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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
Springdale Police officers recognized for service

Springdale Police officers recognized for service

Springdale Police officers were recognized by Police Chief Kevin Cornett last week, at Springdale’s annual Christmas Dinner. Chief Cornett presented Officer Manuel with the 2015 Officer of the Year award for his outstanding dedication to the Town of Springdale and the Springdale Police Department. Chief Cornett also recognized PFC McWilliams for an incident that took place in May . In […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged Sean Patrick Peters with murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife, Rachel Naomi Peters. According to arrest warrants, Peters, 37, unlawfully entered Rachel Peters’ residence in the 4200 block of Greenwood Drive in West Columbia and fatally shot her. “Deputies […]

by · December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Large West Columbia building sold to metal fabricator

Large West Columbia building sold to metal fabricator

NAI AVANT BROKERS SALE OF ±71,424 SQUARE FOOT STEEL MANUFACTURING FACILITY. Avant senior brokers Nick Stomski and Rob Lapin, as well as Lee Bussell, recently finalized the sale of a ±71,424 manufacturing facility located at 3792 Platt Springs Road in West Columbia. The sale was announced in a NAI Avant press release, Tuesday morning. The property sold is across from […]

by · December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Human trafficking task force meets in West Columbia

Human trafficking task force meets in West Columbia

  Human trafficking is an offense that hurts the most vulnerable. In an effort to fight it, the South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force met in West Columbia, last Friday. The meeting, called by the office of S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson, brings together on-the-ground forces, like shelters and abuse centers, with law enforcement and government officials. Heather Weiss, an […]

by · December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce publishes 2016 Council Meeting Dates

City of Cayce publishes 2016 Council Meeting Dates

The City of Cayce Council meets the first Tuesday each month at 6 p.m. Date and/or time may change due to conflicts in schedules. Citizens may meet with the Mayor at 5 p.m. prior to each meeting. Special Council Meetings are tentatively scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. In June 2016 the Special Council Meeting will be held […]

by · December 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chamber announces Holiday Parade of Lights winners

Chamber announces Holiday Parade of Lights winners

The Greater Cayce – West Columbia Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the winners of the 2015 Holiday Parade of Lights held on Saturday, December 12th: Best Overall: AIRPORT HIGH SCHOOL BAND Best Band: AIRPORT HIGH SCHOOL BAND Best Business:  SDR TOWING & RECOVERY & TILLMAN TOWING/CAROLINA FLEET Best Civic Organization:   CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIA COLUMBIA ABATE Best Church: DIXIANA BAPTIST Best Dance:  DANCE EXTRAORDINAIRE Best […]

by · December 14, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
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