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Information on West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day

Information on West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day

Always wanted to be in the Parade? Have a Quirky Creative side just fighting to get out? Need a thrill to stir your inner child? Boy do we have the festival for you! The City of West Columbia will host the 1st Annual Kinetic Derby Day on Saturday, April 21, 2018. This unique celebration will include a parade of kinetic […]

by · December 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington S.C. House Rep. Rick Quinn resigns from office, pleads guilty to misconduct

Lexington S.C. House Rep. Rick Quinn resigns from office, pleads guilty to misconduct

State Rep. Rick Quinn, of Lexington, agreed to plead guilty to one count of misconduct in office Wednesday. He faces a sentence of up-to one year in prison and a possible fine of $1,000. Quinn’s sentencing was delayed by state Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen. Earlier Wednesday afternoon, Quinn resigned from his state house seat. As a result of Quinn’s guilty […]

by · December 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man gets 5-year sentence for setting puppy on fire

Man gets 5-year sentence for setting puppy on fire

From Katherine Yon-Pawmetto Lifeline The maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine was handed down to Hykeem Dontavious Golson on Tuesday afternoon in Richland County’s Fifth Judicial Circuit. Pawmetto Lifeline reported the sentence in a release. Golson marks only the second person in South Carolina to receive the maximum sentence for felony animal cruelty. Golson admitted to […]

by · December 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says man arrested in stabbing-related incident

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says man arrested in stabbing-related incident

A Columbia man has been charged with attempted murder in connection to a Saturday night stabbing incident in Lexington County. Marcus Anthony Rivers, 38, used a lock blade to stab a man multiple times after the two of them argued in the 4300 block of Augusta Road, according to arrest warrants. “The victim was transported to the hospital with stab wounds to […]

by · December 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce receives award for water treatment plant

City of Cayce receives award for water treatment plant

The City of Cayce announced it has received the 2016 SC Area-Wide Optimization Program Award for the Cayce Water Treatment Plant. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) sponsors this program, which supports utilities in improving disinfection and particle removal for the benefit of public health. “We could not be more thrilled to receive the AWOP Award. Ensuring […]

by · December 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lights Before Christmas, a tradition for West Columbia families, with photos

Lights Before Christmas, a tradition for West Columbia families, with photos

It’s the season of traditions, and one of the most-enduring rituals for the people of West Columbia is the “Lights Before Christmas” at Riverbanks Zoo. West Columbia has a bond to the zoo because of the entrance to the zoo’s Botanical Gardens off of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. The  Lights Before Christmas, one of the area’s longest running holiday […]

by · December 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Residents of West Columbia neighborhoods hold luncheon for city sanitation, water, maintenance employees

Residents of West Columbia neighborhoods hold luncheon for city sanitation, water, maintenance employees

The Westover Acres Community Crime Watch Club held a luncheon for the West Columbia Public Works Department Tuesday. The city employees include the sanitation, water and maintenance department. The Westover Acres Homeowners Association (the part of the neighborhood from Mohawk to Hummingbird) and the Saluda Chase Homeowners Association also contributed to the event this year along with the Crime Watch […]

by · December 12, 2017 · 2 comments · NEWS
LaVie Pregnancy Care Center offers help in Lexington County

LaVie Pregnancy Care Center offers help in Lexington County

LaVie Pregnancy Care Center opened Lexington County in November. It’s the county’s only pregnancy care center. The center provides pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, peer counseling, maternity support items, adoption referrals, post abortion recovery, future father support and much more. LaVie does not charge its clients. It’s a ministry of LICS (Lexington Interfaith Community Services.) “We’re here to help with difficult pregnancy […]

by · December 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Winners in Cayce – West Columbia Chamber’s Parade of Lights

Winners in Cayce – West Columbia Chamber’s Parade of Lights

The Greater Cayce – West Columbia Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the winners of the 2017 Parade of Lights held on Saturday, December 9th: 2017 WINNERS ANNOUNCED Best Overall: Town of Springdale Best Band: Brookland-Cayce High School Band Best Business: Chick-Fil-A – West Columbia Best Civic Organization: Pack 331 Cub Scouts from Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Best […]

by · December 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia community invited to veterans appreciation lunch, Thursday

Cayce-West Columbia community invited to veterans appreciation lunch, Thursday

Members of the Cayce-West Columbia community are invited to a free barbecue lunch on Thursday. Sponsored by the Oswald and Burnside law firm and Maurice’s Barbecue, the purpose of the lunch is to honor local veterans. It will be held at the American Legion Post 79 building in West Columbia. “We simply want to show our appreciation for those who […]

by · December 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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