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Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated Wednesday that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville returned an  indictment against Mark Nigel Wilkins, 48, of Lexington. He was charged – in a three-count indictment – with wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.  The maximum penalty Wilkins could receive is 20 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Estates and Companies, the developers of the proposed project at the corner of State and Meeting Streets, is holding a public meeting tonight (January 13th) for citizens wanting to know more about specifics of the project. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hut located at 726 B Avenue in West Columbia. The Developer wanted […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

Annual BCHS Educator Hall of Fame Gala to Honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher & Dr. Barbara Nickel   The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation’s 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees are Dr. Carolyn Fisher and Dr. Barbara Nickel. The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation will sponsor their Fifteenth Annual Educator Hall of Fame Gala on Thursday, February 4, at Seawell’s at 1125 […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Greg Bickley becomes Rocketman, Saturday night

Cayce’s Greg Bickley becomes Rocketman, Saturday night

The first time Greg Bickley heard an Elton John song, he did not know who was singing it. Now he’s Rocketman, and performs a full-costumed tribute to Sir Elton John. His next show, that is almost sold out, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Koger Center. “I bought an old album in the bargain bin because it had “Don’t […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County fatal shooting results in murder charge

Lexington County fatal shooting results in murder charge

Columbia man charged with murder in Lexington County fatal shooting Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a Columbia man with murder in connection with a December shooting death. According to arrest warrants, Camry Davonte Taylor, 20, fatally shot Felix Jamal Jones, 35, on Dec. 19. “Mr. Jones was shot multiple times at an apartment complex off Berryhill Road in […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree State Bank sold, personnel, branch changes not expected

Congaree State Bank sold, personnel, branch changes not expected

Congaree State Bank, based in Cayce, is being bought by CresCom Bank. CresCom is a Lowcountry bank and it’s is purchasing  Congaree State Bank for about $16.3 million in a cash-and-stock transaction, according to a press release. Charles Kirby, president and CEO of Congaree Bancshares Inc., said, in a press release, that the two companies have “very similar philosophies, cultures and core […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fecas joins Springdale Town Council, Sox-Peters sworn in

Fecas joins Springdale Town Council, Sox-Peters sworn in

The Town of Springdale held its first council meeting for 2016, and swore in a new member. Dr. Viki Fecas was sworn in as our newest member of council on Jan. 5. “She will be a tremendous asset to our council,” said Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop. He said Fecas, who takes over the seat of Gus Manos, who retired, has […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Metropolitan Airport, in Cayce, has more passengers, cargo

Columbia Metropolitan Airport, in Cayce, has more passengers, cargo

Columbia Metropolitan Airport Closes 2015 with Record Breaking Growth. The airport marked its fourth consecutive year of growth in 2015; achieving a benchmark not hit since 1986 when People Express Airlines last served Columbia. The news was presented in a release (below) from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CMA.) “For us to have this kind of growth without the advantage of a low-cost […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police warn of tax scams

West Columbia Police warn of tax scams

The West Columbia Police Department is asking residents to be on the alert for tax scams. “Tax time upon us. Scams pop-up this time of year, so please be wary of calls to your house by people portraying themselves as IRS employees,” states a reminder warns from the WCPD. And do not give out personal information. Getting personal information is a […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sun’s out, Cayce Riverwalk, Phase IV, Timmerman Trail open

Sun’s out, Cayce Riverwalk, Phase IV, Timmerman Trail open

Cayce Riverwalk, Phase Four and the Timmerman Trail are now reopened. The City of Cayce announced the reopening of the riverside recreational trail Monday. It had been closed due to heavy rains. On Sunday Cayce published “A big thank you to our Parks Department and Cayce staff for working to get the Riverwalk open on Monday for our residents!”

by · January 11, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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