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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
Phil Carter sworn in as new Cayce councilman

Phil Carter sworn in as new Cayce councilman

Judge Keabil Henderson issues the oath of office to Cayce’s new District 4 Councilman Phil Carter was elected on Sept. 15. He replaces Councilman Tim James, who resigned after taking a position in Florida.

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7

Lexington Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7

Lexington School District Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7 Due to the concerns about the flooded areas of the school district and hazardous road conditions, Lexington School District Two is canceling school tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 7. All Wednesday after-school programs, athletic practices or events, adult education classes, other school or district-related meetings, events or extra-curricular activities scheduled for […]

by · October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7

Lexington Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7

Lexington School District Two – Cancels School for Wednesday, Oct. 7 Due to the concerns about the flooded areas of the school district and hazardous road conditions, Lexington School District Two is canceling school tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 7. All Wednesday after-school programs, athletic practices or events, adult education classes, other school or district-related meetings, events or extra-curricular activities scheduled for […]

by · October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Raging water takes chunk out of Botanical Parkway

Raging water takes chunk out of Botanical Parkway

As flood waters raged throughout West Columbia Sunday, toward the Saluda River, a portion of Botanical Parkway was taken out. Jess Cruser, who lives close to the damaged area, said she heard a loud crash on Sunday morning, about 9 a.m. The road leads to the Riverbanks Zoo Botanical Garden on the Lexington County side. It is a county-maintained road […]

by · October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce update:12th Street extension damaged

Cayce update:12th Street extension damaged

In an UPDATE, the City of Cayce reports that parts of he 12th Street extension have been severely damaged. Potions of I- 77 going toward Amazon and Nephron are CLOSED. The side going toward the City of Cayce is OPEN. Please take caution and contact your employer regarding work closings!

by · October 6, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
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