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REMINDER: West Columbia hosts Fall Back Fest on State Street, 6 p.m., Friday (Nov. 3)

REMINDER: West Columbia hosts Fall Back Fest on State Street, 6 p.m., Friday (Nov. 3)

The City of West Columbia invites you to Fall Back Fest in the 100 Block of State Street on Friday, Nov.3, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. The event features live music from After 10, food and beverages from Pawley’s Front Porch, Café Strudel, State Street Pub, 116 Espresso + Wine Bar, and Terra. There will be live street mural paintings by […]

by · November 3, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Town of Lexington offers almost $1.6 million to buy Carolina Water Service I-20 plant

Town of Lexington offers almost $1.6 million to buy Carolina Water Service I-20 plant

The Town of Lexington wants to buy the embattled Carolina Water Service’s I-20 plant. The town it made its offer public in a press release Thursday afternoon. “Based on recent appraisal, the Town of Lexington has made an offer in the amount of $1.584 million to purchase the Carolina Water Service I-20 treatment facility and customer base,” was the content […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
City of Cayce reminds residents of July 4th fireworks discharge hours

City of Cayce reminds residents of July 4th fireworks discharge hours

The City of Cayce reminds residents the hours that fireworks can be discharged. Fireworks can only be discharged on the 4th of July between the hours of 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. We want everyone to have fun and celebrate, but we also want to be respectful of those who feel it is disruptive.

by · July 4, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
News businesses are coming to West Columbia at high rate

News businesses are coming to West Columbia at high rate

West Columbia is attracting a lot of new businesses. “We try to be friendly to business,” said Mayor Bobby Horton. And evidently that approach is working. The number of business licenses issued by the City of West Columbia has increased every year for the last six years.  In 2011; there were 1,606 business licenses issued; in 2012, there were 1,708; in […]

by · June 29, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized

Detour at US 1, I-20 ramp in Lexington County, beginning Friday night

The exit 58 eastbound ramp closure will occur: · From 11 p.m. Friday, May 5, until 7 a.m. Saturday, May 6. · From 11 p.m. Saturday, May 6, until 7 a.m. Sunday, May 7. Message board signs along I-20 will display detour directions. Motorists are advised to used caution and plan accordingly in case of delays.  

by · May 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Cayce Councilwoman Tara Almond elected President of Lexington County Municipal Association

Cayce Councilwoman Tara Almond elected President of Lexington County Municipal Association

The City of Cayce District One Councilwoman Tara Almond has been elected as President of the Lexington County Municipal Association (LCMA). “It is an honor to be elected to serve in this position. It is through the collaboration and sharing of information among our Lexington County Cities and Towns that we grow in knowledge so that we may better serve […]

by · March 31, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Charles Alton Morehouse Sentenced to Life for Murder of David Porter

Charles Alton Morehouse Sentenced to Life for Murder of David Porter

Charles Alton Morehouse, a 40-year-old Lexington County man, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of James David Porter, III, which occurred on Aug. 3, 2015 in the Red Bank area. The sentence was imposed on Friday by Eugene C. Griffith, Jr., following a week long jury trial. Morehouse was also found guilty of criminal conspiracy, possession of […]

by · January 15, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Saluda River’s Bubblin’ Bobcats sing at holiday events

Saluda River’s Bubblin’ Bobcats sing at holiday events

The Bubblin’ Bobcat Chorus from Saluda River Academy for the Arts performed at the Holiday Market sponsored by the Junior League of Columbia on Dec. 1. The performance took place at the State Fairgrounds. The chorus is comprised of fourth and fifth grade students and directed by Gale McLeod. Saluda River Academy for the Arts is a public elementary school […]

by · December 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Airport, Brookland-Cayce both have home playoff football games, Friday

Airport, Brookland-Cayce both have home playoff football games, Friday

The postseason high school football playoffs begin Friday. In the Class 4A Upper State playoffs Eastside will visit Airport. And in the 3A Lower State playoffs Battery Creek will visit Brookland-Cayce

by · November 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
WCPD Officer shot with Taser as part of training

WCPD Officer shot with Taser as part of training

West Columbia Police Officer Will Branham was shot with a Taser during a class on Women’s self-defense. The class was taught at West Columbia City Hall, Tuesday evening. Captain John Norman of the WCPD conducted the class. To become certified to use a Taser, Branahm is required to be tased.

by · November 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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