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Lexington County Fire Service responds to blaze on Augusta Highway

Lexington County Fire Service responds to blaze on Augusta Highway

Lexington County Fire and EMS personnel responded to a residential structure fire in the 4400 block of Augusta Highway, Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, smoke and flames could be seen coming from one of the residence’s rooms. The fire was put out. EMS is treating one person on scene for possible smoke inhalation. Augusta Highway was  shutdown in both directions, while […]

by · May 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Historical Museum to mark George Washington’s visit

Cayce Historical Museum to mark George Washington’s visit

The City of Cayce and the Cayce Historical Museum will hold a commemorative event in honor of the 218th anniversary of President George Washington’s visit to the Cayce area during his Southern Tour of States. President George Washington visited the area that would one day be called Cayce on May 22, 1791. The Cayce Historical Museum, at 1800 12th Street, […]

by · May 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two School Board to meet, Thursday – agenda included

Lexington Two School Board to meet, Thursday – agenda included

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Lexington Two School Board of Trustees is Thursday at 7 p.m., in the Board Room of the District Education Center. 715 9th Ave., West Columbia. There will be a Retiree Reception, at 6:15 pm, in the DEC Lobby AGENDA I.             Call to Order                                                                                                                                   Chairman II.           Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:                                                                             Vice-Chairman                 […]

by · May 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Police clear collision on North Lake Drive

Lexington Police clear collision on North Lake Drive

The Lexington Police Department reported a collision at North Lake Drive (SC-6) at Dreher Street in Lexington, Saturday. A contributing factor for the collision was following too closely, said police. The crash had multiple lanes closed. Police are asking motorists to please proceed with caution and be alert to emergency personnel who are working in the road. LPD photo. Lexington Police […]

by · May 13, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mothers love flowers, and their favorite restaurants in West Columbia on Mother’s Day

Mothers love flowers, and their favorite restaurants in West Columbia on Mother’s Day

Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s a day to honor the very special women in our lives.  And it also keeps some people busy in West Columbia. “Mother’s Day, or the Saturday before, is the single-biggest day of the year for us,” said Jackie MaCaulay, owner of Jarrett’s Jungle and Garden Center on Sunset Boulevard. She said a lot of flowers […]

by · May 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Andrew Richbourg is new Springdale Police chief

Andrew Richbourg is new Springdale Police chief

Andrew “Bear” Richbourg has been appointed as new Chief of Police of the Springdale Police Department. Town Administrator Ashley Watkins appointed him, Thursday. “It says a lot about our Town when we are able to promote such a high ranking employee within a department,” said Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop.” I fully support our Town Administrator and her decision and look […]

by · May 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Valuable and unique” Brookland-Cayce “Diva” Lynn Summer to retire

“Valuable and unique” Brookland-Cayce “Diva” Lynn Summer to retire

Lynn Summer has spent 25 years as a teacher at Brookland-Cayce High School. She is retiring at the end of this school year. “I’m at a good place,” said Summer. “I’m just ready.” To commemorate her retirement from BC, there was a drop in reception for “The BC Diva” Lynn Summer. It was in the Brookland Cayce High Cafeteria Sunday. Sen. Nikki […]

by · May 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
24 Lexington 2 high school students graduate from Midlands Tech

24 Lexington 2 high school students graduate from Midlands Tech

By Dawn Kujawa- Lexington 2 Communications Director – Twenty-four Lexington Two high school students in the district’s Early College program graduated from Midlands Technical College Wednesday night. Twelve of those students, all seniors, received Associate in Arts diplomas, among them two who received a second diploma, an Associate in Science. All students have earned a minimum 62 college credits and […]

by · May 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Splash Pad reopens, Thursday

Springdale Splash Pad reopens, Thursday

The Town of Springdale’s Splash Pad will reopen for the season beginning Thursday (May 9.) It’s in the park beside Springdale Town Hall at 2915 Platt Springs Road. There has been lots of anticipation regarding the opening of the water feature. And this year, the Splash Pad will include a “tree dome” with water that pours out of the top, […]

by · May 9, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Willie McCoy, Richard Reese and Mike Oliver retiring from City of West Columbia

Willie McCoy, Richard Reese and Mike Oliver retiring from City of West Columbia

Willie McCoy, Richard Reese and Mike Oliver were recognized at the West Columbia City Council meeting Tuesday night. The three are retiring from the city’s public works department. Public Works Director Jamie Hook, Superintendent of Sanitation Ryan Miles, the Mayor, and Council recognized three employees from the sanitation department for their many years of service to the city and wished […]

by · May 8, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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