Articles by: Terry Ward

Pineview, Saluda River could remain open, new school size be reduced

Pineview, Saluda River could remain open, new school size be reduced

The Lexington School District 2 Board voted to explore options that could keep Pineview Elementary and Saluda River Academy for the Arts, open. When a $225 million bond referendum was passed by voters in November 2014, the plan was to build a mega elementary school. That school – on Henbet Drive –  would house kindergarten-through-fifth grade students from BC Grammar No. […]

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport, Brookland-Cayce travel in round two of football playoffs

Airport, Brookland-Cayce travel in round two of football playoffs

Airport and Brookland-Cayce won state playoff games last Friday. Both are moving forward in the playoffs. Airport, a No. 2 seed, defeated Orangeburg-Wilkinson 35-27. Brookland-Cayce, a No. 4 seed, upset No. 1 seed Hanahan, 34-31 at Hanahan. Both games were round one of the 3A State playoffs. Airport is now 10-1 and will travel to top-ranked Hartsville next week in the second […]

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Santa and the Grinch Holiday Bazaar is Saturday at East Point

Santa and the Grinch Holiday Bazaar is Saturday at East Point

The Santa and the Grinch Holiday Bazaar is an expo and holiday market shopping event. There will be breakfast food provided while supplies last. It’s shopping for your holiday gifts, photograph packages, and activities for the kids. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday (Nov. 21.) at East Point Academy, just off of Sunset Boulevard (it’s the […]

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Update: Corley Mill Road closing due to possible dam breach

Update: Corley Mill Road closing due to possible dam breach

SCDOT Closes Corley Mill Road – Updated at 10:25 p.m., Thursday : ​SCDOT has closed Corley Mill Road in Lexington County on Thursday, Nov. 18, due to a possible breach in a low hazard dam. Officials from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) have requested the dam closure until a thorough daylight inspection can be conducted on Friday. The […]

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Flag dedication held Tuesday, at Thompson’s

Flag dedication held Tuesday, at Thompson’s

There was a Flag Dedication Event at Thompson Funeral Home on State Street, Tuesday. Here are some photos from it. Photos by Laurie Gargis, Thompson’s administrative manager. 

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pineview, Saluda River could remain open, new school size be reduced

Pineview, Saluda River could remain open, new school size be reduced

The Lexington School District 2 Board voted to explore options that could keep Pineview Elementary and Saluda River Academy for the Arts, open. When a $225 million bond referendum was passed by voters in November 2014, the plan was to build a mega elementary school. That school – on Henbet Drive –  would house kindergarten-through-fifth grade students from BC Grammar No. […]

by · November 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia issues boil water advisory

West Columbia issues boil water advisory

The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas:  2800 block of Franklin Street All of Shampy Street All of Bensmin Drive 2800 block of Kirkwood Drive All of Dalewood Drive All of Sandlewood Drive All of Morningdale Drive 2700, 2800, and 2900 blocks of Rainbow Drive Once the water line is […]

by · November 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Walmart at Knox-Abbott intersection discussed by Cayce City Council

Walmart at Knox-Abbott intersection discussed by Cayce City Council

The cost for intersection work at Knox-Abbott Drive and Charleston Highway is $789,000. Cayce City Council discussed the project at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. A Walmart Neighborhood Market is being built at the intersection that is beside Love Mitsubishi. Construction has already started on the site. The City will get $300,000 via Lexington County C-funds that come from the state’s […]

by · November 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Phase 4 of Cayce Riverwalk, Timmerman Trail, open

Phase 4 of Cayce Riverwalk, Timmerman Trail, open

The City of Cayce has updated the status of its phases of the Cayce Riverwalk as well asTimmerman Trail and all of Cayce’s parks: Phase I – Closed Phase 2 – Closed Phase 3 – Closed Phase 4 – Open Timmerman Trail – Open Guignard Park – Closed Granby Park – Closed All other parks – Open

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Flood damage to City of Cayce estimated at $3.9 million

Flood damage to City of Cayce estimated at $3.9 million

The City of Cayce sustained $3.9 million in damage from the floods of early October. Most of the damage was done to Riverwalk. Riverwalk had about $2.6 million in damage, said Mayor Elise Partin at the city council meeting, Wednesday. Costs from the storm included payroll for employees, equipment and replacement expenses, said City Manager Rebecca Vance. Vance said the […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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