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East Point Academy Archery Teams recognized by West Columbia City Council

East Point Academy Archery Teams recognized by West Columbia City Council

West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton, Mayor Pro-Tem Tem Miles (pictured), and West Columbia City Council recognized the East Point Academy Archery Teams at the June Regular Council Meeting. The teams were recognized for their accomplishments in competition

by · June 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Timothy Jones found guilty of murdering his 5 children

Timothy Jones found guilty of murdering his 5 children

Timothy Jones was found guilty Tuesday of murdering all five of his children. After a three-week trial, the Lexington County jury deliberated for a little more than six hours before returning with a verdict. The children ranged in age from 1-to-8. They were killed in a mobile home in Red Bank by Jones in August 2014. He was arrested in […]

by · June 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sam H. Frierson III Obituary

Sam H. Frierson III Obituary

Obituary of Sam H. Frierson III – JUNE 12, 1966 – MAY 30, 2019 He was the voice of the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats LEXINGTON – Sam H. Frierson, III passed away peacefully on May 30, 2019, at MUSC, Charleston, SC. A funeral mass, conducted by Rev. Raymond J. Carlo, will be held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2350 Augusta Hwy, Lexington, […]

by · June 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
St. Patrick’s Day event planned for West Columbia, Rhythm on the River schedule changing

St. Patrick’s Day event planned for West Columbia, Rhythm on the River schedule changing

There are some big changes coming to West Columbia’s Rhythm on the River Concert Series in the next 12 months. And there is a plan for a St. Patrick’s Day party in 2020. “We plan to offer a St. Patrick’s Day option in the spring of 2020,” said Richard Skipper, executive director of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. […]

by · June 4, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sam Frierson- voice of the  Brookland-Cayce Bearcats -passes away

Sam Frierson- voice of the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats -passes away

Sam Frierson- the voice of Brookland-Cayce Bearcats- passed away last Thursday. He was remembered at the BC graduation ceremony, Friday, held on the field where he called so many high school football games. BCHS Principal Gregg Morton said Frierson was the only announcer Brookland-Cayce had in its new football stadium, and the new basketball arena. Frierson was also on staff […]

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School’s graduation held Friday

Brookland-Cayce High School’s graduation held Friday

Brookland-Cayce High School’s graduating seniors received their diplomas during a Friday morning ceremony at Bearcat Stadium. The members of the Class of 2019 were cheered by family, friends, educators and others.

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police make drug arrest

West Columbia Police make drug arrest

West Columbia Police Department narcotics investigators arrested Charles Stacy Senn, Friday, after serving a search warrant with the WCPD Special Operations Response Team. The WCPD received assistance from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 and Gang Units, and the FBI. Eight other individuals were also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Missing West Columbia girl last seen on Friday

Missing West Columbia girl last seen on Friday

The West Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing girl who was last seen on Friday. Nazareth Nicolle Sanchez-Peralta is described as a 14-year-old Hispanic girl with long black hair who stands about 5’2″ and weighs around 95 pounds. Sanchez-Peralta was last seen on Decatur Street heading towards Highway 302 in the City of […]

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Several crews fight fire at West Columbia apartment complex

Several crews fight fire at West Columbia apartment complex

Several crews responded to an apartment fire in West Columbia, Saturday. The blaze erupted around 4 p.m. at Riverbend Apartments, at 800 N. Lucas St., off of Sunset Boulevard. A firefighter, involved in the response, was taken to the hospital for evaluation, according to the West Columbia Fire Department. No one else was injured. In addition to the WCFD, units […]

by · June 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
New food, music and recreation comes to West Columbia with summer

New food, music and recreation comes to West Columbia with summer

Summer is almost upon us, and it will be a season of new beginnings in West Columbia. Primal Gourmet is scheduled to open in June and Bricks and Stones Pizza Company is slated for a July opening. Chayze Lounge has already opened and the New Interactive Art Park will cut the ribbon June 15. Michael Mayo has escorted thousands of […]

by · May 31, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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