Don’t let your hearts be troubled, because God has prepared a place for Faye Marie Swetlik in heaven. That was the message from Senior Pastor Eddie Coakley at Faye’s memorial service held at Trinity Baptist Church, Friday.
“The unimaginable happened here, said Cayce Mayor Elise Partin at a candlelight vigil for 6-year-old Faye Swetlik, who was killed last week after being abducted. “A child went missing and won’t be coming home.”
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher and Cayce Department of Public Safety Director Byron Snellgrove spoke at a press conference Tuesday afternoon to provide information regarding the autopsy of six-year-old Faye Swetlik’s body.
From Thursday to Sunday was a deadly four days in Lexington County. In that time period, the office of Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher reported eight deaths of not natural causes. That number includes the death of Faye Marie Swetlik, age 6. Besides the tragic saga of Faye Swetlik, t…
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has confirmed that the autopsy of Faye Marie Swetlik was completed Saturday.The preliminary results of that autopsy are not being released at this time out of respect for Faye’s family. They need privacy and time to process the information. The findin…
Do you have a quirky, creative side just fighting to get out? Need a thrill to stir your inner child? It’s time to start get started on the building of your Kinetic Derby Day sculpture.
Cayce Department of Public Safety's Evan Antley and Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher provided an update Friday morning on six-year-old Faye Swetlik's case. Her body was found Thursday around 11 a.m. in a wooded area in the Churchill Heights neighborhood in Cayce. CDPS Director Byron …
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher confirmed that the body of Faye Marie Swetlik, the missing 6-year-old Cayce girl, was discovered at approximately 11 a.m. Thursday.
Byron Snellgrove of the Cayce Department of Public Safety along with Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher and Sgt. Evan Antley notified the public Thursday at 2 p.m. that the body of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik has been found.
Cayce Department of Public Safety’s Sgt. Evan Antley provided another daily update Thursday morning on the search to find missing 6-year-old Faye Swetlik. It is approaching the 72 hour mark since Faye was last seen playing in her yard Monday afternoon.
The Cayce Department of Pubic Safety released a video Wednesday night containing footage of two vehicles that were in the Churchill Heights neighborhood during the time six-year-old Faye Swetlik was last seen.
Cayce Department of Public Safety's Sgt. Evan Antley provided an update Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in the ongoing investigation of missing Cayce six-year-old, Faye Marie Swetlik.
More than 100 people gathered Tuesday evening at Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce. None had planned to be there when the day began. Some were friends and neighbors of Faye Swetlik and her family. Far more had never met them, but came to offer any support they could at the hastily-organized pr…
Director of Public Safety for the City of Cayce, Byron Snellgrove, provided an update Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. in the ongoing investigation of missing Cayce six-year-old, Faye Marie Swetlik.
Law enforcement and support personnel are blanketing an area where 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Monday.
The occasion of Valentine's Day generates lots of business in West Columbia. Dining and roses are a a part of the tradition that marks the day.
The City of Cayce is reporting that a 6-year-old girl is missing. Her name is Faye Marie Swetlik. She is a is first grader at Springdale Elementary School. Marie is described as white with strawberry blonde hair, and blue eyes. She is missing from the Churchill Heights Neighborhood in Cayce.…
A week ago, Tina Washington completed her term as the Board Chairwoman of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber. Because of a serious health issue, it was a tumultuous year for her.
The Super Bowl’s Tribute to America video featured Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag” and included Gilbert’s Kyle Carpenter. Carpenter is a US Marine Corps veteran and a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.
A svelte Michael Franzese would never be mistaken for Mob Boss Fat Tony Salerno, but when it comes to organized crime, Franzese was up to his neck in it.
The ribbon was cut on Vertex PT Specialists, Thursday. It’s at 1105 12th Street, Cayce. The Greater Cayce West-Columbia Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ribbon-cutting.
West Columbia’s Annual Kinetic Derby Day is April 25, and it’s time to start planning. In fact, registration opened in December for the 2020 edition of the big event.West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and his daughter, Cate, raced in Kinetic Derby Day’s soapbox completion in 2019. He will be in …
On a beautiful South Carolina winter night, the City of Cayce presented “Stroll on State” between Lexington Avenue and Railroad Street, Tuesday.
Members of the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Monday morning to celebrate one of Cayce's newest businesses.
Lexington Medical Center opened its new urgent care and imaging center near the intersection of Highway 378 and Interstate 20 in Lexington. It’s behind the Chick-fil-A restaurant.
Joe Taylor presented West Columbia City Council, Tuesday, with a large copy of a map of almost 60 locally owned restaurants.
Site work has begun on Savage Craft Ale Works in West Columbia’s River District. The yard of the buildings is being cleared, and crews are working inside, too. A security fence has been installed around the property.
Ground was broken, officially, on Marriott International's TownPlace Suites at 2915 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia (across from Lexington Medical Center) Friday morning. Site work on the project has been going on for a while.
The Greater Cayce - West Columbia Chamber of Commerce 2020 Awards Dinner was held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in West Columbia, Thursday evening. Brent Johnson of 93.1 The lake served as emcee for the 200 or so guests.
The Quality Inn and Suites completed a total remodel of its 57 rooms in October. The hotel at 3020 Charleston Highway in West Columbia was formerly the Country Hearth Inn and Suites.
To kick off the New Year, the West Columbia Public Works and Sanitation departments increased the recycling effort, along with reminding residents to recycle smart.
Chief Terrence Green is providing details on the shooting death investigation that has been ongoing since it occurred on December 20, 2019, and he would also like to offer condolences to the family and friends of Wesley Warren-Camp.
“I can barely believe it, either, but work is finally underway on Wilton Road,” wrote Rep. Micah Caskey on his Facebook page, Monday. He also posted a photo of a crew working on Wilton Road.
The Batesburg-Leesville Fire Department needed some help. So Chris Swygert asked House of Raeford’s non-profit organization, FLOCK, what it could do.
Dominion Energy South Carolina will conduct the annual test of its Lake Murray Dam inundation sirens on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at noon. The sirens will sound for approximately three minutes.
Lexington County Emergency crews responded to the scene, early Monday morning, of a commercial structure fire in the 1600 block of Two Notch Road, in Lexington, according to a County of Lexington report.
Passenger traffic at in 2019 was up… way up! 1,353,788 passengers traveled through the airport – a 13.03% increase over 2018, according to a release from Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
Mike and Margie Johnson have a love for pets and the humans who take care of them. That love prompted the couple to begin their newest business venture of opening a pet crematorium in Cayce. Columbia Pet Cremation Center provides services including burial, cremation, memorialization, and any…
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will soon embark on a statewide tour, aimed at getting more residents their REAL ID driver's licenses or identification card.