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Airport drops Orangeburg-Wilkinson in football

Airport drops Orangeburg-Wilkinson in football

By Hannah Stone Airport got on the scoreboard early, lost its lead, but then came back for a 25-10 win over Orangeburg-Wilkinson, Friday. The Eagles kicked a field late in the first quarter to go up, 3-0.  But the Bruins scored a TD with 5:38 in the second quarter to go up, 7-3. Airport answered with a TD. O-W scored […]

by · September 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chapin defeats Brookland-Cayce in football

Chapin defeats Brookland-Cayce in football

Chapin traveled to Brookland-Cayce Friday night and defeated the Bearcats 38-20. BC quarterback Reed Charpia is injured and did not play. Sophomore Malachi Brown replaced Charpia. The Eagles jumped out early and were ahead of BC 35-0 at the half. The Bearcats scored three TDs in the second half, including a 65-yard-run by Brown. But it was not enough. Head […]

by · September 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Swimming advisory issued for parts of the Saluda and Congaree rivers

Swimming advisory issued for parts of the Saluda and Congaree rivers

A swimming advisory has been issued for the Lower Saluda and Congaree rivers from the Lower Landing at Saluda Shoals Park to the Rosewood Boat Landing on the Congaree. Five of the sites sampled Wednesday had e.coli results above the state standard for contact recreation, according to the Congaree Riverkeeper. Contact recreation (swimming, wading, tubing, paddling) is not recommended in […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Greek Festival is happening

Columbia Greek Festival is happening

The Columbia Greek Festival began Thursday. The four-day (Thurs.-Sun.) event  features Greek foods, art and culture. The mission is to raise money for the church and charities. The Columbia Greek Festival is in its 31st year. The event is free to attend. Columbia Greek Festival hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. The festival’s hours Sunday are noon […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County deputies arrest 19-year-old after high-speed chase

Lexington County deputies arrest 19-year-old after high-speed chase

A Lexington man in possession of marijuana and a large amount of cash was arrested by Lexington County deputies after a high-speed chase early Thursday morning. Terrance Kelvon Johnson, 19, is charged with failure to stop for blue lights, providing false information to police and the possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to arrest warrants. “Johnson was pulled […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce arena to be a “stunning” addition

Brookland-Cayce arena to be a “stunning” addition

The addition of another landmark building on the Brookland-Cayce High School campus is being scheduled. At the Lexington School District Two Board meeting in August, architect Todd Sease said builders would like to begin vertical construction at the first of 2018 on the new basketball/volleyball arena planned for the school. An early-site package could begin before the end of the […]

by · September 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police looking for man in connection to robbery

West Columbia Police looking for man in connection to robbery

The West Columbia Police Department is asking for help to locate a man who is accused of robbing the Circle K at 2308 Augusta Rd. in West Columbia. Police said an armed robbery occurred on Tuesday at approximately 11 p.m. The suspect entered the business, according to police, wearing a black Gamecock cap, white t-shirt with a black  shirt around […]

by · September 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man charged with two counts of attempted murder

Lexington man charged with two counts of attempted murder

A Lexington man is charged with two counts of attempted murder for shooting at two men who visited his home early Sunday morning. Kyle Obara, 35, fired a handgun at the men as they fled his Weaver Drive residence, according to arrest warrants. No shots hit the two men. Obara is also charged with kidnapping and possessing a weapon during a violent […]

by · September 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
In crisis, West Columbia’s emergency preparedness team is ready

In crisis, West Columbia’s emergency preparedness team is ready

West Columbia’s emergency preparedness is a team of competence When large numbers of people are counting on you, like they were this week with Tropical Storm Irma, city of West Columbia officials must be ready to repsond. That is true when any emergency is approaching. In those cases, the city’s staff transitions from its normal operating schedule to hyper-mode. Anna […]

by · September 13, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk is open

West Columbia Riverwalk is open

The Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater is open to the public after being closed due to the effects of Hurricane Irma.

by · September 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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