Articles by: Terry Ward

Lexington County investigates robberies at West Columbia  store

Lexington County investigates robberies at West Columbia  store

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a series of armed robberies at a West Columbia convenience store. Investigators said the first robbery at the Scotchman in the 2900 block of Sunset Boulevard happened Oct. 6 when a black male suspect went into the store about 2:15 a.m. Images from the store’s security […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport at home for O-W, Brookland-Cayce goes to Hanahan

Airport at home for O-W, Brookland-Cayce goes to Hanahan

Airport gets a playoff home game and Brookland-Cayce will hit the road. Both Region 5, 3A teams are in the state high school football playoffs. Airport, 9-1, will take on Orangeburg-Wilkinson. O-W is 4-6. It is a home game for Airport. Brookland-Cayce, 4-6, will travel to play at Hanahan, 8-2. The playoff games are Friday at 7:30 p.m.. Match-ups were […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Eric Fowler bids farewell to West Columbia City Council

Eric Fowler bids farewell to West Columbia City Council

After 24 years, West Columbia City Councilman Eric Fowler will finally miss a meeting. Fowler has retired from council. His last meeting was Monday. In almost two-and-a-half decades on council, Fowler never missed a meeting. “I’ve been healthy all my life. It’s only by God’s grace that I have been able to serve for so long without missing,” Fowler said. He […]

by · November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia PD needs help feeding families

West Columbia PD needs help feeding families

West Columbia PD needs help feeding families The West Columbia Police Department needs your help more than ever to help with feeding families in the area. If you can, please help support their efforts for a worthwhile cause. Monetary and food donations are being accepted. You can mail a check or bring cash to the West Columbia Police Department Attn: […]

by · November 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District 2 participated in Boys Run Hard

Lexington School District 2 participated in Boys Run Hard

Several schools from Lexington School District 2 participated in Boys Run Hard, Saturday. It teaches second-through-eigth grade students how to lead and live an active, healthy and wholesome lifestyle. The run was held in Irmo and fratured students from all over Lexington County. Teams (boys and girls) from Brookland-Cayce Grammar No. 1, Pinveview Elementary, Springdale Elementary, Taylor Elementary, Davis Elementary […]

by · November 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Ashley Hunter is the new owner of MPA Strategies

Cayce’s Ashley Hunter is the new owner of MPA Strategies

Cayce’s Ashley Hunter is the new owner of the rebranded MPA Strategies, LLC. The company was formally known as McKay Public Affairs. Hunter served as vice president of the agency. She has now assumed the role as the agency’s owner and chief executive officer. Hunter has served as spokeswoman for the City of Cayce since 2011. She will maintain her role as […]

by · November 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton was elected mayor of West Columbia Tuesday, defeating incumbent Joe Owens. Horton received 1,097 votes to Owens’ 555 votes. “I’m humbled and appreciative for the support of the citizens,” Horton said. “I look forward to working with city council and the great employees of the City of West Columbia. I want us […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Victim in early Wednesday fatality identified

Driver killed overnight in single-vehicle accident in Lexington County is identified. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher states that at approximately 12:15 A.M. on November 4, 2015, a Ford F-250 truck was traveling on Caney Branch Road toward Windmill Road in Leesville when the driver of the truck identified by Coroner Fisher as Anthony Todd Risinger, 42, of Leesville failed to […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Pedestrian killed on Saturday is identified by coroner

Pedestrian killed on Saturday is identified by coroner Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher states that on Saturday at approximately 3:30 a.m, a 1997 Toyota traveling south on Bush River Road in the Irmo area of Lexington County struck a pedestrian who was found to be under the influence, wearing dark clothing. The victim was walking in the middle of the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Lexington County traffic fatality reported by SCDPS

Lexington County traffic fatality reported by SCDPS The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting that a fatal traffic accident occurred early Wednesday morning in Lexington County. The report of the accident was posted at 2:08 a.m. on the SCDPS website. The location of fatal collision was Wind Mill Road. No other details were reported.

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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