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Summer season on the Congaree River ending, river’s high, muddy

Summer season on the Congaree River ending, river’s high, muddy

It was not that long ago that the Congaree River was filled with tubers, kayaks and canoes. But the temperatures have dropped and another summer season of water recreation is coming to an end. And if you have noticed, in the last few days, the Congaree River has changed from clear to  muddy. The water level of the river is […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce Cheer team wins first-place in 3-A, Saturday

Brookland-Cayce Cheer team wins first-place in 3-A, Saturday

The Brookland-Cayce High School Cheer team took first-place in 3-A competition,  Saturday. There were eight teams participating. More details later.

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department pays respects as S.C. Trooper Daniel Rebman laid to rest

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department pays respects as S.C. Trooper Daniel Rebman laid to rest

Funeral services were held Sunday in Greenville for S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Keith Rebman, Jr. Rebman, 31, died early last Tuesday morning from injuries sustained in an accident. His death came two days after his patrol car was struck while he was on duty. Rebman’s vehicle was in the emergency lane of I-385 near Bridges Road when his car […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCDOT to replace Gator Road bridge in Lexington County, closing Nov. 6

SCDOT to replace Gator Road bridge in Lexington County, closing Nov. 6

​The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced Friday plans to replace the bridge on Gator Road (S-32-647) over Second Creek in Lexington County. Replacement of the bridge is necessary due to structural deficiencies. The bridge will be closed on Monday, Nov. 6. Barring any unforeseen delays, the bridge should be reopened on Jan. 12. Traffic will be detoured along […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce community celebrates Lexington 2’s newest elementary school

Cayce community celebrates Lexington 2’s newest elementary school

It was a time to celebrate Thursday, as Cayce Elementary, Lexington Two’s newest school, was formally dedicated. Educators, students, families, and business and community leaders turned out for an open house, reception and guided tours of the two-story, 153,000-square foot school. Several area leaders attended the event, among them U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, State Sen. Nikki Setzler, Cayce Mayor Elise […]

by · October 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce’s Jerrell Moore selected for North-South All-Star game

Brookland-Cayce’s Jerrell Moore selected for North-South All-Star game

By Wilson Ward  Jerrell Moore, an offensive lineman for Brookland-Cayce High School, has been chosen for the North-South All-Star game. The 6’3″ , 255 pound senior has been a leader for the 6-3 Bearcats. “I feel very honored to represent my school and coaches and show the state what Brookland-Cayce football is about”, said Moore. When asked about how this […]

by · October 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Crime simulator helps West Columbia officers make split-second decisions

Crime simulator helps West Columbia officers make split-second decisions

There are cases in which police officers have to make split-second, life or death decisions. There is a time to shoot for the safety of everyone involved, but sometimes restraint is the right move. It’s not an easy scenario to practice, but Todd Williams can help. Williams is the Public Safety Loss Control Consultant for the Municipal Association of South […]

by · October 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
State Street merchants welcome Fall Back Fest in West Columbia, on Friday Nov. 3

State Street merchants welcome Fall Back Fest in West Columbia, on Friday Nov. 3

West Columbia wants to attract business and interest to its community. The city’s involvement manifests in many ways. One of those ways includes special events. The City of West Columbia invites you to Fall Back Fest on the 100 Block of State Street on Friday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. The event features live music from After […]

by · October 26, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce tennis player Madison Conwell is WLTX News19 Player of the Week

Brookland-Cayce tennis player Madison Conwell is WLTX News19 Player of the Week

By Dawn Kujawa  When an athlete is honored for the sport she loves, it’s “icing on the cake.” That’s exactly how Brookland-Cayce High tennis player Madison Conwell described being named WLTX News19 Player of the Week, which will be broadcast at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1.  She was presented a jacket and plaque Tuesday at the school, surrounded by her […]

by · October 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coal tar to be covered and remain in the Congaree River

Coal tar to be covered and remain in the Congaree River

Federal authorities have approved a plan to allow S.C. Electric and Gas to leave a patch of coal tar in the Congaree River. The  patch of coal tar can remain in the bottom of the Congaree River after it is covered by S.C. Electric and Gas. The coal tar is between the Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia, and the Blossom […]

by · October 25, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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