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Fire destroys thrift store in West Columbia

A fire damaged a West Columbia thrift store called ‘Lets Just Plunder’ just off of Meeting Street, Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but The building and its contents are a total loss according to the West Columbia Fire Department. Crews from West Columbia, Irmo, Cayce, Richland, and Lexington County responded to get the fire under control. The West Columbia…

Rainbow Drive bridge over I-26 on schedule to open in October

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Crash results in diesel spill in Lexington

The Lexington County Fire Services, EMS and the Lexington Police Department were on the scene of a hazmat spill that occurred Monday due to a collision in the 5100 block of Sunset Boulevard.  It’s the Target and Best Buy shopping center. Approximately 70-100 gallons of diesel fuel leaked. The S.C. department of Health and Environmental Control was notified about the…

New Riverbank Elementary, SRAA renovation mark opening of school year in West Columbia

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Truck overturns on Cayce I-26 on ramp

Emergency Personnel are on the scene of a single-vehicle incident in Cayce. It involves an overturned tractor-trailer on the I-26 115 East Bound on ramp from US-321. Cayce Public Safety personnel are asking motorists to please find an alternate route. There is a report from Cayce Public Safety of minor injuries. Cayce DPS photo.   Categories: Cayce, Lexington County, West Columbia

Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton cuts the ribbon on multi-million-dollar renovation

Pictured are: Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Executive Director Richard Skipper, Tierica Johnson, Hampton sales manager,  Katrina Cruz, Hampton interim general manager,  and Jenny Dantzler, Hampton assistant general manager.  The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at the Hampton Inn-Airport by Hilton. The hotel announced a multi-million renovation. The hotel’s rooms have been renovated along with its fitness center. The…

Overturned tractor-trailer blocking I-26 ramp in Cayce

Emergency Personnel are on the scene of a single vehicle incident, according to the Cayce Department of Public Safety. The incident involves an overturned tractor-trailer at the I-26 Mile Marker 115 West Bound on-ramp from US-321 North. Cayce Public Safety personnel are asking motorists to please find an alternate route. There is a report of minor injuries. Categories: Cayce, Lexington…

Cayce’s Steel Hands Brewing looking for art to display

Steel Hands Calling all Cayce Area Artists. Steel Hands Brewing in Cayce announced last week that it is hosting an Artist Competition. Your work could be permanently displayed at the Brewery. The brewery is also giving away prizes. Click for link to register to submit art If you are interested in submitting art visit the Steel Hands Brewing website. You…

Reminder- National Night Out 2018 is Tuesday night

Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green is inviting all Town of Lexington residents and families to the National Night Out,  Tuesday, at the Lexington Square Park. Lexington Square Park is at 205 East Main Street in Lexington. The National Night Out event will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. Several other communities are holding National Night Out too. National Night…

One more Cayce 12,000 Year History Park tour in August

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West Columbia experiences boom in new business

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Lexington County Career Expo is from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Wednesday

Lexington County is holding a career expo from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday. It’s at the training center on Gibson Road. There will be many departments at the training center that is beside the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Departments looking for personnel include fire, EMS, law enforcement and emergency communications and corrections. Categories: Cayce, Lexington, Lexington County, West Columbia

New West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle brings initiatives to his district

Pringle sworn in by Judge Kenneth Ebener. Kameron Pringle, Mickey Pringle’s grandson, holds the Bible. Show Caption Hide Caption Mickey Pringle Show Caption Hide Caption Mickey Pringle of West Columbia City Council- Terry Ward photos. It took a while, but West Columbia City Council has a new member. Mickey Pringle, a just-retired high school principal, was sworn in on June…

Second night of South Congaree Championship Rodeo is Saturday

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Midland Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch team leaves for World Series, Friday

Midland Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch team in the State of SC Jersey. Contributed Stephen Knight. The Midland Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch team won the state title earlier this month.  Midland Dixie Youth teams play in Pine Ridge.   Tournament scores from Saturday and Sunday: South Carolina 11, Florida 6 South Carolina 16, Texas 2 (4 innings) South Carolina 10, Arkansas…

Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Business Expo 2018 is Tuesday

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Business Expo 2018 is Tuesday. It starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. It’s at the Blue Moon Ballroom, 554 Meeting St, West Columbia. The Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber’s 2018 Breakfast Business Expo is an ideal way to showcase your business and your products/services with an exhibit booth at the event. A…

Lexington Recreation Commission day camp offers summer fun for kids

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West Columbia’s Brookland, a first-class development, ready for first residents

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West Columbia offers new incentives to recruit of police officers 

The West Columbia Police Department has created a recruitment program to meet the growing need for qualified applicants. The new program includes increased starting salaries for police officers and ways to remain competitive throughout an officer’s career with additional promotion opportunities and other incentives to retain trained officers. “The applicant pool for the profession of police officer has dwindled over…