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West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles elected chairman, Jimmy Brooks elected Mayor Pro-Tem of City Council

West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles elected chairman, Jimmy Brooks elected Mayor Pro-Tem of City Council

West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles was elected by West Columbia City Council as the chairman of the council. Jimmy Brooks was elected Mayor Pro-Tem. The officers were elected at Tuesday’s council meeting. Miles had served as Mayor Pro-Tem in his last term on council before being elected mayor. The chairman of the council is elected for a one-year term. The […]

by · December 4, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies 2 men killed in head-on crash

Coroner identifies 2 men killed in head-on crash

The two men killed in a head-on crash in Lexington County Tuesday morning have been identified. Ronald C. Bolin, 71, and James F. Gleaton, 73, both of Neeses, were pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries suffered in the collision, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. The two men were traveling together in the same vehicle, and they […]

by · December 4, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gas leak results in closing of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, Tuesday afternoon

Gas leak results in closing of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia, Tuesday afternoon

All lanes of Hwy 378  (Sunset Boulevard) were blocked in the 2800 block, according to the West Columbia Police Department. There was a large gas leak in the area. The eastbound and westbound exit ramps on I-26 onto 378 were closed too after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. All lanes and ramps were later reopened. The road closure was just west of […]

by · December 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
2 killed in Lexington County crash, Tuesday morning

2 killed in Lexington County crash, Tuesday morning

Two people died in a two-vehicle crash in Lexington County Tuesday morning. The incident happened after 8 a.m. and is being investigated by South Carolina Highway Patrol, said Master Trooper David Jones. The accident occurred on US 321 (Savannah Highway) in Lexington County. According to a highway patrol report the crash was on a two-lane road near the Lexington/Orangeburg County […]

by · December 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cocky’s Reading Express stops at Riverbank Elementary

Cocky’s Reading Express stops at Riverbank Elementary

Cocky’s Reading Express, along with Dominion Energy, stopped in at Riverbank Elementary this week and read to students in 4K, 5K, and first and second grades. Cocky made a surprise appearance, too, to the delight of students.  Cocky’s Reading Express will be back at Riverbank Thursday night for a free Family Literacy Night, with food, board games, books, reading and […]

by · December 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
TownPlace Suites being built on Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia

TownPlace Suites being built on Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia

A new TownPlace Suites by Marriott is being built beside Freddy’s Steakburgers on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. It is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2020 according to a sign on the property. The property is owned and managed by Solara Hospitality. Solara Hospitality operates three other hotels in the area, according to a February 2018 press release. […]

by · December 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Carolina Cafe closes, new restaurant planned

West Columbia Carolina Cafe closes, new restaurant planned

Carolina Cafe at 2250-M Sunset Boulevard in has closed. It’s in the Westland Shopping Center, where the Food Lion grocery store is. A new restaurant is planned for the building, but details have not yet been released. Carolina Cafe was open in West Columbia for five years. There is a note on the door of the West Columbia restaurant that […]

by · December 2, 2019 · 2 comments · NEWS
New Cayce-West Columbia Chamber members introduced

New Cayce-West Columbia Chamber members introduced

New members were welcomed at the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber Breakfast last Tuesday. They are listed below: Vestra Lingua PublishingLisa ColePO Box 2594West Columbia, SC  29171 Whetzel’s AutomotiveRob & Kathy Whetzel2017 Augusta RoadWest Columbia, SC 29169 Quality Inn & SuitesDaisy Mixon3020 Charleston HWYWest Columbia, SC 29172 Vertex PT Specialists, LLCJoshua Jeffrey1105 12th StreetCayce, SC 29033

by · December 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety asks for help to ID suspects

Cayce Public Safety asks for help to ID suspects

The Cayce Department of Public Safety is requesting the community’s help identifying the suspects who were involved in a burglary on November 29. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cayce Department of Public Safety at (803) 794-0456 or report tips anonymously to CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC or www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. Information that leads to an arrest can result in a reward of up […]

by · December 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fall leaves with a burst of color

Fall leaves with a burst of color

Soon many of the trees will soon be bare, as winter makes its pressence felt. But the leaves, before departing, are blessing us with a full burst of robust color. Scroll down to see more photos. .

by · December 2, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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