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West Columbia has it “going on” – Groundbreaking for enabling park is Tuesday

West Columbia has it “going on” – Groundbreaking for enabling park is Tuesday

The City of West Columbia is on a roll. “The amount of activity in our city is phenomenal,” said West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton. “In order for so much to be done, a large amount of multi-tasking is required by our staff at city hall. They think outside-the-box. They are a talented and an experienced bunch. Everybody works together and […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 2 comments · NEWS
Friday is the last Fall Rhythm on the River concert

Friday is the last Fall Rhythm on the River concert

Friday is the last concert of the 2018 Fall Rhythm on the River series. The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Rhythm on the River Fall Series, presented by House of Raeford and the City of West Columbia, is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday. It’s at the Riverwalk Amphitheater in West Columbia. Friday’s band is Ashes of […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police arrest man charged with attempted murder

West Columbia Police arrest man charged with attempted murder

West Columbia Police arrested a Richland County man and charged him with attempted murder in connection to an incident that occurred Tuesday at 450 Meeting Street in West Columbia. Antonio Eugene Howell, 37, of 4600 Fort Jackson Blvd., Columbia, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. According to police, Howell got into […]

by · October 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Blended Bakery food truck expected to be in West Columbia, Thursday

Blended Bakery food truck expected to be in West Columbia, Thursday

There’s a new food truck in West Columbia. The Blended Bakery pulled up to the Carolina Food Truck Court on Meeting Street, next-to Good Wood Furniture, in West Columbia, Tuesday morning. The Blended Bakery is also scheduled to be in West Columbia, Thursday, and Friday. Hours are from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. It’s easy to recognize because the food […]

by · October 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man arrested in Lexington, charged with 5 counts after barricading himself in house

Man arrested in Lexington, charged with 5 counts after barricading himself in house

Matthew Sanders Johns, 28, was arrested on multiple warrants after barricading himself in his residence in the 200 block of Coventry Drive, in Lexington. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green announced around 2 a.m. Thursday that Johns had been arrested. Tuesday morning Sanders ran away from an officer who attempted to stop him for speeding, according to a police report.  Later in […]

by · October 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police seek attempted murder suspect

West Columbia Police seek attempted murder suspect

There was an attempted murder on Tuesday at 450 Meeting Street, West Columbia, according to the West Columbia Police Department. A victim was shot multiple times and the alleged shooter fled the scene in a grey or silver Chevrolet HHR. The vehicle headed east toward Columbia. Photos are attached of the suspect as well as the suspect’s vehicle. If you […]

by · October 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Beautiful sunrise over West Columbia photo gallery

Beautiful sunrise over West Columbia photo gallery

The sky over West Columbia was beautiful Tuesday morning. The sunrise, with the clouds, made for a picturesque dawn. Some of the photos were taken on State Street. There are also pictures from Sunset Boulevard and Meeting Street. Click on photos to enlarge.   

by · October 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man who died in Lexington crash is identified by coroner

Man who died in Lexington crash is identified by coroner

Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on South Lake Drive at Interstate 20 at approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Michael John Callanan, 72, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene. Callanan was southbound on South Lake Drive when he failed to stop […]

by · October 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
1931 newspaper, Bible in mysterious box opened at Brookland-Cayce High School

1931 newspaper, Bible in mysterious box opened at Brookland-Cayce High School

By Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two Communications  People around Brookland-Cayce High School have been trying to guess for weeks the contents of a mysterious box found behind the Class of 1931 brick during auditorium renovations. Finally, on Tuesday night, folks had their answer, as the medium-sized, rusty rectangular box — soldered shut — was opened for the first time during […]

by · October 17, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton welcomes Riverbank Elementary at dedication

West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton welcomes Riverbank Elementary at dedication

West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton and other elected officials, on Tuesday, welcomed Riverbank Elementary School to West Columbia at the Dedication Ceremony. Riverbank is the new school off of Sunset Boulevard, on Cougar Drive.

by · October 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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