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3 Lexington 2 schools in Cayce dismiss students, due to broken water line

3 Lexington 2 schools in Cayce dismiss students, due to broken water line

Three Lexington Two schools are dismissing students Tuesday morning, after a secondary road key for transportation near the schools was compromised due to a broken water main. Cayce Elementary, Busbee Creative Arts Academy and the Lexington Two Innovation Center — all along Bulldog Boulevard, off the 12th Street Extension in Cayce — are dismissing students. High schoolers from the Innovation […]

by · February 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two’s new Innovation Center Open House is Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m.

Lexington Two’s new Innovation Center Open House is Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m.

Families are invited to an open house Tuesday  (Feb. 12) to learn more about Lexington Two’s newest high school facility and programs. An open house and career and technology showcase is set for 5-7 p.m. at the Lexington Two Innovation Center, 509 Bulldog Blvd. in Cayce. The state-of-the-art 110,000-square-foot center, which opened this past fall, houses a number of college […]

by · February 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G customers to see benefits of Dominion merger in Feb. bills, says company

SCE&G customers to see benefits of Dominion merger in Feb. bills, says company

Beginning with the February billing cycle, customers of SCE&G, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Energy, will begin seeing the benefits of the Dominion Energy-SCANA merger reflected in their monthly energy bills in the form of long-term lower electric bills. Dominion announced the billing changes in a release, Monday. Benefits – Dominion stated- to customers resulting from the merger include […]

by · February 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce responds to vehicle fire. Monday afternoon

City of Cayce responds to vehicle fire. Monday afternoon

The Cayce Department of Public Safety was on the scene of a commercial vehicle fire at Fish Hatchery Road and Cemetery Lane, Monday afternoon. Officers asked motorists to please proceed with caution. The fire was reported about 4:40 p.m. There was no more information on the incident reported. This post will be updated when more information is provided. Cayce Public […]

by · February 12, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Beer Wars kickoff  was at Riverwalk Saturday

Beer Wars kickoff was at Riverwalk Saturday

The Colatown Beer Wars kickoff event for the 2019 Columbia Craft Beer Week was held Saturday at West Columbia Riverwalk. The winning taste, Saturday of the 2019 Beer Wars! Number 5: Sugar Creek Brewing, Blood Orange IPA. A crowd of brew-lovers descended upon the Riverwalk parking lot sampling the many beers competing. In the amphitheatre, the popular musical group Prettier […]

by · February 11, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Tremont apartment complex is sold

Cayce’s Tremont apartment complex is sold

The Tremont apartments in Cayce have been sold for $39.2 million. The Treemont is a 224-unit apartment complex at 111 Knox-Abbott Drive, just over the Blossom Street Bridge. It sits beside the Congaree River. The complex was sold to Florida-based Advenir. The sale was announced on the website of Cushman and Wakefield’s Multifamily Advisory Group, which represented the seller. Greenville […]

by · February 11, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Taste on the River” is a must-go event in West Columbia – It’s Feb. 26

“Taste on the River” is a must-go event in West Columbia – It’s Feb. 26

“Taste on the River” in a very short time, has become one of the most-anticipated events in West Columbia. The third Taste on the River is from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Feb. 26, at Stone River beside the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. “We expect a large crowd,” said Bill Mooneyhan, who helped create the event as a fundraiser for […]

by · February 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
River Bluff High School sign damaged in Thursday morning accident

River Bluff High School sign damaged in Thursday morning accident

The Lexington Police Department is advising motorists to alert for emergency personnel at the River Bluff High School Athletics/Student Parking entrance off of Corley Mill Road. There has been   a single-vehicle collision on the campus of River Bluff High School. One of the school’s signs was damaged. LPD photo. 

by · February 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man dies in crash after police pursuit in Batesburg

Man dies in crash after police pursuit in Batesburg

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision following a police pursuit. The collision occurred in the 300 block of Highland Avenue in Batesburg at approximately 11:40 p.m., Wednesday. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Jawara A. Brunson, 26, of Batesburg was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. […]

by · February 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
DMV office named for Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter

DMV office named for Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter

The Batesburg-Leesville Department of Motor Vehicles has named its state building in honor of Kyle Carpenter, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Carpenter was in Batesburg-Leesville Wednesday morning for the renaming of the local office in his honor. Sen. Senator Katrina Shealy of Lexington County sponsored a resolution honoring Carpenter. He is a veteran of Afghanistan, and a retired Marine corporal. […]

by · February 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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