Charlotte Beth Burns of Swansea High School named Lexington 4 Student of the Quarter, Sandhills Middle’s Kara Hunter is Teacher of the Quarter at Chamber Breakfast

Charlotte Beth Burns of Swansea High School was named the Lexington 4 School District Student of the Quarter at the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast, Tuesday, at Stone River in West Columbia. She is pictured with Swansea High Principal Marcia Seawright, and Byron Thomas and Lindsey Miles of […]

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Gray Collegiate Academy deemed “One of America’s Best High Schools” by U.S. News and World Report

Gray Collegiate Release – Gray Collegiate Academy has been Deemed “One of America’s Best High Schools” in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report. Gray Collegiate Academy Principal, Dr. Brian Newsome announced that the charter school has been named one of the best high schools in the entire country. […]

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Hayden Thomas, former Brookland-Cayce High School baseball player, earns rookie award at College of Charleston

Former Brookland-Cayce High School Baseball star and now College of Charleston Freshman Hayden Thomas picked up a Coastal Athletic Association co-rookie of the week award last week. Thomas picked up his first career win and save against the William & Mary, allowing only two hits while striking out nine in […]

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Crave Artisan Market to open in West Columbia at former Primal Gourmet site on Meeting Street

Crave Artisan Market is planning to open a location at 725 Meeting St. in West Columbia. The Crave owners have bought the building, according to real estate records. The building is the former location of Primal Gourmet and the more-recent site for BrickHouse Coffee. BrickHouse has moved next door to […]

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Cayce Police make an arrest at hotel after finding drugs and weapons

Cayce Police Officers responded to an anonymous tip Sunday indicating a person staying at the Masters Inn had active warrants for their arrest. Officers responded quickly and located the man, resulting in his arrest on warrants for Domestic Violence 1st degree, pointing and presenting, and possession of a weapon during […]

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Lexington County deputies investigating deadly crash that ended pursuit

A Lexington man was killed in a single-car crash after he initiated a pursuit with a South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services officer April 14. “The South Carolina Department of Public Safety asked us to investigate the crash because one of its officers was involved,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon […]

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Elaine Lundy selected as Cayce Elementary’s new principal for the 2024-2025 school year

A familiar face will be returning to Cayce Elementary as its new leader with the 2024-2025 school year. Elaine Lundy has been selected as the school’s new principal. Her hiring was recommended by Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner and approved by the Board of Trustees at its April 18 meeting. Lundy […]

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Mota Crosslinking Business Academy’s “BEE WELL Fair, Celebrating MCBA’s 3rd Anniversary” is this Saturday, April 27

From Ulises Chavez – PR Manager / Mota Enterprises: Mota Crosslinking Business Academy is excited to announce its upcoming “BEE WELL Fair, Celebrating MCBA’s 3rd Anniversary” at 12 noon, on Saturday April 27, This is a free entrance and community based event for all ages that aims to promote well-being […]

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Nicholas “Nick” Gillcrese announced as the new principal at Riverbank Elementary for the 2024-2025 school year

Lexington Two’s Riverbank Elementary will have a new principal for the 2024-2025 school year. Nicholas “Nick” Gillcrese has been announced as the new leader at Riverbank.  His hiring was recommended by Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner and approved by the Board of Trustees at its April 18 meeting. “Mr. Gillcrese is […]

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West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day delivers fun and excitement on a most beautiful spring day

The sun shine was bright, Saturday, over the Fifth West Columbia Kinetic Derby Day and everyone was happy with the result.  “We’re pleased with the outcome,” said Anna Huffman, City of West Columbia Communications Director. “The Kinetic Sculpture Parade was full of creative entries, the soapbox races down Meeting Street were exciting […]

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