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FLOCK and LICS work to restore flood families

FLOCK and LICS work to restore flood families

“They lost everything,” said Robin Bowers. Bowers is the executive director of Lexington Interfaith Christians Services (LICS.) She saw families whose lives were literally washed away in early October, when floods hit the Midlands. Every segment of the community was affected. House of Raeford has a workforce of more than 850. The workers at the facilities in West Columbia and […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce City Council meets Wednesday

Cayce City Council meets Wednesday

Cayce City Council will meet at 5 p.m. at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Wednesday for its regular council meeting. Council’s agenda items are listed below. Proclamation A. Approval of Proclamation – Arbor Day A. Discussion and Approval of Ordinance 2015-13 Amending Article 7 (“Conditional Use and Special Exception Regulations”) of the Zoning Ordinance of […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety issues release regarding shooting

Cayce Public Safety issues release regarding shooting

A Cayce Department of Public Safety News Release was issued by Sergeant Evan R. Antley at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. On Tuesday, at approximately 1:45 AM two Officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety were involved in a shooting incident near the 1900 block of Lorick St. The Lexington County Coroner reported that the 21 year old subject, Demetrius Shelley Bryant, died as […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Sewage spill reported in Cayce

Cayce City Manager Rebecca Vance, reported there has been a sewer spill that resulted in more than 5,000 gallons of sewage flowing into the Congaree River. It happened on Tuesday, at approximately 3 p. m. The  location of the spill is off of State Street, near Martin Marietta and the Cayce Riverwalk. Utility crews were dispatched immediately to determine the cause. […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man killed in Cayce shooting identified

Man killed in Cayce shooting identified

County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the suspect who was shot and killed during the early morning hours of Tuesday, in the 1900 block of Lorick Street in Cayce. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher states that Demetrius Shelley Bryant, 21, of Columbia was fatally wounded in an officer-involved shooting incident in which two Cayce Police Officers were also […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Natchez Trail erosion, food trucks topics at WC City Council meeting

Natchez Trail erosion, food trucks topics at WC City Council meeting

The City of West Columbia could be facing a law suit of $300,000. Attorney Mark V. Gende told council at a meeting Monday that he has a law suit ready to file requesting compensation for a residence at 1020 Natchez Trail. The residence has been deemed unsafe because of groundwater runoff eroding the yard, up to the house’s foundation. Its […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Man killed, Cayce officer shot early Tuesday

Man killed, Cayce officer shot early Tuesday

A suspect was shot killed and a Cayce officer was shot and wounded early Tuesday morning. A man began firing at two Cayce Department of Public Safety officers. The incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on Lorick Street. The man who fired at the officers was being arrested on drug charges, according to Sergeant Evan R. Antley of the Cayce Department of […]

by · November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gaston woman pleads guilty to Lexington courthouse bomb threat

Gaston woman pleads guilty to Lexington courthouse bomb threat

A Gaston woman pleaded guilty today to calling in a bomb threat last year to Lexington County’s Marc H. Westbrook Judicial Center.  Julie Ann Riddle-Gonzalez, 64, said she called in the threat in October 2014 to avoid going to court to face a fraudulent check charge. The building was evacuated and no bomb was found. Riddle-Gonzalez was arrested the next […]

by · November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Relief show at Speedway in Cayce was talent-filled

Relief show at Speedway in Cayce was talent-filled

There was no dearth of talent Sunday night during the Rockin’ 4 Relief concert at Historic Columbia Speedway. Performers delivered one after the other. Benton Blount, of Greenville, is an America’s Got talent winner. He sung a deeply emotional version of Drift Away, first made popular by Dobie Gray in the 1970s. Blount also sung Can’t You See made famous by […]

by · November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council holding Special Meeting, Monday

West Columbia City Council holding Special Meeting, Monday

The West Columbia City Council will hold a Special Council Meeting at 6 p.m., Monday at city hall, 200 N. 12th Street West Columbia. Here is a potion ot the agenda: 7.1. Council Member Tommy Parler, Re: Discuss City Ordinance on Littering 7.2. Mark V. Gende, Esquire, of Sweeny, Wingate, & Barrow P.A., Re: Storm Water Issues 7.3. Mr. Bill […]

by · November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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