Articles by: Terry Ward

Cayce Spring Plant Exchange is April 13

Cayce Spring Plant Exchange is April 13

It’s time to get your yard ready for Spring in Cayce. The Spring Plant Exchange is sponsored by the Cayce Beautification Board. The board asks you to make plans to come to the Cayce Spring Plant Exchange on April 13. It’s at Cayce City Hall, 1800 12th Street Extension. Plant exchange is from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Exchange plants […]

by · March 14, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington High student struck by vehicle on school grounds

Lexington High student struck by vehicle on school grounds

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after an LHS student was struck by a vehicle on school grounds. A Lexington High School student is in serious but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle on school grounds at Lexington High School early Wednesday morning. Emergency response units were dispatched to Lexington High School just after 8:15 a.m. in […]

by · March 14, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree Riverkeeper, Blue Granite Water Company agreement to enhance river quality

Congaree Riverkeeper, Blue Granite Water Company agreement to enhance river quality

Congaree Riverkeeper and Blue Granite Water Company  announced the approval of a settlement agreement, Tuesday. The case was in he US District Court of South Carolina and resolves the years of litigation over the I-20 wastewater system. In furtherance of future water resource monitoring and planning in the Midlands, CRK and Blue Granite have agreed that Blue Granite will donate […]

by · March 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Repainting of road lines in Lexington, done in daylight hours

Repainting of road lines in Lexington, done in daylight hours

The SC Department of Transportation was repainting road lines Lexington intersections, Tuesday. The road striping was going on, on Sunset Boulevard (US-378) in Lexington between North Lake Drive (SC-6) to I-20 . The painting was causing lane closures for both inbound and outbound traffic. Work was being done at one intersection at a time and it affected local traffic on […]

by · March 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber presenting Rocky Horror Picture Show, Friday

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber presenting Rocky Horror Picture Show, Friday

Rocky Horror Picture Show Festival Hosted by Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Link to Facebook page It’s Friday – weather permitting at 6 p.m.  at Historic Columbia Speedway 2001 Charleston Highway, Cayce.

by · March 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
 US 21 Bridge over I-26, at Milemarker 129 in Lexington County, closing for replacement

 US 21 Bridge over I-26, at Milemarker 129 in Lexington County, closing for replacement

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced Tuesday, an upcoming bridge deck replacement project in Lexington County, at the US 21 bridge over I-26, mile marker 129. The bridge is in the 29160, or Swansea, Zip Code area. In order to replace the existing bridge deck in its entirety, the bridge on US 21 over I-26 will be closed. This […]

by · March 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Remember the property that was Colite Signs, in West Columbia?

Remember the property that was Colite Signs, in West Columbia?

Remember this building. It’s at 228 N Parson Street. The building is still there, according to a Facebook post by the City of West Columbia. According to the photo, the property was called Colonial – Hites Company. It  later became Colite Signs. The picture is from the mid 1950s, and is the City of West Columbia’s. As the City of […]

by · March 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Elementary’s Alexandria Neal-Guetchkov wins Future Chef competition – Other winners listed

Cayce Elementary’s Alexandria Neal-Guetchkov wins Future Chef competition – Other winners listed

A fifth-grade Cayce Elementary student is the winner of the 8th Annual Future Chef competition. Alexandria Neal-Guetchkov was the top chef in a field of 16 finalists, all fourth- and fifth-graders representing the district’s elementary schools in the March 7 event. Students prepared Mexican dishes, which were scored by a panel of three judges. Alexandria’s winning dish was grilled chicken […]

by · March 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Department of Public Safety arrests man for shooting firearm in city limits

Cayce Department of Public Safety arrests man for shooting firearm in city limits

The Cayce Department of Public Safety arrested a man, Monday, for shooting a firearm in the 2200 block of Taylor Road. Evan Michael Vermullen, 22, has been charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits, and discharging a firearm while intoxicated. There were 12 calls to 9-1-1 reporting the incident. Vermullen was  detained without incident and there were no […]

by · March 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hearing to review plan to remove coal tar from Congaree River is April 2

Hearing to review plan to remove coal tar from Congaree River is April 2

South Carolina Electric and Gas presented a plan to remove about 70 percent of the coal tar that is on the bottom of the Congaree River. The concentration of the tar is a stone’s throw from the Gervais Street Bridge. Under a new plan, the coal tar would be taken out of the river where human contact has the best […]

by · March 11, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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