Articles by: Terry Ward

Brookland project has support from West Columbia residents

Brookland project has support from West Columbia residents

There is support for the Brookland project proposed for West Columbia’s Vista.  On Jan 5, West Columbia City Council voted to table an ordinance to rezone the property at State and Meeting streets, after some residents questioned plans. Until the high-profile, four-plus acres in the vista are zoned for a planned unit development (PUD) plans are in limbo. That does […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis warns against life insurance lobbyists

S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis warns against life insurance lobbyists

Curtis Loftis is South Carolina’s Treasurer. He is also a West Columbia native and current resident. He has published a letter regarding insurance companies. The letter is below. Message from Curtis Loftis: Simply put, Big Life Insurance Corporations want to keep your money. Big Life Insurance lobbied the SC Senate to make it harder for you to claim death benefits. Their bill will enable wealthy, […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia issues King Day closing and sanitation schedule

West Columbia issues King Day closing and sanitation schedule

West Columbia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Closing and Sanitation Schedule The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 18, 2016. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The City of West Columbia will not collect garbage, trash or recyclable items on Monday, January […]

by · January 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce- West Columbia Dixie Youth Baseball registration is Saturday, Sunday

Cayce- West Columbia Dixie Youth Baseball registration is Saturday, Sunday

Cayce- West Columbia Dixie Youth Baseball  C-WC registering in person at Howard Park for 2016 baseball season this weekend. Saturday Jan. 16 from 11-4 and Sunday Jan. 17 from 1-4. Come on down and register or register online at home at Click to register

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Victory Executive Suites cuts ribbon in West Columbia

Victory Executive Suites cuts ribbon in West Columbia

Jeanette Johnson-Lowicz, Samantha McNellage, John Wilson, Ashlye Wilkerson, Kobie Wilkerson, Angelyse Henry, Donna Smith and Gregg Pinner were on hand for the ribbon cutting of Victory Executive Suites Thursday. Victory Executive Suites is in the former Agape Senior headquarters at 1053 Center Street in West Columbia. The new business offers furnished offices and suits and large meeting spaces on a per-day use […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Electronics waste recycling drop-off in Springdale, Jan. 16

Electronics waste recycling drop-off in Springdale, Jan. 16

Lexington County Electronics Waste Recycling Event Scheduled for January Lexington County Solid Waste Management will be hosting an electronics waste recycling event on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The recycling event will be held at the Springdale Baptist Church parking lot located at 357 Wattling Road, West Columbia. The following electronics will be accepted for recycling […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Estates answers residents’ questions about Brookland development

Estates answers residents’ questions about Brookland development

A pedestrian walkway, parks and skyline views are parts of the Brookland plan. Matt Mundy, representing Estates Co., described the $60-million residential, retail and commercial project proposed for the West Columbia Vista, at State and Meeting Streets. He said it will be “iconic” and visible from the Statehouse. Mundy, and Estates staff, agreed to meet with residents and provide more […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated Wednesday that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville returned an  indictment against Mark Nigel Wilkins, 48, of Lexington. He was charged – in a three-count indictment – with wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.  The maximum penalty Wilkins could receive is 20 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Estates and Companies, the developers of the proposed project at the corner of State and Meeting Streets, is holding a public meeting tonight (January 13th) for citizens wanting to know more about specifics of the project. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hut located at 726 B Avenue in West Columbia. The Developer wanted […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

Annual BCHS Educator Hall of Fame Gala to Honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher & Dr. Barbara Nickel   The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation’s 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees are Dr. Carolyn Fisher and Dr. Barbara Nickel. The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation will sponsor their Fifteenth Annual Educator Hall of Fame Gala on Thursday, February 4, at Seawell’s at 1125 […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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