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City, West Columbia Beautification Foundation call for Art Project ideas

City, West Columbia Beautification Foundation call for Art Project ideas

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation and City of West Columbia are issuing a call for ideas for the Art On State Project The West Columbia Beautification Foundation and the City of West Columbia have partnered together for a $31,125 beautification project funded by a Connected Communities Grant through the Central Carolina Community Foundation. As a recipient of the Community Engagement Grant, […]

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Two charged in fatal shooting near West Columbia

Two charged in fatal shooting near West Columbia

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have served arrest warrants for murder on two men in connection with the Aug. 9 fatal shooting at Rolling Meadows mobile home park in West Columbia. According to the warrants, Ricky Lamont Esaw fatally shot Hector Vasquez after robbing him. Wilfred Akeem Pitts Jr. shot Vasquez’ son. “Our detectives recovered an item from the crime […]

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Homicide victim identified by coroner

Homicide victim identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was shot at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, at River Oaks Apartment on Bush River Road in Columbia. The victim is Donte Doyle, 29, of Columbia. Doyle was transported to Lexington Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained. An autopsy performed on Wednesday, indicated Doyle suffered multiple […]

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LMC’s Women of Hope to host Wine event at West Columbia Riverwalk

LMC’s Women of Hope to host Wine event at West Columbia Riverwalk

The Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women of Hope is hosting Wine on the River at the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Stone River. It is from 7 ’til 10 p.m. on Aug. 29. Wine on the River will feature wine tasting, craft beer tasting, cuisine from Midlands restaurants and live music from Jim LeBlanc. All proceeds benefit Lexington Medical Center […]

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Back to School Bash is Saturday, in West Columbia

Back to School Bash is Saturday, in West Columbia

The Third Annual Back to School Bash is August 15 at 1218 Bachelor Street, West Columbia. At the Lakeview Empowerment Center. It’s from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Bash includes bookbag give-aways with school supplies. Also featured: food; games; music; horseback riding, bouncy house; and a health fair.

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“Run For Our Troops” 5K at Riverwalk on 9-11

“Run For Our Troops” 5K at Riverwalk on 9-11

The annual “Run For Our Troops” 5k Run/Walk on Sept. 11, will be hosted by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees at the Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater. Proceeds from the event support military veterans and first responders that are coping with physical and emotional injuries resulting from their heroic service to our nation. Event Date: 09-11-15 Event Time: 06:30 p.m. – 08:30 p.m. Eastern […]

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Two charged with murder, one arrested on meth charge

Two charged with murder, one arrested on meth charge

Deputies with  the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department have arrested and charged two men with murder. Charles Alton Morehouse and Wiley Eugene Sisk, both of Lexington, face murder charges in connection with the Aug. 3 shooting death of James David Porter III along Old Orangeburg Road. “Our detectives determined Morehouse and Sisk were both at the scene when Mr. Porter was shot […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce gets $30,000 to repair storm-damaged Riverwalk

Cayce gets $30,000 to repair storm-damaged Riverwalk

Cayce’s state Rep. Kenny Bingham, Mayor Elise Partin, Mayor Pro Tem Skip Jenkins and Councilwoman Tara Almond, met Tuesday and state Sen. Nikki Setzler gave the City of Cayce a $30,000 check  for repairs to the Cayce Riverwalk. The City applied for the funds after the June 10, storms that caused extensive damage to Phase II of the Cayce Riverwalk. […]

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LMC at Otarre Pointe grows with Cayce’s 12th Street Ext. Corridor

LMC at Otarre Pointe grows with Cayce’s 12th Street Ext. Corridor

To have a self-sufficient village, a healthcare facility is needed. Lexington Medical Center’s new Otarre Pointe building is in the center of Cayce’s 12th Street Extension development. Wednesday, the leadership team of the 70,000-sq.ft. health care center addressed a Lunch and Learn group from the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Dana Rawl talked about the occupational health […]

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PETS Inc. Thrift Avenue store plans move

PETS Inc. Thrift Avenue store plans move

Thrift Avenue, at 1078, Sunset Blvd., West Columbia is planning a move. The store, that is the thrift store for PeTS Inc., is moving to the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard. The move could be made as early as sept. 1. The new location is beside what was once Ms B’s Southern Kitchen. That restaurant is now closed. The new Thrift […]

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