Articles by: Terry Ward

UPDATED – KMS expansion triggers purchase of West Columbia EMR building

UPDATED – KMS expansion triggers purchase of West Columbia EMR building

KMS bought the old EMR, Inc. building at 3792 Platt Springs Rd. in West Columbia. An announcement regarding the 71,420-sq.ft. building was made last week. The facility was sold to KMS, Inc. for $900,000. KMS is ” a world class precision metal fabricator” according to a press release from NAI Avant, the real estate broker that handled the sale for EMR. According […]

by · December 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Band leaves for TaxSlayer Bowl, Thursday

BCHS Band leaves for TaxSlayer Bowl, Thursday

The Brookland-Cayce High School Marching Band is on the move. The BC Band is leaving Thursday morning to perform at the TaxSlayer Bowl on Jan. 2, in Jacksonville, Fla. BCHS Band Director Aaron Acord, who has been teaching band for three years, is taking 28 students to Jacksonville. He said his band members are a deserving group, that has responded […]

by · December 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Ethel Hodge Weaver dies at age 100

West Columbia’s Ethel Hodge Weaver dies at age 100

Ethel Hodge Weaver of West Columbia, celebrated 100 years of life on Oct. 31. She passed away on Dec. 27. On her birthday, Ethel requested – in the place of a big celebration or party – that her friends and family love and think of her with prayer, cards, phone calls, and visits. Not only this special day but the […]

by · December 29, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Waterline relocation postponed ’til Saturday by West Columbia

Waterline relocation postponed ’til Saturday by West Columbia

The water line relocation planned for today has been postponed due to weather conditions. Water customers in the described area do not need to boil water at this time. Initial Waterline/Boil Water announcement Construction activity impacting water availability has been postponed until Saturday (Jan 2) from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Affected areas: All addresses in the 2900 – 3600 […]

by · December 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School accepting “Wall of Honor” nominations

Airport High School accepting “Wall of Honor” nominations

Airport High School is accepting nominations for its Alumni Wall of Honor. Nominations are to be submitted to Joni Coleman at Lexington School District Two, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 no later than January 31, 2016. To request an application or submit a nomination e-mail Jcoleman@lex2.org. Last year’s inductees were: Phil Strickland, Class of 1977; Scott Cloer, Class […]

by · December 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Some of Riverwalk in West Columbia, reopened

Some of Riverwalk in West Columbia, reopened

West Columbia Opens Sections of Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater After Being Closed Due to Flooding The City of West Columbia has opened sections of the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater Monday morning after being closed due to flooding. The park had been temporarily closed since 5:30 PM on December 22, 2015 due to […]

by · December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dickerson Center moving from West Columbia to Lexington

Dickerson Center moving from West Columbia to Lexington

  The Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center has outgrown its home in the 1600 block of Augusta Road in West Columbia. The Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC) has been in West Columbia for more than 20 years. It is moving to a building on Gibson Road in Lexington. For some time, DCAC Executive Director Carol Yarborough said a bigger facility has […]

by · December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Is Muschamp the “Just Right” Goldilocks hire for USC?

Is Muschamp the “Just Right” Goldilocks hire for USC?

Did the Gamecocks break the mold when Will Muschamp was hired as its head football coach? Did Athletics Director Ray Tanner get the coach that is “Just Right” for Columbia? Of course, only time will tell, but fans who had come to dread football season are now expressing anticipation. Thanks to the level of promise Muschamp has broght in just […]

by · December 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tracy, of the WCPD, wins Christmas Ugly Sweater contest

Tracy, of the WCPD, wins Christmas Ugly Sweater contest

Tracy, West Columbia Police Department Administrative Assistant, is the 2015 winner of the Christmas Ugly Sweater contest! Congratulations!!! — at City of West Columbia, SC.

by · December 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Balmy Christmas indeed, in The C-WC

Balmy Christmas indeed, in The C-WC

Expect a high of 78 degrees in the Cayce-West Columbia-Springdale area on Christmas Day 2015. It will be cloudy Christmas morning, with sun in the afternoon. No rain is forecast for Christmas Day, according to The Weather Channel. Link to C-WC Christmas Day forecast

by · December 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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