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Brookland project could trigger “Boom” in West Columbia?

Brookland project could trigger “Boom” in West Columbia?

A deal to proceed with Brookland, could lead to explosive growth in the West Columbia Vista. On Jan. 21, West Columbia City Council approved a key rezoning ordinance. Turning the property at State and Meeting streets into Planned Unit Development opens the door for Estates Co. to build its multi-million residential, commercial and retail complex, called Brookland. And Brookland may […]

by · February 1, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Botanical Parkway beavers waste no time on engineering plan

Botanical Parkway beavers waste no time on engineering plan

While it may be next fall before the large gash in West Columbia’s Botanical Parkway is repaired, nature’s engineers are hard at work. The back road to Riverbanks Zoo suffered a crush to a culvert in the early October floods. A portion of the road was washed away. It is a county-owned road, and it will cost a million-or-more dollars […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Final plans for Taylor, Davis replacement school could come in May

Final plans for Taylor, Davis replacement school could come in May

The Lexington 2 School Board approved the design of a new elementary school planned at the Busbee site in Cayce, at its Wednesday meeting. Building site work for the school could be complete by mid-March, and all plans finalized for a May vote, according to Hal Turner of Thompson Turner Construction. The two-story structure on Bulldog Boulevard, off of 12th […]

by · January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Update: Coroner’s office communicates with friend of deceased woman

Update: Coroner’s office communicates with friend of deceased woman

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office reports (via Facebook)  that a friend of Debra Lynn Barker has been found. The coroner’s office stated the friend and has agreed to handle arrangements for her. The post from the coroner’s office is below: “I received a call from a friend that Ms. Barker had lived with for some time. She said she would […]

by · January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District Two Teacher Recruitment Fair is Feb. 6

Lexington School District Two Teacher Recruitment Fair is Feb. 6

Teacher Recruitment Fair!! Lexington School District Two will have its Teacher Recruitment Fair February 6, 2016, from 8:30 am until 11 a.m. at Brookland Cayce High School. Registration is now open. You may register by completing the online application by clicking the CAREERS tab, then click on JOB OPENINGS at: Click for Lexington 2 Website

by · January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Update: Coroner’s office communicates with friend of deceased woman

Update: Coroner’s office communicates with friend of deceased woman

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office reports (via Facebook)  that a friend of Debra Lynn Barker has been found. The coroner’s office stated the friend and has agreed to handle arrangements for her. The post from the coroner’s office is below: “I received a call from a friend that Ms. Barker had lived with for some time. She said she would […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
School District 2 studies plan to keep Saluda River and Pineview open

School District 2 studies plan to keep Saluda River and Pineview open

  The Lexington School District 2 Board, at its meeting Wednesday, confirmed a plan that would calculate costs to keep two existing elementary schools in operation. In November, board members expressed concern over the projected traffic problem and enrollment numbers at a new mega-school planned to be built on Henbet Drive. District voters, in 2014, passed a $225-million bond referendum […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
BC Grammar recognized as Palmetto’s Finest finalist

BC Grammar recognized as Palmetto’s Finest finalist

Brookland-Cayce Grammar School No. 1 is a finalist for the Palmetto’s Finest Award. To commemorate its status as finalist for the prestigious award, BC Grammar School No. 1 Principal Walter Clark was given a Certificate of Achievement for the school at the Lexington School Board meeting, Wednesday night. District 2 Superintendent Dr. Bill James presented the certificate to Clark. James […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man arrested for Wednesday’s Cayce bank robbery

Man arrested for Wednesday’s Cayce bank robbery

As reported earlier today, at approximately 12:41p.m., officers of the Cayce Department of Public Safety received information that the Bank of America Branch located at 440 Knox Abbott Drive had been robbed. Several officers responded to the scene while others began patrolling the immediate area.   Bank employees gave a description of a male subject who presented a note demanding […]

by · January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Bank of America on Knox-Abbott robbed, suspect caught

Cayce Bank of America on Knox-Abbott robbed, suspect caught

At approximately 12:40 p.m., the City of Cayce Department of Public Safety responded to a call about a bank robbery at the Bank of America located at 440 Knox Abbott Drive. City of Cayce Spokeswoman Ashley Hunter issued a release regarding the robbery at about 1:15 p.m. Units arrived on the scene minutes later and learned that a male subject […]

by · January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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