Month: November 2022

Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City donates 2 electric bikes to the West Columbia Police Department at its Grand Opening, Wednesday

Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City, a new City of West Columbia business, donated two electric bikes to the West Columbia Police Officers Foundation Wednesday. The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City grand opening at 521 Meeting St, West Columbia. It was attended by Rep. Joe Wilson and many […]

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Lexington County triple-murder results in life sentences for 2 Columbia men

Jeremy S. Cornish, age 41, of Columbia, and Justin Tyler Hopkins, age 24, of Columbia, have each been sentenced to Life in prison for the murders of three me. The murders occurred during a home invasion in the St. Andrews area of Lexington County in 2019. This case was prosecuted by Eleventh Circuit Solicitor Rick […]

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West Columbia passes $1.6 million bond issue to fix AC and expand WCPD evidence room, after spirited discussion

West Columbia City Council passed first reading of a bond issue ordinance plan that would allow the City of West Columbia to borrow $1.6 million. The money would be used to replace the heating and air conditioning system at City Hall and to expand the West Columbia Police Department’s over-filled evidence room. The 6-1 vote […]

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Bri L. Designs receives Quarterly Business Award from West Columbia Beautification Foundation at City Council meeting

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation presented Bri L. Designs with the Quarterly Business Award for the beautiful landscaping on her property at 819 Meeting St. Pictured: Chairwoman Kathy Whetzel, Vice-Chairwoman Lainie Piluso Lewis, Board Member Steve Cohen, Business Owner Bri Ethridge, and her parents, Paul and Diane Etheridge. Paul helped design the landscape.

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Woman dies in Platt Springs Road collision, Lexington County Coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, has identified the individual who died in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Platt Springs Road and Cross Road in Lexington shortly before 8:30 a.m., Tuesday.  According to Fisher, Ms. Takkia Sierra Dawkins, 37, of Lexington attempted to turn onto Platt Springs Road from Sandy Springs Lane when she […]

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Brookland-Cayce faces Hanahan in first round of state football playoffs, Friday, Gray is Conference Champion

The Brookland Cayce Football Team will face Hanahan at BC, at 7:30 p.m., Friday in the first round of the SC High School Playoffs. The Bearcats are the 3A – Region 5 Runner-Up after falling to Gilbert, at Gilbert, last Friday, 35-21. Brookland-Cayce is a No. 2 seed. Gray Collegiate is the 2A – Region […]

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