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Kay Horton, wife of West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton, dies

Kay Horton, wife of West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton, dies

Karen “Kay” Hunter Horton died just after noon on Saturday. She is the wife of West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. Mrs. Horton had been struggling with health issues for months. Bobby Horton said his wife died around 12:30 Saturday afternoon. He said a memorial service is being scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at First Baptist Church in West Columbia. More details […]

by · August 4, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
Next Cayce 12,000 Year History Park tour is Aug. 18

Next Cayce 12,000 Year History Park tour is Aug. 18

There is a magnitude of history in Cayce, with 12,000 Year History Park. A summer tour was given of the park Saturday. And mark your calendars, there is just one week left of the tours. On Aug. 18, the tour will include the site of Fort Congaree. Then stay tuned for updates and the new fall schedule.

by · August 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia sees boom in new business

West Columbia sees boom in new business

Business is booming in West Columbia and it shows in the number of business licenses being issued. West Columbia issued 2,306 business licenses in all of 2017, according to Ellen Ravenell, who oversees business licenses. As of Thursday, 2,295 business licenses had been issued. The numbers were about the same but there are still five more months to go in […]

by · August 3, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
Air Wisconsin to locate flight crew base, and add 150 positions, at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Air Wisconsin to locate flight crew base, and add 150 positions, at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Air Wisconsin, a regional carrier for United operating as United Express, has announced plans to locate their newest flight crew base at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The base is scheduled to be operational Oct 1. “This past week, we announced the opening of a crew base expanding our presence at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, which is a key part of our network. […]

by · August 3, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
New West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle brings initiatives to his district

New West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle brings initiatives to his district

It took a while, but West Columbia City Council has a new member. Mickey Pringle, a just-retired high school principal, was sworn in on June 18, as the council member representing District 5. The seat was held by Boyd Jones before Pringle was elected. “I want to help create better living conditions in District 5 and West Columbia,” Pringle said. […]

by · August 2, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Steel Hands Brewing looking for art to display

Cayce’s Steel Hands Brewing looking for art to display

Calling all Cayce Area Artists.  Steel Hands Brewing in Cayce announced last week that it is  hosting an Artist Competition. Your work could be permanently displayed at the Brewery. The brewery is also giving away prizes. If you are interested in submitting art visit the Steel Hands Brewing website. You can  information on rules and eligibility. The deadline for registering […]

by · August 2, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man dies from injuries sustained in 3-car crash that occurred July 24

West Columbia man dies from injuries sustained in 3-car crash that occurred July 24

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in vehicle 3-car collision. It occurred in the 2900 block of Augusta Road just before 10 a.m., on July 23 (a week ago on Monday.) According to Fisher, Charles David Younginer, 66, of West Columbia was pronounced dead at an area hospital Sunday. His cause of death was due […]

by · August 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Compromised dam results in closed streets in Lexington

Compromised dam results in closed streets in Lexington

The compromised dam at the Church Street Commons neighborhood in Lexington caused the closure of South Church Street, between Roberts Street and Gibson Road, Tuesday.  The road closure was a precaution as the Town of Lexington Utilities Department worked to bring the level of the pond down. The Lexington Police Department reported the street closing. South Church Street was reopened […]

by · August 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tax Free Weekend upon us- NFIB says tax holiday is a boost for business

Tax Free Weekend upon us- NFIB says tax holiday is a boost for business

The National Federation of Independent Business South Carolina Director Ben Homeyer said this coming weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes, school supplies, and computers should give a boost to South Carolina’s small businesses. The sales tax holiday begins Friday and ends Sunday. “Hopefully, it will be a big weekend for small businesses,” Homeyer said. “When you combine the savings of […]

by · August 1, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team eliminated in World Series, finishes 4th

Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team eliminated in World Series, finishes 4th

Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team eliminated in World Series, finishes 4th By Terry Ward Lexchront@yahoo.com The Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team, representing South Carolina  won a game Monday at the DYB World Series, then lost two. With the losses, Midland was eliminated from the tournament being played in Lumberton NC. Midland Dixie Youth teams play in […]

by · July 31, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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