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Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia, Tuesday

Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia, Tuesday

The Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia Tuesday. There will be a Prayer Rally at the Statehouse in Columbia, at noon Tuesday. It will be held by Franklin Graham, son of renown Evangelist Billy Graham. “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public and at the ballot […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 2 comments · NEWS
Lexington man gets 5 months jail for mortgage fraud

Lexington man gets 5 months jail for mortgage fraud

Michael Yant, 40, of Lexington, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Columbia, according to US Attorney Bill Nettles. Yant was sentenced for Wire Fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme. US District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., of Columbia sentenced Yant to five months of incarceration, to be followed by five months home confinement. Yant also was ordered […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Moffatt Street Section of West Columbia Riverwalk Re-opened

Moffatt Street Section of West Columbia Riverwalk Re-opened

The Moffatt Street section of the West Columbia Riverwalk has been re-opened after being closed due to flooding. City personnel have worked quickly to clear the walkway after recent flood waters subsided. The amphitheater and nearby walkways are open to the public. Remaining closed portions of the park are located from the 100 block of Sunset Boulevard to the Gervais […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police make arrest after K9 finds meth

Springdale Police make arrest after K9 finds meth

Springdale Police made a drug arrest Saturday afternoon.   On Saturday at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon a Springdale officer stopped a car for failing to stop at a stop sign on Pond Drive at Platt Springs Rd. After stopping the vehicle the officer observed behavior that was thought to be suspicious. the officer called for the police department’s drug-finding dog, […]

by · February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner releases name of woman killed in Friday crash

Coroner releases name of woman killed in Friday crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person who was killed in the early Friday morning two-car accident on Hwy 321 in Cayce. Valerie D. Rhodes, 44, of Gaston was traveling north in the 3200 block of Charleston Highway at approximately 4:40 a.m. on Friday, when another vehicle that was traveling south in the north bound lane struck her […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce officer rescues woman from burning mobile home

Cayce officer rescues woman from burning mobile home

Cayce Department of Public Safety Officer L. Feliciano was off-duty, but that does not mean he would not respond to an emergency. Feliciano, a master public safety officer, saved a woman’s life from a burning mobile home, Friday afternoon,” according to Sgt. Evan Antley of the Cayce DPS. Feliciano saw the mobile home at 116 Maplewood Drive, on fire at […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk at Moffatt St. closed due to flooding

West Columbia Riverwalk at Moffatt St. closed due to flooding

Moffatt Street side of West Columbia Riverwalk closed due to flooding The Moffatt Street side of the West Columbia Riverwalk is currently closed due to flooding. Once the flood waters subside and the Riverwalk path is clear again, the city will announce when all areas of the West Columbia Riverwalk are open to the public. Anna Huffman, City of West Columbia Public Information […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Miss South Carolina encourages Northside Middle students

Miss South Carolina encourages Northside Middle students

Miss South Carolina made a stop in West Columbia, Friday where she offered some advice to young people. “Make decisions that get you where you want to be,” said Daja Dial. She spoke to eighth-graders at Northside Middle School. Dial is from Spartanburg and she is a Clemson University student, taking the year off from school to fulfill her obligations […]

by · February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS

Man charged with DUI after fatal accident

The name of the victim who died in the accident has not been released.

by · February 5, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Fisher-Mercer, Nickel inducted into Brookland-Cayce Educator Hall of Fame

Fisher-Mercer, Nickel inducted into Brookland-Cayce Educator Hall of Fame

Dr. Carolyn Fisher-Mercer and Dr. Barbara Nickel were the 2015 inductees into the Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation Educator Hall of Fame, Thursday. Fisher-Mercer said she was grateful to be able to help her students become the people they were meant to be. Nickel, a special education teacher, expressed her thanks that she and her students were allowed to be […]

by · February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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