Articles by: Terry Ward

West Columbia mother of four killed in accident

Magdelene K. Anderson of West Columbia died Friday morning in a single-car wreck on I-77 in Richland County. Anderson was the mother of four children. Anderson, 38, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts, was heading south on I-77 near Jackson Boulevard around. She lost control of her SUV and ran off the road. The vehicle rolled several times. Anderson, […]

by · August 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council issues agenda for 6 p.m., Tuesday meeting

Cayce City Council issues agenda for 6 p.m., Tuesday meeting

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by · August 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sunset Boulevard was blocked after car accident, now open

Sunset Boulevard was blocked after car accident, now open

Sunset Boulevard was blocked, Saturday afternoon, in the 1500 block. Response to a single-car accident caused for a call to the West Columbia Fire Department and West Columbia Police (WCPD) along with EMS, said Capt. Scott Morrison with the WCPD. It is now reopened. It’s the second time the 1500 block of Sunset has been closed. On Wednesday, a fire […]

by · August 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport jumps on BC early, holds on for the win

Airport jumps on BC early, holds on for the win

Airport poured it on Brookland-Cayce early, Friday night, and a frantic comeback by the Bearcats fell short. The Eagles defeated BC 42-37. Airport scored five touchdowns in the first half, and only one in the second half. But it was enough. Brookland-Cayce started well, getting on the scoreboard first, after an Airport punt. With 5:38 left in the first quarter it […]

by · August 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Another West Columbia mayoral candidate files, three more for council

Another West Columbia mayoral candidate files, three more for council

A Release from the City of West Columbia. Newest filers – since the last report- are in BOLD Candidates File for City Elections in November Four people have filed to run for West Columbia office of mayor and eleven people have filed to run for West Columbia city council seats in the upcoming election on Nov. 3. Four incumbents have chosen […]

by · August 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Man gets 26 years for Waffle House armed robberies, spitting on jailer

Man gets 26 years for Waffle House armed robberies, spitting on jailer

A 22-year-old Columbia man was  sentenced to prison for robbing Cayce and West Columbia Waffle Houses, and committing other crimes in July of 2014. Rashaud Jamel Lee was given 20 years for two armed robbery charges and first degree assault and battery. The sentenced was announced Friday by the office of Eleventh Circuit Solicitor Donnie Myers. Lee  also received a consecutive […]

by · August 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man living in West Columbia gets 35 years for impregnating child

Man living in West Columbia gets 35 years for impregnating child

A West Columbia man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for sex crimes against a minor, according to the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor’s office. Judge R. Knox McMahon imposed the sentence against Martin A. Rodriguez, 24. After approximately 30 minutes of deliberation, a Lexington Jury found Rodriguez guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a minor, 2nd and 3rd degree. The […]

by · August 28, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police are investigating a shooting

West Columbia Police are investigating a shooting

Two men are wounded after being shot.  Capt. Scott Morrison  of the West Columbia Police Department said police are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday morning. Morrison said police were called around 1:30 a.m. to the 500 block of North Street  to investigate the shooting. When police arrived, they found two Hispanic males, with gunshot wounds,  in the house. Morrison said investigators found that two […]

by · August 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation has Tree Tribute

West Columbia Beautification Foundation has Tree Tribute

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation presented the Tribute for Trees, Thursday, in West Columbia City Hall’s New Brookland Room. Those who purchased a tree came out for a celebration. The goal is to help beautify West Columbia and personally make a difference in your community. You may still purchase a tree. All donations are tax deductible. Please call Brian at 803.791.1880, ext. 601. […]

by · August 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce at Airport has Big Game feel

Brookland-Cayce at Airport has Big Game feel

Excitement abounds in Cayce and West Columbia as kickoff time for a big football game approaches. Airport is preparing to face rival Brookland-Cayce, Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Airport. Brookland-Cayce is coming off of a big road win at Fairfield Central (FC) and it’s Airport’s first game of the season. This rivalry does not need any gas thrown on the […]

by · August 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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