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Riverbanks Zoo, House of Raeford celebrate The Farmyard

Riverbanks Zoo, House of Raeford celebrate The Farmyard

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden kicked off the start of summer Tuesday with a celebration in The Farmyard. The Farmyard, presented by West Columbia’s House of Raeford Farms is one of the Zoo’s newest attractions. “House of Raeford is proud to partner with Riverbanks to engage our community in educating young people about local agriculture,” said Jim Mabe, complex manager for […]

by · June 19, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Deputies catch 6 teens who were trying to hijack boat

Deputies catch 6 teens who were trying to hijack boat

Lexington County deputies apprehended six teens Sunday morning after responding to a reported armed robbery near Rocky Point Recreation Area in Chapin. “The victims were waiting at the dock to load a boat when six teens approached them from the woods and attempted to hijack their vehicle,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. The driver was assaulted as the subject […]

by · June 19, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ms. Tracey Sandle recognized for her efforts to beautify West Columbia

Ms. Tracey Sandle recognized for her efforts to beautify West Columbia

West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton and the West Columbia City Council presented a resolution to Ms. Tracey Sandle for her dedication to beautifying the city. Mayor Pro-Tem Tem Miles presented the resolution. It was presented at Monday’s council meeting.

by · June 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia recognizes Riverbanks Zoo as asset

West Columbia recognizes Riverbanks Zoo as asset

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden CEO Tommy Stringfellow was presented with a resolution from Mayor Bobby Horton and West Columbia Council recognizing the zoo as an invaluable asset to the city, county, and state. Mayor Pro-Tem Tem Miles presented the resolution. The presentation was made at Monday evening’s council meeting.

by · June 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 School Board meets Thursday, public hearing on the budget scheduled

Lexington 2 School Board meets Thursday, public hearing on the budget scheduled

The Lexington Two School Board Meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday in the Board Room, of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth St., West Columbia. The Second Reading of the 2019/20 Proposed General Fund Budget is on the agenda. There will be a public hearing regarding the budget at 6:30 p.m. The agenda is below:   AGENDA I.             […]

by · June 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Wellness 360 Holistic Health and Functional Nutrition and Lil Duck Kombucha hold ribbon-cutting in Cayce

Wellness 360 Holistic Health and Functional Nutrition and Lil Duck Kombucha hold ribbon-cutting in Cayce

Wellness 360 Holistic Health and Functional Nutrition and Lil Duck Kombucha held its ribbon-cutting Thursday. It’s at 1004 12th Street in Cayce. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin, and Mayor Pro Tem Tara Almond, with members of Cayce’s City Staff, attended. Also present were Tina Washington, president of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber and Richard Skipper, chamber executive director.

by · June 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Town Council moves council elections to off years

Lexington Town Council moves council elections to off years

Lexington Town Council has voted to move council elections to off years. “Council voted unanimously to switch the elections to off years, so it does not conflict with statewide and presidential elections. The elections will be staggered every two years with the next election being in November 2021 for three seats, currently held by Councilman Carnes, Williams and Baker,” said […]

by · June 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
1 killed in Lexington County crash

1 killed in Lexington County crash

A collision involving three pickup trucks in Lexington left one person dead Friday evening. The crash happened just before 6 p.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins.A flag man had traffic stopped as a construction crew closed lanes on US 178 E near Fogle Road. A Ford pickup stopped, Collins said. Then a Chevrolet Colorado pickup stopped […]

by · June 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Convicted child killer Timothy Jones gets death

Convicted child killer Timothy Jones gets death

Convicted child killer Tim Jones has been sentenced to death.A Lexington jury came back with the sentence after a unanimous vote Thursday. The jury deliberated less than two hours before the sentence was announced between 3 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Last week, Jones, 37, was found guilty of five counts of murder. He killed his five children in August 2014. […]

by · June 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Father’s Day is special for  West Columbia families

Father’s Day is special for West Columbia families

Sunday is Father’s Day, and that offers the opportunity to show appreciation for the men who mean so much in our lives. The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. But it was not until 1972–58 years after Mother’s Day was made official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in […]

by · June 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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