West Columbia

Brookland-Cayce goes to Dillon Friday to play for Lower State crown in football

GoFlashWin.com photo. Click for link With a win over No. 1 seed Timberland Friday, Brookland-Cayce earned a chance to go to Dillon to take on the undefeated Wildcats (13-0.) It’s a showdown for the 3A Lower State championship, and a chance to play for the state crown. The same two teams played for the Lower State top spot last year,…

JT’s Automotive Group donates $100,000 to Salvation Army at Christmas Campaign Kickoff

JT and Mary Gandolfo and Major Henry Morris. The Salvation Army of the Midlands held it’s Annual Christmas Campaign Kickoff Event on Monday. The event started with a performance by the Heathwood Hall Episcopal Upper School concert choir. JT and Mary Gandolfo presented The Salvation Army of the Midlands with a check of $100,000. JT Gandolfo regularly volunteers with The…

Local chefs turn their talents toward turkey at Thanksgiving

Terra Chef and Owner Mike Davis. Some of the best food around can be found in our local restaurants. And as Thanksgiving nears, the chefs who spend the year feeding their clientele, turn homeward. Not only is cooking their work, it’s a labor of love for their families. Terra’s Chef and Owner Mike Davis moved to moved to Charleston, after…

Saluda Shoals “Sleigh Bell Trot” kicks off holiday light display

1/6Dressed to kiclk off the season Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6Friends from Lexington Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6Lights 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6Lights 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6Lights Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6More lights Show Caption Hide Caption Lexington runners By Karamie Sullivan About 700 people came to Saluda Shoals Park Tuesday night in festive holiday attire to…

Cayce-West Columbia Parade of Lights is Dec. 9, starts in Cayce this year

By Karamie Sullivan The residents of Cayce and West Columbia will soon be heading out with their lawn chairs and blankets to grab a spot to view the Greater Cayce – West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights. The parade is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 9. But there is a change from previous years. This year, the route will…

Lexington Two principal selected as finalist for 2018 SC Middle Level Principal of the Year Award

Megan Carrero, principal, Fulmer MIddle School. By Dawn Kujawa A Lexington Two principal has been selected as a finalist for 2018 SC Middle Level Principal of the Year Award. Megan Carrero, principal at Fulmer MIddle School, was one of two finalists selected by the SC Association of School Administrators. Finalists will interview with a panel of business, community, and education…

Lexington Police Department’s Toys for Tots campaign begins Monday

The annual Toys for Tots “Fill the MRAP” campaign begins on Monday, and it will continue over the next three weeks with donation events scheduled at Kmart, Target, Walmart and Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. As in years past, the objective for this year’s Toys for Tots campaign will be to fill the Lexington Police Department Emergency Services Team (E.S.T.) MRAP vehicle…

Cayce woman identified as homicide victim, Cayce Public Safety investigating

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred just before 1 a.m. on Sunday. The incident occurred in the 1700 block of Stahl Street in Cayce. According to Fisher, Marquita Latasha Mobley, 33, of Cayce was pronounced dead at the scene as the result of apparent gunshot wounds. An autopsy has been scheduled for…

Lexington woman killed in vehicle accident early Sunday morning

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident. The accident that occurred on Old Orangeburg Road near YMCA Road in Lexington just after midnight, Sunday. According to Fisher, Ms. Shauntee Latoya Wilson, 39, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Ms. Wilson was traveling west on…

Dutch Fork, Chapin Cheer Teams repeat as state champions

Dutch Fork Cheer team- GoFlashWin.com photo- Click for link Chapin Cheer team- GoFlashWin.com photo – click for link The Dutch Fork and Chapin Cheer Teams repeated as state champions in the 5A and 4A classifications, respectively. The high school cheer competition was held Saturday at Colonial Life Arena. Chapin scored an unprecedented 13th title, winning over second-place St. James in Class 4A….

UPDATE: Man armed and dangerous, wanted for murder in custody

Derrick Davon Sligh is in custody and was captured in Richland County. He is being held for shooting two people early Sunday at 1709 Stahl Street. One of the victims is deceased. Original report: Derrick Davon Sligh is wanted for murder in connection to a shooting incident that occurred at 1709 Stahl Street in Cayce, Sunday Sligh’s vehicle has been recovered at…

West Columbia’s 13th Annual Tree Lighting is Dec. 1

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 13th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. It’s at the West Columbia Municipal Complex on the corner of North 12th Street and Jarvis Klapman Boulevard. At the event, West Columbia area elementary schools will hold a “What Christmas Means To Me” contest. The winners from each school…

“Pray4Way” – Two-year-old Sandy Run boy battling cancer

1/4Pray4Way Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Way and his Aunt Rebecca Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Way with his mom and dad Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Poster from the Nov. 11 fundraiser Show Caption Hide Caption Wayland Whitten was diagnosed with neuro-blastoma on Sept, 22. He is two-and-a-half years old, and the cancer manifested in a tumor in his abdomen. Wayland and…

Round 3 high school football playoff scores

GoFlashWin.com Dutch Fork wins. Click for link Round 3 high school football playoff scores for Midlands teams Barnwell 21 Batesburg-Leesville 14 Brookland-Cayce 28 Timberland 12 Dillon 34 Gilbert 7 Dutch Fork 28 Summerville 8 Emerald 28, Fairfield Central 14 Fort Dorchester 66 Spring Valley 24 Saluda 30 Lee Central 26 Wardlaw Academy 72 – Northside Christian Academy 22

Four White Knoll High School seniors sign with colleges to play sports

Four students will continue their sports careers at the collegiate level. Signees include Yamia B. Johnson, committing to Gardner-Webb University for basketball, and Parker D. Wieder, committing to play baseball at Erskine College. Two WKHS softball stars, Ginna A. Leaphart and Maddie P. Miller, also signed with their college of choice. Leaphart will play for College of Charleston, while Miller…

Lexington woman sentenced to 10 Years  in felony DUI case, involving death

Olivia Johnson, who was killed in accident. Solicitor’s Office photo. Destiny Heather Mills, 25, of Lexington County, was sentenced to 10 years for causing the death of 21-year-old Olivia Johnson while driving under the influence of alcohol. Mills pled guilty to Felony DUI Involving Death and was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge William P. Keesley Thursday. Under South Carolina law,…

Man charged with stalking, detonating M-80 at Lexington Cost Cutters

Robert Howard Adams – LCDC photo. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green is reporting that Robert Howard Adams, Jr., 43, of Columbia, has been arrested by the Lexington Police Department and charged with Stalking and the Use of a Destruction Device. Beginning in late October, Robert Adams is believed to have been involved in stalking a victim who lives in Lexington…

Round 3 high school football playoffs preview, by Tyler Cupp

Lower Richland travels to Hatrsville – GoFlashWin.com photo By Tyler Cupp Round 3 of the playoffs at a glance in the Midlands   EMERALD (9-3) AT FAIRFIELD CENTRAL (7-3) The Griffins of Fairfield Central put Class 3A on notice last week when they knocked off Newberry. In a slight upset, they defended home field by knocking off the Bulldogs 14-7….