New homes and commercial space could be coming to Center Street in West Columbia, according to newspaper report

The West Columbia Planning Commission approved the first step of a plan for the building of 27 houses and commercial space on more than two acres of property bounded by Cromwell Street, between Center Street and Augusta Street, in West Columbia. The site is one block off of Meeting Street […]

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West Columbia Meeting Street Artisan Market readies for new Thursday schedule beginning June 6

The West Columbia Meeting Street Artisan Market offers  a boutique shopping experience. The City of West Columbia-sponsored market at 425 Meeting Street invites you to play, shop, and eat. The new hours for the market, which is next open on June 6, are from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. It’s […]

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Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series resumes Saturday featuring Blues Deluxe SC at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater

The Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series resumes Saturday, (May 25) from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road. Blues Deluxe SC will be playing this Saturday. Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series is presented by the Greater Cayce West-Columbia Chamber […]

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Lexington County Coroner identifies man who was shot and killed

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of a man who was shot outside of his residence in the 2400 block of Glenn Road in the Gaston area of Lexington County, Tuesday. Fisher states that Mr. John Darrick Rumph, 53, of Gaston, was pronounced dead on scene dueto […]

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20-year-old charged in fatal Lexington crash will be turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement when he is able to post bond

The Lexington Police Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate the fatal collision that occurred on Industrial Drive on Monday (May 20.) As a result of that crash Giovanni Mendoza-Jimenez, age 20, of West Columbia, was driving a work van that struck and killed a motorcyclist. The van also hit a […]

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Close to 150 students graduating with GEDs and high school diplomas from Lexington 2’s adult education program

About 150 students are graduating with GEDs and high school diplomas from Lexington Two’s adult education program, and many of them walked in a graduation ceremony Tuesday night at the Lexington Two Performing Arts Center.   Families, friends, district educators, board members, and Superintendents Dr. Brenda Hafner of Lexington Two and […]

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College of Charleston pitcher, and former Brookland-Cayce High School star, Hayden Thomas, named to the Coastal Athletic Association All-Rookie Squad

College of Charleston relief pitcher, and former Brookland-Cayce High School star, Hayden Thomas, was named to the Coastal Athletic Association All-Rookie Squad, Tuesday. According to College of Charleston’s Stats page Thomas had a 3-1 record, with one save and an earned run average of 3.89. He pitched 37 innings and recorded 34 […]

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Airport and Brookland-Cayce seniors visit their elementary and middle schools, in cap and gown, as part of annual pre-graduation tradition

As Lexington Two’s members of the Class of 2024 prepare for graduation ceremonies this week, they are wrapping up their school year by enjoying a favorite annual tradition – returning to their elementary and middle schools, in cap and gown, to walk the halls a final time.  Airport High School […]

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West Columbia City Council recognizes Gray Collegiate Academy Boys Basketball Team and Coach Dion Bethea for State Championship win

From The City of West Columbia – The West Columbia City Council recognized the Gray Collegiate Academy Boys Basketball Team for their 2024 Class AA State Championship and sixth title in seven years, at a meeting, Monday. West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, City Council, and Sen. Nikki Setzler awarded the […]

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Man dies after being hit by tractor-trailer while riding a bicycle on Platt Springs Road

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a tractor- trailer vs. bicycle accident in the 3600 block of Platt Springs Road in the West Columbia area of Lexington County at approximately 6:48 a.m., Tuesday. According to Fisher, Mr. Christopher David Razny, 45, of West Columbia […]

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