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Bill Mooneyhan replaces Richard Brinkley as C-WC Lions Club president

Bill Mooneyhan replaces Richard Brinkley as C-WC Lions Club president

Bill Mooneyhan was installed as the new president of the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club, Tuesday. He takes over for past-president Richard Brinkley. Mooneyhan will serve a two-year term. Brinkley received a pin in appreciation for his tenure as president. The Lions luncheon was held at Grecian Gardens in West Columbia.    

by · July 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia “murder and mystery” tour scheduled for July 27

West Columbia “murder and mystery” tour scheduled for July 27

There will be a State Street Historic Tour conducted by J.R. Fennell, director of the Lexington County Museum. The tour is scheduled for 8 p.m. July 27. beginning at the Amphitheater on the West Columbia Riverwalk. It will include State Street and end at the old Brookland City Hall on Center Street. Fennell spoke to the West Columbia City Council […]

by · July 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Metro, including Lexington County, a top venue to find a job

Columbia Metro, including Lexington County, a top venue to find a job

Business Insider has published a list of the 13 best cities in the United States to find a job in 2018 The list is based on the Zippia, a career-building website. Columbia is on the list at No. 11. Charleston is ranked No. 5 and Florence is ranked No. 7. Lexington County is included in the Columbia Metropolitan area. Lexington […]

by · July 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Glen Conwell “ready to work” after winning Lexington County Council seat

Glen Conwell “ready to work” after winning Lexington County Council seat

Glen Conwell accomplished an improbable feat on June 12. The former Lexington Two School Board member won a three-way primary for the District 8 Lexington County Council seat. He defeated incumbent Ned Tolar and challenger Chuck Crouch on the first ballot. To win, Conwell had to get more than 50 percent of the vote. He is a Republican, and no […]

by · July 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Department of Public Safety awarded $37,685 grant from the Firehouse Subs Foundation

Cayce Department of Public Safety awarded $37,685 grant from the Firehouse Subs Foundation

The City of Cayce announced that the Department of Public Safety has been awarded a $37,685.40 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase 15 sets of firefighter bunker gear. Columbia Firehouse Subs franchise owner Larry Chandler said it’s rewarding to see the money raised go back to people in the community.  “We always feel really good when […]

by · July 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber blood drive is Thursday

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber blood drive is Thursday

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a blood drive at the West Columbia city Hall complex at 200 N. 12th St. on Thursday, July 12. It’s from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the New Brookland Room. Donors will be given a box of Girl Scout cookies. And new blood donors are needed every day to save […]

by · July 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
2nd person dies after West Columbia shooting, suspect still at large

2nd person dies after West Columbia shooting, suspect still at large

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the second victim of a homicide that occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday. The shooting occurred at an apartment complex in the 900 block of Glenn Street in West Columbia. According to Fisher, Mr. Elzie Mack, Jr., 41, of Gaston suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced dead at […]

by · July 8, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland Beach Bash, Saturday – photos

Brookland Beach Bash, Saturday – photos

The Brookland Beach Bash going on until 10:30 p.m. Saturday. It’s at the West Columbia Riverwalk. The bash features games, music, food, beverages and water attractions on the Congaree River. Link to information on Brookland Beach Bash

by · July 7, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Suspect wanted in connection to deadly shooting in West Columbia

Suspect wanted in connection to deadly shooting in West Columbia

The West Columbia Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in locating, Damien Lavar Ritter, B/M 5’04” 160 lbs. 25 years of age. He may be driving a reddish in color 2007 Chevy Tahoe with South Carolina Tag # 8839LW. Ritter is wanted for in connection to the murder resulting from a shooting incident that occurred on Thursday, July […]

by · July 7, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in the 200 block of Ball Park Road in Gaston. Deputies responded to a reported shooting just after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Once there, they found a deceased individual inside a home. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Donald Bernard Brown by Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Deputies are not […]

by · July 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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