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Lexington 2 earns “Excellence” award for financial reporting

Lexington 2 earns “Excellence” award for financial reporting

Lexington School District 2 has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. It’s for the District’s 2014-2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recognized Lexington School District 2 for the award. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental reporting. Its […]

by · April 22, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2’s Sabrina Williams feted at Teacher-of-the-Year gala

Lexington 2’s Sabrina Williams feted at Teacher-of-the-Year gala

Sabrina Williams walked the red carpet, under drawn swords, Wednesday evening. She was a finalist- one of only five- for the S.C. Teacher of the Year. A celebration for teachers was held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Education officials from all over South Carolina came to honor the top teachers. Williams teaches seventh-and-eighth-grade social studies and humanities at Fulmer […]

by · April 21, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Columbia Farms part of poultry support day

West Columbia’s Columbia Farms part of poultry support day

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley demonstrated her support for the state’s poultry industry, Wednesday. Included in the show of support was Chuck Underhill, of House of Raeford’s Columbia Farms plant in West Columbia. House of Raeford is one of Lexington County’s largest employers. In addition to the West Columbia facility, House of Raeford operates a plant in Batesburg-Leesville. Besides its […]

by · April 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
CWC Lions Club donates water for Turner Memorial AME outreach

CWC Lions Club donates water for Turner Memorial AME outreach

The Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club donated water West Columbia’s Turner Memorial AME Church. The church uses the water in its outreach to the homeless. Earlier this week officer from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department helped by transporting more than 100 cases of bottled water for the church’s minestry. (LCSD Photo.)

by · April 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Is West Columbia getting new entrance sign?

Is West Columbia getting new entrance sign?

The City of West Columbia may be getting a new entrance sign. The new sign would be on Sunset Boulevard (Hwy. 378) heading east from the Town of Lexington, into West Columbia. It’s a West Columbia Beautification Foundation (WCBF) project. “We’re looking into how much it would cost. We’re getting estimates on the sign,” said West Columbia City Councilman Tommy […]

by · April 20, 2016 · 2 comments · Uncategorized
Cayce Chief Charles McNair honored with General Assembly Resolution

Cayce Chief Charles McNair honored with General Assembly Resolution

Retiring Cayce Public Safety Chief Charles McNair had a retirement celebration last week. ‪ Law Enforcement Leaders‬ from across the Midlands joined Cayce City Council, ‪‎Cayce Public Safety‬, the Lexington County Delegation and members of the community members for the festivities. There was also law enforcement leaders from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, Town of Springdale Police Department, Newberry County, West […]

by · April 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man killed Saturday, was stabbed

West Columbia man killed Saturday, was stabbed

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed on Saturday (April 16) at approximately 6 p.m. The man killed was Cecil Edward Evans,  69, of West Columbia. The incident took place in the 200 block of Jacques Haven Road in Gaston. Fisher said – in a release- that an autopsy performed on Monday, indicated that Evans died […]

by · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Spring has sprung in Cayce, West Columbia, Springdale

Spring has sprung in Cayce, West Columbia, Springdale

It’s been a cool spring, but that is changing this week. Highs are expected to get into the 90s. The long period of moderate weather has produced some beautiful flowers and foliage this time of the year. Here are some spring scenes from around the Cayce and West Columbia area. Click on photos below to enlarge.

by · April 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ground Broken For New District 2 Elementary School

Ground Broken For New District 2 Elementary School

Monday was a milestone for new school construction in Lexington School District 2; with the groundbreaking for the next elementary school in Cayce. “It feels fabulous to finally get to this point,” said Linda Alford-Wooten, Lexington 2  Board Chairwoman. Wooten said there has been plenty of planning to get to the construction stage. “A lot of hard work goes into […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Reminder, Lexington 2 New School Groundbreaking Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Reminder, Lexington 2 New School Groundbreaking Monday, 5:30 p.m.

The Lexington School District 2 Board of Trustees will hold the groundbreaking ceremony for one of the new schools Monday, April 18. It will take place at 5:30 p.m. The groundbreaking ceremony is at 12th Street Extension and Bulldog Boulevard in Cayce, near the campus of Busbee Creative Center for the Arts. The School Board has approved the early site package […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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