Articles by: Terry Ward

REMINDER – West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest is Friday

REMINDER – West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest is Friday

The City of West Columbia invites you to the 3rd Annual Fall Back Fest on the 100 Block of State Street, West Columbia, Friday, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. The event features live music from Rian Adkinson, food and beverages from Cha Cha’s Food Truck, Cafe Strudel West Columbia, State Street Pub, @116 Espresso and Wine Bar, Terra, and […]

by · November 2, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Department not shaving to raise money to fight cancer

West Columbia Police Department not shaving to raise money to fight cancer

 The West Columbia Police Department (WCPD) is growing hair to raise money for No-Shave.org (benefitting Colorectal Cancer Research, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and Prevent Cancer Foundation) and the West Columbia Police Officers Foundation. Beginning Thursday, 35 members of the WCPD will begin growing their beards or goatees and donating $1 per day to raise funds for these causes, waiving the […]

by · November 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School’s Trick-or-Treat Lane draws more than 1,000

Airport High School’s Trick-or-Treat Lane draws more than 1,000

Airport High School got into the Halloween spirit  Tuesday night. More than 1,000  turned out to trick or treat at the school’s annual Trick-or-Treat Lane. More than 100 volunteers including students, teachers, church and parent groups, Rise-Above-It members, and fellow district schools Fulmer Middle and Lexington Two Innovation Center, were on hand to decorate — with inflatables, balloons, and more […]

by · November 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
A crash closed eastbound lanes of I-26 in Cayce, Wednesday

A crash closed eastbound lanes of I-26 in Cayce, Wednesday

The Caye Department of Public Safety reported an accident around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the I-77/I-26 split. All east-bound traffic to I-26 has was closed, according to the Cayce DPS. There was a report of  a minor injury.

by · November 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Train and truck collide in Lexington County

Train and truck collide in Lexington County

A train in Lexington is rolling again after a collision with a truck at Melanie Drive and Chapin Road. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department reported the crash. A cleanup and an investigation was going on just after noon, Wednesday. You can expect continued traffic delays near the crash site. Deputies were on Chapin Road directing traffic. According to first responders […]

by · November 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
4 candidates running for 3 Lexington Town Council seats

4 candidates running for 3 Lexington Town Council seats

There could be a fresh face on the Lexington Town Council. In next Tuesday’s general election four candidates are running for three open seats. The top three vote-getters will be elected. The candidates running are: Hazel Livingston, Todd Lyle, Kathy Maness and Todd Shevchik. Shevchik, who is a former town councilman,is the only candidate who is not currently on council. […]

by · October 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
State Museum offers free admission Saturday, Sunday to celebrate its 30th anniversary

State Museum offers free admission Saturday, Sunday to celebrate its 30th anniversary

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the South Carolina State Museum is offering free general admission to the public Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. There will be a lots of special activities taking place during the weekend, according to an announcement from the museum. “This Free Anniversary Weekend will be packed […]

by · October 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Elementary’s Sarah-Katherine Cantrell honors memory of Shane Thackston with Buddy Bench

Springdale Elementary’s Sarah-Katherine Cantrell honors memory of Shane Thackston with Buddy Bench

Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two Communications When Sarah-Katherine Cantrell was a kindergartener at Springdale Elementary, the playground was sometimes a lonely place. She would wish for someone to talk with. Then-Principal Shane Thackston — who “never met a stranger and had a way of making everyone smile,” according to Sarah-Katherine — would often cheer her and make her laugh. Today, […]

by · October 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police seek help to identify suspects in car break-in

West Columbia Police seek help to identify suspects in car break-in

The West Columbia Police Department is seeking help in identifying the individuals in the picture. On Saturday there was a vehicle break-in on B Avenue in West Columbia. The individuals pictured below were caught on video inside the homeowner’s vehicle. The individuals are described as three black males, in their late teens to early twenties, with backpacks. If you have […]

by · October 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lane closed at I-26 on-ramp in Cayce after truck overturns

Lane closed at I-26 on-ramp in Cayce after truck overturns

A truck has turned over in Cayce, according to the Cayce Public Safety Department On I-26, at mile-marker 115, the East Bound on-ramp from US-321 will remain closed until further notice. Cayce DPS photo 

by · October 30, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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