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Parade of Lights brings the Christmas Spirit to Cayce-West Columbia

Parade of Lights brings the Christmas Spirit to Cayce-West Columbia

The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights drew a robust crowd that enjoyed temperatures  in the 70s. The parade was comprised of more than 100 units. Parking lots along 12th Street in West Columbia were filled with parade entries. The street was three abreast in trucks, cars, jeeps, trailers, motorcycles, boats and buses. Here are some of the photos.  Click on […]

by · December 13, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Linda Alford-Wooten elected to lead School District 2 Board

Linda Alford-Wooten elected to lead School District 2 Board

The Board of Trustees of Lexington School District Two elected the following officers, at their meeting Nov. 19.   Officers elected were Linda Alford-Wooten, as Chairwoman. William H. “Bill” Bingham, Jr., was elected Vice-Chairman. Brad W. Giles, was elected Secretary. They were elected to one-year terms. Alford is a Brookland-Cayce High School graduate. She said it is an honor to be elected to lead […]

by · December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Parade of Lights is 5:30 p.m., Saturday

Parade of Lights is 5:30 p.m., Saturday

The Holiday Parade of Lights in Cayce-West Columbia is Saturday, DECEMBER 12th.  The parade starts at 5:30pm at the intersection of Hwy 1 & 12th Street in West Columbia and will proceed down 12th Street ending in front of the City of Cayce’s Municipal Complex. The parade ends approximately around 7:15pm. We will have over 90 units decorated in thousands of lights! Quite a visual!   More […]

by · December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Builder Wade McGuinn rises among giants

West Columbia Builder Wade McGuinn rises among giants

Big, national home builders are not uncommon in Lexington County. But what is rare is Wade McGuinn. He’s a local builder who constructs homes that compete – in quality and in price – with the biggest names in the business. His office is in West Columbia, and McGuinn has been building houses since 1985. He was voted Builder-of-the-Year in 2010 […]

by · December 11, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
BC’s Patrick McNeil to play in North-South All-Star, Saturday

BC’s Patrick McNeil to play in North-South All-Star, Saturday

The chances were slim. As a ninth-grader, the probability that Brookland-Cayce’s Patrick McNeil would be picked as a North-South All-Star Game offensive lineman didn’t look good. But McNeil has been picked for the game that will be played in Myrtle Beach, Saturday. Three years ago, McNeil was about 5’8″ tall and weighed less than 200 pounds. “I could bench press […]

by · December 11, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Cayce Councilman Skip Jenkins appointed to League of Cities committee

Cayce Councilman Skip Jenkins appointed to League of Cities committee

Cayce’s District Two City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem, Skip Jenkins,has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Public Safety & Crime Prevention committee. This committee is responsible for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fires, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Saluda River students perform at holiday events

Saluda River students perform at holiday events

Saluda River Academy’s Arts Unlimited Performs at Holiday Wishes Event Arts Unlimited from Saluda River Academy for the Arts was invited to perform on Saturday, December 5th at the Annual Holiday Wishes sponsored by the Survivor Outreach Services of Fort Jackson. The performing group presented Christmas music and the “Armed Services Medley.” SRAA sponsors of the performing group include: Gale […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport Drill Team wins 6th State Championship

Airport Drill Team wins 6th State Championship

AIRPORT JROTC DRILL TEAM WINS 6th PALMETTO STATE CHAMPIONSHIP  The Airport High School JROTC Drill Team won its sixth ALL ARMY PALMETTO STATE DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP last Saturday. The Team will represent South Carolina in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best in February in Hickory, NC.  The Drill Team placed: 1st Place Overall, 1st Place Platoon Regulation w/Arms, 1st Place Squad […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation plants Sunset with magnolias

West Columbia Beautification Foundation plants Sunset with magnolias

Slowly the landscape is changing. The West Columbia Beautification Foundation (WCBF) is transforming areas of the city. At its October meeting, members of the West Columbia Beautification Foundation voted to plant a row of trees along Sunset Boulevard, near the Jarvis Klapman overpass. The trees were planted in front of the House of Raeford parking lot. “It’s part of the […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Dept. hosts Chamber’s Lunch and Learn

West Columbia Fire Dept. hosts Chamber’s Lunch and Learn

During the Lunch and Learn event Wednesday, the West Columbia Fire Department (WCFD) presented a check to the Lexington Medical Center Foundation. The money collected by the WCFD is to go to fund the fight against breast cancer. Lunch and Learn is a program of the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. It was held  at the fire department on 12th […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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