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Mobile mammography  available in West Columbia

Mobile mammography available in West Columbia

Palmetto Health’s mobile mammography vehicle will be available in West Columbia beginning in September to provide digital screening mammograms. The unit will be at the offices of Dr. Jay Markowitz, M.D., and Associates is at 103 Saluda Ridge Court in West Columbia. Patients can schedule appointments from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on July 30 at Jay Markowitz, M.D., and […]

by · July 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man connected to church scams arrested

Man connected to church scams arrested

Lexington County investigators have arrested a man who was wanted on a family court bench warrant since 2013. James Fletcher “Les” Spires was located and arrested in Camden with assistance from the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department and Camden Police. Investigators say Spires used a network of people to help him evade law enforcement for more than 18 months. “Spires was […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Night with Blowfish, photos

Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Night with Blowfish, photos

Thursday evening was Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Night at Lexington County Blowfish game. Blowfish won, 2-1 over the Asheboro Copperheads. The game was at Lexington County Baseball Stadium in Lexington. It was sponsored by the Lexington County Development Corporation. Below are photos of some of those who attended.        

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chamber’s Breakfast Business Expo is Tuesday

Chamber’s Breakfast Business Expo is Tuesday

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber & Visitor Center – Event Information  Deadline to get a vendor table is Friday (July 24.) Event Name: 2014 Breakfast Business Expo Event Type(s): Community Calendar Chamber Calendar Member Event Description: Over 40 business will be on hand!  Meet new contacts! Free food & drinks! Door Prizes! Admission is FREE to anyone (including non members) with a business […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Local man arrested “exploitation of a minor”

Local man arrested “exploitation of a minor”

Cayce Man Arrested on Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Charges South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced, Thursday,  the arrest of Fritz Edward Neiger (DOB: 1950) of Cayce, in connection with seven charges associated with the sexual exploitation of minors. Special Investigators from the Attorney General’s Office, working with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, made the arrest. […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hillary Clinton event attracts capacity crowd in West Columbia

Hillary Clinton event attracts capacity crowd in West Columbia

An attempt to get into the Hillary Clinton speech at the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center was denied, Thursday morning. A representative of the U.S. Secret Service  said the fire marshal had closed the event to any more audience because the room was at capacity. Clinton is the former U.S. Senator from New York and U.S. Secretary of State. She is […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New Batteries-Plus store coming to West Columbia

New Batteries-Plus store coming to West Columbia

Renovations are being made to a building in the 2300 block of Augusta Road in West Columbia. When re-fitted the building will house a Batteries-Plus store and a cell phone store. Donna Smith, economic development director for the City of West Columbia confirmed the location of a Batteries Plus Store, and she said the other side of the store would […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber has a good fiscal year

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber has a good fiscal year

It’s been a good year for the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has ended its year, and the 2014-15 fiscal year was one to remember. “The chamber had the best fiscal year we have had in a long time,” said Gregg Pinner, chamber president and CEO. “We beat our projections for retention of existing members and the […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce utility crews work to correct sewage overflow

Cayce utility crews work to correct sewage overflow

Release from the City of Cayce At approximately 1:15 p.m., Wednesday,  the City of Cayce Utilities Department was notified of a sewer overflow that caused sewage to enter the creek at Monkey Springs Branch. The City of Cayce utility crews were dispatched immediately to determine and address the cause of the spill. It has been determined that the cause of […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Investigator Chuck Bramlett suffered heart attack

West Columbia Police Investigator Chuck Bramlett suffered heart attack

West Columbia Police Department issues press release regarding  death of Investigator Chuck Bramlett The West Columbia Police Department Announces the passing of Investigator Chuck Bramlett at the age of 61. He was rushed to Lexington Medical center Sunday July 19, after he suffered a sudden heart attack. He died Tuesday surrounded by family and friends. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall stated […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS