Articles by: Terry Ward

Longtime Springdale cafeteria employees work hard, have fun

Longtime Springdale cafeteria employees work hard, have fun

It’s National School Lunch week While many people are just waking up, Shirley Butler and Girley Rawl are hard at work just before 6 a.m. in the cafeteria at Springdale Elementary. It’s the way they’ve started their weekdays for decades, preparing meals at Lexington Two schools. With National School Lunch Week Oct. 9-13, much has changed in school food service […]

by · October 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pink Out for breast cancer has special meaning in West Columbia

Pink Out for breast cancer has special meaning in West Columbia

Breast cancer gets a lot of attention, especially in the month of October. And that certainly rings true in West Columbia. West Columbia Community Liaison Sandra “Sandy” Vergara Duarte died on Sept. 25, after years of battling breast cancer. She was with the city for 17 years. Her life – and her fight- made a definite impact. “Sandy was an […]

by · October 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Marie Dawkins Gregory, longtime Fulmer Middle School teacher, passes away, visitation Sunday

Marie Dawkins Gregory, longtime Fulmer Middle School teacher, passes away, visitation Sunday

Cayce- Marie Dawkins Gregory, of Cayce, South Carolina, passed away October 9, 2017, after battling health issues for several years. She was born on July 18, 1957 in Newberry, South Carolina, to Bobby and Ida Underwood. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Masters plus thirty in Physical Education. She taught and coached at Fulmer Middle School […]

by · October 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Retiring West Columbia Fire Chief Wyatt Coleman receives resolution from Sen. Nikki Setzler

Retiring West Columbia Fire Chief Wyatt Coleman receives resolution from Sen. Nikki Setzler

S.C. Sen. Nikki Setzler presented retiring West Columbia Fire Chief Wyatt Coleman a Senate Resolution last week. Setzler said the resolution was to congratulate Coleman for his 40 years of “outstanding service to the City of West Columbia.” There was a reception thrown by the City of West Columbia during the resolution presentation. A SENATE RESOLUTION TO CONGRATULATE FIRE CHIEF […]

by · October 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge Middle School finishes PERFECT season in volleyball

Pine Ridge Middle School finishes PERFECT season in volleyball

By Wilson Ward The Pine Ridge Middle School Volleyball is experiencing a season of excellence. The Yellow Jackets are 14-0, capping off the regular season with a win over Batesburg-Leesville on Tuesday. With that victory, PRMS enters the playoffs undefeated. The team hosts Carolina Springs on Thursday in the first round of the playoffs. Brian Schaffer, a seventh-grade English teacher, […]

by · October 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Table crafted from BCHS bleacher to be auctioned at BBQ supper, Thursday

Table crafted from BCHS bleacher to be auctioned at BBQ supper, Thursday

The Brookland-Cayce High School Foundation is cooking up some fun for its annual membership event. The Annual Membership and Barbecue Supper is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 in the Brookland-Cayce High School cafeteria. Can’t stay for dinner? Take-out hour is 5-6 p.m. The Oct. 12 event also will include an auction of a one-of-a-kind trestle table and benches […]

by · October 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
SRAA Principal Tonya Fryer accepts top award at ceremony

SRAA Principal Tonya Fryer accepts top award at ceremony

Saluda River Academy for the Arts Principal Tonya Fryer was recognized with a top education honor Thursday during a ceremony last week. Fryer received the 2017 Arts Administrator of the Year award at the Palmetto State Arts Education’s annual Arts Integration Conference in Columbia. Fryer has been principal for 11 years at Saluda River Academy for the Arts, a recipient […]

by · October 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District 2 wants to hire in a variety of jobs

Lexington School District 2 wants to hire in a variety of jobs

COME TO WORK AT: Lexington School District Two Lexington School District 2 is seeking teachers in Spanish, special education, ESOL, and speech. Other positions available are: Grounds maintenance, bus drivers, office support, and school nurse. Positions available are: full-time, part-time, and temporary positions. Apply today at www.lex2.org.

by · October 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Board to meet for special session at 6 p.m., Tuesday

Lexington 2 Board to meet for special session at 6 p.m., Tuesday

The Board of Trustees of Lexington County School District Two will meet in special session beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 10) in the Board Room of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia. The proposed agenda can be accessed via the District’s website, www.lex2.org / Board of Trustees / Board Meetings. Please call the office of the Superintendent at 739-8399, if you have […]

by · October 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gilbert man killed in vehicle accident, Monday night

Gilbert man killed in vehicle accident, Monday night

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of an man who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident, Monday. The accident occurred in the 3300 block of Two Notch Road just before 7 p.m. According to Fisher, Mr. George T. Whittle, 56, of Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident. […]

by · October 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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