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Springdale expects crowd for Dec. 7, Tree Lighting

Springdale expects crowd for Dec. 7, Tree Lighting

More people than expected showed up for the Springdale Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony last year. “I was blown away by the number of people who came out,” said Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop. He said he estimated the crowd to be 500. Bishop said he hopes to see just as much response this year. The Town of Springdale Christmas Tree lighting […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
WCPD combats slow donations to feed families for Thanksgiving

WCPD combats slow donations to feed families for Thanksgiving

The West Columbia Police Department has been helping feed the needy at Thanksgiving for 19 years. The police department, this year, began asking for food donations at the end of October. The department tries to offer meals to people in the community who are found to be in desperate need. Sometimes the best meal a child gets all day is […]

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce opens 2015-16 Varsity Basketball season, Tuesday

Brookland-Cayce opens 2015-16 Varsity Basketball season, Tuesday

The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats open the 2015-16 Varsity Basketball season Tuesday. The Bearcats are at home for their first game. BC hosts Orangeburg-Wilkinson at 7:30 p.m.

by · December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
“See Me… On State Street” art project approved

“See Me… On State Street” art project approved

It’s going to get a little more artsy on State Street in West Columbia. West Columbia City Council has accepted the “See Me… On State Street” art project submitted by art teacher Colleen Otte. Council approved the selection of the West Columbia Beautification Foundation at its Nov. 16 meeting, said West Columbia Deputy Administrator Brian Carter. It is expected to […]

by · November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
See the names of 1937 New Brookland officials in old photo

See the names of 1937 New Brookland officials in old photo

Last week westmetronews.net ran a photo of West Columbia (or New Brookland)  officials. The photo was taken in 1937 at 103 State Street, in what is now called West Columbia. It belongs to Bill Mooneyhan of Mooneyhan’s Auto Repair in West Columbia. Much of Mooneyhan’s family has a history as civic leaders in the area. Levi Mooneyhan (in the photo) was […]

by · November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Get your Christmas signs to help Special Olympics participants

Get your Christmas signs to help Special Olympics participants

A group of Special Olympic athletes need funds to participate in Special Olympics. To earn money to go to the Special Olympics, those students are making signs. The signs are for sale. While the signs can be made for any time of the year, they are especially in-demand around the Christmas season. They can be a great, authentic, handmade gift. […]

by · November 28, 2015 · 5 comments · NEWS
West Columbia to address Brookland project, zoning, and annexation

West Columbia to address Brookland project, zoning, and annexation

The West Columbia City Council will hold its Regular Council Meeting at 6 p.m. on  Tuesday (Dec. 1) in Council Chambers  at City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street  West Columbia. Meeting agenda: REQUESTS FOR APPEARANCES/CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD 8.1. Mr. Matt Mundy with Estates, Inc., Re: Presentation on PUD Development at the Intersection of Meeting and State Streets 9. ADJOURN TO […]

by · November 28, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Warm Thanksgiving weekend in Cayce-West Columbia

Warm Thanksgiving weekend in Cayce-West Columbia

The forecast for Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Cayce-West Columbia and Springdale area is warm and sunny. The leaves are turning and falling, but the temperatures are rising. For the four days of Thanksgiving, highs of 70 are expected each day. And lows are expected to be in the high 40s. Be thankful and enjoy the beautiful days.

by · November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Drugs, guns and money found in Springdale hotel-room raid

Drugs, guns and money found in Springdale hotel-room raid

The Springdale Police Department arrested four people and charged them with drug-related crimes. Officers responded to a drug complaint at a local hotel on Cherokee Lane, Wednesday, according to an announcement from Springdale Police Chief Kevin Coronett. A caller reported the suspicion of illegal drug activity to police. Officers attempting to get into the hotel room reported the odor of marijuana coming from […]

by · November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies woman killed in accident

Coroner identifies woman killed in accident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the person who was killed in a single vehicle accident in the early morning hours of Thursday. Shalonda Monique Duncan, 24, of Gaston was was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries she suffered in the accident.  Duncan was traveling west on Highway 302 near Old Orangeburg Road at […]

by · November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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