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SCE&G releasing water from Lake Murray, anticipating Hurricane Irma

SCE&G releasing water from Lake Murray, anticipating Hurricane Irma

In anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s potential impact on South Carolina, SCE&G is taking steps to manage Lake Murray water levels. The company has begun operating its Saluda Hydroelectric generating plant, which releases water from the lake into the Lower Saluda River. Lake Murray is currently at elevation 356.2 feet. The lake level is available online at About Lake Murray. Area […]

by · September 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
As Irma nears, SC Gov. Henry McMaster declares ‘state of emergency’

As Irma nears, SC Gov. Henry McMaster declares ‘state of emergency’

Governor Henry McMaster on Wednesday issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency And, along with the S.C. Emergency Management Division, McMaster is urging South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Irma impacting the state. The executive order enables all state agencies to coordinate resources in preparation for Hurricane Irma, which is currently a category five hurricane. Forecasters […]

by · September 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce, Department of Public Safety partner with Lexington Two Schools for Cayce Elementary resource officer

City of Cayce, Department of Public Safety partner with Lexington Two Schools for Cayce Elementary resource officer

The City of Cayce and the Cayce Department of Public Safety have announced a partnership with Lexington School District Two to provide a School Resource Officer for the new Cayce Elementary School. Cayce Department of Public Safety Director, Byron Snellgrove, stated, “It is obvious to me that when younger children have positive interactions with police it builds relationships and trust […]

by · September 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Identity of burglary suspect sought by Lexington Police

Identity of burglary suspect sought by Lexington Police

 Lexington Police  Chief Terrence Green is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual involved in a burglary at the Lexington Dry Cleaning located at 485 Industrial Drive in Lexington. During the early morning of Wednesday, a white male entered the Lexington Dry Cleaning by breaking out the front window of the business. During the burglary, an undisclosed amount […]

by · September 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia, community unite to protect homes from Carolina Crossroads project

West Columbia, community unite to protect homes from Carolina Crossroads project

The collective West Columbia community breathed a sigh of relief when word came down recently that the Carolina Crossroads project would not go through parts of the city’s residential areas. “We were firmly opposed to that plan,” said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. “It did not make sense and we wanted to do all that we could to protect the […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Final section of West Columbia Riverwalk has re-opened

Final section of West Columbia Riverwalk has re-opened

The southern section of West Columbia’s Riverwalk had been closed since it was damaged in the flood of October 2015. That section has re-opened. At the West Columbia City Council meeting, Tuesday, Tara Greenwood, the city’s director of grants, said the work to repair the damaged portion of Riverwalk will re-open early Wednesday morning. With the re-opening, all of Riverwalk, from […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCDOT to host “Alternatives” meeting on I-20/26/126 Corridor project, Sept. 19

SCDOT to host “Alternatives” meeting on I-20/26/126 Corridor project, Sept. 19

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) invites the public to attend the upcoming Reasonable Alternatives Public Information Meeting to provide feedback on improvements for “Malfunction Junction” through the Carolina Crossroads I-20/26/126 Corridor Project. The purpose of the meeting is to present and solicit comments from the public on the Reasonable Alternatives that will move forward in the Draft Environmental […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport defeats Lower Richland in volleyball

Airport defeats Lower Richland in volleyball

By Hannah Stone On the volleyball court, Tuesday night, the Airport Lady Eagles defeated the Lower Richland Lady Diamonds in three straight sets. 1st set: 25-16 2nd: 25-23 3rd: 25-19. Senior Libero Allie Spires with 17 digs, Sophmore hitter Amea Zeigler with 8 kills, Senior Brantley Hill and Junior Hanna Foster with 4 aces a piece. The win gives the Lady Eagles […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 1 comment · NEWS
Gamecock win does not fit with prognostications

Gamecock win does not fit with prognostications

When Clemson dethroned Nick Saban and Alabama in last year’s National Championship instant classic, it sent a shot heard around the college football world. Clemson’s defense, Dabo Swinney, Deshaun Watson and Hunter Renfrow out-gutted what is said to be college football’s greatest powerhouse. But not only did Clemson’s feat bolster the Tigers’ stature, it catapulted the reputation of the Atlantic […]

by · September 5, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Flock to the Block Party being held with Airport High School’s Homecoming

Flock to the Block Party being held with Airport High School’s Homecoming

A Flock to the Block Party, with vendors, food trucks, and music by DJ Skinny, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. The FREE community block party and festival are part of Airport High School’s Homecoming festivities. The festivities are scheduled to begin after The Eagles’ Homecoming Parade. Stop by the EAGLES FOR A CAUSE booth to pick up […]

by · September 5, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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