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West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees Raises Over $31,000

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees Raises Over $31,000

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation held its 4th Annual Tribute for Trees Gala on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018. The gala raised over $31,000, including a $10,000 donation from Soda City Friends. All of the money raised is dedicated to planting trees, shrubbery, and flowers along Sunset Boulevard and Augusta Highway to beautify roadways in the City. Foundation Chairperson Melissa Sprouse […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two announces make-up day for time missed from hurricane threat

Lexington Two announces make-up day for time missed from hurricane threat

Lexington Two has announced the days that students will make up as a result of time missed due to Hurricane Florence. Students will be required to attend classes on Monday, January 14 (previously a teacher in-service day); ┬áMonday, February 18 (previously a student holiday); and Friday, March 22 (also an in-service day). The Board of Trustees, on the recommendation of […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County man killed on bicycle in hit-and-run incident

Lexington County man killed on bicycle in hit-and-run incident

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the bicyclist who died after being struck by a vehicle, Friday. The collision occurred Friday in the 300 block of Main Street in Gaston at approximately 5:50 a.m. According to Fisher, Mr. Christopher Samson Sharpe, 54, of Gaston was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Sharpe was riding his bicycle […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Body found in the Piney Grove Road area

Body found in the Piney Grove Road area

Lexington County deputies are investigating a death after a body was found, Thursday, in a wooded area off of Piney Grove Road. The body that was found in the area may have been at the site for at least a few weeks, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies are not looking for suspects and they do not believe […]

by · September 24, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
After floods, think insurance policy against disaster in West Columbia

After floods, think insurance policy against disaster in West Columbia

Don’t let your guard down. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. A week ago West Columbia dodged a major impact from Hurricane Florence, but city crews were ready and waiting. Cones were put in place to block off roads covered by water and personnel removed fallen trees and branches from some roadways in the city. While West Columbia missed the […]

by · September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington Two employees recognized with service awards

Lexington Two employees recognized with service awards

Nearly 60 employees of Lexington Two were recognized for their service Thursday. Awards were presented for 10, 20 and 30 years of service in Lexington Two during a reception before the monthly Board of Trustees meeting. Among the recipients, their schools and years of service: AIRPORT HIGH 10 years: Sarah Atkins, Karen Clement Williams, Herb Gray 20 years: Kathy Lambert, […]

by · September 21, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Coroner identifies 19-year-old killed in wrong-way collision on I-26

Coroner identifies 19-year-old killed in wrong-way collision on I-26

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision. The crash occurred on I-26 westboud near exit 104 Wednesday, around 5:20 a.m. According to Fisher, Mr. Austin William Dugar, 19, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at an area hospital due to injuries sustained in the collision. Dugar, who is believed to have been wearing […]

by · September 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Flock to the Block is Friday, Oct. 12, at Airport High School, before Homecoming Game

Flock to the Block is Friday, Oct. 12, at Airport High School, before Homecoming Game

Eagles for a Cause is presenting Flock to the Block. It’s from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at Airport High School. The annual food truck festival put on before Airport High Schools Homecoming Football game. Click here to visit Flock to the Block Website Flock to the Block is a free annual food truck festival put on before Airport High […]

by · September 20, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees draws largest crowd ever

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Tribute for Trees draws largest crowd ever

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation held its fourth annual Tribute for Trees Tuesday. More than 100 people came out for the event that is a fundraiser for the foundation. During the tribute, WCBF Chairwoman Melissa Sprouse-Browne presented West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton with a plaque dedicating a tree in honor of Kay Horton, Horton’s wife who passed away in August. […]

by · September 19, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
Lexington 2 names Kim Donovan as district’s Teacher of the Year

Lexington 2 names Kim Donovan as district’s Teacher of the Year

By Dawn Kujawa Teacher Kim Donovan carries many titles at Wood Elementary — music teacher, volunteer, running coach, entrepreneur, leader. Now, she can add a new title: District Teacher of the Year. Donovan, who has been teaching in Lexington Two since starting her career as an educator six years ago, was surprised in her classroom Tuesday with the news from […]

by · September 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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