West Columbia's Taste on the River had its best turnout ever, Tuesday night at Stone River.
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.
Multiples of the Midlands club (the M.o.M club) will host its “mothers of multiples” spring/summer consignment sale (M.o.M sale) Saturday, March 21 from 7 a.m. until noon. The biannual sale is held by the chairwomen of the nonprofit where shoppers can purchase gently used children’s items at…
A quartet of Midlands players stood tall among the numerous honorees on this year's S.C. Basketball Coaches Association All-State team.
“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.”
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.
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.…
Since losing to Columbia on Jan. 10, top-ranked Gray Collegiate has gone relatively unchallenged during an eight-game winning streak.
Tax season is in full swing and the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is reminding all who are filing taxes to be aware of identity theft schemes.
Representatives from the City of West Columbia announced Thursday afternoon that the The West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, as well as, the Carraway Park Playground is temporarily closed.
Representatives from Lexington District One, Lexington District Two, Lexington District Four, Richland District One, Richland District Two, Ben Lippen School, Hammond School and Northside Christian Academy announced Thursday morning that students will be dismissed early, due to inclement weather.
Nearly 50 talented senior athletes in Lexington County and the town of Irmo put their signatures on national letters of intent Wednesday.
The River Bluff and A.C. Flora girls' soccer teams will open the 2020 high school soccer season number one in the preseason rankings.
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.
Developer Spring Street Partners announced Monday that construction on St Anns Alley, an in-town community of 34 single-family homes in the West Columbia River District, has begun.
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.
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.
Monday's finale of the fifth annual Crescent Construction Martin Luther King Jr. Bash pitted two defending boys' basketball champions against each other.
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.
A scoring dual and the top two teams in Class 4A falling to defeat were among the highlights of day one of the Crescent Construction Boys and Girls’ Martin Luther King Jr. Bash.
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.