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West Columbia’s “Brookland” is ready to welcome its first residents

West Columbia’s “Brookland” is ready to welcome its first residents

It’s finally here. West Columbia’s long-awaited deve lopment known as Brookland is ready to welcome occupants. “The first residents move in on Friday July 27th,” said Berica Robinson. She is the marketing director for Estates and Companies, the developers of Brookland. And she said Brookland’s Building No. 1, that fronts Alexander Road, is “95 percent leased.” Brookland is a multi-million-dollar […]

by · July 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police seek help to ID suspect in robbery

Springdale Police seek help to ID suspect in robbery

Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett is asking for the community’s help in identifying a man that robbed the Quick Trip 3 Mobile Gas Station Wednesday morning. Officers with the Springdale Police Department responded to 3016 Platt Springs Road in Springdale at approximately 11:30 a.m. in reference to an armed robbery that just occurred minutes prior. Just after 11 a.m. a […]

by · July 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Department of Public Safety extinguishes fire on Old Frink Street

Cayce Department of Public Safety extinguishes fire on Old Frink Street

Around 9 p.m. the the Cayce Department of Public Safety (which includes the city’s fire service) responded to the scene of a residential structure fire in the 2300 block of Old Frink Street. As of 9:50 p.m., the Cayce DPS reported that the fire had been extinguished. Fire personnel remained on scene to conduct an investigation in order to locate […]

by · July 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gives Dominion OK to buy Cayce-based SCANA Corp.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gives Dominion OK to buy Cayce-based SCANA Corp.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved Dominion Energy’s proposed $14.6 billion acquisition of the Cayce-based SCANA Corp. The proposed deal is “consistent with the public interest,” a FERC report said last week. According to a press release, Dominion’s leaders welcomed news of the the approval. “We are pleased by the FERC’s considered and timely action,” said Dominion CEO Tom […]

by · July 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman charged with felony DUI related to Lexington crash

Woman charged with felony DUI related to Lexington crash

Lauren M. Dangerfield, 31, been was charged with felony DUI resulting in death, possession of a controlled substance and driving under suspension. The charges, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones, S.C. Highway Patrol. stem from an incident that occurred last Friday and took the life of 45-year-old Brian Patrick Orazen, of Lexington. Orazen was identified as the victim of a […]

by · July 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia plans interactive park and parking project

West Columbia plans interactive park and parking project

West Columbia’s is planning an interactive park that will feature special art attractions. The city is billing the park as one of a kind and it includes parking along with the art. It will be on Meeting Street, near the intersection of State Street, where the city owns space for parking. The park will have music and art displays for […]

by · July 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia offers new incentives in recruitment of police officers 

West Columbia offers new incentives in recruitment of police officers 

The West Columbia Police Department has created a recruitment program to meet the growing need for qualified applicants. The new program includes increased starting salaries for police officers and ways to remain competitive throughout an officer’s career with additional promotion opportunities and other incentives to retain trained officers. “The applicant pool for the profession of police officer has dwindled over […]

by · July 17, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
Overturned dump truck blocked Frink Street in Cayce, Tuesday

Overturned dump truck blocked Frink Street in Cayce, Tuesday

The Cayce Department of Public Safety was on the scene, Tuesday,  of an overturned dump truck at the intersection of Frink Street and 12th Street. The accident was reported about 9:50 a.m.  Roads were closed from 12th Street to Julius Felder until the truck was moved.

by · July 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Some lanes on I-26 in West Columbia to be closed overnight, Monday-through-Wednesday

Some lanes on I-26 in West Columbia to be closed overnight, Monday-through-Wednesday

Lanes along portions of I-26 in West Columbia will be closed from 7 p.m.-5 a.m. daily, July 16-July 19, as SCE&G contract crews perform overhead electric line work across the road. To reduce the impact on traffic, the work will take place during overnight hours in coordination with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Work will occur approximately .5 miles east […]

by · July 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge Police part of effort to increase enforcement of traffic laws

Pine Ridge Police part of effort to increase enforcement of traffic laws

Be sure to check the speed limit signs. Drivers who are caught speeding within the jurisdiction of the Pine Ridge Police Department should expect to get a citation, according to a press release issued from the office of Pine Ridge Police Chief Nick Scott. The department joined forces with other law enforcement agencies across South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and […]

by · July 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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