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House of Raeford delivers hanging baskets for Teacher Appreciation Week

House of Raeford delivers hanging baskets for Teacher Appreciation Week

 House of Raeford wanted to make sure teachers were thanked. Last week offered the perfect occasion to do that. It was Teacher Appreciation Week and House of Raeford, in West Columbia, came through. Chuck Underhill and Brett Mabe, both from House of Raeford, made trips to BC Grammar School, Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology and Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School to deliver […]

by · May 11, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Nominations sought for Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations sought for Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted through July 14, for the Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The Airport High School Eagle Club established the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004 to recognize the accomplishments of former athletes and coaches.   In order to be eligible for the Athletic Hall of Fame, nominees must have graduated from Airport High School a minimum […]

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McAlister’s Deli coming to West Columbia

McAlister’s Deli coming to West Columbia

Plans are being made for the opening of a McAlister’s Deli in West Columbia. The sign is at the coming location, off of Augusta Road (US 1) across from West Side Plaza (that contains BI-LO and Hobby Lobby.) There are four other McAlister’s in the area. They are in Irmo, Forest Acres, Spring Valley and Lexington. According to its website, founded […]

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Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Business Expo is Thursday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Business Expo is Thursday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The 2017 Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday (May 11.) It’s at the Holiday Inn and Suites, 110 McSwain Dr,, West Columbia, SC 29169 There is no admission charge. Stop by during lunchtime and find out more about the local businesses in the area and meet some business and community […]

by · May 10, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man killed after threatening officers serving warrant for drug offenses

Man killed after threatening officers serving warrant for drug offenses

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The incident took place in the 200 block of Seleta Circle, near Pond Branch Road in Lexington County. Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, a fugitive task force consisting of U.S. Marshals, deputies from Lexington and Richland counties and Columbia police officers […]

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Gray Collgiate introduces Kevin, Emily Heise as new soccer coaches

Gray Collgiate introduces Kevin, Emily Heise as new soccer coaches

Kevin Heise was formally introduced as the boys soccer coach at Gray Collegiate Academy on Tuesday. Emily, Brookland-Cayce’s current head coach Emily was named GCA’s girls soccer coach. Kevin is the former Brookland-Cayce High School soccer coach. Emily’s Brookland-Cayce Girls team won the Lower State Championship over Bishop England Monday. Her BC team will play Indian Land on Saturday at Irmo High […]

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Lexington-based Prysmian awarded $300 million cable deal with Verizon

  Verizon Communications has awarded Prysmian Group a $300 million optical cable supply contract. Prysmian Group North America headquarters are in Lexington. The agreement supports Verizon’s U.S. network expansion around a next-generation fiber platform that will speed the implementation of 5G services. Verizon will supply 10.6 million miles of ribbon and loose tube cables. The agreement was announced Monday in a […]

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Former BC Coach Kevin Heise, Emily Heise to coach at Gray Collegiate Academy

Former BC Coach Kevin Heise, Emily Heise to coach at Gray Collegiate Academy

Gray Collegiate Academy, a public charter school in West Columbia, announced the hiring of veteran husband and wife soccer coaching duo, Kevin and Emily Heise as their new boys’ and girls’ varsity coaches. A press conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday. GCA, under the leadership of Principal Dr. Brian Newsome and Athletic Director Adam Holmes, will begin its’ fourth […]

by · May 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS

Vehicle hits overpass pillar on I-20, man dies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died due to a single-vehicle accident at approximately 1:40 Monday afternoon on Interstate 20 Eastbound, between mile markers 48 and 49 in Lexington County. According to Fisher, Bryan C. Andrews, 21, of Martinez, GA was killed when his vehicle left the road and struck the pillar of an overpass bridge. Andrews, […]

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Brookland-Cayce Girls win Lower State Soccer Championship

Brookland-Cayce Girls win Lower State Soccer Championship

The Brookland-Cayce Girls Soccer team defeated Bishop England in Gilrs Soccer, Monday. Evelyn Frierson scored early and Jasmine Gant scored again for Brookland-Cayce. The 2-1 win over in the Lower State Championship game moves the Bearcats to the State Final in 3A. The game was played at Ft. Knox on the BC campus in Cayce. BC will play the winner […]

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