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Riverbank Elementary wins annual Academic Math Bowl

Riverbank Elementary wins annual Academic Math Bowl

Riverbank Elementary took home top honors in the annual Academic Math Bowl. Riverbank Elementary’s team competed against Cayce Elementary Wednesday. The two teams were cheered on by fellow students, teachers, families, friends and others. Riverbank team members are Yker Baez, Jack Fisher, Kaylee Hook, Stanley Myers, Campbell Parsons and Graham Parsons. Teachers are Annette Blue, Angie Brickhouse, Jennifer Brooks, Megan […]

by · February 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Jack-knifed truck blocked traffic on I-20, Wednesday

Jack-knifed truck blocked traffic on I-20, Wednesday

A collision involving a tractor-trailer at the 56.5 mile marker westbound on I-20 was complicating the evening commute, Wednesday afternoon. State Troopers assisted traffic direction.  Law enforcement officers asked drivers to please be patient and alert to prevent an additional collision. Westbound traffic on I-20 was diverted to Augusta Road/US-1 at Exit 58 due to the collision. LPD photos.

by · February 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 1 School District hires architects for 5-year building plan

Lexington 1 School District hires architects for 5-year building plan

At its Tuesday meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board awarded contracts for architectural services to six firms. The district is planning $365 million in voter-approved school building improvement projects for a five year period ending in 2023, to meet student needs. JHS Architecture: Integrated Design, Inc., 1812 Lincoln Street, Columbia, will provide architectural services for project work at […]

by · February 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins turning 102, recognized by City of West Columbia with resolution

Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins turning 102, recognized by City of West Columbia with resolution

Rebecca “Fannie” Dawkins was recognized at the West Columbia City Council meeting Tuesday. She turns 102 Thursday. Dawkins is the eldest resident of West Columbia. Councilman Mickey Pringle, who represents the district where Dawkins lived most of her life, presented her with the resolution. Click for article about Ms Dawkins

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Capt. John Norman recognized by City of West Columbia, SC Senate upon retirement

Capt. John Norman recognized by City of West Columbia, SC Senate upon retirement

Capt. John Norman, of the West Columbia Police Department, is retiring. At the city council meeting, Tuesday, he was recognized with a resolution from the city, presented by Tem Miles, Mayor Pro-Tem. State Sen. Nikki Setzler also presented Norman with a resolution from the state Senate.

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mardi Valentino recognized by City of West Columbia, SC Senate upon retirement

Mardi Valentino recognized by City of West Columbia, SC Senate upon retirement

Mardi Valentino, the City of West Columbia’s human resources director, is retiring. At the city council meeting, Tuesday, she was recognized with a resolution from the city, presented by Tem Miles, Mayor Pro-Tem. State Sen. Nikki Setzler also presented Valentino with a resolution from the state Senate.

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man dies in crash, coroner identifies

Lexington man dies in crash, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the 5000 block of U.S. Highway 178 in Leesville, Tuesday. It happened at approximately 12:25 p.m. According to Fisher, Mr. Don Wayne Harrison, 71, of Lexington was pronounced dead on scene. Mr. Harrison was traveling westbound on U.S. 178 when his vehicle […]

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Vehicle overturns, results in road closing in Lexington

Vehicle overturns, results in road closing in Lexington

All lanes of the 300 block of Railroad Avenue were closed due to a single vehicle collision, Tuesday morning. The Lexington Police Department reported about 10 a.m. that the driver of an overturned vehicle sustained minor injuries in the crash. County of Lexington Fire Service and EMS were on scene with LPD officers. LPD photo. 

by · February 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School cheerleading alumni coming back Friday for Cheer Night

Airport High School cheerleading alumni coming back Friday for Cheer Night

More than 30 Airport High School cheerleading alums and coaches will be back at school the this Friday night (Feb 8) for a special Cheer Night. The gathering at Airport High is scheduled before the Airport vs. Brookland-Cayce basketball game. A reception kicks off the event at 6 p.m. in the field house, followed by the game in the arena. […]

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary students to compete in Math Bowl, Wednesday

Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary students to compete in Math Bowl, Wednesday

And then there were two. Student mathletes from Riverbank Elementary and Cayce Elementary will compete in the finals of the district’s annual Academic Math Bowl competition. The two emerged from a series of math bowl competitions that began in the fall among fourth-grade teams representing six Lexington Two elementary schools. The two teams will square off in the finals at […]

by · February 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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