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Volunteers sought for Cayce Congaree Bluegrass Festival

Volunteers sought for Cayce Congaree Bluegrass Festival

Cayce’s Congaree Bluegrass Festival staff are looking for a few volunteers for this year’s event. The Congaree Bluegrass Festival takes place Oct. 3 and 4, at the Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce. If you have a group or organization that might be interested and would like more information, please contact kcarmine@cityofcayce-sc.gov or call 803-550-9520

by · September 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia will not pick up garbage on Labor Day

West Columbia will not pick up garbage on Labor Day

The City of West Columbia Sanitation Department will not pick up garbage or recyclables on Labor Day (Sept. 7.) Garbage that is normally picked up on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday (Sept. 8) or it may take until Wednesday (Sept 9.) to get all stops in. A release from the city is posted below. Click to enlarge:

by · September 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council to meet, 4 p.m. Tuesday

West Columbia City Council to meet, 4 p.m. Tuesday

Agenda Special Council Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8,  at 4 p.m. Council Chambers II. Determination of a Quorum A. Consideration to Amend the Award of the Cedar Road and Mineral Springs Road Waterline Relocation Project – Mr. Mark A. Waller, P.E., Director of Planning, Engineering and Water Plants B. Consideration to Approve Stutts & Williams, LLC as the Recipient of the Award […]

by · September 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
UPDATE – Man fired shots, barricaded in West Columbia, surrenders

UPDATE – Man fired shots, barricaded in West Columbia, surrenders

A man who had barricaded himself in a house has surrendered to police.  “He came out of the house peaceably,” said Capt. Scott Morrison of the WCPD. He surrendered to police around  noon Sunday.  He could be charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits. Morrison also said the man has a “long gun” but he did not know if […]

by · September 6, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
Man fires shot, barricaded in house in West Columbia

Man fires shot, barricaded in house in West Columbia

The West Columbia Police Department is investigating a situation in which an individual who has barricaded himself in a house, according to Capt. Scott Morrison of the WCPD. The person fired shots into the air, and went back into the house on F Avenue. But there are no injuries. Negotiators and a SWAT team are on the scene. There is […]

by · September 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
First Rhythm on the River Fall Concert is held

First Rhythm on the River Fall Concert is held

Bennett and Coolidge (left) played before Deleveled at the CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series, Friday. The music begins at 6 p.m. at the West Columbia Amphitheatre.  The next concert is Sept. 18 and features The Travelin’ Kine.  

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport goes to Dreher, brings back a win

Airport goes to Dreher, brings back a win

Airport scored a 23-20 win at Dreher, Friday night. The, now 2-0, Eagles won with backup quarterback Josh Tucker. He replaced starting QB Brett Burnett, who was hurt last week in Airport’s win over Brookland-Cayce. Tucker, who usually starts at wide receiver, scored on a 65-yard touchdown run with 1:13 left in the third quarter. Dreher had a chance to send the game into overtime, but missed on […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce falls short again, in loss to B-L

Brookland-Cayce falls short again, in loss to B-L

For the second week in a row, Brookland-Cayce played a poor first half, came to life in the second half, and fell short at the end. The Bearcats were beaten by Batesburg-Leesville, 18-15. After a fumble by BC in the first quarter, B-L took a 6-0 lead, with 6:33 left in the first quarter. After BC failed to convert, B-L completed […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police on accident scene on Sunset Boulevard

West Columbia Police on accident scene on Sunset Boulevard

There was a two-car collision about 6:20 p.m. Friday. West Columbia Police and the West Columbia Fire Department responded to the collision that took place on Sunset Boulevard, near the Jarvis Klapman on ramp. Traffic was being delayed and detoured while officers worked the scene.

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Last weekend for “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk

Last weekend for “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk

The “Before I Die” wall at Riverwalk in West Columbia is scheduled to come down on Sept. 6. If you have not gotten a chance to see it, this weekend will be your last. Here are some photos.        

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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