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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month continues with cornhole tournament

Steel Hands cornhole 3 Show Caption Hide Caption Steel Hands cornhole 2 Show Caption Hide Caption Steel Hands cornhole 4 Show Caption Hide Caption Steel Hands cornhole 5 Show Caption Hide Caption Steel Hands cornhole 1 Show Caption Hide Caption Allen Wallace photos. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and all over the world, people are finding ways to…

Father’s Day is special for Sen. Nikki Setzler’s family, and local businesses, too

Father and Sen. Nikki Setzler, with wife Ada Jane, and the whole Setzler family. Sunday is Father’s Day, and that offers the opportunity to show appreciation for the men who mean so much in our lives. The nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. But it was not until 1972–58 years after…

1 killed in Lexington County crash

A collision involving three pickup trucks in Lexington left one person dead Friday evening. The crash happened just before 6 p.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins. A flag man had traffic stopped as a construction crew closed lanes on US 178 E near Fogle Road. A Ford pickup stopped, Collins said. Then a Chevrolet Colorado pickup…

New wellness and healing facility cuts ribbon in Cayce

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The Springdale Summerfest and Golf Cart Parade is June 29

Springdale is offering an opportunity to get outside this summer. Planning is in full swing for the Springdale Summerfest and Golf Cart Parade, according to Mayor Michael Bishop. It is scheduled for June 29, and includes food, entertainment and activities. It’s in the centrally located Springdale Park Registration for the Golf Cart Parade is now open and Bishop reminds those…

Flood warning in effect for the Congaree River until Thursday night

Congaree River water level gauge. Richland and Lexington counties have received lots of rain in the last few days. The upper parts of the Broad and Saluda Rivers have also gotten lots of rainfall. That river water is now flowing down to the Congaree River. The Congaree River at Columbia is expected to crest below flood stage on Wednesday afternoon,…

Commemorative bricks will be a part of West Columbia’s new Enabling Park

Commemorative bricks. It is time to get your brick. The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is selling a limited number of commemorative bricks to be placed in the West Columbia All-Inclusive, or Enabling, Park. Bricks will be engraved with your custom message and mini-bricks with the same message make a great gift. To order your engraved brick go to: Click here for…

UPDATED – Deputy seriously injured in collision, man arrested for DUI

South Lake Drive in Lexington was closed Saturday morning, between Two Notch Road and Community Drive, due to a vehicle collision. There were injuries. Two vehicles involved, including a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department patrol unit. Both drivers transported to the hospital for treatment, according to a LCSD report. South Lake Drive between Two Notch Road and Community Drive was closed…

Weather causes hazardous conditions

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Sam Frierson- voice of the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats – passes away – Obituary included

Sam Frierson Sam Frierson- the voice of Brookland-Cayce Bearcats- passed away last Thursday. He was remembered at the BC graduation ceremony, Friday, held on the field where he called so many high school football games. BCHS Principal Gregg Morton said Frierson was the only announcer Brookland-Cayce had in its new football stadium, and the new basketball arena. Frierson was also…

St. Patrick’s Day event planned for West Columbia, Rhythm on the River schedule different

There are some big changes coming to West Columbia’s Rhythm on the River Concert Series in the next 12 months. And there is a plan for a St. Patrick’s Day party in 2020. “We plan to offer a St. Patrick’s Day option in the spring of 2020,” said Richard Skipper, executive director of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce….

Several crews fight fire at West Columbia apartment complex

Several crews responded to an apartment fire in West Columbia, Saturday. The blaze erupted around 4 p.m. at Riverbend Apartments, 800 N. Lucas St., off of Sunset Boulevard. A firefighter, involved in the response, was taken to the hospital for evaluation, according to the West Columbia Fire Department. No one else was injured. In addition to the WCFD, units from…

New food, music, and recreation coming to West Columbia with summer

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Fire chief says 2 Planter’s Station fires in same day do not appear to be suspicious

Meeting Wednesday night- Lexington County photo Lexington County Fire Service Chief Mark Davis and other LCFS staff met with a packed house during the Oak Grove Community’s local HOA meeting, Wednesday night. Fire officials were at the meeting to discuss the recent fires in their area, include two fires in the Planter’s Station subdivision that destroyed two homes in less…

Lexington County deputies investigating double murder-suicide, involving owner of Stone River Group

Stone River facility in West Columbia. Three people are dead following a suspected double murder-suicide Tuesday in Lexington County. “Deputies responded to a business on Railroad Avenue Tuesday evening in response to a welfare check and found two bodies with gunshot wounds,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Shortly after deputies arrived on that scene, we responded to a call of a…

Drugs, gun seized after traffic stop

Brooks, and Figueroa.  A Columbia woman and a West Columbia man were arrested last week after narcotics agents said drugs and a gun were found in their car during a traffic stop. Tiffanie Jordan Brooks, 35, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, conspiracy to trafficking heroin, possession with intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute a…

Dominion rate cuts should be noticeable, says spokesman at Chamber Breakfast

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Fire destroys home in Lexington County

Marty Hall photos. Lexington County Fire Service units responded to a fire in the 200 block of Wallace Circle, off of Mineral Springs Road,  just before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.  When units arrived, the house was engulfed in heavy flame and smoke. The fire was brought under control and no injuries were reported by Lexington County, but the home is a…

Airport High School’s Maddie Haag is “Amazing,” receives special scholarship

Maddie Haag Maddie Haag is not only a special needs student, she is special. Maddie, who has Down syndrome, was chosen Ms Amazing at Airport High School’s Miss Aquila pageant. And she finished First Runner Up in last year’s AHS Homecoming Queen voting. Friday, Maddie received a scholarship from the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club. She is enrolling at Winthrop University…

Rob Shaw Gallery and Framing cuts the ribbon on State Street, West Columbia

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