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Volunteers strengthen West Columbia schools, and Special Olympics

Volunteers strengthen West Columbia schools, and Special Olympics

April is National Volunteer month. In West Columbia, and the United States, volunteering is a way of life. Our institutions, locally and nationally, would not function nearly as well without volunteers. That is true of our schools, too. Susan Bonnette is a volunteer at West Columbia’s Saluda River Academy for the Arts. She said it is very important for her […]

by · April 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man arrested in car break-ins, had Social Security numbers, driver’s licenses, bank account info

Man arrested in car break-ins, had Social Security numbers, driver’s licenses, bank account info

Lexington County deputies arrested a Florida man Monday in connection with a string of car break-ins dating back to February. Eugene Christopher Washington, 33, is charged with six counts of larceny from a motor vehicle and one count of identity fraud, according to arrest warrants. “We got a break in these cases Monday when a resident contacted us from Chapin […]

by · April 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police searching for missing 14-year-old

West Columbia Police searching for missing 14-year-old

The West Columbia Police Department needs your help locating a juvenile that was last seen on Hammond Ave. in the City of West Columbia on March 18. On March 18, Nazareth Nicolle Sanchez-Peralta was reported as missing. She is 14-years-old and described as a Hispanic female. She is 5’02″ tall, and weighs 95 lbs. She has long black hair and […]

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man fatally shot after high-speed chase through Richland, Lexington counties

Man fatally shot after high-speed chase through Richland, Lexington counties

A suspect was fatally shot by a Richland County deputy, Wednesday morning. According to LCSD, the incident occurred on Hilton Yonce Road in Pelion after a multi-jurisdictional pursuit. The departments involved included Richland County, South Carolina Highway Patrol, and the Lexington Police Department. The suspect initiated the pursuit in Lexington,  after a Lexington Police Department officer was responding to a […]

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Lions conduct eye exams at UPS Health Fair

Cayce-West Columbia Lions conduct eye exams at UPS Health Fair

Members of the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club conducting eye exams at the UPS Health Fair, at the UPS bub at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Pictured are Charlelne Frye of the Lions, with UPS staff member, and Bill Mooneyhan, president of the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School Honors Choir to perform at Lincoln Center in New York City

Brookland-Cayce High School Honors Choir to perform at Lincoln Center in New York City

By Dawn Kujawa – Lexington 2 Schools Communications Director  Brookland-Cayce High School Honors Choir members are used to performing on a stage — but perhaps not one this big. Students, along with choral director Wendi Humphries, will be heading to New York City for a performance this Sunday, April 7, at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The choir will […]

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series begins Saturday

Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series begins Saturday

The Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series begins Saturday April 6. The shows begin at 6 p.m. and are at the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater 121 Alexander Rd, West Columbia. The spring lineup is as follows: April 6; Interstate Exiles and Freeway Music with Food Truck: The Haute Dog Lady; April 13 Rhythm 54 and Vollie MacKenzie, […]

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man charged with carjacking a man who stopped to help him

Man charged with carjacking a man who stopped to help him

A Blythewood man has been arrested after deputies said he carjacked a man who stopped to render aid near a traffic accident on Interstate 26. Mikel Edison King, 36, is charged with carjacking, according to deputies. They said other charges against King are expected. “Based on what deputies determined at the crash scene and during interviews with the victim, King […]

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Eric Williams is West Columbia’s new Certified Building Official

Eric Williams is West Columbia’s new Certified Building Official

West Columbia Deputy City Administrator Michelle Dickerson introduced the city’s new Certified Building Official, Eric Williams, during the April Regular Council Meeting, Tuesday.

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bernice Smith Wells  recognized by West Columbia City Council

Bernice Smith Wells recognized by West Columbia City Council

Ms. Bernice Smith Wells was recognized by West Columbia Mayor Pro-Tem Tem Miles and West Columbia City Council in celebration of her 70th Birthday. She is pictured: Ms. Wells, her family. Wells is an active member of the community, and she has contributed in may ways.

by · April 3, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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