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Cayce churches host first responder appreciation events

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Men soliciting children for a ride, say Lexington Police

1/3SLED Composite 18001406 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3SLED Composite 18001422 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/32002-chevrolet-suburban Show Caption Hide Caption The Lexington Police Department is requesting help to identify two male subjects who approached children asking if they needed a ride in two separate incidents. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green reported the incidents Friday morning. On the afternoon of Saturday, March…

Kinetic Derby Day practice run set for Sunday in West Columbia

Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run Who: City of West Columbia Kinetic Derby Day Practice Cars Kinetic Derby Day Race Participants What: Center Street from State Street to Shuler Street will be closed from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 8. City of West Columbia Staff and Kinetic Derby Day race participants will gather to practice run Soap Box…

Coroner releases names of 3 teens killed in Irmo car crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identities of the three juveniles that were killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle accident. The crash occurred Wednesday at approximately 9:37 p.m. in the 100 block of Piney Grove Road in Lexington County. Fisher stated that Travis Lamount Green, Jr., 15, of Columbia was transported toPalmetto Health Richland where he died shortly after…

Lexington’s Lidl grocery store cuts ribbon, welcomes hundreds at grand opening

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Rachelle Moody announced as Cayce’s interim city manager

Rachelle Moody Cayce City Council announced Thursday that Assistant to the City Manager Rachelle Moody, has been appointed as the interim city manager. “We are so thrilled to appoint Rachelle as interim City Manager. She has done such a phenomenal job for the City of Cayce in her positions as Special Projects and Grants Manager and Assistant to the City…

Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series begins Saturday

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Midlands Media Group introduces FIZZ, internet radio site

Click for link to FIZZ Radio The owners of 94.3 The Dude, and ColaDaily have incorporated another media outlet. Link to FIZZ Radio – The Sound of Soda City FIZZ – The Sound of Soda City, is a local internet radio format that is specifically geared toward the Columbia area. The type of music FIZZ offers is “Album Adult Alternative,” similar…

Coroner awaiting autopsy results of man reportedly beaten while getting his newspaper

According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a man who was reportedly beaten while picking up his newspaper in the Cobbs Hill Subdivision was conducted  Tuesday. The results of the autopsy are currently pending further studies. Fisher may release the decedent’s identity later in the week, depending on whether autopsy findings…

U.S. Rep Joe Wilson holds Apprenticeship Forum for Midlands Tech students

US Rep. Joe Wilson at forum. Students were invited to attend Congressman Joe Wilson’s Apprenticeship Forum at Midlands Technical College, Airport campus, Tuesday afternoon. Wilson invited six different experts from technical education and manufacturing to join him on the stage in a panel. The panelists and Wilson discussed the growing skills gap not just within our state, but nationally. “I…

Lexington County man, beaten getting his newspaper, has died

A Lexington County man who appears to have been beaten while getting his newspaper has died. Lexington County Sheriff’s deputies said Monday night that the victim, a man in his 60s, had died from his injuries. The incident happened in front of the victim’s home, on Wesley Court, in the Cobbs Hill Subdivision off of Emanuel Church Road on March…

Chapin’s Doza Rizen opens new store in Ballentine

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American Airlines increasing aircraft size, seating for Columbia to Dallas flights

CAE graphic American Airlines will double aircraft size and seating capacity on its flights between Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Dallas / Ft. Worth this summer. Effective June 7, American will replace 76-seat regional jets with 140-seat mainline aircraft on the two daily flights between CAE and the airline’s Texas hub. Flights to Dallas generally depart in the morning and late…

West Columbia Beautification Foundation is planting trees

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Nike Palmetto Cup high school soccer tournament begins Tuesday

Special to ColaDaily  The Nike Palmetto Cup has undergone quite an evolution. The tournament started in 1993 as the Brookland-Cayce Classic by co-founder and former Bearcats’ head coach Kevin Heise and his brother Kyle. In 2002, it became the Palmetto Cup. For six years, the tournament has been recognized as the NIKE Palmetto Cup to reflect the sponsorship from the…

Lexington Police Department holding Rape Aggression Defense training class

The Lexington Police Department is holding a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) training class,  taught by officers who are certified R.A.D. Instructors. The three day R.A.D. classes will be taught at the Lexington Police Department with classes beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. each night.  Monday, April 2  Tuesday, April 3  Wednesday, April 4 The…

Lexington County man sentenced to 18 years for strangulation death

Mykell “A.J.” Lerch – Lexington County Detention Center photo Mykell “A.J.” Lerch, a 25-year-old Lexington County man, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday, for the asphyxiation of Mark Alexander Zeigler. Zeigler was killed at his residence at 1137 Seminole Drive in West Columbia in 2013. The trial began on Monday and during the middle of the trial, Lerch…

Victim in fatal Richland County crash is identified

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died as a result of being involved in a single-vehicle collision at 1:27 a.m. yesterday. The collision occurred at Farrow and Parklane Roads, Columbia. Antwone L. Davenport, 51, of Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, was an unrestrained passenger who was ejected from the vehicle and died at…

Chapin confident of lacrosse title chances heading into Bishop England rematch

Chapin’s Jordan Green (PHOTO BY THOMAS GRANT JR.) Special to ColaDaily A 2018 state championship was all but guaranteed last year by Chapin girls’ lacrosse coach Jen Green. And that was after a Class 4A final loss to Bishop England on her home field. Chapin plays Bishop England in a rematch on April 7. That confidence level remains as the…

Gov. Henry McMaster hosts First Annual S.C. Vietnam War Veterans Day

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Airport High School Principal resigns

Airport High School Principal Brad Coleman has resigned, about a six weeks after he was put on administrative leave. Coleman submitted his resignation at a meeting of the Lexington School District Two Board Thursday afternoon. The resignation is official as of June 30. Coleman had been put on administrative leave in February. The district has not revealed why he was…