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More business near Starbuck’s, Salsarita’s Sunset – I-26 location?

More business near Starbuck’s, Salsarita’s Sunset – I-26 location?

Is there a new business coming to the Sunset Boulevard-I-26 Corridor in West Columbia? A vacant building that once housed a Quincey’s restaurant and then a Maurice’s Bar-B-Que location could be coming back to life. Recently plans were announced to put a Starbuck’s and a Salsarita’s beside the property, after the City of West Columbia annexed it. A new Denny’s opened […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High selling reserved-seating season football tickets

Brookland-Cayce High selling reserved-seating season football tickets

Brookland-Cayce High School is selling reserved-seating season tickets for the upcoming football season.   The reserved seats have backs and arm rests. Tickets are $75 each and allow entry to the five varsity home football games. Playoff games are not included in the package.  Your seat will still be reserved for playoff games; however, purchasing a ticket is required to […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High Booster Club sponsoring fundraiser striper fishing tournament

Airport High Booster Club sponsoring fundraiser striper fishing tournament

The Airport High School Booster Club will sponsor their First Annual Fundraiser Striper Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at Siesta Cove, 256 John Long Road, Gilbert. The tournament will begin at “safelight” until 11:00 a.m., and weigh-in will be from 11 until 12 Noon. Lunch will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m. An entry form is below. Please e-mail […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Family Dollar Store’s facade to improve before opening

Family Dollar Store’s facade to improve before opening

City officials have received questions about the appearance of a new Family Dollar Store being built in West Columbia. People have asked about it,” said Brian Carter, West Columbia’s assistant city administrator. The store, under construction, is at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Hummingbird Drive. The district of West Columbia City Councilman B.J. Unthank is near the store. He […]

by · July 30, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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
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