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Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction, Friday

Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction, Friday

Airport High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction   Airport High School’s Hall of Fame Induction, originally scheduled for October 9, is rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 23.     The Eagle Club will recognize the 2015 inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame. There will be a drop-in at 5:30 p.m. in the arena/commons area of Airport High School with the formal induction at 6:15 […]

by · October 22, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
Boil Water Advisory Issued for Chimney Swift Lane

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Chimney Swift Lane

Boil Water Advisory Issued The City of West Columbia experienced a water line break affecting water customers in the following areas: All customers on Chimney Swift Lane Once the water line is repaired and water service is restored, water customers in this area and any water customers near this area who have lost water pressure are advised to vigorously boil their […]

by · October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate gets “Award of Excellence”

Gray Collegiate gets “Award of Excellence”

Gray Collegiate Academy (GCA) of West Columbia has gotten the “Award of Excellence.” “We are very proud that our school received the Award of Excellence from the South Carolina High School League,” said Todd Helms, GCA’s executive director. The award was given to Gray for the 2014-2015 school year. It is for sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.

by · October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia moves to court more residents for annexation

West Columbia moves to court more residents for annexation

West Columbia is considering annexing an area west of I-26, along U.S. Highway 1. The area contains between around 650 residences and about 80 commercial properties, according to West Columbia Economic Development Director Donna Smith. Smith, at the West Columbia City Council meeting Monday, recommended a plan to move forward to annex the property into West Columbia. Council approved the […]

by · October 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner trying to locate family of West Columbia man

Coroner trying to locate family of West Columbia man

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office needs your help in locating the family of Mr. James Edward Norris. Mr. Norris, 57 years old, resided in West Columbia and was employed by IGP in Blythewood. It is believed that Mr. Norris has a sister and brother in the area who are listed as his legal next of kin. We believe the sister’s […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Springdale employee victim of hit and run

Springdale employee victim of hit and run

SPRINGDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKING IDENTITY OF DRIVER FROM HIT AND RUN INVOLVING A PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett is asking for the community’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a Springdale public works employee and then fled the scene Tuesday morning. On Tuesday at around 7:45 am a vehicle traveling west on Platt […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Council awaits specifics in river front development deal

Council awaits specifics in river front development deal

West Columbia City Council awaits traffic specifics in river front development deal. West Columbia City Council voted to delay a vote on the large residential, commercial and retail development – dubbed “Brookland” – and planned for property at State and Meeting streets. Council was scheduled to vote, Monday, on first reading to rezone the four-plus acres to Planned Urban Development-Commercial […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Apologies made for racist comments attributed to mayor

Apologies made for racist comments attributed to mayor

West Columbia City Council addressed racist comments at its meeting, Monday. Two West Columbia Councilmen voiced apologies for racist comments allegedly made by Mayor Joe Owens. And Cora Washington, an African -American West Columbia resident also said she had a confrontation with the mayor. Washington told council that on Sept. 9, Owens came to her home on Monticello Street. She […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rise Above the Waters concert times, lineup announced

Rise Above the Waters concert times, lineup announced

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the City of Cayce and Thompson and Co. is presenting RHYTHM ON THE RIVER: RISE ABOVE THE WATERS BENEFIT CONCERT. It’s on Sunday, Oct. 25,  from noon until  7 p.m. The concert will be held at the Guignard Brickworks Development (180 Knox Abbott Drive) in Cayce, near the Blossom […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia to hold Special Council Meeting, Monday

West Columbia to hold Special Council Meeting, Monday

Agenda for West Columbia to hold Special Council Meeting 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19 200 N. 12th Street West Columbia ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMUNICATIONS BY THE MAYOR 7. PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITION 7.1. Consideration of a Resolution Recognizing Firefighter Bradley Smith for Heroic Acts of Service on October 4, 2015 RESOLUTION_Bradley Smith_Heroic Act 9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 9.1. Second Reading Consideration of an Ordinance Amending the West […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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