Articles by: Terry Ward

West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk already a big hit

West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk already a big hit

The wait is over. The City of West Columbia’s Carraway Park at the Riverwalk, at 212 Hudson Street, is open. It’s totally free and the early reviews for the all-inclusive park are excellent. Sherry Wright teaches four-year-olds with special needs at Riverbank Elementary School. She, and her students, were at the opening of the park Monday. “I think the park […]

by · November 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
It will be cold Friday night, according to forecast

It will be cold Friday night, according to forecast

It’s going to get cold overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures during the day will be in the 50s Friday and Saturday, but low temperatures, overnight, will drop into the lower 30s. A Freeze Watch has been issued for Saturday morning. By Sunday, temperatures will warm up to the mid-60s. By Monday, the highs are forecast to be […]

by · November 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
2 killed in traffic accident on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia

2 killed in traffic accident on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia

Two pedestrians were killed in the 900 block of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, Thursday. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. Scott Morrison assistant chief of the West Columbia Police Department, said first a pedestrian was hit. Then the driver of another vehicle, who saw the accident stopped and got out of the car to render aid to the pedestrian. […]

by · November 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Earthquake reported overnight, near Cayce

Earthquake reported overnight, near Cayce

An earthquake was reported in the Cayce-West Columbia area early Thursday morning. The the U.S. Geological Survey said a 2.0 magnitude earthquake was reported 1.7 miles from Cayce. West Columbia Assistant Police Chief Scott Morrison said the department’s “Computer Aided Dispatch” did not register an earthquake. The rumbling and shaking could be felt at 3:45 a.m. and had a depth […]

by · November 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Drop-in held to honor departing Mayor Bobby Horton

Drop-in held to honor departing Mayor Bobby Horton

A Drop-In was held for West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton Wednesday. It was at the West Columbia City Hall. Horton, who did not run for reelection, is leaving office after three terms as mayor. Click to see photos on the City of West Columbia Facebook page “It’s been a pleasure to serve you,” Horton said of his 23 years in […]

by · November 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sex offender gets 20 years for rape in Cayce, caught using DNA profile

Sex offender gets 20 years for rape in Cayce, caught using DNA profile

From the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office. After a trial this week in the County of Lexington, repeat sex offender Rodney Jerome Furtick, 51, received the maximum sentence of 20 years incarceration. The trial began on Monday and concluded late Wednesday afternoon when the jury returned a guilty verdict of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Second Degree. This crime is classified under South […]

by · November 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two says Airport, Brookland-Cayce are not consolidating

Lexington Two says Airport, Brookland-Cayce are not consolidating

The Lexington Two School District issued a press release Wednesday informing the public that Airport and Brookland-Cayce are not consolidating. The release was in response to information that the schools could combine. The Lexington Two release is below: A video surfaced last week presenting the idea of consolidating the district’s two high schools. This is not the case. There has […]

by · November 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tem Miles elected West Columbia mayor, Dickey wins Dist. 4 seat, Moye wins Dist. 8 seat

Tem Miles elected West Columbia mayor, Dickey wins Dist. 4 seat, Moye wins Dist. 8 seat

Tem Miles has been elected the next mayor of West Columbia. Miles received 1,277 votes to 456 for Madison Duncan, Tuesday. Miles will replace outgoing Mayor Bobby Horton who did not run. Miles was the District Four councilman on West Columbia City Council. Joseph Dickey won Miles’ former seat Tuesday night. David Moye won the Dist. 8 seat on city […]

by · November 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
David Moye wins Dist. 8 seat on West Columbia City Council

David Moye wins Dist. 8 seat on West Columbia City Council

David Moye won the Dist. 8 seat on city council. The challengers were Dave Shaw, Jan Anderson and Rod Lorick. 

by · November 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia releases its November – December Newsletter

City of West Columbia releases its November – December Newsletter

Link to City of West Columbia Newsletter The City of West Columbia has released its November – December Newsletter. It is the fourth edition of the city’s newsletter. It includes a the final message from Mayor Bobby Horton who is not running for reelection. There are also updates from all of West Columbia City Council members. The newsletter includes a […]

by · November 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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