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John Gibson’s Comedy Closet opens in West Columbia

John Gibson’s Comedy Closet opens in West Columbia

The Comedy Closet in West Columbia held its ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon with the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. The Comedy Closet is at 735 Meeting Street. It’s owned by West Columbia’s John Gibson (with the scissors in the photo.) He said at the ribbon-cutting he is happy to be opening his business in West Columbia, and he loves […]

by · January 25, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County fire displaces 2

Lexington County fire displaces 2

American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, in the 200 block Casa Dell Road in Lexington County, was damaged by a fire Thursday evening. The Lexington County Fire Service and the Gaston Fire Department responded to the blaze. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming from the structure. Fire crews immediately began fire […]

by · January 25, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Museum Roadshow is Saturday at SC State Museum

Museum Roadshow is Saturday at SC State Museum

Museum Roadshow, one of the State Museum’s signature events, is back Saturday, January 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the stories and value of their heirlooms and artifacts from experts in a variety of fields who will be onsite offering informal, verbal appraisals. Experts will be available in the areas of […]

by · January 24, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man dies after being hit by vehicle

Lexington man dies after being hit by vehicle

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Thursday, shortly before 10 p.m. It happened near the intersection of Boiling Springs Road and Bethany Church Road. According to Fisher, Mr. Willie Lee Simmons, 52, of Lexington was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a motor vehicle. […]

by · January 24, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
State Rep. Mac Toole, of West Columbia, not running for reelection, Brian Duncan running for District 88 seat

State Rep. Mac Toole, of West Columbia, not running for reelection, Brian Duncan running for District 88 seat

State Rep. Mac Toole, who currently represents District 88, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election this year.Toole, has a Dogwood Circle address in West Columbia 29170, also represents parts of Lexington to Red Bank and Oak Grove , in addition to South Congaree, Pine Ridge, and Edmund. Toole has also served on the Lexington Two School Board, from […]

by · January 24, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Expect exciting additions to  2020 Kinetic Derby Day, April 25 – It’s time to register

Expect exciting additions to 2020 Kinetic Derby Day, April 25 – It’s time to register

West Columbia’s Annual Kinetic Derby Day is April 25, and it’s time to start planning. In fact, registration opened in December for the 2020 edition of the big event. West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and his daughter, Cate, raced in Kinetic Derby Day’s soapbox completion in 2019.  He will be in the race again in 2020, and he’s looking forward […]

by · January 24, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce restaurants get “Shout Out” on restaurant map promoted by West Columbia

Cayce restaurants get “Shout Out” on restaurant map promoted by West Columbia

From the City of Cayce – When Elise Partin, the Mayor of Cayce saw her neighboring city of West Columbia’s post on social media about a new map of their restaurants, she was eager to check it out. “The artwork was fun,” but as she told the Mayor of West Columbia when she called him about it, she “had to […]

by · January 23, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Carraway (Enabling) Park to close for a week – Most parking to stay open

West Columbia’s Carraway (Enabling) Park to close for a week – Most parking to stay open

West Columbia’s Carraway Park, 212 Hudson Street, West Columbia, will temporarily close, beginning Monday, January 27, through Sunday, February 2, to complete contractor punch list items in the playground area. The interior of the park will be closed, as well as a portion of the parking lot closest to the pavilion for staging and truck parking. The area of the […]

by · January 23, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
$1 million lottery ticket sold in Lexington

$1 million lottery ticket sold in Lexington

From the S.C. Education Lottery news page A Powerball® player in Lexington is holding a ticket worth $1 million Thursday morning. The $1 million ticket was purchased from the Stop N Shop at 1104 N. Lake Dr. in Lexington for Wednesday night’s drawing. The Lexington ticket matched all five white ball numbers drawn. Had the ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for […]

by · January 23, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 5 new members

Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame to induct 5 new members

The Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five new members on February 14. This year’s inductees are Brookland-Cayce High graduates Delaine Hair Britton (class of 2000, tennis), Curtis Wilson (class of 1946, basketball and football), and Wade Roof (class of 1999, baseball); and coaches Richard Lundy (softball) and Ben Killian (baseball). There will be a reception in […]

by · January 23, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
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