Articles by: Terry Ward

Dominion Energy merger with with Cayce-based SCANA is completed

Dominion Energy merger with with Cayce-based SCANA is completed

Dominion Energy, Inc. and SCANA Corporation announced Wednesday that they have completed their merger, for customers in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina. SCANA was the primary electric utility for Lexington County. Click for link to Dominion website Dominion said the:  Merger benefits SCANA’s customers, communities; Reduces customer bills, commits to maintain or exceed customer service levels; Builds on Dominion Energy’s […]

by · January 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Portion of Timmerman Trail open, lots of Cayce Riverwalk closed

Portion of Timmerman Trail open, lots of Cayce Riverwalk closed

Timmerman Trail on the Cayce Riverwalk, and the section of Riverwalk from the H. Kelley Jones Park in the Riverland Park neighborhood to the Timmerman Trail loop are open. The rest of the Riverwalk is closed due to rising waters from the Congaree River. Riverwalk will be opened as soon as the flood waters recede and Parks staff clears off […]

by · January 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Missing Lexington woman has been found, safe

Missing Lexington woman has been found, safe

Ginger Grogan has been located. She is safe after willingly leaving her home Dec. 27. The Lexington Sheriff’s Department had been working to locate Ginger Grogan. She was last seen about 5:45 a.m. last Thursday. No one had spoken with her since 12:45 p.m. on Thursday. Her family has reported her as missing, with no idea where she might be.

by · January 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia, Cayce Lizard’s Thicket restaurants packed New Year’s Day for Collard greens and black-eyed peas

West Columbia, Cayce Lizard’s Thicket restaurants packed New Year’s Day for Collard greens and black-eyed peas

The Lizard’s Thicket restaurants are known for their variety of Southern food. But Tuesday was a special day. Collard greens and black-eyed peas are a New Year’s tradition. It’s said that meal will bring luck. And the Lizard’s Thicket restaurants in West Columbia and Cayce were packed Tuesday, because they serve collard greens and black-eyed peas. It’s Lizard’s Thicket busiest […]

by · January 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Metropolitan Airport adds Orlando flight, NYC flight coming in May

Columbia Metropolitan Airport adds Orlando flight, NYC flight coming in May

The number of flight options out of Cayce-based Columbia Metropolitan Airport increased in 2018, and another is planned in the spring. Columbia Metropolitan Airport welcomed VIA Airlines on Dec. 21.  On that day VIA Airlines began nonstop service to Orlando Sanford International. With the Orlando flight, the number of nonstop destinations out of CMA is 10. There are CMA flights […]

by · January 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two Teacher Recruitment Fair is Feb. 2

Lexington Two Teacher Recruitment Fair is Feb. 2

Lexington Two Teacher Recruitment Fair February 2 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cayce Elementary School 515 Bulldog Boulevard Cayce, SC 29033 Thank you for your interest in Lexington Two and registering for the Teacher Recruitment Fair. Administrators from every school look forward to meeting you. We recommend you bring extra copies of your resumes for networking. To begin an application, […]

by · January 1, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
REMINDER: West Columbia, Cayce fireworks ordinances, sanitation schedules

REMINDER: West Columbia, Cayce fireworks ordinances, sanitation schedules

West Columbia Fireworks Ordinance Fireworks can only be discharged in the City of West Columbia between 9 a.m. on  Monday (Dec. 31) and 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 1.) City Hall offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of New Year’s Day. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. HOLIDAY SANITATION SCHEDULE Sanitation Schedule: If […]

by · December 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mother arrested after 5-month-old dies, Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating

Mother arrested after 5-month-old dies, Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating

A mother has been arrested in connection to the death of her baby boy, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Kaitlynn Busby, 23, is expected to be charged with homicide by child abuse, according to the LCSD. She will also face drug-related charges at a bond court appearance, Monday. The baby who was killed has been identified by Lexington […]

by · December 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman shot in Lexington early Sunday morning

Woman shot in Lexington early Sunday morning

Lexington County deputies are investigating a shooting incident that took place Sunday morning in the 200 block of Whiteford Way, in Lexington. According to the department, a woman was transported to the hospital early Sunday morning with a gunshot wound. Her  wound is not life-threatening, according to a LCSD report. There have been no arrests or charges filed in relation […]

by · December 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vehicle goes through fence, lands in Lexington backyard

Vehicle goes through fence, lands in Lexington backyard

The Lexington Police Department reported Saturday night that an incident involving a vehicle occurred near the Hobby Lobby and a Hope Ferry Plantation neighborhood around 10 p.m. According to the LPD, a vehicle had a likely mechanical malfunction and drove through parking lot fencing, over a retaining wall, landing in a resident’s back yard on Spruce Glen Road. LPD said […]

by · December 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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