Articles by: Terry Ward

Vehicle overturns, results in road closing in Lexington

Vehicle overturns, results in road closing in Lexington

All lanes of the 300 block of Railroad Avenue were closed due to a single vehicle collision, Tuesday morning. The Lexington Police Department reported about 10 a.m. that the driver of an overturned vehicle sustained minor injuries in the crash. County of Lexington Fire Service and EMS were on scene with LPD officers. LPD photo. 

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School cheerleading alumni coming back Friday for Cheer Night

Airport High School cheerleading alumni coming back Friday for Cheer Night

More than 30 Airport High School cheerleading alums and coaches will be back at school the this Friday night (Feb 8) for a special Cheer Night. The gathering at Airport High is scheduled before the Airport vs. Brookland-Cayce basketball game. A reception kicks off the event at 6 p.m. in the field house, followed by the game in the arena. […]

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary students to compete in Math Bowl, Wednesday

Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary students to compete in Math Bowl, Wednesday

And then there were two. Student mathletes from Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary will compete in the finals of the district’s annual Academic Math Bowl competition. The two emerged from a series of math bowl competitions that began in the fall among fourth-grade teams representing six Lexington Two elementary schools. The two teams will square off in the finals at […]

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s City Council meeting is 6 p.m.,Tuesday

West Columbia’s City Council meeting is 6 p.m.,Tuesday

The City of West Columbia’s City Council meeting is 6 p.m.,Tuesday at City Hall Council Chambers, 200 N. 12th Street West Columbia, SC   Agenda 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM 3. INVOCATION 4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 5. ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMUNICATIONS BY THE MAYOR 6. PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS 6.1. Resolution Honoring and Congratulating Rebecca Fannie Dawkins on the Celebration […]

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council will meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.. “Meet the Mayor” will be at 5 p.m. Click on images to enlarge.

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins celebrated her 102nd birthday, Sunday

West Columbia’s Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins celebrated her 102nd birthday, Sunday

The birthday of Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins of West Columbia is Feb. 7. She will be 102. She is the eldest resident of the City of West Columbia. On Sunday, members of Turner AME Church, where she has been a member for 85 years, celebrated the occasion. “It’s been a fine birthday,” Dawkins said as she sat next to her baby sister, […]

by · February 4, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
East Point Academy students celebrate Chinese New Year

East Point Academy students celebrate Chinese New Year

East Point Academy students from kindergarten to middle school celebrated the Chinese New Year, Friday. In China, it is the Year of the Pig The event included a parade and an assembly. Student dancers, performers and activity groups marched in front of Eat Point’s elementary building on Chris Drive in West Columbia. East Point is South Carolina’s premier Chinese language […]

by · February 4, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
What is required to become a West Columbia Police Officer?

What is required to become a West Columbia Police Officer?

Finding the highest-quality officers for the West Columbia Police department takes an effort. “We advertise on Facebook, Linked-in, and INDEED.com for recruits,” said WCPD Assistant Police Chief Scott Morrison. “A vast majority of the search nowadays involves  online advertising.” The WCPD also looks for applicants at career fairs at venues including the University of South Carolina. “We’re doing what we […]

by · February 1, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G-Dominion Energy begins refilling Lake Murray this week

SCE&G-Dominion Energy begins refilling Lake Murray this week

SCE&G, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy, will begin refilling Lake Murray as the scheduled drawdown period ends. Starting Friday, Feb. 1, the lake level will slowly rise and is expected to return to its normal elevation of 358 feet by spring. “With the amount of rainfall we had over the last two months, combined with periods of freezing temperatures, we […]

by · January 31, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce – West Columbia Chamber celebrates “Knox Abbott Drive Week” until Saturday

Cayce – West Columbia Chamber celebrates “Knox Abbott Drive Week” until Saturday

The Greater Cayce – West Columbia Chamber of Commerce proudly recognizes this week until Saturday 2nd as “Knox Abbott Drive Week”. The Chamber is appreciative to the City of Cayce for the improvements being implemented on Knox Abbott Drive. When finished, Knox Abbott Drive will be a premier gateway through our community. However, these improvements have been a temporary burden […]

by · January 31, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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