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Victory Executive Suites cuts ribbon in West Columbia

Victory Executive Suites cuts ribbon in West Columbia

Jeanette Johnson-Lowicz, Samantha McNellage, John Wilson, Ashlye Wilkerson, Kobie Wilkerson, Angelyse Henry, Donna Smith and Gregg Pinner were on hand for the ribbon cutting of Victory Executive Suites Thursday. Victory Executive Suites is in the former Agape Senior headquarters at 1053 Center Street in West Columbia. The new business offers furnished offices and suits and large meeting spaces on a per-day use […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Electronics waste recycling drop-off in Springdale, Jan. 16

Electronics waste recycling drop-off in Springdale, Jan. 16

Lexington County Electronics Waste Recycling Event Scheduled for January Lexington County Solid Waste Management will be hosting an electronics waste recycling event on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The recycling event will be held at the Springdale Baptist Church parking lot located at 357 Wattling Road, West Columbia. The following electronics will be accepted for recycling […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Estates answers residents’ questions about Brookland development

Estates answers residents’ questions about Brookland development

A pedestrian walkway, parks and skyline views are parts of the Brookland plan. Matt Mundy, representing Estates Co., described the $60-million residential, retail and commercial project proposed for the West Columbia Vista, at State and Meeting Streets. He said it will be “iconic” and visible from the Statehouse. Mundy, and Estates staff, agreed to meet with residents and provide more […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

Lexington man indicted for wire fraud

United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated Wednesday that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville returned an  indictment against Mark Nigel Wilkins, 48, of Lexington. He was charged – in a three-count indictment – with wire fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.  The maximum penalty Wilkins could receive is 20 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Brookland developers, Estates Co., holding public meeting, Wednesday

Estates and Companies, the developers of the proposed project at the corner of State and Meeting Streets, is holding a public meeting tonight (January 13th) for citizens wanting to know more about specifics of the project. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hut located at 726 B Avenue in West Columbia. The Developer wanted […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

BCHS Hall to honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher, Dr. Barbara Nickel

Annual BCHS Educator Hall of Fame Gala to Honor Dr. Carolyn Fisher & Dr. Barbara Nickel   The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation’s 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees are Dr. Carolyn Fisher and Dr. Barbara Nickel. The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation will sponsor their Fifteenth Annual Educator Hall of Fame Gala on Thursday, February 4, at Seawell’s at 1125 […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Greg Bickley becomes Rocketman, Saturday night

Cayce’s Greg Bickley becomes Rocketman, Saturday night

The first time Greg Bickley heard an Elton John song, he did not know who was singing it. Now he’s Rocketman, and performs a full-costumed tribute to Sir Elton John. His next show, that is almost sold out, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Koger Center. “I bought an old album in the bargain bin because it had “Don’t […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County fatal shooting results in murder charge

Lexington County fatal shooting results in murder charge

Columbia man charged with murder in Lexington County fatal shooting Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a Columbia man with murder in connection with a December shooting death. According to arrest warrants, Camry Davonte Taylor, 20, fatally shot Felix Jamal Jones, 35, on Dec. 19. “Mr. Jones was shot multiple times at an apartment complex off Berryhill Road in […]

by · January 13, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Congaree State Bank sold, personnel, branch changes not expected

Congaree State Bank sold, personnel, branch changes not expected

Congaree State Bank, based in Cayce, is being bought by CresCom Bank. CresCom is a Lowcountry bank and it’s is purchasing  Congaree State Bank for about $16.3 million in a cash-and-stock transaction, according to a press release. Charles Kirby, president and CEO of Congaree Bancshares Inc., said, in a press release, that the two companies have “very similar philosophies, cultures and core […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Fecas joins Springdale Town Council, Sox-Peters sworn in

Fecas joins Springdale Town Council, Sox-Peters sworn in

The Town of Springdale held its first council meeting for 2016, and swore in a new member. Dr. Viki Fecas was sworn in as our newest member of council on Jan. 5. “She will be a tremendous asset to our council,” said Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop. He said Fecas, who takes over the seat of Gus Manos, who retired, has […]

by · January 12, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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