Articles by: Terry Ward

Brookland United Methodist Health Fair, April 9

Brookland United Methodist Health Fair, April 9

There will be a  Free Community Health Fair April 9, at Brookland United Methodist Church, 541 Meeting Street, West Columbia. Betty Wilson announced the Health Fair. She is the Program Coordinator for West Metro Social Work Initiative, a community outreach organization in West Columbia. Below are the details for the Health Fair: WHEN:  April 9, 2016, 11:00am-1:00pm WHERE: Brookland United Methodist Church (541 Meeting Street, West […]

by · March 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
One fatality in Springdale house fire

One fatality in Springdale house fire

As Saturday morning house fire, resulted in a fatality. At approximately 7:30 a.m., Saturday, units from the Lexington County Fire Service responded to a reported residential structure fire located in the 900 block of Jupiter Street, off Platt Springs Road, in the town of Springdale. Upon arrival, fire and smoke could be seen coming through the roof of the residence. […]

by · March 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
11 charged in Lexington County illegal gambling raid

11 charged in Lexington County illegal gambling raid

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department narcotics and vice agents conducted an operation Thursday night that yielded more than $32,000 in illegal gaming funds and resulted in 11 individuals being charged. “Investigators executed a search warrant at 3743 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia based on a tip we received and our subsequent investigation,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Illegal cash winnings […]

by · March 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School upgrades scheduled for June start

Airport High School upgrades scheduled for June start

As a part of the Lexington School District 2 building schedule, more than $12 million is allocated for upgrades at Airport High School. A new field house, relocation of Special Needs, and art, classroom space, a new entrance to the Bob Mooneyhan football field, and a resurfaced track are just some of the changes that are on slate. Airport High […]

by · March 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Groundbreaking for new District 2 elementary school is April 18

Groundbreaking for new District 2 elementary school is April 18

A groundbreaking  ceremony has been scheduled for  5:30 p.m. on April 18. (the date was changed from April 14.)  It is for the new Lexington School District 2 elementary school to be built next to Busbee Creative Center for the Arts. The plan is to build the elementary school off of 12th Street Extension, in Cayce. Dr. Bill James, Lexington […]

by · March 18, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Lexington County firefighters rescue woman, dog from well

Lexington County firefighters rescue woman, dog from well

Lexington County Fire Service personnel rescued a woman and her dog after both fell down a 30-foot well near Lake Murray last Saturday. The rescue took place in the 100 block of Yachting Circle, off Yachting Road, about 6 p.m. Firefighters found a woman who had fallen down the well, while attempting to retrieve her dog, who had fallen into […]

by · March 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Water line break in West Columbia

Water line break in West Columbia

The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas: 1600 Block of Fairlane Road 1800-1900 Block of Pinelake Drive All addresses on Watson Road Easton Estates Subdivision Quail Creek Subdivision   Once the water line is repaired and water service is restored, water customers in this area who have lost water pressure […]

by · March 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety vehicle in accident

Cayce Public Safety vehicle in accident

Today, at approximately 12:20 p.m. Sgt. F. Ballentine was operating a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe patrol vehicle on 12th Street near 13th Street. Sgt. Ballentine stopped in the southbound lanes to yield to a train at the Norfolk Southern crossing. While stopped, waiting on the train to pass, the patrol vehicle was struck in the rear by a Honda Accord. Sgt. […]

by · March 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Recycling operation grows in West Columbia

Recycling operation grows in West Columbia

The City of West Columbia is saving by re-using. “Our recycling volume is up eight percent in the last year,” said Jamie Hook, West Columbia Public Works director. Approximately 5,900 West Columbia sanitation customers use recycle bins, said Hook. Those customers put plastic, cardboard, glass and other recyclables in their bins for pick-up. West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton said he […]

by · March 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Davis Early Childhood Center Hosts Literacy Fair

Davis Early Childhood Center Hosts Literacy Fair

Press Release from Kay Joseph, Lexington School District 2:  Davis Early Childhood Center Hosts Literacy Fair   Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology in Cayce, SC hosted a Literacy Fair on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. – til – noon.  Children’s authors Melinda Long and Kevin Kurtz entertained students and parents alike. Students from Congaree-Wood Early Childhood Center were also […]

by · March 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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