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Voter turnout strong  in Cayce-West Columbia

Voter turnout strong in Cayce-West Columbia

By 10:30 Saturday morning about 230 people had voted at the Westover Precinct at Providence Presbyterian Church in West Columbia. A poll manager there described the turnout of voters as “heavy.” He said the prediction of a high turnout for the GOP Presidential Primary seems to be accurate. The poll manager also said there was a line of voters waiting […]

by · February 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce falls to Lakewood in playoff game

Brookland-Cayce falls to Lakewood in playoff game

Lakewood hit some big shots when it needed them against Brookland-Cayce, Friday night. The Gators defeated the Bearcats in state playoff basketball action, 50-38. “They made the big plays down the stretch, and we didn’t,” said BC head Coach Robert Wells. “They are a good team.” Wells also said he felt his team got out rebounded. Lakewood had a lead at […]

by · February 20, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ted Cruz rallies with Phil Robertson in West Columbia, Friday

Ted Cruz rallies with Phil Robertson in West Columbia, Friday

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, candidate for the GOP nomination to run for president was in West Columbia, at Eagle Aviation, Friday. Phil Roberson, of the TV show Duck Dynasty was with Cruz. South Carolina’s First-in-the-South Primary is Saturday.

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Republican Mollie Taylor announces run for Clerk of Court

Republican Mollie Taylor announces run for Clerk of Court

Press Release from Mollie Taylor: Saying her years of legal experience will help her improve the way the Lexington County court system operates, Lexington County, West Columbia Attorney Mollie Taylor has formally announced her candidacy for Lexington County Clerk of Court. “Having practiced law in Lexington County for three decades, I believe I have the background and qualifications necessary to […]

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
How will Lexington County vote, in GOP Primary Saturday?

How will Lexington County vote, in GOP Primary Saturday?

The South Carolina Republican Primary is Saturday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and a record turnout is expected. Lexington County is one of the most-Republican voting counties in the nation. Interest is strong in the county. Election officials expect an increase of 20,000 votes on Saturday, compared to the last presidential primary of 2012. At […]

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate has Eagle Scout, foreign exchange students recognized

Gray Collegiate has Eagle Scout, foreign exchange students recognized

               

by · February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner cannot identify “Park and Ride” homicide victim

Coroner cannot identify “Park and Ride” homicide victim

From the office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher RE: Hispanic Male Victim of Homicide on 02/14/2016 At this time, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher does not have a positive identification on the Hispanic male subject that was the shooting victim in the homicide that occurred on Sunday in Lexington County. The man died after allegedly being shot by Greg Leon, […]

by · February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
B.J. Unthank is West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director

B.J. Unthank is West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director

B.J. Unthank is the City of West Columbia’s new Economic Development Director. Unthank, the former city councilman, began in the new job Tuesday. Economic Development Director Donna Smith is retiring effective April 1. She said she is looking forward to her retirement. Unthank is working with Smith to help transition into the new job. “I’m very enthusiastic to help bring […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Phil Robertson, Ted Cruz to rally in West Columbia, Friday

Phil Robertson, Ted Cruz to rally in West Columbia, Friday

There will be a Midlands Rally with Duck Commander Phil Robertson and Special Guest Ted Cruz, Friday. Robertson and  Cruz will be joined by Congressman Jeff Duncan and other local leaders and supporters. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 5:30.p.m. Register here: Robertson, Cruz event Registration Tickets are needed to enter. Tickets are very limited. PAID FOR […]

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce upsets Hannahan in Boys Basketball

Brookland-Cayce upsets Hannahan in Boys Basketball

The Brookland-Cayce Boys Basketball team  upset Hannahan Tuesday 56 to 48. It was the first basketball playoff win in eight years for the Bearcats. The game was played at Hannahan. Brookland-Cayce was a three seed and Hannahan was a two seed.

by · February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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