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Pine Ridge Middle School collects toys for senior center families

Pine Ridge Middle School collects toys for senior center families

Pine Ridge Middle School student government sponsored a Holiday Toy Drive for the Pine Ridge Senior Center this holiday season. Grade levels competed for a rocking dismissal held on Dec. 18. The toy drive lasted the duration of December and the total number of toys exceeded a goal of 200, with a total of 208 toys collected. The sixth grade class […]

by · December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia sanitation crew thanked with lunch, gift cards

West Columbia sanitation crew thanked with lunch, gift cards

They wanted to thank the West Columbia sanitation crew, and the Christmas season is a good time to do it. About three dozen workers of the West Columbia Sanitation Department were served lunch, Thursday, after members of the Westover Acres Community Crimewatch Club collected money to feed them and give them gift cards. “It was just a way to say […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Gus Manos ends tenure on Springdale Town Council

Gus Manos ends tenure on Springdale Town Council

Springdale Town Council will not be the same. Gus Manos has stepped down. “I was on council for 42 years,” Manos said. “The first time, I ran I figured I would not win,” he said. But he did win. And for every election after his first, Manos has been the top voter-getter of all council candidates. Viki Sox Fecas will replace […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Cayce receives water treatment optimization award

Cayce receives water treatment optimization award

The City of Cayce has received the SC Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) Award for the Cayce Water Treatment Plant. City of Cayce Mayor, Elise Partin, stated, “Making sure we are doing our part to ensure that we can provide clean water for our residents is always a top priority. We could not be more thrilled to receive the AWOP Award as […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia’s Akebono Brake Co. to add 100 jobs

West Columbia’s Akebono Brake Co. to add 100 jobs

Company Investing More Than $40 Million To Create 100 New Jobs In Lexington County, according to a press release from the Office of Gov. Nikki Haley. Akebono Brake Corporation, at 201 Metropolitan Drive in West Columbia, is expanding its existing operations. The company is investing more than $40 million in the project, which is expected to create 100 new jobs […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Prostitution charged at West Columbia, Lexington massage parlors

Prostitution charged at West Columbia, Lexington massage parlors

Lexington County agents bust illegal massage parlors  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have busted three massage parlors as part of an undercover operation targeting prostitution.  Four workers associated with the Sunset Spa and the Relax Massage in Lexington and the Palmetto Sun Massage in West Columbia have been charged with prostitution. Arrested were:  -Sun Ah Cho, 34 -Ae Seon Lee, 47 -Ok […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
WCFD to train firefighters as EMTs

WCFD to train firefighters as EMTs

West Columbia firefighters will become more qualified to help in responding to emergencies. The West Columbia Fire Department (WCFD) has plans to expand emergency response training. The WCFD currently operates as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR.) “We plan to move toward providing Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level of service during the first quarter of 2016,” said Marquis R. Solomon, WCFD chief […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Police officers recognized for service

Springdale Police officers recognized for service

Springdale Police officers were recognized by Police Chief Kevin Cornett last week, at Springdale’s annual Christmas Dinner. Chief Cornett presented Officer Manuel with the 2015 Officer of the Year award for his outstanding dedication to the Town of Springdale and the Springdale Police Department. Chief Cornett also recognized PFC McWilliams for an incident that took place in May . In […]

by · December 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged Sean Patrick Peters with murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife, Rachel Naomi Peters. According to arrest warrants, Peters, 37, unlawfully entered Rachel Peters’ residence in the 4200 block of Greenwood Drive in West Columbia and fatally shot her. “Deputies […]

by · December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Large West Columbia building sold to metal fabricator

Large West Columbia building sold to metal fabricator

NAI AVANT BROKERS SALE OF ±71,424 SQUARE FOOT STEEL MANUFACTURING FACILITY. Avant senior brokers Nick Stomski and Rob Lapin, as well as Lee Bussell, recently finalized the sale of a ±71,424 manufacturing facility located at 3792 Platt Springs Road in West Columbia. The sale was announced in a NAI Avant press release, Tuesday morning. The property sold is across from […]

by · December 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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