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Man charged in connection to West Columbia bank robbery

Man charged in connection to West Columbia bank robbery

A Swansea man has been charged in connection with a West Columbia bank robbery Wednesday morning. Timithy McCants, 58, demanded money by presenting a note to a teller at the First Citizens branch on Sunset Boulevard, according to detectives. He is charged with robbery and entering a bank with intent to steal, according to arrest warrants. Investigators said he ran […]

by · June 7, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Deputies respond to bank robbery on Sunset Boulevard

Lexington County Deputies respond to bank robbery on Sunset Boulevard

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced through a tweet that deputies responded to a bank robbery at First Citizens Bank on Sunset Boulevard around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to the LCSD Twitter account, crime scene investigators arrived around 10:30 a.m. to process the scene and look for any potential evidence inside the bank.  One customer was inside the bank […]

by · June 7, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Zoo releases first photos of new baby gorilla

Zoo releases first photos of new baby gorilla

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden shared some images of the zoo’s newest baby gorilla with Kazi, the infant’s mother. and Cenzoo, the daddy gorilla. The zoo reports that the baby gorilla and the rest of the family troop are doing well as of Tuesday morning. The infant was born at 8:10 a.m. on Monday, zoo officials annpunced. The entrance to the Zoo’s […]

by · June 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia hires Code Compliance Officer

City of West Columbia hires Code Compliance Officer

The City of West Columbia welcomed its newest Code Compliance Officer Bridget Henderson, left, at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. She is pictured with  Code Compliance Manager Daniel Shearer. Photo by Kelli Ricard, City of West Columbia. 

by · June 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School holds graduation, Tuesday

Airport High School holds graduation, Tuesday

From Dawn Kujawa- Lexington 2 Communications  Airport High School’s graduating seniors received their diplomas during a Tuesday morning ceremony at Eagle Stadium. The roughly 285 members of the Class of 2018 were cheered by family, friends, educators and others.

by · June 6, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G using helicopter for line work in West Columbia

SCE&G using helicopter for line work in West Columbia

Did you hear a loud buzzing sound outside of your home Monday? S.C. Electric and Gas contractors are using a helicopter to perform electric line work in the West Columbia area this week, Monday through Friday. The work will take place between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily. On Monday, much of the work was being done in the Sunset […]

by · June 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gorilla infant born at Riverbanks Zoo

Gorilla infant born at Riverbanks Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the birth of a western lowland gorilla. The infant was born to mom Kazi and dad Cenzoo at 8:10 a.m. on Monday. The entrance to the Zoo’s Botanical Gardens is in West Columbia, at Mohawk Drive and Botanical Parkway. “This is an exciting time for Riverbanks, our members and guests, and the community,” said […]

by · June 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School holds graduation ceremonies, Monday

Brookland-Cayce High School holds graduation ceremonies, Monday

From Lexington 2 Schools- Dawn Kujawa. Under sunny skies, Brookland-Cayce High’s graduating seniors received their diplomas during a Monday morning ceremony at Bearcat Stadium. About 220 graduates at the ceremony were cheered by family, friends, educators and others, as class speakers encouraged fellow graduates to go out into the world and “live a life you’re proud of.”

by · June 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
All sections of the West Columbia Riverwalk Park now open

All sections of the West Columbia Riverwalk Park now open

West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to the Gervais Street Bridge Open After Flooding All sections of the West Columbia Riverwalk Park are now to the public after being closed due to flooding.

by · June 5, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Council District 8 Candidate Forum is Thursday

Lexington County Council District 8 Candidate Forum is Thursday

There will be a Candidate Forum for Lexington County Council District 8 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 7.  Participating Candidates are: Charles “Chuck” Crouch; Glenn Conwell; and Ned Tolar. It will be held at Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin’ Parlor 710 Meeting St, West Columbia. The forum is sponsored by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of […]

by · June 4, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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