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Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

  Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in the Nov. 3, municipal election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the City of West Columbia; twice as big as any […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

A 45-year- old man dressed in a Halloween prison convict costume was arrested early Sunday morning, and put in jail. A Springdale Police officer stopped a vehicle on a Driving Under the Influence suspicion, just after midnight, Nov. 1. An officer observed the vehicle swerving on Platt Springs Road, according to a police department report.. While the officer began to approach […]

by · November 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia mayor’s race campaign contributions posted

West Columbia mayor’s race campaign contributions posted

In the 2015 West Columbia Mayor’s race, challenger Bobby Horton has received donations of $9,875, this election cycle. Horton has spent $9,678.88. His on hand balance is: $196.12 Incumbent Mayor Joe Owens has received contributions of $2,900 this Election cycle. Owens has spent $2,642.16, He has $257.84 on hand. Campaign contributions data is posted on the S.C. State Ethics Commission […]

by · November 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Dept. issues time change, smoke detector reminder

West Columbia Fire Dept. issues time change, smoke detector reminder

A reminder from the West Columbia Fire Department. Change Your Clocks back an hour, on Nov. 1 (Sunday)  and Change Your Batteries in Your Smoke Detector This Weekend!!!! Be Safe.

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police adds officers for Halloween

Springdale Police adds officers for Halloween

Saturday night is Halloween night. The Springdale Police Department has provided some tips to help you to have a safe and fun night. The Springdale Police Department will have additional officers on shift for the night.

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Highway fatality reported in Lexington County

Highway fatality reported in Lexington County

There has been a fatal vehicle accident in Lexington County. It occurred  on Bush River Road, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. No other details have been released.  The notification of the accident was released at 8:25 a.m., Saturday. The office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher investigates traffic fatalities. Her office has not yet released the identity of the […]

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport defeats Brookland-Cayce, 24-14

Airport defeats Brookland-Cayce, 24-14

Airport defeated Brookland-Cayce, 24-14 Friday night at BC. The win gives Airport a second-place finish in the Region V, 3A. Midland Valley defeated Aiken, Friday, to win the conference championship. The score was tied at 14 at the half. Airport scored in the third quarter to go up 21-14. Brookland-Cayce had a shot to tie, driving inside the 10-yard-line of […]

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
James appointed Lexington 2 Schools superintendent

James appointed Lexington 2 Schools superintendent

DR. WILLIAM B. “BILL” JAMES APPOINTED SUPERINTENDENT OF LEXINGTON 2 The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. William B. James, Jr. as Superintendent of Lexington County School District Two effective immediately. “The Board is very excited to have Dr. James lead this District” said Bill Bingham, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “We look forward to working […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford’s FLOCK, a servant to the community

House of Raeford’s FLOCK, a servant to the community

As a business, House of Raeford in West Columbia contributes to the fiscal health of the people who work there. But the company also believes it has a corporate social responsibility. In an effort to lift others, House of Raeford donates thousands of dollars to the community around it. FLOCK  is an arm of House Of Raeford, Columbia Farms. The goal of […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ethel Hodge Weaver celebrates her 100th Birthday, Saturday

Ethel Hodge Weaver celebrates her 100th Birthday, Saturday

West Columbia will celebrate a centenarian, Saturday. Ethel (Hodge) Weaver will celebrate 100 years of life on Oct. 31. God has blessed her with three children, 11 Grandchildren, 23 Great grandchildren, and 6 great great grands. Ethel has requested in the place of a big celebration party that her friends and family love and think of her with prayer, cards, phone […]

by · October 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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