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Gulf station at Meeting and State, then and now

Gulf station at Meeting and State, then and now

The Gulf gas station that stood at Meeting and State in West Columbia is still there. But it has been remolded, and re-fitted. The old building has lots of its old structure kept to add to the integrity of the building. But a lot has changed too. Karen Hoover has opened the store Newfangled – an upper-scale consignment shop – […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
No Civil War artifacts after Phase 1 of Congaree River dig

No Civil War artifacts after Phase 1 of Congaree River dig

The first phase of a S.C. Electric and Gas dig on the Congaree River has produced no Civil War artifacts. “SCE&G recently completed the first phase of the Congaree River remediation project, during which several hundred metallic objects were removed from the soil along the shoreline,” said Ginny Jones, senior public affairs specialist for SCANA, SCE&G’s parent company. “None of […]

by · December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Linebacker Zach Feaster, soars high for Airport Eagles

Linebacker Zach Feaster, soars high for Airport Eagles

Airport High School Linebacker Zach Feaster is one of the most-intense players you’ll see. And as the high school football playoffs wind down, and all-star games are played, it’s a good time to reflect on what Feaster brought to his team. “He’s one of the toughest players I’ve ever coached in football,” said Airport Head Coach Kirk Burnett. Feaster’s coach said […]

by · December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gilbert Elementary School burglary suspects arrested

Gilbert Elementary School burglary suspects arrested

Two Lexington County men have been arrested on charges stemming from a burglary at Gilbert Elementary School and another burglary at a business near the school. According to arrest warrants, Gary Ryan Lybrand and Kameron O’Brine Swygert, both 18, have been charged with multiple counts of burglary and criminal conspiracy along with one count each of grand larceny. Detectives said […]

by · December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Will Muschamp – under further review – looks a lot better

Will Muschamp – under further review – looks a lot better

It seems that Will Muschamp was a strong candidate to be USC’s new football coach all along. He was not the fall-back guy if no one else bit. And despite the sharp immediate opposition from Gamecock fans, the fear and panic over the selection of Muschamp seems to have subsided. USC President Harris Pastides said after Muschamp was hired that […]

by · December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Town of Springdale lights up its Christmas tree

Town of Springdale lights up its Christmas tree

There was hot chocolate, cookies and songs by Springdale Elementary students.  The Town of Springdale held its Tree Lighting Ceremony, Monday night in front of a large crowd.

by · December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Department hosts Chamber Lunch and Learn tour, Wednesday

West Columbia Fire Department hosts Chamber Lunch and Learn tour, Wednesday

Take a tour of the West Columbia Fire Department as a part of the December 2015 Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn event. They need you to register to make this event a success. It is Wednesday (Dec. 9) from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the West Columbia Fire Department, 610 N. 12th Street, West Columbia. The […]

by · December 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Two killed in Irmo motorcycle accident identified

Jay C. Joy, age 24, of Columbia, was operating his 2006 Yamaha motorcycle with passenger, Andrea E. Barwick, age 21, of Chapin, when it collided with a black SUV. Joy was pronounced ded at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident. Barwick was transported to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.  Neither […]

by · December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Springdale Christmas Tree lighting will be at 6 p.m. Monday

Springdale Christmas Tree lighting will be at 6 p.m. Monday

Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop estimated the crowd to be 500 at last year’s Springdale Tree Lighting. Don’t miss the big event this year. The Town of Springdale Christmas Tree lighting will be at 6 p.m. Monday (Dec. 7) in front of Sox and Sons Construction, 3000 Hookdale Road, just off of Platt Springs Road.  The Springdale Elementary School Chorus will perform. “We […]

by · December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
USC’s coaching hire provokes backlash from fans

USC’s coaching hire provokes backlash from fans

Will Muschamp will be hired as USC’s next football coach and Gamecock fans on social media are immediately raging against the hire. Not only that, the opposition beforehand among the fan-base was obvious as Muschamp was mentioned as a possibility for the job. His hiring raises many questions about the legitimacy of the school’s football program. Why did it take […]

by · December 6, 2015 · 7 comments · NEWS
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