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Two charged with murder, one arrested on meth charge

Two charged with murder, one arrested on meth charge

Deputies with  the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department have arrested and charged two men with murder. Charles Alton Morehouse and Wiley Eugene Sisk, both of Lexington, face murder charges in connection with the Aug. 3 shooting death of James David Porter III along Old Orangeburg Road. “Our detectives determined Morehouse and Sisk were both at the scene when Mr. Porter was shot […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce gets $30,000 to repair storm-damaged Riverwalk

Cayce gets $30,000 to repair storm-damaged Riverwalk

Cayce’s state Rep. Kenny Bingham, Mayor Elise Partin, Mayor Pro Tem Skip Jenkins and Councilwoman Tara Almond, met Tuesday and state Sen. Nikki Setzler gave the City of Cayce a $30,000 check  for repairs to the Cayce Riverwalk. The City applied for the funds after the June 10, storms that caused extensive damage to Phase II of the Cayce Riverwalk. […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
LMC at Otarre Pointe grows with Cayce’s 12th Street Ext. Corridor

LMC at Otarre Pointe grows with Cayce’s 12th Street Ext. Corridor

To have a self-sufficient village, a healthcare facility is needed. Lexington Medical Center’s new Otarre Pointe building is in the center of Cayce’s 12th Street Extension development. Wednesday, the leadership team of the 70,000-sq.ft. health care center addressed a Lunch and Learn group from the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Dana Rawl talked about the occupational health […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
PETS Inc. Thrift Avenue store plans move

PETS Inc. Thrift Avenue store plans move

Thrift Avenue, at 1078, Sunset Blvd., West Columbia is planning a move. The store, that is the thrift store for PeTS Inc., is moving to the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard. The move could be made as early as sept. 1. The new location is beside what was once Ms B’s Southern Kitchen. That restaurant is now closed. The new Thrift […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Agape sells assisted living and senior care facilities

Agape sells assisted living and senior care facilities

Agape Assisted Living in West Columbia has been sold. The change has some receiving care in local facilities, concerned about the ability to pay because Agape Assisted Living subsidizes some residents through the Agape Senior Foundation. Scott Middleton, the local owner of Agape Assisted Living, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Agape Senior Foundation. One source said there was […]

by · August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bearcat Backers hold BBQ, football team scrimmages

Bearcat Backers hold BBQ, football team scrimmages

The BC Bearcat Backers held its athletic BBQ  Tuesday at Brookland-Cayce High School.  The Bearcats football team held a scrimmage with Hanahan. Inside Bryant Shaffer, Bearcat Backers Booster Club President, encouraged support for the team. BCHS Principal Greg Morton explained the importance of booster club funding. Click on photo to enlarge.  

by · August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety captures man charged with attempted murder

Cayce Public Safety captures man charged with attempted murder

Joshua Thomas Brown has been located and taken into custody. He will be housed at the Lexington County Detention Center pending a bond hearing on a charge of ATTEMPTED MURDER. The Cayce Department of Public Safety would like to thank our law enforcement partners and the media for their role in the apprehension of this subject. If you feel you have […]

by · August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner issues list of unclaimed property of deceased

Coroner issues list of unclaimed property of deceased

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is searching for families of deceased persons who have personal effects/property at the Coroner’s Office that has not been claimed/returned. In a letter from Fisher she says: The return of personal items of a deceased person can be very poignant and upsetting for families, but their return can also preserve memories and hold strong emotional […]

by · August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Jimmy Brooks announces he will challenge Unthank for city council seat

Jimmy Brooks announces he will challenge Unthank for city council seat

Jimmy Brooks formally announced he will run for West Columbia City Council. Brooks made his announcement at a meeting at his home in the Quail Ridge subdivision, Monday evening. He is challenging B.J. Unthank for the District Six seat. “We need good working relationships,” Brooks said to a room full of supporters. He said it is important that representatives of the city […]

by · August 11, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia Election Commission issues notice of election

West Columbia Election Commission issues notice of election

NOTICE is hereby given that the General Election for the election of the Mayor at‐large and four members of Council to represent Single Member Districts No. 2, 4, 6 and 8 for the City of West Columbia, S.C. will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Maps showing the district boundaries will be available for public inspection during regular business […]

by · August 11, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS