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Brookland-Cayce wins first game, Airport prevails in scrimmage

Brookland-Cayce wins first game, Airport prevails in scrimmage

Brookland-Cayce defeated Lake Marion 41-0 in high school football Friday night. The game was played at Lake Marion, in Santee. School started for BC on Thursday, and this week is called Week Zero for high school football teams. Not all teams play in Week Zero. It was a non-conference game for BC. Brookland-Cayce plays crosstown rival Airport next Friday at […]

by · August 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater parking lot closing noon Friday for Solar Fest West prep

West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater parking lot closing noon Friday for Solar Fest West prep

The West Columbia Amphitheater parking lot will close to the public at noon, Friday (Aug 18) in preparation for Solar Fest West – A Total Eclipse in the Park eclipse viewing event on Monday (Aug. 21) from noon until – 4 p.m. The parking lot will re-open on Tuesday (Aug. 22.) For more information on Solar Fest West, visit the […]

by · August 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Saluda River, Springdale make adjustments at new locations

Saluda River, Springdale make adjustments at new locations

“It was an absolutely fabulous first day,” said Hope Vrana, principal at Springdale Elementary School. Springdale students are attending school at the Davis Early Childhood Education Center building. Saluda River Academy for the Arts students are using the Taylor Elementary building this year. Their schools are being upgraded and modernized. Dr. Travis Keller, assistant principal at SRAA, said students and […]

by · August 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School punter, kicker Paxton Brooks accepts Tennessee scholarship

Airport High School punter, kicker Paxton Brooks accepts Tennessee scholarship

Airport High School star punter and kicker Paxton Brooks has made a decision about where he will be playing ball in college. Brooks will going to Tennessee. Click for link to: Original story on Paxton Brooks “We are so grateful for the coaches and people we have met along this journey at NC State, Wake Forest, Stanford, Bama, Clemson, and […]

by · August 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man killed in Kershaw county I-20 accident

Lexington County man killed in Kershaw county I-20 accident

Kershaw County Coroner David A. West has released the name of a man killed in a single -vehicle accident on I-20 early Thursday morning. Allen Eugene Washington, 47, of Lexington County, was killed in the crash, West said. West said the call regarding the accident came into 911 dispatch at 12:12 a.m. Washington was traveling west bound on I-20, when […]

by · August 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Thursday is first day for Lexington Two’s new Cayce Elementary School

Thursday is first day for Lexington Two’s new Cayce Elementary School

The first day of school is Thursday for Lexington Two students. It also marks the official opening of the new Cayce Elementary School. “This is the most fantastic school I’ve ever been associated with,” said Dr. Cecil McClary, CES principal. He said the early-childhood-through-fifth-grade school is specious, well-planned and equipped with all the latest technology for learning. The student population […]

by · August 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Husband of woman previously charged in daughter’s death, also arrested

Husband of woman previously charged in daughter’s death, also arrested

A Lexington man was arrested Tuesday evening on the same charge his wife faces in connection to the death of the couple’s 4-year-old daughter last month. Link to initial report on child’s death David Lance Steadman, 24, is charged with homicide by child abuse, according to warrants. “Based on evidence collected since the death of the child, investigators believe Steadman returned home […]

by · August 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gamecocks to hold open football practice on Eclipse Day

Gamecocks to hold open football practice on Eclipse Day

After enjoying the eclipse on Monday afternoon, football fans who have made their way to Columbia are invited to Williams-Brice Stadium on August 21 to watch the South Carolina football team continue its preparations for the 2017 season with an open practice in full pads. The team will take the field at 7:15 pm to begin its walk-thru, with the scheduled two-hour practice slated to commence […]

by · August 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s State Street – A rich past, exciting future

West Columbia’s State Street – A rich past, exciting future

West Columbia’s State Street, part of The River District, has a history of vitality. The area, on the banks of the Congaree River has been, at times, one of the most popular points in the city. And the energy, generated by the river’s rapids, is coming back. The family of Randy Clark has owned Clark’s Beauty Shop at 130 State […]

by · August 16, 2017 · 2 comments · NEWS
Man wrecked truck after being shot, faces carjacking charges

Man wrecked truck after being shot, faces carjacking charges

A Summerville man faces multiple charges after being shot in self-defense and crashing a vehicle he carjacked near Chapin Sunday afternoon. Mark Emil Day, 27, is charged with four counts of assault and battery and two counts of carjacking, according to arrest warrants. “Based on victim and witness statements we gathered at the scene, a man shot Day in self-defense […]

by · August 15, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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