Articles by: Terry Ward

New hotel planned for Lexington

New hotel planned for Lexington

A new 90-to-100-room Marriott Hotel is being planned for Lexington’s Main Street. Town of Lexington’s Events and Media Coordinator Jennifer Dowden confirmed that the hotels is coming, Tuesday morning. “It’s a game-changer,” said Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall. “What it brings and what it does changes Lexington forever, in a positive way.” MacDougall said town leaders have worked diligently to re […]

by · May 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce changes profile on Facebook page to show support for Airport Eagles, game Wednesday

City of Cayce changes profile on Facebook page to show support for Airport Eagles, game Wednesday

The City of Cayce has changed its profile on its Facebook page to show support for the Airport Eagles High School baseball team. Airport is scheduled to play Chapin, Tuesday evening, in a game for the S.C. 4A State baseball Championship. See Cayce Facebook page here The Eagles dropped the first game to Chapin, on Saturday. But a win Wednesday […]

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
“You stole her childhood” – Lexington County sex offender gets to life-plus-40

“You stole her childhood” – Lexington County sex offender gets to life-plus-40

After a week-long trial in Lexington County, sex offender William H. Heath, 50, received a consecutive sentence of life plus 40 years. The trial began May 7, and ended late Friday afternoon when the jury returned a guilty verdict on all charges, according to a press release from the office of 11th Circuit Solicitor Rick Hubbard. Heath received the life sentence […]

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
 Airport High School’s first graduating classes holding Annual Class Reunion 

 Airport High School’s first graduating classes holding Annual Class Reunion 

Airport High School’s Classes of 1964 and 1965 will hold their Annual Class Reunion on June 30, 2018, at the Country Club of Lexington beginning at 6:00 pm.   Anyone interested in attending or for more information, call or e-mail Dannette Tumblin Bickley – 269-9063, dannette@sc.rr.com;  Amelia Bowers Price –794-7073,  ameliabp@bellsouth.net.  

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
East Point Academy students take home several awards from USC Science Fair

East Point Academy students take home several awards from USC Science Fair

West Columbia, S.C – Four of East Point Academy East Point Academy students took home big awards from the 2018 Region II Science and Engineering. Science fairs provide a tremendous opportunity for students to learn more about their world and how things work. Lily Stewart – who is no newcomer to the science fair – won “Best of 8th Grade […]

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Officers Foundation Foot Pursuit 5K Race is Saturday

West Columbia Police Officers Foundation Foot Pursuit 5K Race is Saturday

Run through the streets of West Columbia, beginning at City Hall. The West Columbia Police Officers Foundation Foot Pursuit 5K Race is May, 19. It begins at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $25 before Thursday (May 10.) The registration fee is $30 after May 1o, and on race day. All of the proceeds (100 percent) go to the West Columbia […]

by · May 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Celebrating National Public Works Week with Backhoe Rodeo

West Columbia Celebrating National Public Works Week with Backhoe Rodeo

The City of West Columbia invites you to the second West Columbia Backhoe Rodeo in celebration of Public Works Week. City employees will compete to demonstrate accuracy and precision skills with the use of a backhoe in the Backhoe Rodeo from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, at the West Columbia Community Center, 754 B Avenue, West Columbia. The three winning competitors will advance to […]

by · May 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police initiate summer clean-up program for seniors, disabled citizens

West Columbia Police initiate summer clean-up program for seniors, disabled citizens

The West Columbia Police Department along with citizen volunteers will be conducting a summer clean-up program for senior citizens and disabled citizens needing assistance with projects such as: mowing, yard work and minor debris removal. Click here to get download application form The program was started on May 4, and continues thru Sept. 1. Church leaders, Police and Fire Officials, […]

by · May 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Fire Service responds to vehicle fire on Sunset Boulevard

Lexington County Fire Service responds to vehicle fire on Sunset Boulevard

A crew from the Lexington County  Fire Service responded to vehicle fire on Sunset Boulevard just before 11 a.m. in West Columbia, Saturday. Firefighters used a hose to put out the fire. The incident occurred at Henbet Drive.

by · May 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
From brunch to lunch on Mother’s Day, options in West Columbia

From brunch to lunch on Mother’s Day, options in West Columbia

Sunday is Mother’s Day and you can expect a lot of activity at some dining hot spots in West Columbia. And they are not all indoors.  Brookland Brunch is an effort between Soda City and West Columbia’s new Brookland development. It’s the first and only riverside brunch. It’s conducted every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the West […]

by · May 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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