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Man loses control of vehicle, hits tree in fatal I-20 crash

Man loses control of vehicle, hits tree in fatal I-20 crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision.  It  occurred near mile marker 62 on I-20 eastbound at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday. According to Fisher, Mr. Jacklin Philippe, 29, of Fayetteville, NC was pronounced dead at an area hospital a short time after the accident. The cause of death was due to multiple […]

by · August 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport, Gray, Swansea play the 3rd Annual Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree

Airport, Gray, Swansea play the 3rd Annual Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree

The Third Annual Joe Turbeville Football Jamboree took place at Irmo High School, Friday night. Each team played two quarters. Next week the season starts and the games count. Teams got some live action versus another high school team at the jamboree. Gray Collegiate defeated Fairfield Central 14-0, and Swansea defeated  Richland Northeast 21-0 Ridge View, Dutch Fork, Irmo, Airport, Keenan […]

by · August 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
New Riverbank Elementary School a sign of West Columbia pride and growth

New Riverbank Elementary School a sign of West Columbia pride and growth

The new school year 2018-19 is almost upon us. Teachers officially report to school on Monday. Students begin classes a week later, on Aug. 20. This is a landmark year in West Columbia with the opening of Riverbank Elementary School. The new school is on Cougar Drive, across from Northside Middle School, near Howard Park off of Sunset Boulevard. The […]

by · August 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Midland DYB President Steve Knight issues statement after World Series win

Midland DYB President Steve Knight issues statement after World Series win

This evening the Midland Minors All Stars completed their journey to become the 2018 AAA DYB World Series Champions by defeating North Carolina by a score of 4-3. During their entire run in the postseason, Midland was only defeated one time, and it came in the World Series. During this run, Midland outscore their opponents by a score of 228-24 […]

by · August 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Midland Minors Dixie Youth Baseball team wins World Series

Midland Minors Dixie Youth Baseball team wins World Series

The Midland Minors Dixie Youth Baseball team won the AAA DYB World Series Thursday. Midland, representing South Carolina, defeated North Carolina (Leland) 4-3 in the final game to win the series crown. The tournament was played in Lumberton, NC. Midland is based in Pine Ridge. Midland had wins over Virginia, Texas, and Mississippi on the way to the final. Midland […]

by · August 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia Career Fair is Aug. 21

City of West Columbia Career Fair is Aug. 21

The City of West Columbia is holding a Career Fair, Aug. 21. It’s from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the New Brookland Room at the West Columbia City Hall, corner of 12th St. and Klapman Blvd. Some of the positions to be filled, and benefits, are listed below: Police Officer (Starting at $39,964 [non-certified]) Firefighter Water Systems Maintenance Worker […]

by · August 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
State Fair concerts include Trace Adkins, Temptations, Four Tops and Cayce’s Rocketman/Tokyo Joe

State Fair concerts include Trace Adkins, Temptations, Four Tops and Cayce’s Rocketman/Tokyo Joe

The South Carolina State Fair has scheduled eight musical acts for the Pepsi Grandstand series during this year’s fair Oct. 10-21. S.C. Including ROCKETMAN, a Tribute to Sir Elton John on Oct. 10. It is performed by Greg Bickley, of Cayce, along with the Tokyo Joe Band. This year’s lineup includes six paid shows and two free shows: Oct. 10 – […]

by · August 9, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton cut ribbon on multi-million-dollar renovation

West Columbia’s Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton cut ribbon on multi-million-dollar renovation

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at the Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton. The hotel announced a multi-million renovation. The hotel’s rooms have been renovated along with its fitness center. The renovation includes the hotel’s rooms, with upgrades to the pool area and the parking lot. The Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton is at 1094 Chris Dr, West […]

by · August 8, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Homicide the cause of death of Baby Girl Geller according to preliminary autopsy

Homicide the cause of death of Baby Girl Geller according to preliminary autopsy

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the preliminary autopsy findings of Baby Girl Geller. The infant was found dead Saturday. According to Fisher, an autopsy was performed on Baby Girl Geller, Monday. The manner was determined to have been homicide, and the cause of death is pending additional studies and testing. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating, and the […]

by · August 8, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Road re-opened after overturned tractor-trailer blocked I-26 ramp in Cayce, Tuesday

Road re-opened after overturned tractor-trailer blocked I-26 ramp in Cayce, Tuesday

Emergency Personnel were on the scene of a single vehicle incident, according to the Cayce Department of Public Safety, Wednesday afternoon. The incident involved an overturned tractor-trailer at the I-26 Mile Marker 115 West Bound on-ramp from US-321 North. Cayce Public Safety personnel are asking motorists to please find an alternate route. There was a report of minor injuries.  Two […]

by · August 8, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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