Articles by: Terry Ward

4 top Nashville songwriters at Steel Hands Brewing Wednesday

4 top Nashville songwriters at Steel Hands Brewing Wednesday

Songwriters in the Round is coming to Cayce’s Steel Hands Brewing. It features four of Nashville’s top songwriters. They are: Brent Anderson, Monty Criswell, Lynn Hutton, and Frank Rogers. The songwriters have written for award-winning artists including Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Sheryl Crowe, Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley. will share stories […]

by · September 10, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Price to increase for 4 Lexington County waste collection districts

Price to increase for 4 Lexington County waste collection districts

Effective Oct. 1, customers who live in Lexington County Curbside Waste Collection Districts 2, 3, 4 and 7 (see map provided) and who subscribe to curbside collection service will experience a slight rate increase as shown below. The increase in rates reflects a CPI increase in expenses experienced by GFI-Waste Industries, which provides curbside collection services for these districts. The […]

by · September 10, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
REMINDER – Big announcement coming at Tribute for Trees Gala, Primal Gourmet food, too, on Tuesday

REMINDER – Big announcement coming at Tribute for Trees Gala, Primal Gourmet food, too, on Tuesday

The Fifth Annual West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Tribute for Trees Gala is Tuesday, Sept. 10. It’s in the New Brookland Room of the West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th St. “We’re really looking forward to the Tribute for Trees Gala,” said Melissa Sprouse-Browne, chairwoman of the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. “We grow every year and we anticipate a very […]

by · September 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Emergency Service Complex East Region Headquarters is opened

Lexington County Emergency Service Complex East Region Headquarters is opened

Lexington County officials celebrated the opening of the Lexington County Emergency Service Complex East Region Headquarters with a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony Friday. The complex is in a high-commercial traffic area near the Lexington County Industrial park,. It will serve as the region headquarters for the southeastern part of Lexington County. The EMS center will provide primary fire and […]

by · September 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man and woman arrested on drug, weapon charges

Man and woman arrested on drug, weapon charges

MA narcotics operation last month netted two arrests, which prompted agents to search a home and a storage unit. Richard Eugene Ford, 60, and, Cynthia Rooks, 51, are charged with trafficking meth and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Ford and Rooks distributed more than 1,000 grams during an operation that included agents from the […]

by · September 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man reported missing is found, accused of shooting girlfriend to death

Man reported missing is found, accused of shooting girlfriend to death

A Lexington man who was reported missing has been located and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend. Link: http://westmetronews.net/deputies-searching-for-lexington-man-after-body-was-found-at-his-home/ Vincent Thomas Shivers, 50, was apprehended in Canada Thursday evening by members of the Toronto Police Fugitive Squad as he boarded a plane bound for London at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. “Investigators determined Shivers was not […]

by · September 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
The First Friday Art Crawl is from 5 pm. – 9 p.m. on State Street in West Columbia

The First Friday Art Crawl is from 5 pm. – 9 p.m. on State Street in West Columbia

The State Street Art Crawl- or First Friday- in West Columbia is Friday (Sept. 6) from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Come see what all the fuss is about on the left side of the river at the shops and restaurants of the State Street. Lainie Lewis is the owner of State Street Trading Company at 134 State St. “Christine […]

by · September 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Regular schedule resumes as Hurricane Dorian moves out

Regular schedule resumes as Hurricane Dorian moves out

Hurricane Dorian has passed and Lexington Two schools are operating on a normal schedule Friday. The forecast for Friday is sunny, with a high of 95 degrees. S.C. Public Safety director Leroy Smith said there were no deaths reported from the storm. In the West-Metro section of Lexington County- including Cayce and West Columbia and Springdale, the wind gusts were […]

by · September 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County woman  struck by multiple vehicles on I-20, coroner identifies

Lexington County woman struck by multiple vehicles on I-20, coroner identifies

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of a pedestrian who died after being struck by multiple vehicles Thursday morning on I-20 eastbound at mile marker 65.  The incident occurred at approximately 5:40 a.m. Christy Mildred Branham, 46, of James Dunbar Road, Pelion, died at the scene after being struck.  An autopsy indicated that the cause of death […]

by · September 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ribbon is cut on West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park

Ribbon is cut on West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park

As a testament to West Columbia’s revitalization; the ribbon was cut on the city’s Interactive Art Park, Wednesday.  West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton spoke of the significance and the park, at 425 Meeting Street. And he said it’s only the beginning of more to come. “It’s intended to bring visitors and patrons,”  Horton said. The park adds an arts-rich dimension […]

by · September 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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