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Obituary: Service for former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar is Friday

Obituary: Service for former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar is Friday

Ned Randall Tolar, 75, passed away January 12, 2020 at Lexington Medical Center. He was born in Fayetteville, NC to the late N.S. Tolar and Nellie Margaret Dunn Tolar of Lumber Bridge, NC on October 3, 1944. Ned was a former Lexington County Council Member and was the owner/operator of Tolar Properties of West Columbia, SC. He served in the […]

by · January 15, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford’s FLOCK donates hi-tech camera to Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department

House of Raeford’s FLOCK donates hi-tech camera to Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department

The Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department needed some help. So Chris Swygert asked House of Raeford’s non-profit organization, FLOCK, what it could do. Swygert, a BLFD volunteer firefighter is the Pullet Manager for House of Raeford’s live operations. And  to assist in their service to the greater Batesburg-Leesville community, FLOCK donated a new, state of the art, Thermal Imaging Camera to the Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department at a […]

by · January 15, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Phases 1-3 of Cayce Riverwalk closed

Phases 1-3 of Cayce Riverwalk closed

The Cayce Riverwalk is currently closed from the Blossom Street bridge to the Thomas Newman Boat Landing (phases 1 -3.) The City of Cayce will continue to monitor water levels and will post the latest updates on its city social media sites.

by · January 15, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to the Gervais Street Bridge closed due to rising water

West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to the Gervais Street Bridge closed due to rising water

d The West Columbia Riverwalk, from the Gervais Street Bridge to the Moffatt Street entrance, is closed temporarily due to flooding. Once the water subsides and the Riverwalk path is clear, the city will announce when all areas of the West Columbia Riverwalk Park are open to the public.  

by · January 14, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Leadership Lexington County celebrating 25 years

Leadership Lexington County celebrating 25 years

Leadership Lexington County (LLC) is celebrating 25 years of developing leaders in the community. The 34 member class of 2019 graduated on January 9. Over the past 25 years, here is Leadership Lexington County by the numbers: 813 Total Graduates of LLC (1995-2019)2019 Service Project raised over $80,000 to build a Pavilion for the Central Midlands Transitional Retreat The 2020 […]

by · January 14, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Construction crew begins work to repair Wilton Road in Springdale

Construction crew begins work to repair Wilton Road in Springdale

“I can barely believe it, either, but work is finally underway on Wilton Road,” wrote Rep. Micah Caskey on his Facebook page Monday. He also posted a photo of a crew working on Wilton Road. “I’m thrilled the construction has begun,” said Caskey when contacted. ” I’m praying that the weather holds and the actual work will go faster than […]

by · January 14, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Summit Adventure trampoline park to open in Cayce

Summit Adventure trampoline park to open in Cayce

The Summit Adventure Park is a trampoline park that is opening soon in Cayce. The space where the park will locate is in the former location of Reids grocery store in the Cayce Commons, 2245 Charleston Hwy. “Our brand new indoor park includes Olympic trampolines, two basketball hoops, a trampoline area for children, wipe-out, dodge and more,” are features at […]

by · January 14, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Last chance for Taste on the River pre-sale pricing

Last chance for Taste on the River pre-sale pricing

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is hosting the 4th Annual “Taste on the River” on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from 6 PM – 9 PM, at Stone River, 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia, SC. The best restaurants from West Columbia and Columbia are coming together for a fun evening to showcase their cuisine to help beautify West Columbia. Restaurants participating […]

by · January 13, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dominion Energy to test Lake Murray Dam sirens, Tuesday

Dominion Energy to test Lake Murray Dam sirens, Tuesday

Dominion Energy South Carolina will conduct the annual test of its Lake Murray Dam inundation sirens on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at noon. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes. The testing is conducted on the second Tuesday of each January. The inundation siren system includes 10 rotating sirens at locations across both Richland and Lexington counties. The company also conducts […]

by · January 13, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar dies

Former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar dies

Former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar died at Lexington Medical Center Sunday. He was a businessman and he represented West Columbia and part of Lexington – District 8 – while on council. Tolar left council in 2018, replaced by Glen Conwell. Tolar was in a serious auto accident in November of 2016, and never completely recovered, according to family friend. […]

by · January 13, 2020 · 0 comments · NEWS
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