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Dinner held on the Gervais Street Bridge, Sunday

Dinner held on the Gervais Street Bridge, Sunday

The Dinner on the Gervais Street Bridge was held, Sunday. It was from 4 to 8 p.m. And resulted in the bridge being closed. The dinner is a fundraiser for Congaree Riverkeeper and Canoeing for Kids. It is also a celebration of the river that flows below the quarter-mile iconic bridge. Emile DeFelice is the founder of Soda City Market. […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
Botanical Parkway damage being repaired

Botanical Parkway damage being repaired

Work has begun to repair Botanical Parkway in West Columbia. It was one of the most heavily-damaged roads in West Columbia after the floods in early October. A culvert was smashed by raging water and the road surfaced was washed away. The damaged culvert has been removed and rocks have been placed on the creek bank. Botanical Parkway is a […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
County Councilman Ned Tolar holding Constituent Service Night

County Councilman Ned Tolar holding Constituent Service Night

Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar to hold Constituent Service Night Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar will hold a special Constituent Service Night on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Tolar represents West Columbia and parts of Lexington. It will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m. at Carolina Cafe in Westland Shopping Center (2250 Sunset Boulevard.) For more information, call 730-7209. Residents of County […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Stuff the Bus raises funds, collects food for people in need

Stuff the Bus raises funds, collects food for people in need

The Stuff the Bus event, Saturday, in the Grecian Gardens parking lot raised $2,700. And a school bus was filled to capacity with food items for the needy. The event was held to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank and the people it serves. Crystal Poston, concerned for distressed South Carolinians after the floods, organized the West Columbia charity opportunity. Contributors […]

by · October 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport 8-0, wins, Brookland-Cayce loses

Airport 8-0, wins, Brookland-Cayce loses

Airport defeated Gilbert 35- 0, at home Friday night. The Eagles are 8-0 for first time since 2009. Brookland-Cayce lost, Friday, at Midland Valley 21-7. The Bearcats are 3-5. Airport and BC played in Region V, 3A cinference games. Midland Valley plays Airport next week. BC plays Swansea.

by · October 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man murdered by roommate, identified by coroner

Man murdered by roommate, identified by coroner

Man who was murdered by roommate in West Columbia on Monday, is identified. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the man who was allegedly murdered by his roommate, Jeremy Junior Head in a home they shared on Steele Drive in West Columbia. Jose Antonio Guerrero Cano, 23, of the home on Steele Drive in West Columbia was shot multiple times […]

by · October 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Portions of West Columbia Riverwalk, reopening

Portions of West Columbia Riverwalk, reopening

West Columbia Officials Open Portions of  Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater The City of West Columbia  has opened portions of the Riverwalk and Amphitheater on Friday. West Columbia deputy administrator Brian Carter announced the reopening of some sections in a press release. The amphitheater and nearby walkways are open for visitors. The park has been closed for 14 days due to the […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport at home Friday night, Brookland-Cayce on the road

Airport at home Friday night, Brookland-Cayce on the road

The 7-0 Airport Eagles travel to Gilbert Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. Region V, 3A football game. Gilbert is 2-5 and 0-2 at home. The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats football team has an away  Region V, 3A conference game at Midland Valley Friday in Graniteville. The game is at 7:30 p.m. The Beacats are 3-4. Mildland Valley is 3-4, but the Mustangs […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia mayor accused of using racial slur

West Columbia mayor accused of using racial slur

A reporter on WIS-TV News on Thursday played a recording of a voice using the N-Word. Chad Mills of WIS said multiple sources have confirmed the voice being the voice of West Columbia Mayor Joe Owens. The use of the racial slur is directed toward West Columbia City Councilman Boyd Jones. The recording came from West Columbia Police Chief Dennis […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Two arrested by Cayce DPS for drugs

Two arrested by Cayce DPS for drugs

Officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety executed a search warrant at the Motel 6 at 613 Knox Abbott Dr. on Thursday. Columbia Police Department K-9 units assisted Cayce DPS during the operation. Today’s operation capped an investigation into illegal drug sales that began more than two months ago. As a result two  arrests were made and  four grams of crack-cocaine as well […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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