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Several roads closed in West Columbia

Several roads closed in West Columbia

According to a release from the West Columbia Police Department, roads and areas that are closed in the City of West Columbia because of flooding or trees, include: 1600 Charleston Hwy. 2000 Platt Springs Rd. 200 Alexandria St. Thornton St. at Hammond Ave. 1200 Charleston Hwy. Botanical Parkway 600 C Ave. Marble St.

by · October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dam breaches trigger advisory to pond owners

Dam breaches trigger advisory to pond owners

From Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.  Lexington County pond dam owners – Please raise your flood gates or remove flow boards to relieve water pressure. Two Lexington County shelters are open: Seven Oaks Park, Irmo Lexington County Leisure Center, Lexington Gibson Pond and Old Mill dams have been breached. Barr Lake has crested. This has more water rushing down 12 Mile […]

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Cayce, West Columbia, Springdale affected by flooding

Cayce, West Columbia, Springdale affected by flooding

In West Columbia, several roads have been closed, but as of 8 a.m. on Sunday morning no major injuries or incidents had been reported to the West Columbia Police Department, according to West Columbia Police Capt. Scott Morrison. Maintenance crews for the city have been on-call to clean out run-off drains. Morrison said all areas where flooding generally occurs on […]

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Cayce Mayor asks churches to cancel Sunday services due to flooding

Cayce Mayor asks churches to cancel Sunday services due to flooding

News release from City of Cayce The City of Cayce and Mayor Elise Partin are asking our local churches to cancel services and organizations to cancel any events planned for today. The SC Emergency Management Department has given emergency alerts asking for all residents to be alert of flooding. And we are asking for all of our residents to please […]

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President Signs Emergency Declaration for South Carolina

President Signs Emergency Declaration for South Carolina

President Signs Emergency Declaration for South Carolina WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of South Carolina to supplement state, local, and tribal response efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on October 1, 2015, and continuing. The […]

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Gamecocks’ downfall is excruciating to witness

Gamecocks’ downfall is excruciating to witness

South Carolina is 2-4 in 2015, after a 24-14 loss to Missouri, Saturday. And if USC does not improve a lot quickly, there may not be many more winnable games on the schedule. The Gamecocks’ performance Saturday was downright boringly ugly. Allowing sacks, missing key tackles and playing with an offense that was all but non-existent. But was the mess […]

by · October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce parks, Riverwalk closed, emergency numbers issued

Cayce parks, Riverwalk closed, emergency numbers issued

The City of Cayce has released (below) the following information related to current weather conditions. The Congaree River has risen to almost 10 feet. The Riverwalk and all City Parks remain CLOSED. We expect heavier rains throughout the day. Thus far, Cayce has no reports of flooding or road closings. We have additional staff at Cayce Department of Public Safety […]

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Airport beats Swansea, 35-21, Eagles are now 6-0

Airport beats Swansea, 35-21, Eagles are now 6-0

The Airport Eagles defeated Swansea Friday night. The win is the Eagles’ first Region victory, and improves the team to 6-0, 1-0 in the conference. Swansea falls to 2-4 and 0-1 in the conference. Swansea had a 14-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, but Airport scored the next three touchdowns in the first half and led 28-14 […]

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Aiken defeats Brookland-Cayce in 3 overtimes

Aiken defeats Brookland-Cayce in 3 overtimes

Brookland-Cayce lost in the third overtime to Aiken in football Friday night.  The score was knotted at 14 after regulation. Each team scored a TD and an extra point in the first OT. Neither score in the second overtime. In the third overtime BC got the ball first, after missing a 24-yard field goal in the second OT, to win […]

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Two arrested for Red Bank murder

Two arrested for Red Bank murder

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a West Columbia man and a Lexington woman in connection with a fatal shooting last night in Red Bank. According to arrest warrants, Marion Wade Frye, 29, is charged with murder in the shooting of Joshua Miles Prine. Frye is also charged with possessing a firearm during a violent crime. Katelyn Turner, 26, […]

by · October 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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