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Notice of Disruption of Water Service Tuesday, in Springdale area

Notice of Disruption of Water Service Tuesday, in Springdale area

The connection of new water lines on Rainbow Drive will require a disruption in service for City of West Columbia water customers on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 9 AM – 4 PM, for the following addresses (see attached map): All addresses on Morningdale Drive All addresses on Dalewood Drive All addresses on Bensmin Drive 2800 Block of Kirkwood Drive […]

by · July 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Swim advisory issued for Saluda Shoals Park area of Saluda River

Swim advisory issued for Saluda Shoals Park area of Saluda River

A section of the Saluda River at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia has been placed under a swimming advisory, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Sunday. The affected area includes the section of the river that runs the length of Saluda Shoals Park. Higher than normal bacteria levels have been detected in this section of the river, and […]

by · July 17, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Person killed Lexington County vehicle accident, identified

Person killed Lexington County vehicle accident, identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died due to a single-vehicle accident on Saturday at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Willow Forks Road in Lexington County. According to Fisher, Mr. Marty Shealy, Jr., 33, of Batesburg was killed when his vehicle left the road. The vehicle struck a tree. Shealy, who was not wearing his seat belt […]

by · July 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies man found dead at Gaston mobile home fire

Coroner identifies man found dead at Gaston mobile home fire

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the individual found deceased following a residential structure fire, Thursday night. The fire  occurred just before 9 p.m. in the 100 block of Renee Court in Gaston. According to Fisher, Michael Henry, 56, of Gaston was pronounced dead on scene following a fire inside his residence. An autopsy has been […]

by · July 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia “Float and Freeze” down the river is July 29

West Columbia “Float and Freeze” down the river is July 29

The West Columbia “Float and Freeze” down the river will be held at the Riverwalk Amphitheater on Saturday, July 29. City of West Columbia, SC Staff will be onsite handing out free koozies, information about the City, and Pelican Bucks to the first 100 people to come up to the tent! Palmetto Outdoor Center will offer the standard “float” trip, which includes: […]

by · July 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bryant Herring Sr. is Cayce-West Columbia Lion-of-the-Year

Bryant Herring Sr. is Cayce-West Columbia Lion-of-the-Year

Bryant Herring Sr. has been named Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club Lion-of-the-Year.  Bryant has been a lion for more than 12 years.  He is in the real estate business at ERA Wilder reality company.  He received his award at the July Lions Club meeting.

by · July 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Man steals girl’s innocence, gets life in prison

Lexington County Man steals girl’s innocence, gets life in prison

Bryan Jeffrey Ellis was sentenced to life in prison in Lexington County General Sessions Court. The sentenced was announced Thursday by Deputy Solicitor Suzzanne Mayes, from the office of  Rick Hubbard, 11th Circuit Solicitor. Ellis, 30, was found guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor – first degree and Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor – third degree. The […]

by · July 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man accused of choking woman in Lexington County

Man accused of choking woman in Lexington County

A Charlotte man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after an altercation with a woman at a Lexington County apartment complex Tuesday morning. Christopher Scott Griffin, 50, is charged with grabbing the woman by the neck and choking her to the point of restricting her airway, according an arrest warrant. “The woman hit Griffin with a blunt object […]

by · July 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor

Lexington County man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor

A Swansea man has been arrested and charged with third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11. Michael Shawn Smith, 34, is charged with inappropriately kissing a victim multiple times between December 2016 and March 2017, according to arrest warrants. “This arrest and charge are part of an ongoing investigation,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon […]

by · July 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia’s Mike Bollinger wins State Backhoe Rodeo Championship

City of West Columbia’s Mike Bollinger wins State Backhoe Rodeo Championship

Mike Bollinger, City of West Columbia equipment operator in the Public Works Department won the American Public Works Association (APWA) 33rd Annual State Championship Backhoe Rodeo Competition in Charleston, on Tuesday. He competed against eight other backhoe operators around the state. Mayor Bobby Horton said, “We are extremely proud to have a person with Mr. Bollinger’s talent as a member […]

by · July 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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