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Cayce Elementary dedication is Thursday – Sen. Nikki Setzler, Cayce Mayor Elise Partin to speak

Cayce Elementary dedication is Thursday – Sen. Nikki Setzler, Cayce Mayor Elise Partin to speak

A formal dedication and open house are planned at Lexington Two’s newest elementary school. The event, which includes a reception and tours, is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Cayce Elementary, 515 Bulldog Blvd. Sen. Nikki Setzler and Cayce Mayor Elise Partin will speak at the event, which is free and open to the public. Cayce Elementary, which […]

by · October 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees event raises more than $25,000

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees event raises more than $25,000

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation raised $25,550 at the Tribute for Trees event held on Sept. 26. “We’re thrilled that this year’s event was even more successful than in years past,” said Foundation Chairwoman Melissa Sprouse Brown said, “The money raised through the Tribute for Trees is important. Without the support of the community, these projects wouldn’t be possible.” The […]

by · October 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport and Brookland-Cayce marching bands in Lower State Championship

Airport and Brookland-Cayce marching bands in Lower State Championship

The Airport and Brookland-Cayce marching bands traveled to the Lower State 1A/3A Championships at Chapin High School Saturday. The top finishers in their classes will move on to the State Championships Oct. 28. Both Lexington Two bands have had strong finishes in recent local competitions. Both performed in the recent Chesnee Eagle Classic, with Airport bringing home two seconds in […]

by · October 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
2017 Gervais Street Bridge Dinner held Sunday

2017 Gervais Street Bridge Dinner held Sunday

The third annual Gervais Street Bridge Dinner was held Sunday  afternoon and evening.  The sold out dinner is for 1,000 people with proceeds going to local charities that focus on improving the rivers. A couple hours into the dinner, some rain began to fall. Sunday’s dinner included specialty cocktail menu designed by Josh Streetman of Motor Supply. The dinner consists of […]

by · October 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man gets life for murder targeting Hispanic man near West Columbia

Lexington County man gets life for murder targeting Hispanic man near West Columbia

By Suzanne Mayes, 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office Ricky Lamont Esaw, a 42 year old Lexington County man, was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Hector Vasquez. Vasquez was killed on Aug. 9, 2015 in the West Columbia area of Lexington County. The sentence was imposed on Thursday , by the Judge Thomas W. Cooper, Jr. following a week […]

by · October 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Woman missing for 2 months is located by the West Columbia Police Department

Woman missing for 2 months is located by the West Columbia Police Department

Miranda Butler is safe. She was located by the West Columbia Police Department on Friday, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Original story below:  Lexington County detectives are investigating the whereabouts of Miranda Butler, who was last seen more than two months ago. She was last seen Aug. 4 at the City Gas station across from Walmart on Bush […]

by · October 21, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Janyia Coleman crowned Brookland-Cayce High School Homecoming Queen

Janyia Coleman crowned Brookland-Cayce High School Homecoming Queen

Janyia Coleman was crowned Brookland-Cayce High School Homecoming Queen last Friday. Benisha Hopkins was first runner-up and Diamond Moore was second runner up. The Bearcats football team defeated Edisto by a score of 40-15 to win the homecoming game.

by · October 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop to be held in Lexington County, Nov. 3

“Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop to be held in Lexington County, Nov. 3

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop on Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in an effort to educate citizens on rainwater harvesting and stormwater conservation. Representatives from the consortium will be on hand to present information on stormwater runoff, rainwater conservation and harvesting, before helping each attendee construct their own rain barrels to […]

by · October 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia hosts Fall Clean-Up Day, Community Garden Planting Oct. 21 

City of West Columbia hosts Fall Clean-Up Day, Community Garden Planting Oct. 21 

The City of West Columbia is hosting a Fall city wide clean-up day and community garden planting on Saturday, October 21, 2017, between 9 AM and 12 PM. The clean-up is in partnership with Keep the Midlands Beautiful. The Fall planting of the West Columbia Community Garden is funded with the assistance of the Palmetto Pride – Community Pride Grant. […]

by · October 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
National Honor Society Pancake Breakfast to be held Oct. 21

National Honor Society Pancake Breakfast to be held Oct. 21

There will be a National Honor Society Pancake Breakfast at the Holland Avenue Baptist Church Dining Hall from 9 a.m. until noon, on Oct, 21. The breakfast is presented by Gray Collegiate Academy. There will be pancakes with bacon or sauage and assorted fruit, coffee, orange jusice or water. Proceeds benefit the National Honor Society Charity Fund. Holland Avenue Baptist […]

by · October 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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