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Fatal crash on I-20 off ramp in West Columbia, Saturday evening

There was a traffic accident involving a fatality, near the I-20 Augusta Road (US 1) off ramp in West Columbia. The fatal collision happened about 7 p.m. Saturday on the I-20 eastbound 58 mile marker, according a report from the S.C. Department of Public Safety. A car left I-20 off ramp and hit a tree. The car caught fire and burned. […]

by · August 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
UPDATE: missing boy has been found

UPDATE: missing boy has been found

Cody has been located. Thank you for all the help, according to an e-mail of 5:33 p.m.,  from Capt. Scott Morrison of the West Columbia Police Department,  Cody Thomas Rock has been found. Initial report The West Columbia Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in locating  Cody Thomas Rock, age 10. He is a white male, 4 ‘10”, 60 […]

by · August 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Before I Die…..so far in West Columbia

Before I Die…..so far in West Columbia

The Before I Die wall was unveiled on West Columbia Riverwalk on Aug. 6. Since then the wall has been filled with expressions from people who are sharing their thoughts on the interactive public art feature. The 130-ft wall is said to be the longest Before I Die wall in the world. Author and artist Karl L. Larsen had the […]

by · August 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport outscores Mid-Carolina, BC short versus Lexington in jamboree

Airport outscores Mid-Carolina, BC short versus Lexington in jamboree

Airport and Brookland-Cayce  played Friday night at Chapin High School in the Aun and McKay Kickoff Classic jamboree. There were four games  at Cecil Woolbright Field. Airport scored 20 to 7 for  Mid-Carolina  in the pre-season matchup. Airport’s offense was productive.  Wide receiver Tamon Nottingham scored two touchdowns and senior running back Jonathon Earl ran for another TD. Lexington  outscored  Brookland-Cayce 21-9.  Brookland-Cayce used […]

by · August 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
City, West Columbia Beautification Foundation call for Art Project ideas

City, West Columbia Beautification Foundation call for Art Project ideas

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation and City of West Columbia are issuing a call for ideas for the Art On State Project The West Columbia Beautification Foundation and the City of West Columbia have partnered together for a $31,125 beautification project funded by a Connected Communities Grant through the Central Carolina Community Foundation. As a recipient of the Community Engagement Grant, […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Two charged in fatal shooting near West Columbia

Two charged in fatal shooting near West Columbia

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have served arrest warrants for murder on two men in connection with the Aug. 9 fatal shooting at Rolling Meadows mobile home park in West Columbia. According to the warrants, Ricky Lamont Esaw fatally shot Hector Vasquez after robbing him. Wilfred Akeem Pitts Jr. shot Vasquez’ son. “Our detectives recovered an item from the crime […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Homicide victim identified by coroner

Homicide victim identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was shot at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, at River Oaks Apartment on Bush River Road in Columbia. The victim is Donte Doyle, 29, of Columbia. Doyle was transported to Lexington Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained. An autopsy performed on Wednesday, indicated Doyle suffered multiple […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
LMC’s Women of Hope to host Wine event at West Columbia Riverwalk

LMC’s Women of Hope to host Wine event at West Columbia Riverwalk

The Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women of Hope is hosting Wine on the River at the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Stone River. It is from 7 ’til 10 p.m. on Aug. 29. Wine on the River will feature wine tasting, craft beer tasting, cuisine from Midlands restaurants and live music from Jim LeBlanc. All proceeds benefit Lexington Medical Center […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Back to School Bash is Saturday, in West Columbia

Back to School Bash is Saturday, in West Columbia

The Third Annual Back to School Bash is August 15 at 1218 Bachelor Street, West Columbia. At the Lakeview Empowerment Center. It’s from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Bash includes bookbag give-aways with school supplies. Also featured: food; games; music; horseback riding, bouncy house; and a health fair.

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Run For Our Troops” 5K at Riverwalk on 9-11

“Run For Our Troops” 5K at Riverwalk on 9-11

The annual “Run For Our Troops” 5k Run/Walk on Sept. 11, will be hosted by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees at the Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater. Proceeds from the event support military veterans and first responders that are coping with physical and emotional injuries resulting from their heroic service to our nation. Event Date: 09-11-15 Event Time: 06:30 p.m. – 08:30 p.m. Eastern […]

by · August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS