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West Columbia Police partnered with BILO for Food Drive

West Columbia Police partnered with BILO for Food Drive

The West Columbia Police Department is teamed up with BILO,  at 2349 Augusta Road,  Saturday for a food drive. Police officers were at BILO trying to “fill up” patrol cars with donations from the public. Officers will have a list of requested non-refrigerated items that will in turn be put together to give meals to needy families for the holidays. […]

by · November 3, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Parade, patriotic programs, discussion, and History Channel part of Lexington 2 schools’ Veterans Day salutes

Parade, patriotic programs, discussion, and History Channel part of Lexington 2 schools’ Veterans Day salutes

By Dawn Kujawa Lexington Two schools have a slate of activities planned to salute area veterans for Veterans Day,  including a special event Monday, Nov. 6 with the History Channel. Airport High School is participating in Take a Veteran to School Day, an initiative of the History Channel to connect young people with veterans to hear their stories about military […]

by · November 3, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Historic Gervais Street Bridge, magnificence in West Columbia’s back yard

Historic Gervais Street Bridge, magnificence in West Columbia’s back yard

The Gervais Street Bridge is one of the most-recognizable and enduring structures in South Carolina. The bridge, and its location, have a long, colorful history. It’s no wonder that artists often line the banks of its river attempting to recreate, on canvas, the bridge’s majesty and elegance. On the West Columbia side, the bridge is accessed from Meeting Street and […]

by · November 2, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Department growing hair for “No Shave November”

West Columbia Police Department growing hair for “No Shave November”

The West Columbia Police Department (WCPD) is growing hair to raise money for No-Shave.org (benefitting Colorectal Cancer Research, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and Prevent Cancer Foundation) and the West Columbia Police Officers Foundation. Beginning Wednesday (Nov. 1) thirty-five members of WCPD began growing their beards or goatees and donating $1 per day to raise funds for these causes, waiving the […]

by · November 2, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest to present New Art on State, see parking map

West Columbia’s Fall Back Fest to present New Art on State, see parking map

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 2nd Annual Fall Back Fest on the 100 Block of State Street on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 6 PM – 9 PM with live music from After 10, food and beverages from Pawley’s Front Porch, Café Strudel, State Street Pub, 116 Espresso + Wine Bar, and Terra. State Street will be immersed in art. […]

by · November 1, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety’s Eddie West is Law Enforcement Officer of the Month

Cayce Public Safety’s Eddie West is Law Enforcement Officer of the Month

Officer Eddie West of the Cayce Public Safety Department was recognized as the Law Enforcement Officer of the Month at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast, Tuesday. West is pictured with CPS Chief Byron Snellgrove and CPS Capt. James Crosland

by · November 1, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber President-CEO Gregg Pinner steps down

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber President-CEO Gregg Pinner steps down

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center announced Monday that President and CEO Gregg Pinner has decided to step down effective immediately to pursue other interests. “The Chamber has grown a lot in the past 17 years and we continue to look forward to our future,” was a message included in a release announcing Pinner’s resignation. The Board […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Nephron Pharmaceuticals donates medications, offers jobs to help hurricane victims

Nephron Pharmaceuticals donates medications, offers jobs to help hurricane victims

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nephron) donated a quarter of a million vials of medication to areas affected by recent hurricanes, and now has a variety of job positions available for anyone displaced by the storms. Nephron is in Lexington County, and based outside of Cayce, and has a West Columbia address. Nephron distributed sterile drug products to hospitals and surgical centers […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce ranked in final high school football poll

Brookland-Cayce ranked in final high school football poll

Brookland-Cayce is in the final Regular Season Football Polls for the South Carolina High School League SCHSL Final Regular Season Rankings (Oct. 29) Class AAA 1. Chapman 2. Dillon 3. Gilbert 4. Newberry 5. Emerald 6. Seneca 7. Fairfield Central 8. Timberland 9. Walhalla 10. Palmetto 11. Chester 12. Wade Hampton 13. Bluffton 14. Broome 15. Pendleton 16. Bishop England […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Summer season on the Congaree River ending, river’s high, muddy

Summer season on the Congaree River ending, river’s high, muddy

It was not that long ago that the Congaree River was filled with tubers, kayaks and canoes. But the temperatures have dropped and another summer season of water recreation is coming to an end. And if you have noticed, in the last few days, the Congaree River has changed from clear to  muddy. The water level of the river is […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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