Articles by: Terry Ward

Ben Carson supporters in West Columbia say “it may take a brain surgeon”

Ben Carson supporters in West Columbia say “it may take a brain surgeon”

The large crowd was ardent  for  Dr. Ben Carson. And he said what they wanted to hear. Carson was on the campus of Midlands Technical College in West Columbia, Sunday.   And his supporters have studied him. Carson said if an enemy wanted to destroy America it would do it by pitting races against each, claiming a war on women […]

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kids plentiful at MTC Back-to-School Bash, Sunday, with Dr. Ben Carson

Kids plentiful at MTC Back-to-School Bash, Sunday, with Dr. Ben Carson

   

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce’s QB dilemma and post-game notes

Brookland-Cayce’s QB dilemma and post-game notes

Brookland-Cayce Head Coach Rusty Charpia needed a quarterback Friday night. His starting quarterback Kozi Brown was banged up in the hostile environs of Fairfield Central (FC.) Enter Reed “Razor” Charpia. The freshman was as sharp as his nickname. Throwing two touchdown passes to help secure a 36-24 Bearcats win over the powerful Griffins. “The original plan was for him to […]

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Lexington man dies in North Carolina mountain fall

After a search and rescue mission in Transylvania County, NC, the body of a Lexington man was found. Brevard Rescue Squad responders have confirmed that 68-year-old Harold Wiggins from Lexington died as a result of a 400-foot fall from Looking Glass Rock. The search for Wiggins began around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night. Wiggins body was recovered Sunday around 11 a.m.

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
USC Basketball star Aleighsa Welch to visit BC Grammar No. 1

USC Basketball star Aleighsa Welch to visit BC Grammar No. 1

ALEIGHSA WELCH TO VISIT B-C GRAMMAR SCHOOL NO. 1   Former USC Gamecock Women’s Basketball star, Aleighsa Welch, will visit Brookland-Cayce Grammar No. 1 on Monday, August 24. Welch will visit  a 5th grade group of boys who took on a challenge during the 2014-15 school year from their 4th grade teacher, Brittany Daniels. Because the students met the challenge, […]

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce gets impressive road win at Fairfield Central

Brookland-Cayce gets impressive road win at Fairfield Central

Running back A.J Brown rushed for two touchdowns and freshman quarterback Reed “Razor” Charpia threw two TD strikes to WR Justice Mills in the Bearcats 36-25 win at Fairfield Central. Running back Charles Balkcom had a touchdown run, too. Fairfield Central is a perennial high school football power. Brookland-Cayce fumbled the ball twice in the first half and trailed 18-14 at […]

by · August 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department look for leads

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department look for leads

The has released a composite sketch of a robbery suspect in hopes of generating leads in its investigation. The incident happened about 10 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the DoubleTree hotel on Bush River Road. A male suspect approached a woman in the hotel’s parking lot and, after a struggle, took her purse. The suspect then drove away in a […]

by · August 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dr. Ben Carson to be in West Columbia, Sunday, file to run Monday

Dr. Ben Carson to be in West Columbia, Sunday, file to run Monday

Dr. Ben Carson, who is running for the GOP presidential nomination, will be in West Columbia, Sunday. Carson will be on the Airport Campus of Midlands Technical College for the Back to School Bash at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, according to a press advisory released by his campaign staff. Carson is a neurosurgeon. He was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined […]

by · August 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County prostitution sting nets five arrests

Lexington County prostitution sting nets five arrests

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies along with agents of the county’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested five individuals earlier this week as part of an undercover prostitution sting. The following individuals were arrested at a Saint Andrews-area hotel and charged with prostitution: ·         Gayethel Coleman, 28, Irmo ·         Anthony Craft, 34, Columbia ·         Janet Ford, 24, Columbia ·         Alicia Lay, […]

by · August 21, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Walmart intersection changes approved, permits pending upon bond oversight

Walmart intersection changes approved, permits pending upon bond oversight

A traffic plan submitted by Walmart has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT.) But it has yet to be determined who will hold the bond related to work at Knox-Abbott Drive and Charleston Highway in Cayce. Shaun Greenwood, Cayce’s assistant city administrator, said the permits for the project would be issued once the bond holder is solidified. […]

by · August 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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