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Airport High School classes resume on regular schedule, Thursday

Airport High School classes resume on regular schedule, Thursday

Airport High School to Resume Classes on a Regular Schedule Thursday   After an electrical fire interrupted classes at Airport High School earlier today, the school announces classes will resume Thursday on a regular schedule. The damage from the fire was contained to the 700 hall vocation wing. Classes that meet in the 700 hall will be temporarily relocated. When […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High students released at 11 a.m. due to fire at school

Airport High students released at 11 a.m. due to fire at school

Release issued by Kay Joseph Administration and Public Information Due to a fire earlier this morning, Airport High School will begin dismissing bus students and all students who drive to school beginning at 11 a.m. Parents/legal guardians who pick up students in the afternoon by car will need to pick them up at the Fulmer Middle School  school gym. Be advised […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fire confirmed at Airport High School

Fire confirmed at Airport High School

A fire has been reported at Airport High School, Wednesday morning. It has been confirmed by Sgt. Evan Antley of the Cayce Department of Public Safety. The school, on Boston Avenue, has been evacuated and the Cayce Department of Public Safety – and firefighters- are at the school. “We’re on the scene,” said Antley. “It’s very preliminary right now.” Officials are […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
All Miss Bearcat winners photo released, pageant raised $2,000

All Miss Bearcat winners photo released, pageant raised $2,000

Miss Bearcat Pageant organizer and BCHS Teacher Marysusan Williamson Congratulated  all of the Miss Bearcat Contestants. She said it was a great night and everyone participating shined on stage. The event played to a packed auditorium on Monday evening. “We are also extremely pleased to announce that the contestants raised over $2,000 for charities,” Williamson said. Williamson also released a photo […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Franklin Graham draws massive crowd to Statehouse

Franklin Graham draws massive crowd to Statehouse

Frigid winds did not stop masses from coming to see Franklin Graham. Graham brought his prayer tour to Columbia, Tuesday. Pray, Vote, Engage was his message to Christians. And a sea of people came to listen. Graham said 20-to-30 million Christians don’t vote. “They tell me my vote does not matter,” Graham said. Graham did not endorse any candidate, but […]

by · February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Madelyn Bacon crowned Miss Bearcat, Monday

Madelyn Bacon crowned Miss Bearcat, Monday

Madelyn Bacon was crowned Miss Bearcat Monday night. Madelyn, of West Columbia, is a junior. She is the daughter of Karen and Bruce Bacon. The pageant was held at Brookland-Cayce High School. Below is the 2016 Miss Bearcat Court Winners: People’s Choice is Caroline Shelton Miss Congeniality is Brittany Mills Miss Freshman is Madison Stutts Miss Sophomore is Abigail Hutto Miss […]

by · February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Jenny Cunningham to retire as West Columbia Administrator, March 1

Jenny Cunningham to retire as West Columbia Administrator, March 1

City Administrator, Jenny Cunningham, to retire March 1, 2016 after serving the City of West Columbia for 37 years The City of West Columbia’s Administrator, Jenny Cunningham, has announced her plans to retire on March 1. She has been with the city  37 years. During her time with the city, Cunningham has been instrumental in developing and beautifying West Columbia. “Little […]

by · February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia, Tuesday

Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia, Tuesday

The Franklin Graham Prayer Tour stops in Columbia Tuesday. There will be a Prayer Rally at the Statehouse in Columbia, at noon Tuesday. It will be held by Franklin Graham, son of renown Evangelist Billy Graham. “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public and at the ballot […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 2 comments · NEWS
Lexington man gets 5 months jail for mortgage fraud

Lexington man gets 5 months jail for mortgage fraud

Michael Yant, 40, of Lexington, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Columbia, according to US Attorney Bill Nettles. Yant was sentenced for Wire Fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme. US District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., of Columbia sentenced Yant to five months of incarceration, to be followed by five months home confinement. Yant also was ordered […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Moffatt Street Section of West Columbia Riverwalk Re-opened

Moffatt Street Section of West Columbia Riverwalk Re-opened

The Moffatt Street section of the West Columbia Riverwalk has been re-opened after being closed due to flooding. City personnel have worked quickly to clear the walkway after recent flood waters subsided. The amphitheater and nearby walkways are open to the public. Remaining closed portions of the park are located from the 100 block of Sunset Boulevard to the Gervais […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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