Other News

Walmart intersection changes approved, permits pending upon bond oversight

Walmart intersection changes approved, permits pending upon bond oversight

A traffic plan submitted by Walmart has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT.) But it has yet to be determined who will hold the bond related to work at Knox-Abbott Drive and Charleston Highway in Cayce. Shaun Greenwood, Cayce’s assistant city administrator, said the permits for the project would be issued once the bond holder is solidified. […]

by · August 21, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department warning of scam

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department warning of scam

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public about scam telephone calls from people claiming to be law enforcement officers. “Our investigators have received numerous reports of scammers impersonating law enforcement officers over the phone offering to take care of legal matters for a fee,” Lexington Sheriff Jay Koon said. “They often mention outstanding arrest warrants or fines. In […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce goes to FCHS to open season, Friday

Brookland-Cayce goes to FCHS to open season, Friday

Bearcats stout on D, poised for good year If the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats have a good year, it will start with the defense. The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats football team plays an away non-conference game @ Fairfield Central on Friday, August 21 @ 7:30 p.m. Two of Brookland-Cayce’s defensive players have been named to the All-Midlands team. Defensive lineman Tay Pringle, who is drawing […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Quail Hollow residents concerned about sewage discharge

Quail Hollow residents concerned about sewage discharge

The Congaree Riverkeeper is criticizing the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for a plan that would the Reiverkeeper said would make it easier for sewage discharge into the lower Saluda River. The river runs through West Columbia, beside the Quail Hollow residential community that is behind Lexington Medical Center off of Sunset Boulevard. Bill Stangler of Congaree […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man arrested on murder and sexual assault charge

Man arrested on murder and sexual assault charge

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have charged a Gaston man with murder in the fatal beating of Joanne White Taylor.  According to arrest warrants, 41-year-old Peter Lynn Coffey killed Taylor at her Gaston home sometime between Aug. 7-9. Coffey is also charged with sexually assaulting Taylor.  “Physical evidence connects Coffey to the scene of the crime,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 1 comment · NEWS
District 2 opening day for schools goes smoothly

District 2 opening day for schools goes smoothly

The first day of school went “very smoothly” on Wednesday said Lexington School District 2 Superintendent Bill James. “We were very pleased. We had an exceptional opening day, James said. James said the staffs at the district’s 16 schools deserve credit for getting prepared for the opening of the 2015-16 school year. District 2 Spokeswoman Dannette Bickley said administrators, including […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park to be upgraded

Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park to be upgraded

Cayce’s Granby Gardens Park to be upgraded Cayce City Council voted to spend up-to $30,00 0 to upgrade Granby Gardens Park. Council met Wednesday in a special session and agreed to use hospitality tax funds to make some changes in the park. Ants get into the electrical receptacles in the park and damage them, said Cayce City Manager Rebecca Vance. […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
More candidates file to run in West Columbia

More candidates file to run in West Columbia

More candidates are filing to run in West Columbia’s municipal elections. Joe Owens has filed to run for the office of mayor at the City of West Columbia City Hall, said Kelli Ricard, West Columbia City Clerk and Events Coordinator. Owens is the current mayor and joins former mayor Bobby Horton on the ballot. Horton had filed earlier. In West […]

by · August 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Schools students return Wednesday

Lexington 2 Schools students return Wednesday

Lexington School District 2 schools open for students today. Teachers reported last Wednesday to begin getting ready for the 2015-16 school year. Be on the look out for more traffic, stopped school buses and kids walking to school. There are 16 schools in District 2. From Pine Ridge and Cayce to South Congaree, Springdale and West Columbia, close to 9,000 […]

by · August 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Boil water advisory ended

Boil water advisory ended

The City of West Columbia has ended a boil water advisory for water customers in the following area: 2400 to 2700 blocks of Rainbow Drive All addresses on Rainbow Circle, Dawn Drive, Armstrong Street, Kensington Court, and Decatur Street.  The water supply has been thoroughly tested and boiling water is no longer necessary. Water customers may check the city of West Columbia website […]

by · August 19, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Share