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FLOCK steps in with books for Davis students

FLOCK steps in with books for Davis students

The shelf was empty. “We’ve read all of our books and we need more” That was the message Chuck Underhill got from K-through-2 students at at Davis Childhood Center for Technology, in Cayce. “We will help you get more,” Underhill told the students. He is the coordinator for FLOCK the community outreach of the House of Raeford poultry plant in […]

by · January 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 Board honored during reception, Thursday

Lexington 2 Board honored during reception, Thursday

There was a reception to honor the Lexington 2 Board of Trustees Thursday. The reception was held prior to the regular meeting in accordance with School Board Appreciation Month. During the meeting Lexington 2 Board Members signed a South Carolina School Board Member Ethical Principles document. “This is the best Board I’ve ever worked with,” said Lexington Two Superintendent Dr. Bill James. He […]

by · January 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Ribbon cut for Insurance Advantage at 511 Meeting St., West Columbia

Ribbon cut for Insurance Advantage at 511 Meeting St., West Columbia

The ribbon was cut on Insurance Advantage at 511 Meeting Street in West Columbia, Thursday. Pictured – left to right – Gregg Pinner, President and CEO Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce; Ben Green, Insurance Advantage; David Harrell, Insurance Advantage; Anna Huffman, City of West Columbia; Dondee Lewis, Chamber Board- Lexington Printing ; Tara Greenwood, City of West Columbia- Second […]

by · January 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Renovation of Springdale approved- students moved to Davis for one year

Renovation of Springdale approved- students moved to Davis for one year

The Lexington 2 School Board approved the plan to add onto, and to upgrade Springdale Elementary School, Thursday. It will take one year to complete. The cost is $10.7 million. Boomerang Design is working on the project and M.B Kahn is the construction company contracted. Lexington 2 Superintendent Dr. Bill James said the OK by the board, at Thursday’s meeting, […]

by · January 20, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
White Knoll’s Brett Williams, 16, possibly died from the flu

White Knoll’s Brett Williams, 16, possibly died from the flu

 According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, the results of a comprehensive autopsy performed on Brett Williams, 16, of West Columbia are currently pending as further testing and studies are being conducted. Fisher states that all information obtained indicates that Williams’s death was related to a recent illness. Williams tested positive for Influenza B on Saturday. Following this initial diagnosis, […]

by · January 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Department hosted Chamber’s Lunch and Learn Wednesday

West Columbia Fire Department hosted Chamber’s Lunch and Learn Wednesday

The West Columbia Fire Department hosted the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn event Wednesday. West Columbia Fire Chief Wyatt Coleman and firefighting personnel presented demonstrations that included equipment use, a burning room and ascension on a ladder truck. More photos at: City of West Columbia Facebook Page Click on Photos to enlarge:  

by · January 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
A Taste on the River by WC Beautification Foundation is Feb. 28

A Taste on the River by WC Beautification Foundation is Feb. 28

A Taste on the River is being presented by the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. A “Taste” features the best restaurants from West Columbia and the Vista. They are all coming together for a fun evening to showcase their cuisine to help beautify West Columbia. Tour the tasting stations throughout the event and browse our silent auction for thrills and deals! […]

by · January 19, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Finding good deals drives Cayce’s Dell Price

Finding good deals drives Cayce’s Dell Price

You can call her a treasure hunter. Cayce’s Dell Price likes to shop, and she is an expert at getting the best price for quality merchandise. Price has learned how to find deals that as so good, she gets paid to shop. “I get a thrill when I find that special deal,” said Price. When her parents we’re homebound- Price […]

by · January 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
Nephron moving its headquarters to site outside of Cayce-West Columbia

Nephron moving its headquarters to site outside of Cayce-West Columbia

Nephron Pharmaceuticals is moving its headquarters from Orlando, Fla. to its Lexington County Facility, just outside of Cayce. “South Carolina is very pro-manufacturing jobs and focused on workforce development,” Nephron President and CEO Lou Kennedy told the Orlando Business Journal when the move was announced.  “That’s good for business.” Nephron has invested more than $330 million into its plant in […]

by · January 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS
2016 Lexington County traffic deaths down slightly

2016 Lexington County traffic deaths down slightly

Forty-one people died on the roads in Lexington County for the year 2016. In the last four years- from 2013 to 2016- 2015 is the year that had the most traffic deaths in Lexington County- with 46. In 2014, there were 36 traffic deaths and 39 in 2013. The data comes from the S.C. Department of Public Safety. Not only […]

by · January 18, 2017 · 0 comments · NEWS