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Volunteer Reader Harvey Johnson celebrated by Pineview Elementary

Volunteer Reader Harvey Johnson celebrated by Pineview Elementary

Harvey Johnson loves to encourage children. He is a retired pastor and volunteer reader who goes to Pineview Elementary School to read to fourth-graders each Tuesday. This Tuesday, the children surprised Mr. Johnson with a birthday celebration. They helped Mr. Johnson mark his 90th year, the Pineview kids read for him and gave him cards they made themselves. “You are […]

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West Columbia firefighters save woman’s life in flood

West Columbia firefighters save woman’s life in flood

Raging flood water jerked Clara Gantt from the arms of Bradley Smith. Smith is a Swift Water Rescue Technician with the West Columbia Fire Department. “The current was so strong and she slipped out of my hands,” said Smith. He was in Columbia on the Sunday morning of Oct. 4. Lt. Sean Harshaw said the WCFD began receiving calls overnight. […]

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Narang withdrawing from West Columbia City Council Dist. 6 race

Narang withdrawing from West Columbia City Council Dist. 6 race

Sonny Narang will withdraw, on Tuesday, from the West Columbia City Council District 6 race and endorsed fellow challenger Jimmy Brooks, according to a press release. “I truly believe West Columbia needs a fresh start. And I believe Jimmy Brooks could be that fresh start,” Narang said. Narang also said he did not want his candidacy to split the vote. And he did […]

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Stuff-the-Bus event is Saturday, 8 a.m., at Grecian Gardens

Stuff-the-Bus event is Saturday, 8 a.m., at Grecian Gardens

Keep South Carolina Strong. Yes, we need your help! A Stuff-the-Bus event will be held Saturday (Oct. 17) from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Grecian Gardens parking lot, 2312 Sunset Boulevard, in West Columbia. Bring coins, cans of food and bring your kids. All proceeds benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank. Appearances by Once Upon a Princess, with Music […]

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Airport defeats Aiken, 30-9, Monday night

Airport defeats Aiken, 30-9, Monday night

Airport defeated Aiken 30-9 Monday night. Airport is now 7-0 and 2-0 in Region V-3A. Aiken falls to 4-3 and 1-1 in conference play. Airport ran up about twice as much yardage as Aiken. The Eagles had a 10-3 lead at half time and stretched the lead to 17-3 in the second half before Aiken got a score to cut […]

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Brookland-Cayce defeats Gilbert 34-7, Monday night

Brookland-Cayce defeats Gilbert 34-7, Monday night

Brookland-Cayce defeated Gilbert 34-7 Monday night The Bearcats had a 14-7 lead at the half, and stopped a drive by Gilbert to open the third quarter. That drive stalled inside BC’s 10-yard-line, and ended in a missed field goal, after a sack moved Gilbert back to the 20-yard-line. Brookland-Cayce scored in the first half after recovering a fumble at the […]

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Coroner reports a pedestrian fatality in Redbank

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian that was struck and killed on Highway 6 in the Redbank Community of Lexington County. David John Thans, 46, of Pelion was walking east on the eastbound side of Highway 6 near the intersection of Highway 6 and Lexington Hills Parkway at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Sunday when he was struck by a […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Highway Patrol reports Lexington County traffic fatality

Highway Patrol reports Lexington County traffic fatality

According to an advisory from the South Carolina Highway Patrol there has been a traffic fatality in  Lexington County on Monday on S.C. 6. The notice was posted at 3:51 p.m. No other information was posted at this time.

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6-0, Airport at home to take on Aiken, Monday night

6-0, Airport at home to take on Aiken, Monday night

Airport is at home to take on Aiken in football, Monday night. The game is at 7 p.m. p.m. The game date was changed due to flooding last week. Aiken brings a 4-2 record to Airport. It’s a Region V, 3A game. Airport is 6-0. Both teams are 1-0 in the conference. Airport is strong in every phase of the game. Quarterback Josh […]

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Gilbert at Brookland-Cayce football game is Monday night

Gilbert at Brookland-Cayce football game is Monday night

Gilbert will be at Brookland-Cayce Monday for a match up between two, 2-4 teams. The game is at 6 p.m. The game was moved from Friday because of flood problems last week. Gilbert, of Region V, 3A is coming off of a 36-23 home loss to Midland Valley. It was Gilbert’s third loss in a row. Brookland-Cayce lost 27-21 in […]

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