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City of West Columbia Tree Lighting is Friday at 6:30 p.m.

City of West Columbia Tree Lighting is Friday at 6:30 p.m.

City of West Columbia Tree Lighting  Friday 6:30 p.m.  West Columbia City Hall 200 N 12th Street West Columbia Tree Lighting Activities with Music. Emceed by WIS TV’s Joe Pinner

by · December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce kicks off Christmas season with tree lighting

Cayce kicks off Christmas season with tree lighting

Truckloads of food were collected, Thursday, for God’s Helping Hands by the Woman’s Club of Cayce. The food was dropped off at the thirteenth annual  Cayce Cares Tree Lighting ceremony  that the Woman’s Club of Cayce sponsors. Non-perishable food items solicited by the club  will help feed those who struggle through the Christmas season. It’s year 38 for the Cayce […]

by · December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate wins Tip-Off Classic basketball tournament

Gray Collegiate wins Tip-Off Classic basketball tournament

The boys basketball team of West Columbia’s Gray Collegiate Academy remains undefeated. Gray won the Lower Richland Tip-Off Classic in November.  In the tournament, Gray defeated Fort Mill, Lower Richland and Westwood to take home the title. This week Gray knocked off another 4A school. The War Eagles defeated  Northwestern High School of Rock Hill by a score of 81-64. […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
It may take a year to repair Botanical Parkway

It may take a year to repair Botanical Parkway

Botanical Parkway was one of the most-damaged roads in West Columbia, by the October floods. It will be the most expensive to repair, and the most-impassable for a while. “We expect it to be in the next calendar year,” said Joey Derby, Lexington County Engineer, of the repair schedule for the road. The cost for the repair for the road […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce kicks off schedule of Christmas events, Thursday

Cayce kicks off schedule of Christmas events, Thursday

Christmas In Cayce -38th Annual Tree Lighting Thursday 6 p.m.   City of Cayce Municipal Complex 1800 12th Street Cayce This event is hosted by The Woman’s Club of Cayce and includes greetings from city officials, holiday thoughts, musical selections, and a visit from Santa. Proceeds from the sale of lights for the tree will be donated to God’s Helping […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Next Gamecock Head Coach should be….

Next Gamecock Head Coach should be….

Put any knowledgeable college football mind -looking for a head coach –  in a room for a week. Let him sift through a bucket full of names. Would he be able to find a prime candidate, then get his target? When Steve Spurrier was at Duke, a basketball school, he had one losing season. Then he won at Duke, where few […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Plans for hotel across from Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia

Plans for hotel across from Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia

Solara Investments plans to build a hotel near Lexington Medical Center on Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, according to a NAI Avant press release. According to the release: NAI Avant senior brokers Jeff Hein, SIOR and Roger Winn recently represented the seller in the sale of 3 acres of land on a prime development site, located at 134 Mathias Road in […]

by · December 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
More plans for Brookland development revealed at council meeting

More plans for Brookland development revealed at council meeting

More plans for an “iconic” development called Brookland were revealed Tuesday evening. Matt Mundy said, of Estates, Inc., told of a project – to be built at the corner of State and Meeting in West Columbia – that will be a visual event to traffic coming toward it. He said the plan is to make it of “good quality” that […]

by · December 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mayor Bobby Horton elected to lead West Columbia council meetings

Mayor Bobby Horton elected to lead West Columbia council meetings

Newly elected West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton was elected chairman of city council, Tuesday. Councilman Tem Miles nominated Horton for the chairman position. No one else was nominated. Councilwoman Casey Hallman nominated Teddy Wingard for mayor pro-tem. Miles nominated Dale Harley. Harley was elected pro-tem in a 7-2 secret ballot. Controversy surrounded the council chairman position in former Mayor Joe […]

by · December 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport, Brookland-Cayce boys teams win in basketball, Tuesday night

Airport, Brookland-Cayce boys teams win in basketball, Tuesday night

Airport Boys win 63-52 at Strom Thurmond. Brookland-Cayce Boys win at home over Orangeburg-Wilkinson, 70-54.

by · December 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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