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Rhythm on the River to hold flood benefit concert in Cayce, Oct. 25

Rhythm on the River to hold flood benefit concert in Cayce, Oct. 25

According to a release from the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the West Columbia Amphitheater is finally above water but took a massive beating, as did the entire Riverwalk. Overall, the Cayce/West Columbia area didn’t suffer as much damage as our neighbors across the river, according to the release. The Chamber also announced Thursday, that a five- person committee with […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Two men die in Congaree River flooding accident

to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. Their bodies were found inside the submerged vehicle they were in. The vehicle they were in fell off a collapsed road into flood waters. Reportedly, a barrier had been removed, before the vehicle fell into a part of damaged road, and into the flood water on Congaree Road and Cedar Creek. The bodies were pulled […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Unthank hosts supporters at campaign event

Unthank hosts supporters at campaign event

B.J. Unthank held a campaign event Wednesday evening. Unthank is the incumbent in the West Columbia City Council District 6 seat. He is running for re-election. At the gathering, he thanked supporters for coming and said he loves serving as councilman for West Columbia. The event was held at Carolina Cafe on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. “I love this […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport, Brookland-Cayce football games postponed until Monday

Airport, Brookland-Cayce football games postponed until Monday

Both Airport High School and Brookland-Cayce High School have postponed their October 9, Friday night home football games.  The games will be made up on Monday, October 12.  Please note the following schedule: Airport High vs. Aiken High – Monday, October 12, 7 p.m. at Eagle Stadium Brookland-Cayce High vs Gilbert High – Monday, October 12, 6 p.m at the Brookland-Cayce High School Stadium

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two – Cancels School for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9

Lexington Two – Cancels School for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9

Lexington School District Two – Cancels School for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9. Teachers to report Friday, but not students. Due to the concerns about the flooded areas of the school district and the hazardous road conditions, Lexington School District has decided the following: The school district will be closed for all staff and students on Thursday, October 8. School is […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Canal repair closes side of Klapman Boulevard

Columbia Canal repair closes side of Klapman Boulevard

The West Columbia Police Department is reporting that Jarvis Klapman Boulevard eastbound into Columbia is still shut down due to work on the Columbia canal. The canal was breached due to flood waters. The police department does not have a time frame on when it will reopen. Click on images to enlarge: 

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Columbia Canal repair closes side of Klapman Boulevard

Columbia Canal repair closes side of Klapman Boulevard

The West Columbia Police Department is reporting that Jarvis Klapman Boulevard eastbound into Columbia is still shut down due to work on the Columbia canal. The canal was breached due to flood waters. The police department does not have a time frame on when it will reopen. Click on images to enlarge: 

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Homes in Cayce’s Riverland Park being assessed for FEMA aid

Homes in Cayce’s Riverland Park being assessed for FEMA aid

As many as 40 homes could have been affected by the flood waters that invaded Cayce’s Riverland Park neighborhood from Saturday until Monday. Some of the homes damaged in Riverland Park are prime candidates to be eligible for Federal Emergency management Agency money. It’s the City of Cayce’s responsibility to assess the damage of homes in Riverland Park and determine […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Earle Williams honored again, this time by West Columbia City Council

Earle Williams honored again, this time by West Columbia City Council

Earle Williams turned 100-years-old on Sept. 27. He was honored – with a resolution noting his contributions – by West Columbia City Council Tuesday. Williams is the former West Columbia mayor. He thanked everyone for the honor. Williams – a 1934 Brookland-Cayce graduate – has been honored by the Brookland-Cayce alumni and the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber with its Lifetime […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Councilman Eric Fowler serves at last meeting

West Columbia Councilman Eric Fowler serves at last meeting

Eric Fowler received a resolution from West Columbia City Council Tuesday. Fowler served on council for 24 years. He chose not to run in the Nov. 3, election this year.

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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