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Some flooding Monday, expect more rain Tuesday

Some flooding Monday, expect more rain Tuesday

Emergency personnel from the West Columbia Fire Department and West Columbia Police were called  to Sunset Boulevard Monday afternoon Heavy rains flooded a portion of Sunset Boulevard, at 12th Street. A driver (in photo) went into the water, and the car stalled. Crews were working to pull the car out of the water. The east bound lane of the street had to be closed. […]

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia highlights public works with Backhoe Rodeo

West Columbia highlights public works with Backhoe Rodeo

The horses were made of steel and they didn’t buck. The first West Columbia Backhoe Rodeo was held Monday at the Community Center on B Avenue. It was held in celebration of Public Works Week. Photo: Public Works Director Jamie Hook times competition. The Backhoe Rodeo featured personnel from the public works department. In timed competition, operators were challenged with […]

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce baseball player Tristan Watts accepts college scholarship

Brookland-Cayce baseball player Tristan Watts accepts college scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School baseball player Tristan Watts has signed a college scholarship letter to play baseball with Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio. Watts signed May 19. He won 16 games for the Bearcats in the 2017 season. Watts is pictured with his parents, Craig and Paula Watts and baseball coaches Rusty Charpia and Keith Huggins.

by · May 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Palmetto Latin 5 play next-to-the-last date of Spring Rhythm on the River concerts

Palmetto Latin 5 play next-to-the-last date of Spring Rhythm on the River concerts

The Palmetto Latin 5 played the Rhythm on the River concert, Saturday. It was the next-to-the-last date in the eight-event spring concert line-up. The Travelin’ Kine with Black Iron Gathering is the next and final show of the Spring Concert Series. The shows are at the base of the Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia, accessed on Alexander Road, at Meeting […]

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber presenting Field Days for kids

Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber presenting Field Days for kids

The Cayce-West Columbia Junior Chamber is presenting Cayce Field Days. It’s an interactive field day hosted each  Saturday  in June at Memorial Park. The Cayce Field Days provide the community with a free program to keep kids active and social at the start of summer. This event is free to children from preschool to middle school across the Midlands. Cayce […]

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police Department holding Bicycle Rodeo, Saturday

Springdale Police Department holding Bicycle Rodeo, Saturday

The Springdale Police Department is holding the Second Annual Bicycle Rodeo Saturday (May 27.) It’s free and open for elementary school-aged children. The bike rodeo starts at 9 a.m. at Springdale Baptist Church, 357 Wattling Rd. (Next to Springdale Elementary School.) There will be a bicycle safety presentation, prizes, bike inspections and adjustments.

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Shane Edward Thackston obituary

Shane Edward Thackston obituary

Link to Obituary and video: Click for Link Shane “Goob” Thackston, husband of Victoria Thackston, went to be with his Lord and Savior while at the home of his parents on May 17, 2017. He was the son of James Edward and Carol Herndon Thackston. Shane served as an administrator at Springdale Elementary School in Lexington School District Two. He was […]

by · May 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pineview Elementary Girls-On-The-Run helping make wishes come true

Pineview Elementary Girls-On-The-Run helping make wishes come true

On Thursday, Girls-On-The Run at the West Columbia school donated $750 to Make-A-Wish. Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children diagnosed with a life-threatening medical conditions. It’s the second year in a row Pineview has contributed to Make-A-Wish. Mary Silverberg, manager of of Make-A-Wish South Carolina’s Youth Programs, said the contribution the Pineview Girls-on-the-Run gave last year helped a girl with […]

by · May 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Murder arrest made, 2 others in custody in connection to Lexington County homicide

Murder arrest made, 2 others in custody in connection to Lexington County homicide

Brandon Lee Pham, Pamela Shae Norris and Ashley Dawn Spencer have been arrested in connection to the homicide case of Austin Chandler, 26 of Lexington County. Details of the case were posted Thursday on the State Law Enforcement Division’s website. The suspects were in the Lexington County Detention Center, Thursday. Pham, 32, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon […]

by · May 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
New principal appointed for Northside Middle School

New principal appointed for Northside Middle School

Mary Paige Damm has been named Principal of Northside Middle School effective July 1. Paige was approved for the position at the regular meeting of the Lexington School District Two Board.   Mrs. Damm received a BA from Winthrop University, a MAT from Clemson University, and a Degree in Education Administration from Winthrop University. She has 18 years experience in administration, most […]

by · May 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS