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Lexington 2 School Board to meet Thursday, 7 p.m.

Lexington 2 School Board to meet Thursday, 7 p.m.

The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two   will conduct its Regular Monthly Meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in the Board Room of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia. The Board will meet in Executive Session at 6:45 p.m. Notices and Agendas are posted on the District’s website, Link to Lexington 2 web site go […]

by · April 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia conducts Clean-Up Day, Saturday

West Columbia conducts Clean-Up Day, Saturday

The City of West Columbia held a Clean-Up Day at City Hall, Saturday.  City personnel and equipment was on hand to collect electronic devises, paint cans, tires and other  items that needed to be disposed of. There was a paper shredding truck on site too. Jamie Hook, West Columbia Public Works Director, said Saturday’s response was steady, with brisk early-morning […]

by · April 16, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
W.C. Beautification Foundation Plant Sale almost a sellout, Saturday

W.C. Beautification Foundation Plant Sale almost a sellout, Saturday

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Plant Sale Saturday morning was a success. Almost all of the 80-plus hanging flower baskets were sold by 11 a.m. The was over at noon. Lanie Lewis, a member of the Beautification Foundation, said early  sales were strong, and there had been steady traffic all morning. The plant sale, a WCBF fundraiser, was held at […]

by · April 16, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
House of Raeford to match chicken for cash to help LICS

House of Raeford to match chicken for cash to help LICS

Lexington Interfaith Community Services (LICS)  announces that for every dollar raised for LICS on May 3, through Midlands Gives, House of Raeford Farms is donating one pound of chicken to stock the LICS mobile food pantry. The mobile food pantry visits throughout Lexington County.  Stay tuned for details on how you can give – during Midlands Gives- on May 3rd!

by · April 16, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Metro Rotary leads BCHS student tour of Nephron

West Metro Rotary leads BCHS student tour of Nephron

Nephron Pharmaceuticals will need employees in the future. With that knowledge, Nephron CEO and President Lou Kennedy – and staff- guided 75 Brookland-Cayce High School freshmen on a tour of the 408-000-sq.-ft. facility last Thursday. On Friday 75 Brookland-Cayce High School sophomores toured Nephron. The students were brought to the drug manufacturer by the West Metro Rotary Club. Joel Merrill, Ted […]

by · April 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts back home

Former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts back home

Former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts has completed his sentence in at a minimum security federal prison in Butner, N.C. Metts was sentenced more than a year ago on charges of harboring an illegal immigrant. He began serving his time on June 18. He pleaded guilty to the charge and federal prosecutors asked that Metts be spared jail time. Federal […]

by · April 15, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Council to discuss water-sewer, Brookland parking at Monday meeting

West Columbia Council to discuss water-sewer, Brookland parking at Monday meeting

West Columbia City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday (April 18) at City Hall., 200 N. 12th Street Items on the agenda include: a “Presentation Regarding Updates to the Riverwalk and Amphitheater Park Rules and Policies; Consideration of the Planning Commission’s Recommendation to Deny a Request to Rezone 840 Williams Street, West Columbia, SC (TMS# […]

by · April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
DNA helps nab robber in West Columbia jewelry store

DNA helps nab robber in West Columbia jewelry store

Bandit Sentenced to 20 Years for Armed Robbery and Jewelry Heist James Bubba Patterson, 53, has been convicted for an armed robbery which occurred in daylight at the K & M Jewelry Store located at 507 Meeting Street in West Columbia. His jury trial began on Monday (April 11) in Lexington County and the jury returned a verdict on Thursday […]

by · April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man gets 40 years for armed robbery

Lexington man gets 40 years for armed robbery

A 20 year old Lexington man received a 40 year sentence for first degree Burglary and Armed Robbery stemming from a home invasion that occurred on Valentine’s Day of 2015. Jonathan Christian Hughes and two other co defendants, armed with firearms, kicked in the front door of a home on Doe Trail at 1 a.m. The armed men placed the […]

by · April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Food Truck Friday hosted in Springdale, April 15

Food Truck Friday hosted in Springdale, April 15

The Town of Springdale has rescheduled its Food Truck Friday for Friday (April 15) from 4-8 p.m. at 2909 Platt Springs Road in Springdale. Food trucks in Sprindale wil be: Scott Benny’s, the BBQ Bus, KC Hotdogs, Carolina Cookin’, and Carol and Lorraine’s Grill on Wheels. “They’ll be serving up a number of their best dishes,” said Jeff Stillwell, Town […]

by · April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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