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No Civil War artifacts, river work postponed by flood

No Civil War artifacts, river work postponed by flood

SCANA’s effort to clean up black tar from the Congaree River is on hold. “We had planned to begin working this spring to address the tar-like substance,” said Ginny Jones, senior public affairs specialist for SCANA. “However, when the Columbia Canal was breached during the historic rainfall event last October, about 200,000 tons of silt washed downstream, covering the project site. […]

by · April 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gaston man charged with sexual conduct with a minor

Gaston man charged with sexual conduct with a minor

Donald Wade Hagood, 52, of Gaston has been charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11 years of age. Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Hagood on Tuesday. He’s being held in the Lexington County Detention Center while he awaits a bond hearing. According to South Carolina law, Hagood, if convicted, must be imprisoned for a […]

by · April 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia mayor issues statement on water quality

West Columbia mayor issues statement on water quality

The City of West Columbia issued a press statement Wednesday afternoon: West Columbia Mayor Makes Statement About Drinking Water Quality Due (to) an inquiry today (Wednesday) about the integrity of West Columbia’s drinking water, the City wants to reassure our customers of our clean and safe drinking water. The flood of 2015 caused challenges to water plant operators across South […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 student artists to market at Cayce Arts Festival

Lexington 2 student artists to market at Cayce Arts Festival

Saturday’s Cayce Festival of the Arts is a marketing opportunity. And a couple of Lexington 2 students are using the Arts Festival to sell their art. Ryan DeSoye and Nino Chambers- juniors at Brookland-Cayce High School- will be vendors on-site at Brookland-Cayce High School, on State Street in Cayce. The festival is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. “I love […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Identities of two people found dead, released

Identities of two people found dead, released

The identities of two people found dead in Red Bank have been released. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the deceased as Lillie Mae Thompson, 70, and Leonard Eugene Williams, 80. Fisher did not report the cause of death. The Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the deaths. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department first reported the deaths of two people found […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Arts Festival at Brookland-Cayce is Saturday

Cayce Arts Festival at Brookland-Cayce is Saturday

This Saturday’s Cayce Festival of the Arts has grown. “”It will be bigger and better,” said Aubrey Shaw. We had around 50 artists last year. We have almost 100 artists this year.” Shaw heads up-the Avenues Neighborhood Association, sponsor of the festival. This year, the second annual Cayce Festival of the Arts has a new location. It is being held […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Mike Green to run for Lexington County Register of Deeds

West Columbia’s Mike Green to run for Lexington County Register of Deeds

West Columbia resident and businessman Mike Green has officially launched his campaign for Lexington County Register of Deeds. Green, a Republican and real estate investor, said he wants to protect families and improve efficiency in the office. “As president of A H Holdings in West Columbia, I work with residential and commercial real estate every day,” Green said. “I am very […]

by · April 6, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Prevent Underage Drinking Town Hall at BCHS, April 14

Prevent Underage Drinking Town Hall at BCHS, April 14

The Rise Above It Lexington Two Community Coalition will present a Town Hall event. It is to raise awareness of the consequences of underage drinking and discuss prevention efforts. It will be held at 6 p.m. (until 8) on April 14, at the Brookland-Cayce High School Auditorium, 1300 State Street, Cayce. It is also sponsored by Project CARE and LRADAC. […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2’s Dance and Drama Showcase is April 15

Lexington 2’s Dance and Drama Showcase is April 15

Lexington School District Two’s Dance and Drama District Showcase will be held at Airport High School on Friday, April 15, at 6 p.m. The showcase will feature performances from Saluda River Academy for the Arts, Busbee Creative Arts Academy, Brookland-Cayce High School, and Airport High School. Please come show your support for the dance and drama programs and talented students […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ken Krauskopf is Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Ambassador of the Month

Ken Krauskopf is Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Ambassador of the Month

Ken Krauskopf has been named the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Month. The honor was announced at the Chamber’s last breakfast meeting. Ken, owner of Stitch Wizard, has been in the embroidery business for over 10 years. The business began in Florida until he and his wife moved to the Midlands in 2012. They left Florida […]

by · April 4, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
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