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Gray Collegiate announces Miss War Eagle, class winners

Gray Collegiate announces Miss War Eagle, class winners

Jordan Lang of Lexington was crowned Miss War Eagle 2016 on Saturday (Jan. 16.) Jordan is a Senior at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia. She is the daughter of Judy and Dale Lang. Gray Collegiate Academy 2016 Miss War Eagle Pageant was held at River Bluff High School. GCA’s Senior Escorts were Braydon Stevenson and Kaleb Pierce. $4000 was […]

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Civil War Firing on Columbia re-enactment is Saturday, at Riverwalk

Civil War Firing on Columbia re-enactment is Saturday, at Riverwalk

Civil War Cannon Fire this Saturday (Feb. 13) at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater From the City of West Columbia: Residents and visitors near the Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia may hear a re-enactment involving cannons this Saturday. Cannons will be fired in front of Stone River at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater on Saturday at noon, to re-enact the Firing […]

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Springdale Elementary wins District Math “Super Bowl”

Springdale Elementary wins District Math “Super Bowl”

Announcement from Frieda Bingham, Ed.D. Mathematics Coordinator, Lexington Two Teams from Springdale Elementary, Pineview Elementary, and Herbert A. Wood Elementary, on Feb. 3, competed in the annual Lexington District Two Fourth Grade Math “Super Bowl.” During the competition, the teams used their Samsung Tablets to collaboratively respond in two rounds of extended-response questions based on fourth grade math standards. The team of […]

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Lexington County’s Register of Deeds to retire at end of year

Lexington County’s Register of Deeds to retire at end of year

Debra Gunter, who has served 20 years as Lexington County’s Register of Deeds, will retire from the post at the end of the year. “It’s been an honor and a pleasure to serve the citizens of Lexington County,” Gunter said. “I’m thankful for all the support I’ve received not only from the people of this county, but also from Lexington […]

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Brookland-Cayce’s Areli Peṅa wins Reel Art Contest

Brookland-Cayce’s Areli Peṅa wins Reel Art Contest

A Brookland-Cayce High School student recently took top honors as the overall winner in South Carolina’s 2016 Reel Art contest. of West Columbia received State Best of Show and a first-place award in the Grades 10-12 category for her depiction of a catfish, American toad and large leaved pondweed entitled “Nature’s Cycle.” Areli is an art student of BCHS’s Michelle […]

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Busbee students attend Speech and Theatre festival

Busbee students attend Speech and Theatre festival

BUSBEE STUDENTS ATTEND SCSTA FESTIVAL Fifteen students from Busbee Creative Arts Academy attended the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association’s (SCSTA) Middle School Festival Competition on Feb. 8 at Meadow Glen Middle School. LeAnna Flynn, Busbee’s Theartre Arts Teacher said, “Our young actors represented Busbee very well!  They performed well, and they enjoyed seeing students from the other schools perform. […]

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Four construction projects on Sunset are progressing

Four construction projects on Sunset are progressing

There were four projects announced, in the last year or so, for construction on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. They include: a Goodwill store; town houses; a Starbucks, Salsarita’s complex: and a Family Dollar Store. All of the projects are under construction, except the Family Dollar Store. It is finished and opened about a week ago. Goodwill A 36,000-sq-ft Goodwill […]

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Airport High School classes resume on regular schedule, Thursday

Airport High School classes resume on regular schedule, Thursday

Airport High School to Resume Classes on a Regular Schedule Thursday   After an electrical fire interrupted classes at Airport High School earlier today, the school announces classes will resume Thursday on a regular schedule. The damage from the fire was contained to the 700 hall vocation wing. Classes that meet in the 700 hall will be temporarily relocated. When […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High students released at 11 a.m. due to fire at school

Airport High students released at 11 a.m. due to fire at school

Release issued by Kay Joseph Administration and Public Information Due to a fire earlier this morning, Airport High School will begin dismissing bus students and all students who drive to school beginning at 11 a.m. Parents/legal guardians who pick up students in the afternoon by car will need to pick them up at the Fulmer Middle School  school gym. Be advised […]

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All Miss Bearcat winners photo released, pageant raised $2,000

All Miss Bearcat winners photo released, pageant raised $2,000

Miss Bearcat Pageant organizer and BCHS Teacher Marysusan Williamson Congratulated  all of the Miss Bearcat Contestants. She said it was a great night and everyone participating shined on stage. The event played to a packed auditorium on Monday evening. “We are also extremely pleased to announce that the contestants raised over $2,000 for charities,” Williamson said. Williamson also released a photo […]

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