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Nephron Pharmaceuticals gives 5% pay raise to 600-plus employees

Nephron Pharmaceuticals gives 5% pay raise to 600-plus employees

Nephron Pharmaceuticals, of Cayce-West Columbia, is giving its more than 600 employees a pay increase. “Every Nephron employee is getting a five percent raise,” said Nephron CEO and President Lou Kennedy at a Wednesday morning press conference. Kennedy praised the federal “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that was passed by the U.S. House and Senate last week, and signed by […]

by · December 28, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council to meet, 5 p.m. Thursday

West Columbia City Council to meet, 5 p.m. Thursday

West Columbia City Council is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Thursday for a Special Council Meeting. The meeting is at City Hall Council Chambers at 200 N. 12th Street. West Columbia. Rezoning and annexation of property are the items on the agenda. Link to West Columbia City Council meeting agenda

by · December 28, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Construction on Rainbow Drive bridge over I-26 continues into 2018

Construction on Rainbow Drive bridge over I-26 continues into 2018

Construction on the Rainbow Drive bridge over I-26 in Springdale began in September of 2016. That’s when the bridge was closed. When the bridge was closed, the SCDOT reported that the end date on the bridge replacement would be Nov. 30, 2018. But the road could be reopened to traffic by April 30, 2018. Delays due to weather conditions, fabricator […]

by · December 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gamecocks arrive in Tampa, begin preparations for Outback Bowl

Gamecocks arrive in Tampa, begin preparations for Outback Bowl

From USC Athletics Department The University of South Carolina football team arrived at the Westin Harbour Island Hotel in Tampa, Fla. around 2 pm on Tuesday afternoon. The Westin will serve as the team hotel all week, as the Gamecocks (8-4) prepare to face the Michigan Wolverines (8-4) in the 2018 Outback Bowl on Monday (Jan. 1.) Head coach Will […]

by · December 27, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Post-Christmas clean-up begins today, West Columbia Sanitation schedule changed, Grinding of the Greens begins

Post-Christmas clean-up begins today, West Columbia Sanitation schedule changed, Grinding of the Greens begins

The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 and 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 27. West Columbia Public Works Director Jamie Hook said the West Columbia Sanitation Department did not collect household garbage, yard trash, or recycling on Monday (Dec. 25.) Customers normally receiving […]

by · December 26, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Christmas Eve draws worshipers to our churches – Photo gallery

Christmas Eve draws worshipers to our churches – Photo gallery

Christmas is one of the most significant days of the year for the Christian church is Christmas. On Sunday, the many churches in the  area held services. Many of the church are also offered Christmas Eve services.  On the eve of the most holy of days for the Christian Church, here are some photos of some churches in the area. […]

by · December 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ex-boyfriend arrested by Lexington Police on kidnapping, domestic violence charge

Ex-boyfriend arrested by Lexington Police on kidnapping, domestic violence charge

The Lexington Police Department arrested Joshua Dale Cassada, 40, of Pomaria on charges stemming from a Domestic Violence investigation. LPD Chief Terrence Green announced the arrest Sunday. According to a LPD report, officers were dispatched to a residence Saturday morning at the Cedarcrest Mobile Home Park, 366 Railroad Ave. in Lexington, for a possible burglary in progress. When officers arrived […]

by · December 24, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate defeats Porter-Gaud in Chick-fil-A Classic

Gray Collegiate defeats Porter-Gaud in Chick-fil-A Classic

Gray Collegiate Academy defeated Porter-Gaud 63-61 in a high school basketball game played in the American Division of the Annual Chick-fil-A Classic, Friday night. The tournament of top teams is being played at Richland Northeast High School. Gray, of West Columbia, is the No. 1, 2A basketball team in S.C. Porter Gaud is a state powerhouse program. Khalil Robinson hit […]

by · December 23, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Food’s important, but family is special at Christmas in West Columbia

Food’s important, but family is special at Christmas in West Columbia

From the traditional to adventure cooking, Christmas meal perpetration in West Columbia varies. And getting together with the people you love is as important in West Columbia as the turkey or the oysters. Mike Hicks is the owner of the popular Delucca’s restaurant on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. His family tradition is to have a Christmas Eve dinner. Hicks, […]

by · December 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gray Collegiate fills All-County Team with football players, BC, Airport players chosen, too

Gray Collegiate fills All-County Team with football players, BC, Airport players chosen, too

West Columbia’s Gray Collegiate Academy’s quarterback Hunter Helms and linebacker Duncan Rivers have been selected to the Lexington County Chronicle’s First Team All-County. And DL Cam Cox, OL Tyler Lamar, WR Chylon Thomas, LB John Sloan and DL Brendan Evans Grayson made the Chronicle’s All-County Second Team. Running back Rasheed Taylor and offensive lineman Jerrell Moore, both of Brookland-Cayce made […]

by · December 22, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
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