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Lexington man gets 15 years for sexual assault of minor

Lexington man gets 15 years for sexual assault of minor

A 45-year-old Lexington man was given a fifteen year prison sentence for sexually assaulting a minor. The assault occurred when the victim was between the ages of eight and thirteen. After entering a guilty plea for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in the Third Degree, Donald Gene Reed was sentenced to 15 years. Judge Frank Addy issued the sentence. […]

by · March 7, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce construction projects progress

Cayce construction projects progress

Progress continues on some high-profile projects in Cayce. There are new apartments by the river, new single-family homes coming and a new grocery. Cayce’s scenic riverside is the site of the new apartment complex. The name of the complex is the Tremont Apartments. It’s no longer One-Eleven.  The complex will include about 230 units on Knox-Abbott Drive, the entrance from Columbia […]

by · March 4, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Remember – CWC Jaycees Woman-Less “Beauty” Pageant, March 8

Remember – CWC Jaycees Woman-Less “Beauty” Pageant, March 8

If you want to get an eye-full of something you won’t forget, the Cayce -West Columbia Jaycees can help. The CWC Jaycees are hosting a Woman-less Beauty Pageant. It is at 7:30 p.m. on March 8, at Tin Roof in The Vista. The “beauty” pageant is be presented to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The music group […]

by · March 4, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Midlands Job Fair is March 9 – Reminder

Midlands Job Fair is March 9 – Reminder

The 2016 SC Midlands Job Fair is March 9, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Lincoln St. in heart of Columbia’s Vista. It’s South Carolina’s Largest Annual Hiring Event. This is the third year for the job fair. The SC Midlands Job Fair is a non-profit, collaborative effort of nine Midlands area Chambers of Commerce and ECPI University in […]

by · March 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High students aim to top $54K for Camp Kemo

Airport High students aim to top $54K for Camp Kemo

For nine straight days, Airport High School students are raising funds for Camp Kemo. And when it comes to money for kids with cancer, these students will do anything. From arranging a pig-kissing or a bachelor/bachelorette auction to sumo wresting and a zombies versus humans contest, nothing is off limits. Camp Kemo provides a fun summer experience for children who […]

by · March 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
No path forward for Dr. Ben Carson after Super Tuesday

No path forward for Dr. Ben Carson after Super Tuesday

Official Statement by Dr. Ben Carson I have decided not to attend the Fox News GOP Presidential Debate tomorrow night in Detroit.  Even though I will not be in my hometown of Detroit on Thursday, I remain deeply committed to my home nation, America.  I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results. However, […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall gets contract extension

West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall gets contract extension

West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall has received a three-year contract extension. West Columbia City Council renewed Tyndall’s at its Tuesday night meeting. The vote to renew the contract was 6-2, with Council Members Casey Hallman and Jimmy Brooks voting against the new contract. Councilman Boyd Jones is at a National League of Cities convention, and was not present. City Administrator Brian Carter […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia employees get service pins

West Columbia employees get service pins

The City of West Columbia presented service pins to its employees, at its council meeting Tuesday night. Councilman Dale Harley presented the pins. Photo by Anna Huffman (City of West Columbia Public Information Officer) Getting pins were: Danny Roberts 30 years Scott Morrison 20 years Mark Wharton 15 years Nathaniael Simmons 10 years Stuart Jones 10 years Donna Smith 10 […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Weather takes toll on Riverwalk in West Columbia, Cayce

Weather takes toll on Riverwalk in West Columbia, Cayce

The weather should turn warmer soon, and that will draw Riverwalk traffic. And much has changed in the last few months. Riverwalk in Cayce and West Columbia is accessible, but not all of it. The first of the problems with damage to Riverwalk began nine months ago with the heavy rains of June 10. That is the date Phase II […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety Chief Charles McNair announces retirement

Cayce Public Safety Chief Charles McNair announces retirement

LONGTIME CAYCE CHIEF ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT Chief Charles McNair of the Department of Public Safety in the City of Cayce is retiring after more than 42 years of public service. McNair, a lifelong Cayce resident, started his career with the Cayce Fire Department in 1974. He then served as a member of the Highway Patrol for 17 years. In 1993, he […]

by · March 1, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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