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New homes being built in West Columbia

New homes being built in West Columbia

More homes are being built in West Columbia. Residential units, many single-family, are being added, after some lean years for building. In the last month or so, about 30 acres of property, containing with more than 100 homes, have been annexed into the City of West Columbia. Two single-family-home developments, Oakwood and Harvest Glen, are being built off of Leaphart […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
USC picked 4th; will lack of respect, motivate Gamecocks?

USC picked 4th; will lack of respect, motivate Gamecocks?

Gamecocks picked to finish fourth in SEC-East Last year, South Carolina was picked to win it all in the East. In 2015, not so much. At the conclusion of SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. The Gamecocks, after a 7-6 season and 3-5 in the SEC in 2014, were voted behind Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri, in that order. Florida, Kentucky […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High teacher named 2015 S.C. TSA Advisor of the Year!

Airport High teacher named 2015 S.C. TSA Advisor of the Year!

Members of the Technology Student Association (TSA) of Airport High and Fulmer Middle Schools represented Lexington School District Two well at the annual  National TSA Conference in Dallas, Texas June 28-July 2. Mrs. Terri Southern, math teacher and sponsor of Airport’s TSA, accompanied the TSA students to Dallas. At the conference, Mrs. Southern was named the 2015 South Carolina TSA Adviser of […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Is Spurrier “spinning” 7-6 record, or what?

Is Spurrier “spinning” 7-6 record, or what?

Gamecock football coach fights back at critics! After South Carolina lost double-digit leads, and the game, in the fourth quarter three times in 2014, everyone wanted answers. At times Gamecock Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier talked about coaching deficiencies. At other times he blamed himself, bad breaks, or the on-field performance-level. But after eight months to digest it, Spurrier is […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gov. Scott Walker draws enthusiastic response at Lexington stop

Gov. Scott Walker draws enthusiastic response at Lexington stop

Lexington County is a must,” if you are going to compete in the GOP Presidential Primary. That’s what State Rep. Rick Quinn of Lexington said, at an event, Wednesday for Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisc.) Walker packed Hudson’s Smokehouse restaurant, and played to an exuberant crowd of hundreds. Hudson’s is on Sunset Boulevard in Lexington. State Sen. Katrina Shealy of Lexington […]

by · July 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former South Congaree Police Chief Jason Amodio, gets house arrest, probation

Former South Congaree Police Chief Jason Amodio, gets house arrest, probation

Former South Congaree Police Chief Jason Amodio was sentenced to eight months home confinement, Wednesday and four years of probation. Amodio admitted to lying to a federal grand jury. “I am very sorry for what I have done,” Amodio said. “I have let down the community I’ve served.” The sentence was part of an agreement between Amodio’s attorney’s and federal […]

by · July 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Congaree Bluegrass Festival moves to Speedway

Cayce’s Congaree Bluegrass Festival moves to Speedway

The Congaree Bluegrass Festival is expanding. Changes for the festival were announced last week at the Cayce City Council Meeting. The festival is scheduled for Oct. 3-4. It will be two days instead of one and it will be held at the Historic Columbia Speedway off of Charleston Highway, in Cayce. There will be wine and beer sales at the […]

by · July 15, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former South Congaree Police Chief to be sentenced, Wednesday

Former South Congaree Police Chief to be sentenced, Wednesday

Former South Congaree police chief Jason Amodio is scheduled to be sentenced at 10 a.m. Wednesday, before U.S. Judge Joseph Anderson. The procedure will be at the federal courthouse in Columbia. Amodio pleaded guilty in March to perjury. That is a felony, but Amodio could avoid a prison sentence if government prosecutors’ requests are heeded. Prosecutors asked Judge Anderson not […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Spurrier not quitting, has “wonderful situation” with Gamecocks

Spurrier not quitting, has “wonderful situation” with Gamecocks

Gamecock Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier said he is not too old to coach football. “Age is just a number,” Spurrier said when asked about his coaching future. Fall camp begins in less than a month for college players. Spurrier was interviewed in Hoover, Ala. Tuesday as a part of SEC Media Days. He said as long as he can […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce employees awarded

City of Cayce employees awarded

City of Cayce employee Michael Paulchel was given the Whole Sole Award at Cayce City Council Meeting, July 6. Paulchel was awarded  for going above and beyond his obligated duty. He helped eliminate bad odors coming from a place near the city’s sewer department at the Six-Mile Creek pump station. Paulchel handmade three carbon filters for manholes. By making the filters, […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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