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“Run For Our Troops” at Riverwalk Friday, no Rhythm on the River concert

“Run For Our Troops” at Riverwalk Friday, no Rhythm on the River concert

The annual “Run For Our Troops” 5k Run/Walk on Sept. 11, will be hosted by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees at the Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater. There will be no Rhythm on the River Concert. The concerts will resume at 6 p.m., Sept. 18 with The Travelin’ Kine, with Cayla Fralick and Lauren Vaughn. Proceeds from the “Run For Our Troops” 5k Run/Walk […]

by · September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chronicle’s Jerry Bellune addresses Cayce-West Columbia Chamber

Chronicle’s Jerry Bellune addresses Cayce-West Columbia Chamber

Jerry Bellune, editor emeritus, of the The Lexington County Chronicle hosted the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Lunch and Learn event Tuesday. Bellune said he began learning the value of increasing market share when he was a boy. He gave away free copies of The Greenville News as a paperboy to increase sales. In his presentation at the chamber, Bellune promoted mastermind […]

by · September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ideas sought from public for “Art On State” until Sept. 23

Ideas sought from public for “Art On State” until Sept. 23

West Columbia and Beautification Foundation call for Art Project ideas The West Columbia Beautification Foundation and City of West Columbia are asking for ideas for the “Art On State” Project. The Central Carolina Community Foundation has awarded the West Columbia Beautification Foundation (WCBF) and the City of West Columbia a $31,125 Connected Communities Grant. According to a release from the […]

by · September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Goodwill to break ground next Tuesday

West Columbia Goodwill to break ground next Tuesday

There will be a groundbreaking for the new West Columbia Goodwill location at 2119 Sunset Blvd., at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15.  scheduled for Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.    Crystal Hardesty, director of marketing and PR for Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands SC, announced the groundbreaking Wednesday morning.  Hardesty  included some “facts” about the store: ·        The facility will be approximately 35,200 […]

by · September 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Civil War artifacts search on Congaree River could begin soon

Civil War artifacts search on Congaree River could begin soon

A search for Civil War artifacts on the Congaree River could begin soon. According to an official from S.C. Electric and Gas (SE&G) a dig to remove possible Civil War artifacts from the Congaree River, across from the West Columbia river bank, could begin in late September. It is believed that Union troops, under the command Gen. William T. Sherman, […]

by · September 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Developers interested in Cayce’s 12th Street Extension corridor

Developers interested in Cayce’s 12th Street Extension corridor

SCANA land in Cayce prime for development. Cayce’s 12th Street Extension is a hot corner for growth in Lexington County. “There is considerable interest in the property,” said Ginny Jones, a SCANA senior public affairs specialist. SCANA owns much of the land in the 12th Street Extension area at the I-77/I-26 intersection. Courtyard by Marriott announced in August that its […]

by · September 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
FBI to conduct church awareness symposium at Brookland Baptist

FBI to conduct church awareness symposium at Brookland Baptist

  The Columbia Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Field Office will hold a Situational Awareness symposium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 22 , at Brookland Baptist Church (1054 Sunset Blvd.)  West Columbia. David A. Thomas, Special Agent in Charge of the  in South Carolina released an advisory, Tuesday. It states: “In the wake of the recent tragedy in […]

by · September 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating fatal shooting

“Deputies responded to the 100 block of Roundtree Road in Gaston about 10:15 (Monday) night and found a man fatally shot,” according to Adam Myrick, Public Information Officer for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The incident remains under investigation. No other details about this case are available at this time.

by · September 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council special election is in one week

Cayce City Council special election is in one week

Cayce is set to choose a new council member. The special election to fill the unexpired term of City of Cayce District 4 Councilman Tim James is Sept. 15. Phil Carter, Alex Mowery, and John Raley have filed to run for the Cayce Council District 4 seat. It is a nonpartisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on […]

by · September 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Reminder, West Columbia Council meeting, 4 p.m. Tuesday

Reminder, West Columbia Council meeting, 4 p.m. Tuesday

Agenda Special Council Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8,  at 4 p.m. Council Chambers II. Determination of a Quorum A. Consideration to Amend the Award of the Cedar Road and Mineral Springs Road Waterline Relocation Project – Mr. Mark A. Waller, P.E., Director of Planning, Engineering and Water Plants B. Consideration to Approve Stutts & Williams, LLC as the Recipient of the Award […]

by · September 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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