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Walmart closings won’t affect Cayce Walmart Neighborhood Grocery

Walmart closings won’t affect Cayce Walmart Neighborhood Grocery

Last week, Walmart announced that it was closing 154 Walmart stores in the United States. But a company spokeswoman said the Walmart Neighborhood Grocery being built in Cayce would not be affected by the closing of the Walmart stores. List of Walmart store closings The Walmart in Winnsoboro was the only Supercenter Walmart store reported as closing in South Carolina. […]

by · January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Sun out early, but mostly cloudy Wednesday

Sun out early, but mostly cloudy Wednesday

According to the National Weather Service, it will be mostly cloudy Wednesday in the Cayce-West Columbia area. The high is expected to be 45 degrees with a low Wednesday night of 34. The chance of precipitation is 25 percent.

by · January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BC Grammar No. 1, finalist for Palmetto’s Finest Award

BC Grammar No. 1, finalist for Palmetto’s Finest Award

BC Grammar No. 1 a finalist for Palmetto’s Finest Award Brookland-Cayce Grammar School No. 1 – a Lexington School District 2 school in West Columbia – is a finalist for Palmetto’s Finest Award. Eight South Carolina schools are finalists for the 2016 Palmetto’s Finest Schools Awards. The schools were chosen after extensive evaluations by fellow educators and previous Palmetto’s Finest winners. […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man charged with Lexington County attempted murder and robbery

Man charged with Lexington County attempted murder and robbery

Columbia man charged in three Lexington County crimes  A Columbia man faces multiple charges in connection to three incidents that happened in Lexington County over the holiday weekend. According to arrest warrants, James Lee Williams, 28, has been charged with attempted murder, burglary, grand larceny and possessing a weapon during a violent crime for his role in a stabbing late […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County coroner identifies two fatal accident victims

Lexington County coroner identifies two fatal accident victims

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed at approximately 3 a.m.  on Sunday, Jan. 17. Jovlyn Furtick, 33, of Ladson, was killed  in the 2800 block of Pine Street in Pelion. Mr. Furtick was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident. An autopsy performed on Jan. 17, 2016, indicated […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Waterline leak causes West Columbia traffic alert, Tuesday morning

Waterline leak causes West Columbia traffic alert, Tuesday morning

The West Columbia Police department issued a traffic alert Tuesday morning.  West bound traffic on Hwy 378 (Sunset Blvd.)  at Jarvis Klappamn Blvd. is shut down. There is a water leak that is causing ice on the roadway. Please avoid this area if possible. From the city of West Columbia: The City of West Columbia has experienced a water line […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Americans for Prosperity to pay gas tax Wednesday, in Lexington

Americans for Prosperity to pay gas tax Wednesday, in Lexington

AFP-SC to Pay Gas Tax for Drivers on Wednesday Event at Lexington Gas Station highlights how much gas tax already costs South Carolinians. Americans for Prosperity-South Carolina will be at a Lexington gas station this week, paying the gas tax burden for hard-working commuters in order to highlight how much the gas tax costs drivers in the state, and reinforce […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dr. Ben Carson speaks at forum in West Columbia

Dr. Ben Carson speaks at forum in West Columbia

Dr. Ben Carson was in West Columbia Monday evening. He spoke at the Brookland Baptist Church  Banquet and Conference Center. Carson, who is running to be the GOP 2016 nominee for president, was the guest of The Conservative Leadership Project’s Presidential Forum Series. It is moderated by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Carson covered topics ranging from healthcare options and […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Deputies investigate 2 truck stop armed robberies, Monday

Deputies investigate 2 truck stop armed robberies, Monday

Lexington County deputies responded to two armed robberies at truck stops off Interstate 20 early this morning. The 44 Truck stop was robbed about 4 a.m. The Hill View Truck Stop was robbed about 4:45 a.m.  Suspects in both armed robberies matched the same description and drove the same type of car. While responding to the second armed robbery, a deputy passed […]

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Traffic fatality reported, Monday, in Lexington County by SC DPS

Traffic fatality reported, Monday, in Lexington County by SC DPS

The SC Department of Public Safety is reporting a fatal automobile crash on Harvey Berry Road in Lexington County. Notice of the fatal accident was posted at 8:05. No other information was posted. On Sunday, SCDPS reported a fatal crash that occurred in Lexington County on S.C. Highway 302. No more information about that incident has been reported.  

by · January 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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