-of-the-Month

Roger Singleton 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 Jason Shumpert, South Congaree Police Cheif and Vaughan Dozier of First Community Bank, sponsor of the award. The breakfast was held at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus. Photo by Vicki Lovett of […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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