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City of Cayce to hold  Public Input Session for 2020 Comprehensive Plan

City of Cayce to hold Public Input Session for 2020 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Cayce will conduct a Public Input Session on its 2020 Comprehensive Plan. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Aug, 13, at Steel Hands Brewing. Below is a graphic showing the actions the City of Cayce has taken to accomplish the goals from its 2010 Comprehensive Plan..

by · August 8, 2019 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
G.L. Locklear works to record history of West Columbia

G.L. Locklear works to record history of West Columbia

G.L. Locklear is the historian of West Columbia. “I’ve looked up the genealogy for many, many families,” said Locklear. And in his research, he has found out a lot about the history of the area. From the day when steamships were abundant in the Congaree River to auto dealerships on State Street. Locklear imparts his knowledge from the corner booth […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia Water –  Sewer Utilities employees  cited for exemplary service

West Columbia Water – Sewer Utilities employees cited for exemplary service

West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton and and West Columbia City Council presented the city’s Water and Sewer Utilities Employees with a resolution recognizing them for their exemplary service and dedication. Mayor Pro-Tem Miles, pictured, made the presentation at Tuesday’s council meeting.  

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington man accused of shooting woman in driveway

Lexington man accused of shooting woman in driveway

A Lexington man who has been charged with attempted murder. According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department the man shot a woman in his driveway early Tuesday morning. James Mason Stork, 29, is charged with three counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and discharging a firearm into a car, according to arrest warrants. “Detectives […]

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia publishes Aug. – Sept. Newsletter

City of West Columbia publishes Aug. – Sept. Newsletter

The City of West Columbia has published its second newsletter for August and September. The second edition includes information on the 70th anniversary of Zesto, and West Columbia’s Interactive Art Park. There is an article on the Black Rooster French Restaurant opening in the Brookland complex. Note the daily opening time has changed to 5 p.m. not 4:30 p.m. The […]

by · August 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Joe Taylor receives West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Quarterly Appearance Award

Joe Taylor receives West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Quarterly Appearance Award

Joe Taylor of Southland Capital partners has been presented with the Quarterly Appearance Award by the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. Taylor, center, is with Melissa Sprouse-Browne, chairwoman of the WCBF and Bill Mooneyhan vice chairman. At the WCBF meeting, Board members discussed the annual Tribute to Trees. The Tribute for Trees is scheduled for Sept. 10, from 5:30 p.m. until […]

by · August 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Black Rooster opens to the public at 5 p.m. Tuesday

Black Rooster opens to the public at 5 p.m. Tuesday

Black Rooster opens in West Columbia at 5 p.m. Tuesday. It will “be in the “soft opening” mode,” this week according to a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page. The French restaurant is a brasserie or bistro-type establishment. It’s at the lower corner of the Brookland complex overlooking the scenic Congaree River, at West Columbia’s popular Riverwalk. It has a […]

by · August 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Piecewise Coffee Company holds ribbon-cutting on State Street in Cayce

Piecewise Coffee Company holds ribbon-cutting on State Street in Cayce

Piecewise Coffee Company was surrounded by friends, family, local residents and community leaders, when it officially opened with a ribbon-cutting Monday. It’s at 2001 State Street, Cayce. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin and Mayor Pro Tem Tara Almond, with Executive Director Richard Skipper of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber – and members of the Cayce City Council also were there. There […]

by · August 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Federal Jury convicts West Columbia man on several drug and weapons counts

Federal Jury convicts West Columbia man on several drug and weapons counts

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced Monday that after a 3-day trial and 2 hours of deliberation, a federal jury found Dayquan O’Neal Phillips, 23, of Lexington County, guilty of 10 counts: four counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, 3 counts of Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, 2 counts of Distribution […]

by · August 6, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies West Columbia man found dead in Columbia

Coroner identifies West Columbia man found dead in Columbia

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who was found unresponsive sitting on a park bench Friday morning at the intersection of Montgomery Street and S. Holly Street, in the Rosewood section of Columbia. Hunter Craig Hollingsworth, 58, of Grove Lane, West Columbia, was found deceased at approximately 8:30 a.m. The autopsy results are pending […]

by · August 5, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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