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Congaree River (Gervais Street) Bridge, circa 1900

Congaree River (Gervais Street) Bridge, circa 1900

This photograph is in the Richland County Public Library. It’s a photo of the Congaree River Bridge ca. 1900. The reproduction of a photograph is in the the library’s Bicentennial collection.  Notes: Title from photograph: The bridge pictured was completed in 1872 and constructed of steel and wooden flooring resting on granite pillars. It was located at the site of the present […]

by · November 26, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man in West Columbia arrested for soliciting a minor

Man in West Columbia arrested for soliciting a minor

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Damontrez O’neil Anthony (DOB: 1993) of West Columbia. He was arrested on three charges connected to the sexual solicitation of a minor.  The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office, a member of the state’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, assisted in […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks has development focus

New West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks has development focus

West Columbia City Councilman Jimmy Brooks steps into his new role as a West Columbia City Councilman with a lot of projects percolating. The Brookland project, at State and Meeting streets, is being negotiated. Other parts of the city, including Sunset Boulevard are adding businesses, and the Flow Townhomes are being constructed on the riverfront. Brooks said he has confidence in […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bridgeforth, Weatherford receive LMC Foundation’s award

Bridgeforth, Weatherford receive LMC Foundation’s award

Christopher Bridgeforth, of Sandhills Hills Primary School,  has been recognized as the Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Living Well Student-of-the-Month.  Marie Weatherford, also from Sandhills Hills Primary School, is the Living Well Teacher-of-the-Month. Christopher and Marie were recognized at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. They are pictured with Renee Dooley, of the Lexington Medical Center Foundation, sponsor of the award. The breakfast […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
South Congaree’s Roger Singleton is Officer-of-the-Month

South Congaree’s Roger Singleton is Officer-of-the-Month

Roger Singleton of the South Congaree Police Department was named Law Enforcement Officer-of-the-Month at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. He is pictured with Jason Shumpert, South Congaree Police Cheif and Vaughan Dozier of First Community Bank, sponsor of the award. The breakfast was held at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus. Photo by Vicki Lovett of […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Savannah Shealy, Amanda Sadler honored at Chamber Breakfast

Savannah Shealy, Amanda Sadler honored at Chamber Breakfast

Savannah Shealy,  of Sandhills Primary School was recognized as the Student-of-the-Month at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday.  Amanda Sadler, also of Sandhills Primary, was named Teacher-of-the-Month. The breakfast was held at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus. Sandhills Primary Principal Leslie Hightower is pictured with Savannah and Amanda. Sandhills Primary is a Lexington School District 4 school. Photo […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New school at Busbee site gets new design

New school at Busbee site gets new design

A new design plan was introduced at the Lexington School District 2 meeting last Thursday. The new design is for the school planned to built on the Busbee site. It   reflects a request for a more traditional look for the school. The plan is to build the elementary school off of 12th Street Extension, in Cayce. Architect Todd Sease […]

by · November 24, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport JROTC Drill Team Wins 4th Competition

Airport JROTC Drill Team Wins 4th Competition

Airport High School in Cayce is accustom to hearing on Monday mornings the news that the school’s JROTC Drill Team finished 1st Place Overall or they brought home another Championship. The award winning Drill Team won their fourth Drill meet championship for the 2015/16 school year this past Saturday. The AHS JROTC Drill Team is under the command of CSM […]

by · November 24, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Woman charged with attempted murder, arson

Woman charged with attempted murder, arson

A Lexington County woman is facing charges after a fire destroyed a house on Rollingwood Drive. According to arrest warrants, Monica Lynn Calderwood, 29, set fire to a family member’s home late on Nov. 18 while she and three other individuals were inside. Calderwood has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and one count of arson. None of […]

by · November 24, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
BCHS Swimmer Nathan Walton recognized as State Champion

BCHS Swimmer Nathan Walton recognized as State Champion

Nathan Walton, a swimmer for the Brookland-Cayce High Swim Team, was recognized at the Lexington School District 2 Board meeting, last Thursday. Nathan won the State Championship in the 100-meter butterfly event.

by · November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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