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School District Two to discuss new building projects

School District Two to discuss new building projects

The Board of Trustees of Lexington County School District Two will meet in special session beginning at 6:00 p.m.  on Thursday, August 6, in the Board Room of the District Education Center, 715 Ninth Street, West Columbia. District 2 voters passed a $225 million bond referendum in Nov. to pay for the building of two new elementary schools and other facilities […]

by · July 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce’s Otarre Pointe already close to half-filled

Cayce’s Otarre Pointe already close to half-filled

The ribbon-cutting at Otaree Pointe Apartments drew a large crowd, Wednesday. “I was very pleasantly surprised at the turnout,” said Kelly Patterson, Otarre Pointe’s director of property management. Some who came, like Stephanie Boatwright and C.R. Hall, principal of Busbee Middle School, just wanted to get a look at the upper-scale apartments. Busbee is just across the street from Otarre Pointe. […]

by · July 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bobby Horton formally announces a run for West Columbia mayor

Bobby Horton formally announces a run for West Columbia mayor

Bobby Horton formally announced his intention to run for mayor of the City of West Columbia, Tuesday. In making his announcement, Horton stressed cooperation. “You’ve got to get together and work together in unity to accomplish anything,” Horton told a crowd of supporters in a second-story conference room in the Novinger’s Quarter building on Meeting Street. He said he wanted […]

by · July 29, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rabies reported in Lexington County

Rabies reported in Lexington County

Four people are being treated for rabies after being exposed to a dog that tested positive for rabies. A report from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) states the dog bit two people and exposed two others before it was euthanized. Test results later showed the dog had rabies. The dog, according to DHEC, was given to an adoption […]

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Photos of Chamber’s 5th Annual Breakfast Business Expo

Photos of Chamber’s 5th Annual Breakfast Business Expo

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its 5th Annual Breakfast Business Expo, Tuesday morning. The business event was held at Glenforest School on Harbor Drive in West Columbia. Click on photos to enlarge. 

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner releases name of man killed in deputy incident, Monday

Coroner releases name of man killed in deputy incident, Monday

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the name of the individual who was killed on Monday, at approximately 5 p.m. at a residence on East Selwood Lane in Columbia. The individual shot was as Timothy A. Milliken, age 56.Mr. Milliken was pronounced dead at the scene from gunshot wounds sustained after he was shot by deputies who were called […]

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man with knife shot and killed by Lexington County Deputies

Man with knife shot and killed by Lexington County Deputies

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has issued a statement on an officer-involved shooting. At approximately 4:45 (Monday) afternoon, two of our officers responded to a call in the 100 block of East Selwood Lane. The deputies arrived to find a man attacking a family member with a knife. Fearing for the life of the family member, both officers discharged their service weapon, fatally […]

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Luxury apartment construction abounds in Cayce and West Columbia

Luxury apartment construction abounds in Cayce and West Columbia

Apartments construction is taking place all over the Cayce-West Columbia area. On Knox-Abbott Drive in Cayce and a the Otarre Pointe Apartment Complex on 12th Street Extension.                 The Otarre Pointe Apartment Complex off of 12th Street Extension in Cayce has been under construction for more than a year. It’s a multifamily residential […]

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bands for 2015 CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series announced

Bands for 2015 CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series announced

The band schedule for the 2015 CMC Rhythm on the River Fall Concert Series were announced Monday. They are : September 4th : DELEVELED We kick off the series by “Rockin’” the River! Featuring Jessica & Jeff from Prettier Than Matt. https://www.reverbnation.com/deleveled September 18th : THE TRAVELIN’ KINE w/ Cayla Fralick 2014 Charleston’s City Paper Americana Artist of the Year […]

by · July 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Top Cayce-West Columbia businesses at Chamber Expo Tuesday morning

Top Cayce-West Columbia businesses at Chamber Expo Tuesday morning

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 5th Annual Breakfast Business Expo on Tuesday, July 28th. The event is designed for business professionals but anyone can attend, including non-members. Once again, it will be held at Glenforest School located at 1041 Harbor Drive in West Columbia. Admission is FREE between 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. but everyone […]

by · July 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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