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EdVenture getting 757 cockpit Friday morning

EdVenture getting 757 cockpit Friday morning

EdVenture will be installing a Boeing 757 cockpit on the outside wall of the museum overlooking the Columbia Canal side as a feature of an new exhibit called “Flight”. The cockpit will lifted by crane and attached to the side of the building. The entire exhibit will be opening mid-July. When:       Friday,  7 a.m. Where:        EdVenture, 211 Gervais […]

by · June 9, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia K-Mart not on close list

West Columbia K-Mart not on close list

Sears announced Wednesday that 72 more stores are being closed nationwide. Two South Carolina K-Mart stores, one in Summerville and one in Seneca, are scheduled for closing. But the K-Mart store on Charleston Highway in West Columbia is not on the list to close. On the list is the Sears store and Auto Center on Two Notch Road at the Columbia […]

by · June 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Death in Tuesday night fire caused by “Thermal injuries”

Death in Tuesday night fire caused by “Thermal injuries”

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the cause of death of the victim of a residential structure fire that occurred Tuesday night on Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia. According to  Fisher, autopsy findings confirmed that Aiyanna Shaw, 6, died due to thermal injuries sustained in the fire. The cause of the fatal fire is still under investigation by multiple agencies.

by · June 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Chapin man accused of trying to burn up his family

Chapin man accused of trying to burn up his family

A Lexington County man is charged with three counts of attempted murder after family members told deputies he poured gasoline inside his Chapin home and attempted to ignite it with them inside. Mark Allen Bell, 47, is accused of pouring gasoline on the floor and throwing it on multiple people while making threats Tuesday morning, according to arrest warrants. “Those […]

by · June 8, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Public Works is of the highest quality

West Columbia Public Works is of the highest quality

  There is no official rating system, but the City of West Columbia’s Public Works Department is one of the best by all accounts. “This is probably the best group of overall experienced and capable department heads we’ve ever had. They work well together as a team,” said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. He said all of the city’s staff […]

by · June 7, 2017 · 2 comments · NEWS
Residential fire results in the fatality of a child

Residential fire results in the fatality of a child

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a residential structure fire that occurred just before 10 p.m., Tuesday, on Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia. Aiyanna Shaw was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, according to Fisher. The victim, age 6, was a resident of the home.  An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.  The […]

by · June 7, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ricky Stanley in the City of West Columbia’s Employee Spotlight

Ricky Stanley in the City of West Columbia’s Employee Spotlight

Ricky Stanley is the of the City of West Columbia’s water system is in the Employee Spotlight. Click on image to enlarge.

by · June 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brain Freeze cuts the ribbon on Knox-Abbott Drive

Brain Freeze cuts the ribbon on Knox-Abbott Drive

The ribbon-cutting for Brain Freeze was held Friday. It’s at 906 Knox Abbott Drive in Cayce. Brain Freeze sells ice cream, cotton candy, cookies, Italian ice, Kettle Korn and more. Pictured are Vaughan Dozier of the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Board, Danny Melane of Brain Freeze, Dondee Lewis of the Chamber, Navasia Frazier, Kia Usher, Eric Usher and Tre Jackson of […]

by · June 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce High School’s Quintin Hook signs baseball scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School’s Quintin Hook signs baseball scholarship

Brookland-Cayce High School’s Quintin Hook signed a baseball scholarship with USC-Sumter on May 26. He’s pictured with his mom Rachel Lawson and Brookland-Cayce baseball coach and athletics director Rusty Charpia.  Hook was named to the All Region 5 baseball team as a first baseman. He’s a pitcher, too. Hook also played football and basketball too for the Bearcats.

by · June 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia to award proclamation to Alzheimer’s Association, Tuesday

West Columbia to award proclamation to Alzheimer’s Association, Tuesday

Headline: West Columbia to Award Proclamation to Alzheimer’s Association What: On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., the City of West Columbia will proclaim the month of June as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month during a City Council Meeting. This proclamation will be given by Mayor Bobby Horton, and be presented to an Alzheimer’s Association member. Who: This City Meeting is organized by West Columbia […]

by · June 6, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS