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Brian Carter named new administrator for City of West Columbia

Brian Carter named new administrator for City of West Columbia

Brian Carter has been named the new administrator for the City of West Columbia. Carter, who was serving as deputy administrator, was hired after council met Monday afternoon. He has agreed to a three-year contract. “I am blessed to be part of the West Columbia family. West Columbia is a city of opportunity, and I am humbled and excited to […]

by · February 22, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS

SCDPS reports delayed traffic fatality

The accident occurred on Two Notch Road.  A delayed fatality report can involve a person injured in the accident on the reported date, who later dies. Information about the deceased has not been issued by the Lexington County Coroner yet.

by · February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Beth Carigg will not seek re-election as Clerk of Court

Beth Carigg will not seek re-election as Clerk of Court

Statement of Lexington County Clerk of Court Beth Carigg Beth Carrigg has announced her decision not to seek re-election After prayerful reflection and consideration, including discussions with family and friends, I have decided not to seek another tenn as Lexington County’s Clerk ofCourt. In the end, the decision was really not that difficult. I truly believe that once you’ve met […]

by · February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
James Reed celebrates 50 years at Columbia Farms

James Reed celebrates 50 years at Columbia Farms

“It never occurred to me that I’d be here this long,” James Reed said. I had no idea.” Reed started working at Columbia Farms in West Columbia in 1966. Reed celebrated his 50th anniversary of employment Feb. 3. “When I’m on the job, I do it the best that I can,” Reed said, explaining his longevity at the same place. […]

by · February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Health Source hosts Chamber’s Lunch and Learn

Health Source hosts Chamber’s Lunch and Learn

The Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn was held at HealthSource of Cayce-West Columbia, Wednesday. Drs. Joel and Tatiana Sanders explained the importance of Chiropractic health during the session. Lunch and free massages were also part of the event. Health Source is at 2427 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia.

by · February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Donald Trump takes Lexington County with 30% of the vote

Donald Trump takes Lexington County with 30% of the vote

Outsider Donald Trump was the winner of South Carolina’s GOP Presidential Primary Saturday, with 30 percent of the vote. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was next with 24 percent. Sen. Marco Rubio was third with about 21 percent of the county’s vote. Only about 33 percent (or about 55,000) of the county’s 167,746 registered voters cast a ballot.   Winner: […]

by · February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Voter turnout strong  in Cayce-West Columbia

Voter turnout strong in Cayce-West Columbia

By 10:30 Saturday morning about 230 people had voted at the Westover Precinct at Providence Presbyterian Church in West Columbia. A poll manager there described the turnout of voters as “heavy.” He said the prediction of a high turnout for the GOP Presidential Primary seems to be accurate. The poll manager also said there was a line of voters waiting […]

by · February 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce falls to Lakewood in playoff game

Brookland-Cayce falls to Lakewood in playoff game

Lakewood hit some big shots when it needed them against Brookland-Cayce, Friday night. The Gators defeated the Bearcats in state playoff basketball action, 50-38. “They made the big plays down the stretch, and we didn’t,” said BC head Coach Robert Wells. “They are a good team.” Wells also said he felt his team got out rebounded. Lakewood had a lead at […]

by · February 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ted Cruz rallies with Phil Robertson in West Columbia, Friday

Ted Cruz rallies with Phil Robertson in West Columbia, Friday

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, candidate for the GOP nomination to run for president was in West Columbia, at Eagle Aviation, Friday. Phil Roberson, of the TV show Duck Dynasty was with Cruz. South Carolina’s First-in-the-South Primary is Saturday.

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Republican Mollie Taylor announces run for Clerk of Court

Republican Mollie Taylor announces run for Clerk of Court

Press Release from Mollie Taylor: Saying her years of legal experience will help her improve the way the Lexington County court system operates, Lexington County, West Columbia Attorney Mollie Taylor has formally announced her candidacy for Lexington County Clerk of Court. “Having practiced law in Lexington County for three decades, I believe I have the background and qualifications necessary to […]

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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