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8 deaths in 4 days emotionally draining for Lexington County coroner

8 deaths in 4 days emotionally draining for Lexington County coroner

From Thursday to Sunday was a deadly four days in Lexington County. In that time period, the office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher reported eight deaths of not natural causes. That number includes the death of Faye Marie Swetlik, age 6. Besides the tragic saga of Faye Swetlik, there were six road-related fatalities in Lexington County. “It was all […]

by · February 18, 2020 · 4 comments · Uncategorized
Crash closed Sunset Boulevard Friday afternoon

Crash closed Sunset Boulevard Friday afternoon

The Lexington Police Department was asking motorists to use alternative routes if possible, Friday afternoon, after a collision on Sunset Boulevard at Hope Ferry Road. The crash had all outbound lanes blocked around 3:30 due to an overturned vehicle. Emergency personnel was on hand assisting all parties involved.

by · December 27, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS, Uncategorized
Brookland-Cayce’s Joseph Buchmaier is Chamber’s Student-of-the-Month

Brookland-Cayce’s Joseph Buchmaier is Chamber’s Student-of-the-Month

Brookland-Cayce High School student Joseph Buchmaier was recognized as the Lexington Two School District’s Student of the Month at the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast Tuesday. It was held at Cayce United Methodist Church. Buchmaier is pictured with BCHS Principal Gregg Morton, right, and Chamber Executive Director Richard Skipper.

by · October 23, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
3-vehicle crash in Lexington

3-vehicle crash in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department reported a three-car collision on Columbia Avenue at West Main Street, Thursday afternoon. The collision was blocking two outbound lanes, and was later cleared. There was emergency personnel directing traffic and attending to victims.

by · October 17, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Brookland-Cayce defeats Airport in rivalry game

Brookland-Cayce defeats Airport in rivalry game

Brookland-Cayce defeated Airport Friday night at Fort Knox, on the BC campus, by a score of 35-32. Both teams are 4A in Region 5. It was a game that came down to the last possesion. The Bearcats got on the board first with nine miniutes left in the first qurater. Will Way ran the ball in for a score, BC […]

by · August 30, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
City of Cayce to hold  Public Input Session for 2020 Comprehensive Plan

City of Cayce to hold Public Input Session for 2020 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Cayce will conduct a Public Input Session on its 2020 Comprehensive Plan. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Aug, 13, at Steel Hands Brewing. Below is a graphic showing the actions the City of Cayce has taken to accomplish the goals from its 2010 Comprehensive Plan..

by · August 8, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
New food, music and recreation comes to West Columbia with summer

New food, music and recreation comes to West Columbia with summer

Summer is almost upon us, and it will be a season of new beginnings in West Columbia. Primal Gourmet is scheduled to open in June and Bricks and Stones Pizza Company is slated for a July opening. Chayze Lounge has already opened and the New Interactive Art Park will cut the ribbon June 15. Michael Mayo has escorted thousands of […]

by · May 31, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Pedestrian dies after being hit on I-20 Sunday night

Pedestrian dies after being hit on I-20 Sunday night

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle while crossing I-20 late Sunday, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. The incident occurred in Richland County about 10:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 near mile marker 65, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the SCHP. According to Jones, a Chevrolet Tahoe was moving west on I-20 when it hit […]

by · April 29, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Kinetic Derby Day is “amazing” under bright sunny skies in West Columbia

Kinetic Derby Day is “amazing” under bright sunny skies in West Columbia

It was the most-beautiful day in West Columbia. The sun shined brightly on the city’s Second Annual Kinetic Derby Day. After a Meeting Street parade of human-powered contraptions – of the most-creative sort- racers in some odd vehicles – did soapbox. Music played on State Street, vendors displayed, and the smell of seasoned chicken, and grilled vegetables filled the air. […]

by · April 28, 2019 · 1 comment · Uncategorized
Granby Gardens Park in Cayce closed after rabid coyote caught

Granby Gardens Park in Cayce closed after rabid coyote caught

Coyotes have been spotted near Granby Gardens Park, off of 12th Street, near the Cayce City Hall complex and the Cayce Historical Museum. One of the coyotes was caught and found to have rabies, according to a release from the city. The park will remain closed until further notice. The city of Cayce asked that if anyone sees a coyote […]

by · April 15, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
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