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Hillary Clinton event attracts capacity crowd in West Columbia

Hillary Clinton event attracts capacity crowd in West Columbia

An attempt to get into the Hillary Clinton speech at the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center was denied, Thursday morning. A representative of the U.S. Secret Service  said the fire marshal had closed the event to any more audience because the room was at capacity. Clinton is the former U.S. Senator from New York and U.S. Secretary of State. She is […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
New Batteries-Plus store coming to West Columbia

New Batteries-Plus store coming to West Columbia

Renovations are being made to a building in the 2300 block of Augusta Road in West Columbia. When re-fitted the building will house a Batteries-Plus store and a cell phone store. Donna Smith, economic development director for the City of West Columbia confirmed the location of a Batteries Plus Store, and she said the other side of the store would […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber has a good fiscal year

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber has a good fiscal year

It’s been a good year for the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has ended its year, and the 2014-15 fiscal year was one to remember. “The chamber had the best fiscal year we have had in a long time,” said Gregg Pinner, chamber president and CEO. “We beat our projections for retention of existing members and the […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce utility crews work to correct sewage overflow

Cayce utility crews work to correct sewage overflow

Release from the City of Cayce At approximately 1:15 p.m., Wednesday,  the City of Cayce Utilities Department was notified of a sewer overflow that caused sewage to enter the creek at Monkey Springs Branch. The City of Cayce utility crews were dispatched immediately to determine and address the cause of the spill. It has been determined that the cause of […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Investigator Chuck Bramlett suffered heart attack

West Columbia Police Investigator Chuck Bramlett suffered heart attack

West Columbia Police Department issues press release regarding  death of Investigator Chuck Bramlett The West Columbia Police Department Announces the passing of Investigator Chuck Bramlett at the age of 61. He was rushed to Lexington Medical center Sunday July 19, after he suffered a sudden heart attack. He died Tuesday surrounded by family and friends. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall stated […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Condolences pour out on passing of WCPD Officer  Charles “Chuck” Bramlett

Condolences pour out on passing of WCPD Officer Charles “Chuck” Bramlett

From Springdale to Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and South Congaree Police, law enforcement agencies were offering condolences – through social media-  for the passing of West Columbia Police department Investigator Charles “Chuck” Bramlett. Bramlett was honored as WCPD’s “Officer of the Year” in 2010. . Examples of the posts: South Congaree Police Department: It’s with a heavy heart that we extend […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Donald Trump speaks in South Carolina

Donald Trump speaks in South Carolina

Republican Donald Trump, who is running to be the GOP nominee for president, spoke in Hilton Head, Tuesday. Here are some the quotes from his visit to South Carolina.  On South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham. “I see your senator, what a stiff. What a stiff: Lindsey Graham.” “And then you have this guy Lindsey Graham, a total lightweight. Here’s a […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Hillary Clinton coming to West Columbia’s Brookland Baptist

Hillary Clinton coming to West Columbia’s Brookland Baptist

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be in West Columbia,Thursday. Clinton will speak at the Brookland Baptist Church conference center on Sunset Boulevard. West Columbia – Where: Brookland Baptist Church Banquet and Conference,1066 Sunset Boulevard- When: 10 a.m. The meeting will include mayors and local government officials from around the state. Clinton will discuss her economic platform. Clinton, the wife of former […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
More passengers, freight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

More passengers, freight at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

The numbers at Columbia Metropolitan Airport are increasing in a positive way. The amount of freight flown out of Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CMA) in Cayce, increased by more than 11% in June and the number of passengers rose by 5.21%. Both increases are based on comparisons to June 2014. The information was released by CMA and it also shows increases in […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vandals take Confederate flags from Lexington monument

Vandals take Confederate flags from Lexington monument

Three Confederate flags were taken from the Jefferson Davis Highway monument on U.S. 1 in the Oak Grove area of Lexington County. Lexington County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the vandals who took the flags. Sheriff’s deputies received an anonymous tip letting them know the flags were missing flags, said Lexington County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Adam Myrick. Myrick said it is believed […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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