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House of Raeford hiring in West Columbia

House of Raeford hiring in West Columbia

House of Raeford is hiring in West Columbia. The HOR facility is on Sunset Boulevard. JOB POSITION:           Production Worker LOCATION:                 West Columbia DEPARTMENT:            Production                     BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Performing one or more steps in preparation of processing poultry products. Production employees use a knife or scissors to cut up or debone chicken as it moves down the production line. This work involves standing […]

by · April 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Good crowd for Rhythm on the River Concert, Saturday

Good crowd for Rhythm on the River Concert, Saturday

The Reggie Sullivan Band played the CMC Steel Rhythm on the River Spring Concert at West Columbia’s Riverwalk, Saturday. Don Russo also played the event. It was the second show of the season. It was held at the Amphitheater at the Gervais Street Bridge. In addition to the show, there is a VIP tent and food tucks and a beverage […]

by · April 16, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Lt. Robert Sharpe honored by VFW, has long service record at WCPD

West Columbia Police Lt. Robert Sharpe honored by VFW, has long service record at WCPD

The West Columbia Police Department’s Lieutenant Robert Sharpe was recognized Tuesday by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) at the Lexington County County meeting. He was commended for his exceptional efforts in his community. West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall and Assistant Police Chief Scott Morrison were on hand at the meeting, to see Sharpe honored. Sharpe was selected in the […]

by · April 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian killed on I-26 identified, was struck by multiple vehicles

Pedestrian killed on I-26 identified, was struck by multiple vehicles

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person who was struck and killed, early Thursday. The victim was walking in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 near the 113 exit in Lexington County. The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Fisher said that Darlene R. Tager, 67, of Gaston died at the scene from multiple body trauma after she […]

by · April 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department publishes voice sample of false 911 caller

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department publishes voice sample of false 911 caller

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has released a voice sample of the person making false 911 calls to the county’s dispatch center. Click on the link and listen to see if you recognize the voice. Most of the calls are coming from the St. Andrews area. Click link to hear voice sample of false 911 caller Click for first fake […]

by · April 14, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Pedestrian killed on I-26 in Lexington County

Pedestrian killed on I-26 in Lexington County

A pedestrian was killed early Thursday morning on I-26 in Lexington County. The pedestrian was in the rodaway, according to Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The pedestrian was hit by a 2013, four-door Nissan vehicle, and died on the scene. The incident occurred at 12:30 a.m. at Mile Marker 113. The driver of the Nissan was headed […]

by · April 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
“Exceptional” emergency personnel honored by VFW at Lexington County Council meeting

“Exceptional” emergency personnel honored by VFW at Lexington County Council meeting

The S.C. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) recognized, at the Lexington County Council meeting, Tuesday, three emergency response team members for exceptional efforts. Those recognized were nominated by the Lexington County Public Safety Department. The LCPS Director is David Kerr. He introduced those recognized Tuesday. The personnel recognized are: Lt. Robert Sharpe from the West Columbia Police Department; Capt. Antoine […]

by · April 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff investigating false 911 calls

Lexington County Sheriff investigating false 911 calls

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has opened an investigation into who has made dozens of unfounded 911 calls since late March. Lexington County’s communications center received 57 calls between March 25 and Wednesday that turned out to be baseless, according to detectives. “We believe a woman made all the calls using an out-of-service cellphone that still has the capability of […]

by · April 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
K9 Coature, professional dog grooming, cuts ribbon in West Columbia

K9 Coature, professional dog grooming, cuts ribbon in West Columbia

K9 Coature- for professional dog grooming- held a Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and an After Hours event with the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday. K-9 Coature is at 626 Meeting Street, West Columbia. Pictured are: Chamber Board Member Bill Mooneyhan, C-WC Chamber President Gregg Pinner; Michelle and Rodney Roe, and Owner Kristen Roe; and B.J. Unthank, City of […]

by · April 13, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce TIF request denied by Lexington County Council, Cayce disapponted, issues statememt

Cayce TIF request denied by Lexington County Council, Cayce disapponted, issues statememt

It will be a little more difficult- and more costly- for the City of Cayce to fund some economic development-based projects.  Lexington County Council voted down Cayce’s request to continue to use Tax Increment Financing that keeps taxpayer money in the municipality. For the last 20 years, the City of Cayce has used the TIF to develop areas of the city […]

by · April 12, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS