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Lexington 2 school receives gift of “Amazon” proportions

Lexington 2 school receives gift of “Amazon” proportions

The teachers at Claude A. Taylor Elementary School in Cayce needed supplies. A neighbor with a million-square-feet of inventory heard the call. The large Amazon facility, that is only a couple of miles from the school, awarded 52 boxes, filled with essentials. A box for each Taylor teacher. George Schultz, director of operations of the local Amazon facility, presided over the […]

by · August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
US Rep Joe Wilson Bus Tour makes stops in West Columbia

US Rep Joe Wilson Bus Tour makes stops in West Columbia

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-Springdale) stopped in West Columbia Tuesday for the Cayce-West Columbia Rotary Club meeting at the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center. Wilson is pictured with Keith Finley, C-WC Rotary Club president, Lisa Smith Chapin Rotary Club president, Rotary District Governor Sandy James Brooks from Hilton Head. Wilson – a former C-WC Rotary Club president-  also addressed the […]

by · August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Setzler Earns High Mark on S.C. Chamber Scorecard

Setzler Earns High Mark on S.C. Chamber Scorecard

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has released their 2016 Legislative Scorecard, and State Senator Nikki Setzler (West Columbia)  has once again earned the Business Advocate Award with a score of 90 percent. “It’s an honor to receive this recognition from an organization I respect so deeply,” said Setzler. “As the voice of my constituents, it is my duty to […]

by · August 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Frank Parker was a “fixture” in Cayce for decades

Frank Parker was a “fixture” in Cayce for decades

Frank Parker – longtime owner of Cayce Bait and Tackle Shop- was an icon in Cayce for more than four decades. “He was a fixture,” said his niece Lisa Sharpe Breese. “And he was a cut-up. People loved to hang out at his shop,” that was at 2108 State Street, where the new Henry’s restaurant is coming. The bait and […]

by · August 30, 2016 · 8 comments · NEWS
GCS Business Center and Resource Area holds open house, Tuesday

GCS Business Center and Resource Area holds open house, Tuesday

There was an open house with a ribbon cutting and after hours event Tuesday, at GCS- Business Center and Resource Area. It’s at 101 Corporate Blvd. Suite 110 (off of Chris Drive, behind Mann Tool) in West Columbia. Pictured are: John Esa, Doug Graves, Will Hawkins, Tammy Perian, Lauren Regani, Travis Worrell and Shamra Clark.

by · August 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington 2 contemplates historical significance in Springdale Elementary design

Lexington 2 contemplates historical significance in Springdale Elementary design

Can a school building be a monument to history education? That’s the concept Lexington School District 2 leaders are pondering as it undertakes the remodeling of Springdale Elementary School. District officials demonstrated a design that would incorporate an airport hangar theme, during the District 2 School Board meeting on Aug. 18. Springdale Elementary – which is on District 2’s plan […]

by · August 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Small Business Development Center talks technology trends at Chamber

Small Business Development Center talks technology trends at Chamber

The S.C. Small Business Development Center held a seminar Tuesday morning at the Greater Cayce- West Columbia Chamber Office on 12th Street. Earl Gregorich – of the SC Small Business Development Center- discussed Small Business Technology Trends. Technology is always changing and it is tough for small business owners to know what to adopt and what to avoid. The course […]

by · August 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County House of Raeford children get scholarships

Lexington County House of Raeford children get scholarships

House of Raeford Farms has announced it is awarding $50,000 in college scholarships to 20 students through the House of Raeford Scholarship Program. Almeera Lateef and Azaifa Lateef, daughters of Uzair Lateef of the West Columbia division, are attending the University of South Carolina Columbia. Mattison Caughman, daughter of Michelle Rish of the Batesburg-Leesville division, is attending University of South Carolina Aiken. […]

by · August 30, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Former Cayce business owner is killed

Former Cayce business owner is killed

Franklin Parker, 79, was killed Thursday and a Columbia man is facing murder charges for allegedly shooting him. Parker is the former owner of Parker’s Trim Shop of Cayce and Cayce Bait & Tackle. Edward Britt, 56, is charged with Parker’s murder after authorities said Britt shot Parker during an argument. Britt is also facing charges of possession of a weapon […]

by · August 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man living in Cayce gets 15 years for child pornography

Man living in Cayce gets 15 years for child pornography

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has announced that Fritz Edward Neiger, 66, pleaded guilty on Thursday to five counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 2nd Degree, and five counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 3rd Degree, in front of Judge Keesley in Lexington County. A Facebook profile of Neiger showed that he had lived in  Seattle, Wash. […]

by · August 29, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS