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West Columbia teen arrested for taking delivered packages

West Columbia teen arrested for taking delivered packages

Lexington teen arrested after taking delivered packages from homes Lexington County deputies have arrested an 18-year-old West Columbia resident for removing boxes from residential doorsteps shortly after the packages had been delivered. Ryan Andrew Huff has been charged with petit larceny in the theft of packages from more than two dozen homes on Dec. 18. Investigators said Huff had been a part-time […]

by · December 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bill Mooneyhan; a living archive of West Columbia history

Bill Mooneyhan; a living archive of West Columbia history

West Columbia doesn’t have a museum, but Bill Mooneyhan could be the human version of one. Mooneyhan is owner of Mooneyhan’s Auto Repair Service on B Avenue in Triangle City. He’s been in business for 36 years and Mooneyhan knows a lot of local history. He also has a large inventory of artifacts and memorabilia related to the area’s sports […]

by · December 18, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
Cayce -West Columbia Jr. Bearcat football team makes national final

Cayce -West Columbia Jr. Bearcat football team makes national final

The Junior Bearcats age 10-and-under football team made it to the National Championship game. The Junior Bearcats defeated four teams before falling in the final in Orlando Fla., last weekend. The Junior Bearcats beat the Derita Bulldogs (North Carolina) 24-0 in their first game. The Bearcats beat the West Orange Bobcats (Florida) 6-0 in the second game and then defeated […]

by · December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge Middle School collects toys for senior center families

Pine Ridge Middle School collects toys for senior center families

Pine Ridge Middle School student government sponsored a Holiday Toy Drive for the Pine Ridge Senior Center this holiday season. Grade levels competed for a rocking dismissal held on Dec. 18. The toy drive lasted the duration of December and the total number of toys exceeded a goal of 200, with a total of 208 toys collected. The sixth grade class […]

by · December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia sanitation crew thanked with lunch, gift cards

West Columbia sanitation crew thanked with lunch, gift cards

They wanted to thank the West Columbia sanitation crew, and the Christmas season is a good time to do it. About three dozen workers of the West Columbia Sanitation Department were served lunch, Thursday, after members of the Westover Acres Community Crimewatch Club collected money to feed them and give them gift cards. “It was just a way to say […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Gus Manos ends tenure on Springdale Town Council

Gus Manos ends tenure on Springdale Town Council

Springdale Town Council will not be the same. Gus Manos has stepped down. “I was on council for 42 years,” Manos said. “The first time, I ran I figured I would not win,” he said. But he did win. And for every election after his first, Manos has been the top voter-getter of all council candidates. Viki Sox Fecas will replace […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Cayce receives water treatment optimization award

Cayce receives water treatment optimization award

The City of Cayce has received the SC Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) Award for the Cayce Water Treatment Plant. City of Cayce Mayor, Elise Partin, stated, “Making sure we are doing our part to ensure that we can provide clean water for our residents is always a top priority. We could not be more thrilled to receive the AWOP Award as […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Akebono Brake Co. to add 100 jobs

West Columbia’s Akebono Brake Co. to add 100 jobs

Company Investing More Than $40 Million To Create 100 New Jobs In Lexington County, according to a press release from the Office of Gov. Nikki Haley. Akebono Brake Corporation, at 201 Metropolitan Drive in West Columbia, is expanding its existing operations. The company is investing more than $40 million in the project, which is expected to create 100 new jobs […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Prostitution charged at West Columbia, Lexington massage parlors

Prostitution charged at West Columbia, Lexington massage parlors

Lexington County agents bust illegal massage parlors  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have busted three massage parlors as part of an undercover operation targeting prostitution.  Four workers associated with the Sunset Spa and the Relax Massage in Lexington and the Palmetto Sun Massage in West Columbia have been charged with prostitution. Arrested were:  -Sun Ah Cho, 34 -Ae Seon Lee, 47 -Ok […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
WCFD to train firefighters as EMTs

WCFD to train firefighters as EMTs

West Columbia firefighters will become more qualified to help in responding to emergencies. The West Columbia Fire Department (WCFD) has plans to expand emergency response training. The WCFD currently operates as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR.) “We plan to move toward providing Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level of service during the first quarter of 2016,” said Marquis R. Solomon, WCFD chief […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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