Articles by: Terry Ward

Brookland-Cayce DECA shows well at State Conference

Brookland-Cayce DECA shows well at State Conference

BCHS DECA CHAPTER HAS GREAT SHOWING AT STATE CONFERENCE   The Brookland-Cayce High School DECA chapter had a great showing at the DECA State Career Development Conference in Charleston, Feb. 26-28. Marysusan Williamson, the Brookland-Cayce DECA advisor,  said she is “very proud of every student and their hard work.” Nino Chambers placed first with his Entrepreneurship Growth Plan and was […]

by · March 1, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Jenny Cunningham honored with Resolution presentation

Jenny Cunningham honored with Resolution presentation

Jenny Cunningham, West Columbia City Administrator who is retiring March 1, was honored Friday morning. Sen. Nikki Setzler, right, and Rep. Kenny Bingham presented Cunningham with a Resolution from the S.C. Senate and House commending her for her 37 years of service. The presentation was made at the West Columbia City Hall.

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia work session eyes future

West Columbia work session eyes future

It’s time to start the 2016-17 budget process, so the City of West Columbia held a planning session, Feb. 20. “It was a retreat,” said Mayor Bobby Horton, but it was at the West Columbia City Hall. “We did not incur the expense of going out of town.” Horton said all department heads – from the building department and sanitation […]

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council meets Tuesday, at 6 p.m.

West Columbia City Council meets Tuesday, at 6 p.m.

West Columbia City Council to hold its Regular Council Meeting March 1, at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street West Columbia. Part of the agenda: PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS 6.1. Recognition of Employees for Years of Service Service_pin_list_2016 4 6.2. Recognition of the Police Department Patrol Officer of the Year – Lt. John Norman 6.3. Recognition of the […]

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Tuesday for its regular council meeting. Council’s agenda items include: Three proclamations; Awarding of contract for upgrade to Cayce Public Safety’s Electrical System; City Manager Rebecca Vane’s report to council; and a closed session.      

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
District 2 students named Myrdis Walker scholars

District 2 students named Myrdis Walker scholars

56 STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO LEXINGTON TWO’S MYRDIS WALKER SCHOLARS PROGRAM Fifty-six (56) Lexington District Two students were inducted into the Myrdis Walker Scholars program as 2016 Scholars on February 11 at the Brookland-Cayce High School auditorium. Busbee Creative Arts Academy: Christina Brown, Emanuel Brown, Matias Isaac, Sierra McKnight, Dai Jaun Richardson and Justin Smith; R. H. Fulmer Middle:  Shamyah Biddle, India Candelario, Shannon Davis, Marcus Gadsden, Kristian Gilley, Nybria Jackson, Kemani Riley, Daequan Scott, Novean Singletary, […]

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Five running for South Congaree offices

Five running for South Congaree offices

The office of mayor is open in South Congaree, and so are three council seats. Filing to run for office in South Congaree closed on Feb. 5. The town will hold its election on April 5, according to Dean Crepes of the Lexington County Voter Registration office. Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Smith is not running for re-election for […]

by · February 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hillary Clinton is primary winner in Lexington County

Hillary Clinton is primary winner in Lexington County

Hillary Clinton was the big winner in Lexington County’s presidential primary for Democrats, Saturday. In Lexington County, Clinton got 61 percent of the vote. That amounted to 8,810 of the votes cast. Bernie Sanders got 39 percent of the vote or 5,584 ballots cast in his favor. There are 167,746 registered voters in Lexington County. Of those registered, 8.65 percent […]

by · February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Jenny Cunningham honored with Resolution presentation

Jenny Cunningham honored with Resolution presentation

Jenny Cunningham, West Columbia City Administrator who is retiring March 1, was honored Friday morning. Sen. Nikki Setzler, right, and Rep. Kenny Bingham presented Cunningham with a Resolution from the S.C. Senate and House commending her for her 37 years of service. The presentation was made at the West Columbia City Hall.

by · February 27, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
School board hears what Saluda River school could look like

School board hears what Saluda River school could look like

In January, the Lexington School District 2 Board agreed to allow for staff to investigate the possibility of remodeling two schools. One of the schools that could be considered for transformation to a K-through-2 school is Saluda River Academy for the Arts (SRAA.) The other is Pineview Elementary. At Thursdays’s school board meeting, the district’s operaions officer, Don Icenhower, outlined […]

by · February 26, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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