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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
West Columbia City Council has public hearing on “Brookland” TIF

West Columbia City Council has public hearing on “Brookland” TIF

Funding for West Columbia parking garage discussed at meeting West Columbia City Council moved forward with a funding mechanism that will impact the Brookland development. Council held a public hearing, Tuesday, on the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) that will pay for infrastructure improvements for the property at State and Meeting streets. Attorney Lawrence Flynn, an expert in TIF funding, said […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Councilman Tim James attends  his last meeting

Cayce City Councilman Tim James attends his last meeting

Cayce City Councilman Tim James attended  his last City of Cayce council meeting, Tuesday. James is leaving his post to take a job in Florida. The election to replace him on city council will be held Sept. 15. 

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce woman killed in West Columbia crash

Cayce woman killed in West Columbia crash

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a two-vehicle crash fatal accident which occurred at approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday. The crash occurred on Interstate 26 eastbound at mile marker 113 in West Columbia. According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, Olivia K. Johnson, 21, of Cayce was a passenger in a vehicle which […]

by · September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lawmakers unify against Carolina Water discharge into Saluda River

Lawmakers unify against Carolina Water discharge into Saluda River

Lawmakers unified Monday at a press conference to oppose the renewing of a permit for Carolina Water Service. The company is in the middle of a DHEC permitting process that would allow for the discharge of waste into the Lower Saluda River, that flows through West Columbia, and down stream into the Congaree River, in Cayce. Regardless of political party, […]

by · September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series begins Friday

CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series begins Friday

The 2015 CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series begins Friday. The line-up is : September 4th : DELEVELED The series kicks off with “Rockin’” the River! Featuring Jessica & Jeff from Prettier Than Matt. September 18th : THE TRAVELIN’ KINE w/ Cayla Fralick 2014 Charleston’s City Paper Americana Artist of the Year Winners September 25th: BRIAN CONNER and […]

by · September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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