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Man sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter in West Columbia case

Man sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter in West Columbia case

From the Office of the 11th Circuit Solicitor: A Lexington man, William Thomas Embree, 37, of 364 Happy Town Road in Gaston has been sentenced to prison for the crimes of Voluntary Manslaughter and Kidnapping in the 2011 disappearance and murder of 22-year old Michael Jody George,of West Columbia. The Honorable Roger Couch sentenced Embree to 25 years. Jamey Charles […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County’s Gabriel Colbert, Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year

Lexington County’s Gabriel Colbert, Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year

State Trooper Gabriel M. Colbert  of Lexington County, received the South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year award. He was chosen from among 13 other nominees from around the state. Colbert, assigned to Troop One/Midlands, was recognized for his efforts in saving the lives of three out-of-state motorists, including a 2-year-old child, during the “1,000 Year Flood Event” in 2015. […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pelican’s SnoBalls has West Columbia Ribbon Cutting

Pelican’s SnoBalls has West Columbia Ribbon Cutting

Pelican’s SnoBalls held its ribbon cutting, Thursday. Pelican’s SnoBalls is at 442 Meeting Street in West Columbia. Pelican’s SnoBalls has more flavor than a Snowball and it’s fluffy like Shaved Ice, it’s the perfect blend of snow and flavor.

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Tartan Day South is March 31-April 3

Tartan Day South is March 31-April 3

Tartan Day South is March 31-April 3 (Thurs. through Sunday.)  Celtic Movie Night is free, Thursday (March 31) at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater. On Friday (April 1) festivities begin at Historic Columbia Speedway. Those activities continue from Friday until Sunday. The 6th Annual Tartan Day South event is a four day celebration of Celtic heritage. The festival is an array […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia issues closing schedule

City of West Columbia issues closing schedule

The City of West Columbia has issued a closing schedule for the Easter holiday. City Hall will be closed, Friday, March 25. Regular hours will resume Monday, March 28.

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Festival of the Arts is Saturday, April 9

Cayce Festival of the Arts is Saturday, April 9

This year there is a New Festival Location On the grounds of Cayce’s Historic Brookland-Cayce High School, 1300 State Street, Cayce. The Cayce Festival of the Arts features Fine Artists/Photographers, Fine Crafters, and Authors/Writers. It is presented by The Cayce Avenues Association. Last year’s event was a huge success. This year’s event is shaping up to be even better. Website: […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ground broken for Cayce’s Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Ground broken for Cayce’s Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Ground was broken for Cayce’s Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Wednesday morning.    SpringBridge Development, LLC is building the hotel, with a tentative open date of fourth quarter, 2016. The proposed Courtyard by Marriott will join a new corporate development hub in SCANA’s Otarre Pointe Development located at the I-77/I-26 intersection. The property will be positioned not only near to SCANA’s corporate […]

by · March 23, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Walmart grocery could be open by end of June

Cayce Walmart grocery could be open by end of June

Cayce’s Walmart Neighborhood Grocery could be open by end of June Cayce City Manager Rebecca Vance said the Walmart Neighborhood Grocery being built on Knox-Abbott Drive at Charleston Highway in Cayce, could be completed by the end of June. Vance addressed the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Tuesday. The meeting was held at the Stone River facility on […]

by · March 23, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pine Ridge’s Frankie Neeley is Law Enforcement Officer of the Month

Pine Ridge’s Frankie Neeley is Law Enforcement Officer of the Month

Pine Ridge Police Officer Frankie Neeley was named Law Enforcement Officer of the Month,  Tuesday morning  at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia  Chamber Breakfast. Pictured are: Pine Ridge Mayor Davis Busbee, Neeley, Pine Ridge Police Chief Billy Parker, and Chamber Board President Vaughan Dozier, of First Community Bank, sponsor of the Law Enforcement Officer of the Month award.

by · March 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
12 injured in 2-car accident in Batesburg-Leesville, Monday

12 injured in 2-car accident in Batesburg-Leesville, Monday

Lexington County AmbuBus used in multi-vehicle, multi-victim collision in Batesburg-Leesville Monday night On Monday night at 7:43 p.m., Lexington County 911 dispatch received an emergency call with a report of a multi-vehicle, multi-victim accident in the 1900 Block of Willis Street, in the community of Batesburg-Leesville. Emergency personnel from Lexington County EMS and Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department were dispatched to the […]

by · March 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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