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Brookland-Cayce student dies in vehicle crash, early Saturday morning

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision in the 1500 block of South Lake Drive in Lexington at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday.  According to Fisher, Mr. Connor George Ilisie, 17, of West Columbia was traveling westbound on South Lake Drive when the vehicle he was driving crossed […]

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Hurricane Ian makes landfall, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department issues contact phone number as conditions expected to deteriorate

The National Hurricane Center reported that the center of Hurricane Ian made landfall Friday at 2:05 pm. near Georgetown. Maximum sustained winds were 85 mph when it hit. Ian will bring heavy rain and wind gusts up-to 60 mph to Lexington County. The SC Emergency Management Division is reporting down powerlines on flooded roads, storm […]

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Gray defeats Columbia High School

Gray Collegiate Academy won its fourth game in a row Thursday night. The War Eagles defeated Columbia High School by a score of 70-0. Gray is now 4-0 in region play. Gray is now 4-3 on the season.

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Wind blows tree onto moving car and injures driver in Lexington County

The Irmo Fire District reported that windy conditions caused a large pine tree to fall on a moving vehicle on Piney Grove Road in Irmo, Friday morning. The vehicle’s roof was crushed, injuring the driver and trapping her inside. The vehicle continued down Piney Grove several hundred yards, coming to rest in a yard against […]

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West Columbia Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team promotes safer eco-tourism on the Congaree River 

The recreational use of the Congaree River has been a major benefit to West Columbia, especially in the summer months. River outfitters conduct tubing trips down the river and many of those tubers exit the river at the West Columbia Riverwalk Park. The river as an eco-tourism attraction means that many more users are in […]

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West Columbia Riverwalk, parks, Meeting Street Artisan Market closed due to inclement weather threat

City of West Columbia Inclement Weather Information Due to the threat of inclement weather, including high winds and debris, the City of West Columbia will implement the following closures and cancellations: ParksRiverwalk Park & Amphitheater: Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12 PM until further notice Fowler Park: Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12 PM until further notice Butler […]

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Brookland-Cayce defeats Orangeburg-Wilkinson

Brookland-Cayce traveled to Orangeburg, Wednesday night, and came back home with a win in its conference opener. BC defeated OW by a score of 42-7. Naz Mays scored 3 TDs and QB Tanner Staton scored 2 TDs.The game was moved to Wednesday from Friday because of the threat posed by Hurricane Ian.

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I Heart Mac and Cheese holds a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

I Heart Mac and Cheese held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration, Wednesday at 2712 Emmanuel Church Road, West Columbia. It’s in the Three Fountains area. A crowd grew for the grand opening because the first 10 customers got free mac and cheese – once a week- for a year. The Greater Cayce-west Columbia […]

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