Articles by: Terry Ward

Airport defeats OW in playoff game

Airport defeats OW in playoff game

Airport held off Orangeburg-Wilkinson by a score of 57-47 Tuesday night. “We found a way to win and now we get to play another game,” said Airport Head Coach Jimmy Kinard after the game. He said his team had to play with more intensity. C.J. Wright had 21 for the Eagles. And Daniel Gilins had 13. Josh Williamson added nine […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K is this Saturday

Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K is this Saturday

The fourth annual Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 20. The race will be held to raise funds for the Brookland-Cayce High School baseball program, with proceeds going to help renovate the BCHS baseball field and press box. Funds will also be used for equipment. The race was started in memory of John Petrey. He died in 2010, […]

by · February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree River on a cold winter day – video

Congaree River on a cold winter day – video

This video was taken on Feb. 14, 2016. It was shot at Riverwalk in West Columbia near the Moffatt Street entrance to the park. The river is high and moving fast.

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greg Leon shot wife’s lover, according to 911 recording

Greg Leon shot wife’s lover, according to 911 recording

Gregg Leon, the owner of some San Jose restaurants in Lexington County, has been charged with the murder of  a man. He shot and killed the man at the Lexington Park and Ride on Sunday night, according to a report from the Lexington Police Department. The Park and Ride is at Riverchase way, off of Sunset Boulevard at I-20. According […]

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce DPS officers cleared in Nov. shooting incident

Cayce DPS officers cleared in Nov. shooting incident

Two Cayce Public Safety officers will not be charged in an officer-involved shooting. A suspect was killed, and an officer was shot in a shooting that occurred on Nov. 17.   The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) conducted an independent investigation  there was a “lack of any sufficient evidence that would support criminal charges,” according to a Cayce DPS release from Sgt. […]

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greggory Leon arrested for Sunday night murder, in Lexington

Greggory Leon arrested for Sunday night murder, in Lexington

Overnight, detectives with the Lexington Police Department Criminal Investigations Division arrested Gregorio M. Leon for the shooting death of a Hispanic male victim during an incident that occurred on Sunday night at the Park and Ride parking lot off Riverchase Way. At approximately 8:37 p.m. on Sunday, officers of the Lexington Police Department were dispatched to the Park and Ride […]

by · February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Photos from the Dickerson Center’s Annual Mardi Gras Gala

Photos from the Dickerson Center’s Annual Mardi Gras Gala

The Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center held its 17th Annual Mardi Gras Gala Benefit on Saturday. Music was provided by The Coastal Breeze Band. The turnout was great. There was a auction, too.            

by · February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Firing on Columbia re-enacted, commemorates Civil War event

Firing on Columbia re-enacted, commemorates Civil War event

It was 151 years ago this month that troops from the Union Army stood on the banks of the Congaree River- in what is present-day West Columbia – and fired cannon balls into Columbia. The bombardment was followed by Sherman’s burning of South Carolina’s capitol city. Re-encators, dressed in Confederate garb, also stood on the Columbia side of the river, […]

by · February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia named Top Ten place to retire

West Columbia named Top Ten place to retire

West Columbia has been named as one of the Top Ten places to retire in South Carolina.The city was ranked No. 9. “So many people grow up in this area and don’t leave. They know it’s a great place to live,” said Gregg Pinner, president and CEO of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Pinner also said there is […]

by · February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
UPDATED – Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission leaving Cayce

UPDATED – Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission leaving Cayce

UPDATED: Company moving out of Cayce Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission is leaving Cayce. The company currently operates a facility on 12th Street Extension in Cayce. Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission (DCGT) will transfer more than 100 employees from the temporary office in Cayce to Columbia, said Kristen M. Beckham, Dominion’s external affairs representative for South Carolina. “In February 2015, Dominion purchased […]

by · February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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