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UPDATE – Man fired shots, barricaded in West Columbia, surrenders

UPDATE – Man fired shots, barricaded in West Columbia, surrenders

A man who had barricaded himself in a house has surrendered to police.  “He came out of the house peaceably,” said Capt. Scott Morrison of the WCPD. He surrendered to police around  noon Sunday.  He could be charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits. Morrison also said the man has a “long gun” but he did not know if […]

by · September 6, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
Man fires shot, barricaded in house in West Columbia

Man fires shot, barricaded in house in West Columbia

The West Columbia Police Department is investigating a situation in which an individual who has barricaded himself in a house, according to Capt. Scott Morrison of the WCPD. The person fired shots into the air, and went back into the house on F Avenue. But there are no injuries. Negotiators and a SWAT team are on the scene. There is […]

by · September 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
First Rhythm on the River Fall Concert is held

First Rhythm on the River Fall Concert is held

Bennett and Coolidge (left) played before Deleveled at the CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series, Friday. The music begins at 6 p.m. at the West Columbia Amphitheatre.  The next concert is Sept. 18 and features The Travelin’ Kine.  

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport goes to Dreher, brings back a win

Airport goes to Dreher, brings back a win

Airport scored a 23-20 win at Dreher, Friday night. The, now 2-0, Eagles won with backup quarterback Josh Tucker. He replaced starting QB Brett Burnett, who was hurt last week in Airport’s win over Brookland-Cayce. Tucker, who usually starts at wide receiver, scored on a 65-yard touchdown run with 1:13 left in the third quarter. Dreher had a chance to send the game into overtime, but missed on […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce falls short again, in loss to B-L

Brookland-Cayce falls short again, in loss to B-L

For the second week in a row, Brookland-Cayce played a poor first half, came to life in the second half, and fell short at the end. The Bearcats were beaten by Batesburg-Leesville, 18-15. After a fumble by BC in the first quarter, B-L took a 6-0 lead, with 6:33 left in the first quarter. After BC failed to convert, B-L completed […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police on accident scene on Sunset Boulevard

West Columbia Police on accident scene on Sunset Boulevard

There was a two-car collision about 6:20 p.m. Friday. West Columbia Police and the West Columbia Fire Department responded to the collision that took place on Sunset Boulevard, near the Jarvis Klapman on ramp. Traffic was being delayed and detoured while officers worked the scene.

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Last weekend for “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk

Last weekend for “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk

The “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk in West Columbia is scheduled to come down on Sept. 6. If you have not gotten a chance to see it, this weekend will be your last. Here are some photos.        

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Police release burglary suspect’s photo

Lexington Police release burglary suspect’s photo

The Lexington Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual involved in the burglary of Stephano’s Restaurant. Just  after  2 a.m.  on September 3, an unknown subject forced entry into the restaurant and removed the cash register drawer.  The subject is a white male, perhaps in his 30’s with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing black gloves, […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Construction company sign goes up on Sunset Boulevard

Construction company sign goes up on Sunset Boulevard

Hood Construction has put a sign on the site where a new Goodwill facility is to be built in West Columbia. The store will be at the corner of Klapman Road and Sunset Boulevard. The plans call for a 35,000-square-feet building. westmetronews.net Report about the Goodwill store Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina has not announced a  groundbreaking date, but Crystal […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce plays first home game, Airport at Dreher

Brookland-Cayce plays first home game, Airport at Dreher

After a tough 42-37 loss last week, to rival Airport, Brookland-Cayce will be at home Friday night. The Bearcats (1-1) take on Batesburg-Leesville. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. Airport (1-0) will go across the river to play at Dreher. Jim Baxter, high school sports reporter, is reporting that Airport QB Brett Burnett is out, and will not play versus Dreher. […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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