Articles by: Terry Ward

Lexington Police release burglary suspect’s photo

Lexington Police release burglary suspect’s photo

The Lexington Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual involved in the burglary of Stephano’s Restaurant. Just  after  2 a.m.  on September 3, an unknown subject forced entry into the restaurant and removed the cash register drawer.  The subject is a white male, perhaps in his 30’s with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing black gloves, […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Construction company sign goes up on Sunset Boulevard

Construction company sign goes up on Sunset Boulevard

Hood Construction has put a sign on the site where a new Goodwill facility is to be built in West Columbia. The store will be at the corner of Klapman Road and Sunset Boulevard. The plans call for a 35,000-square-feet building. westmetronews.net Report about the Goodwill store Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina has not announced a  groundbreaking date, but Crystal […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce plays first home game, Airport at Dreher

Brookland-Cayce plays first home game, Airport at Dreher

After a tough 42-37 loss last week, to rival Airport, Brookland-Cayce will be at home Friday night. The Bearcats (1-1) take on Batesburg-Leesville. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. Airport (1-0) will go across the river to play at Dreher. Jim Baxter, high school sports reporter, is reporting that Airport QB Brett Burnett is out, and will not play versus Dreher. […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
History in West Columbia; Do you know where this building is?

History in West Columbia; Do you know where this building is?

This is a location in West Columbia. The building does not  look the same today, but it is still standing. Do you know where it is; and what it looks like now?    

by · September 4, 2015 · 5 comments · NEWS
Close game, Gamecocks win!

Close game, Gamecocks win!

South Carolina trailed North Carolina most of the night, in the opener in Charlotte Thursday, but the Gamecocks defeated the Tar Heels 17-13. It was not pretty, but it is a win. When the Gamecocks needed plays, if got them. The biggest one came with just more than three minutes left in the game. The Gamecocks  were up by four, […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Photos from “Wine Down with Beginnings” Friend-raising event

Photos from “Wine Down with Beginnings” Friend-raising event

The “Wine Down with Beginnings” Friend-raising Summer Event was held last Friday at McGee Auction Gallery, in West Columbia. Beginnings SC, based in West Columbia, is a non-profit that was formed to bring awareness about childhood hearing loss to members of the Midlands’ community. Beginnings executive director is Cara Senterfeit. The “Wine Down” Friend-raiser featured a Jazz Happy Hour with […]

by · September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Charles Warren, Saluda River fifth-grader helps save woman in distress

Charles Warren, Saluda River fifth-grader helps save woman in distress

From Kay Joseph, Lexington School District 2 Tonya Fryer, the principal at Saluda River Academy of the Arts (SRAA) in West Columbia, was contacted Tuesday evening by  George Crowe.  Crowe wanted  Fryer to recognize one of her students who helped save the life of his grandmother on Monday. Crowe’s grandmother had fallen in her yard and was there for an […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce releases information regarding Sept. 15, special election

Cayce releases information regarding Sept. 15, special election

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by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Food Truck Wars in Cayce this weekend

Food Truck Wars in Cayce this weekend

Get excited for the #SCFOODTRUCKFESTIVAL Wars & Beer Festival! SUNDAY 9/6 11am-6pm @ Old Columbia Speedway 2001 Charleston Hwy. Cayce, SC. Come check out a delicious array of cuisine from food trucks from the area. Featuring a mouthwatering variety of dishes, there will be something for everyone! Not to mention beer! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to picnic and […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman, 23, charged with felony DUI in fatal crash

Woman, 23, charged with felony DUI in fatal crash

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with felony DUI after a crash on I-26 in West Columbia. The collision occurred early Tuesday morning and resulted in a fatality. Olivia K. Johnson, 21, of Cayce died in the accident. Link to WestMetroNews report of fatal collision Destiny Mills has been charged, by the S.C. Highway Patrol, with felony DUI resulting in […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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