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Unsafe structures being torn down in Cayce

Unsafe structures being torn down in Cayce

The City of Cayce wanted dilapidated buildings torn down. In August, Cayce’s City Council approved a process that allows for the city to demolish unsafe structures that are left to stand by property owners. The plan follows International Property Maintenance Code guidelines. When the process was approved, Cayce Assistant City Administrator Shaun Greenwood said the plan gives “teeth” to the […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Sen. Katrina Shealy gets primary opponent, Michael Sturkie files

Sen. Katrina Shealy gets primary opponent, Michael Sturkie files

State Sen. Katrina Shealy will have an opponent. Michael Sturkie has filed as a Republican to run against incumbent Katrina Shealy, for S.C. Senate Seat 23. The senate seat covers a large part of Lexington County.  The Republican Primary is June 14. Sturkie ran for Senate Seat 23 against former Sen. Jakie Knotts in 2008. Knotts defeated Shealy and Sturkie […]

by · March 30, 2016 · 2 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School hosts NIKE Palmetto Cup, Wednesday

Brookland-Cayce High School hosts NIKE Palmetto Cup, Wednesday

Brookland-Cayce High School will host the annual NIKE Palmetto Cup March 30-April 2, at Fort Knox (BCHS Stadium) and The Cage on the campus of BCHS in Cayce, South Carolina. The event, now in its 24th season, is also sponsored by the City of Cayce and Lloyd’s Soccer. Admission is $25 for a tournament pass or $10 for a daily […]

by · March 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles in Dist. 89 House race

West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles in Dist. 89 House race

West Columbia City Councilman Tem Miles announces he is running for District 89 SC House Seat. With Miles in the race it bring the number of candidate to four. Bill Banning, Micah Caskey and Billy Oswald are also running for the seat. Miles – who represents District 4 on city council- was re-elected in November 2015. He has opened a […]

by · March 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Updated list of candidates filing to run in Lexington County

Updated list of candidates filing to run in Lexington County

The filing period in Lexington County began March 16, for local and state offices.  The filing period is open until March 30. Primaries are scheduled for June 14. If there are runoff elections, those would be held June 28. The General Election is Nov. 8. “D” denotes Democrat, all others are Republicans. “I” denote incumbent. The list of Lexington County filers: […]

by · March 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Adult Ed recognized for winning awards

Lexington 2 Adult Ed recognized for winning awards

The Lexington Two Adult Education program was recognized for accomplishments at the School Board meeting, March 17. Pictured are: Adult Education Director Christy Henderson and staff: Doris Keith; Linda Vaughn; Tara Friedrichs; Paula Aull; and Becky Dangerfield. They are pictured with Dr. Bill James, Lexington 2 superintendent. The adult ed programs was recognized for winning the High School Credential Award. […]

by · March 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bill Banning to run for S.C. House Seat in District 89

Bill Banning to run for S.C. House Seat in District 89

Bill Banning, of West Columbia, has filed to run for the SC House of Representatives Seat, District 89. It is the House Seat being vacated by S.C. Rep. Kenny Bingham. Banning is a former Lexington County Council member. Billy Oswald and Micah Caskey have also filed to run for the seat.  

by · March 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 employees recognized for United Way contributions

Lexington 2 employees recognized for United Way contributions

Lexington School District 2’s involvement in the United Way Campaign was recognized at the March 17 Board of Trustees’ meeting. Below are the schools recognized. Fulmer Middle School received the Bronze (Giving: $50-$99 per Capita) award; Principal Megan Carrero and Allison Swygert, the school’s employee campaign director, were present to accept their school;s award. FMS raised $3,197 Pine Ridge Middle […]

by · March 25, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School Orchestra earns Superior rating

Airport High School Orchestra earns Superior rating

The Airport High School Orchestra earned a Superior rating – Performing grade V music-  at  the State Performance Assessment (formerly known as Concert Festival). The AHS Orchestra traveled to Charleston’s West Ashley High School recently to participate.

by · March 25, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington couple gets 20 years in fatal child neglect case

Lexington couple gets 20 years in fatal child neglect case

From the office of the 11th circuit solicitor:  A Lexington County couple has been sentenced to prison following the death of their 10 week old infant daughter. Jordan Hodson, age 36, and Sara Elizabeth Hodson, age 35, were given a stern prison sentence for committing fatal child neglect which led to the infant’s death on December 11, 2012. An autopsy […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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