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Cayce Public Safety looks for burglary suspect

Cayce Public Safety looks for burglary suspect

The Cayce Department of Public Safety, with the community’s help, has identified a suspect involved in a burglary to Brookland-Cayce High School on July 31. An arrest warrant for Kevin Earl Schumpert has been issued and investigators are currently trying to locate him. Schumpert is a white male, age 30, is approximately 6’5” and weighs about 200 lbs. Anyone that […]

by · August 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater reopens with new surface

West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater reopens with new surface

The West Columbia Amphitheater and parking lot on the city’s Riverwalk is now open to the public after being temporarily closed for improvements to the amphitheater. The seating and stage areas were resurfaced to improve the experience for all visitors to the Riverwalk. The West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater is a frequented spot for rafters, Rhythm on the River Concert […]

by · August 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Nominations being accepted for Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations being accepted for Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted through August 18, for the Brookland-Cayce High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of former athletes and coaches.  In order to be eligible for the Athletic Hall of Fame, nominees must have graduated from BCHS a minimum of ten years prior to the current year.   Candidates may be male […]

by · August 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
River-related businesses sue Carolina Water Service

River-related businesses sue Carolina Water Service

Several companies have suffered because Carolina Water Service has let polluted water seep into the Saluda River, according to a law suit. River pollution from CWS has resulted in “business losses, loss of recreational opportunity, loss of customers and clients, a negative stigma associated with the river and other losses associated with the Saluda River.” A law suit making those […]

by · August 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crafty Cottage Gift Boutique cuts ribbon on Meeting Street

Crafty Cottage Gift Boutique cuts ribbon on Meeting Street

The Crafty Cottage Gift Boutique held its Grand Opening with an After Hours and ribbon cutting Tuesday. The Crafty Cottage Gift Boutique is at 831 Meeting Street in West Columbia. Representatives from the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber, the City of West Columbia and supporters in the business community were on hand with the proprietors.

by · August 4, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County to get $4.2 million in gas tax money for roads

Lexington County to get $4.2 million in gas tax money for roads

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced, Wednesday, the awarding of nearly $39 million in contracts for another 100 road resurfacing and rehabilitation projects totaling 72 miles in nine counties across the state. Included is $9.3 in gas tax funds for Lexington County roads, and two other counties. Midlands Counties- Lexington, Kershaw, and Lancaster will get just over 32 […]

by · August 4, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Victim of fatal Fernandina Road collision identified by coroner

Victim of fatal Fernandina Road collision identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision on Fernandina Road at approximately 9: p.m. on Wednesday. According to Coroner Fisher, Mrs. Alexandra Hammond, 27, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries sustained in the collision. The vehicle driven by Hammond left the road […]

by · August 4, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Public Safety seeks help to identify suspect in theft

Cayce Public Safety seeks help to identify suspect in theft

The Cayce Department of Public Safety is requesting the community’s assistance to help identify a suspect related to a burglary and theft at Brookland-Cayce High School. The incident happened on State Street in Cayce during the early morning hours of Monday (July 31.) A golf cart and electronics were allegedly stolen during this incident. The suspect appears to have a […]

by · August 3, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia to resume removal of house in mill village

West Columbia to resume removal of house in mill village

On Tuesday, during an active demolition project, representatives from SCDHEC visited 220 Hudson Street, West Columbia, and requested additional information from the contractor. The contractor voluntarily suspended the project to cooperate with SCDHEC. The contractor hired by the City of West Columbia to demolish the structure at 220 Hudson street has worked with SCDHEC to provide any additional requested information. SCDHEC […]

by · August 3, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County on SCDOT list for gas tax funding of roads

Lexington County on SCDOT list for gas tax funding of roads

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced, Wednesday, the awarding of nearly $39 million in contracts for another 100 road resurfacing and rehabilitation projects totaling 72 miles in nine counties across the state. SCDOT File photo These projects reflect funding from a variety of sources including:  federal funds, Roads Bill funding and funding provided by the General Assembly to […]

by · August 3, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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