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West Columbia Police Department and Columbia Church of Christ help families in need on Thanksgiving

The West Columbia Police Department partnered with the Columbia Church of Christ to get Thanksgiving meals to families in need on the weekend before Thanksgiving. Members of the West Columbia Police Department and the West Columbia Outreach Program assisted in packaging and delivering 120 meals. The WCPD’s community business partners helped make it possible. (WCPD […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation Board members prepare Chamber Breakfast

Board members of the Taylor Watford Foundation prepared breakfast for the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber meeting, Tuesday at Stone River. Also, Kyle Cullum, a Taylor Watford Board member addressed the meeting. He said the Taylor Watford Foundation, in its mission against substance abuse, is helping to fund treatment to businesses who may have an employee […]

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USC Board Chairman Thad Westbrook says USC wants to work with local businesses at C-WC Chamber Breakfast

University of South Carolina Board Chairman Thad Westbrook addressed the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast meeting, Tuesday, at Stone River in West Columbia. Westbrook is an attorney with the Nelson Mullins law firm and he is an Airport High School graduate.Westbrook discussed construction projects in which USC is involved and he invited participation. “We want […]

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Brookland – Lakeview Empowerment Center “Field of Dreams” is dedicated

It was once known as the Dust Bowl, but now the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center football field has new turf, new lights and an irrigation system. The renovated field at 1218 Batchelor St. in West Columbia was dedicated Tuesday. Rev. Charles Jackson, pastor of Brookland Baptist Church, owner of the BLEC, said restoring the field was […]

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Chick-fil-A $80 million distribution center coming to West Columbia’s Saxe Gotha Industrial Park creating 165 new jobs

 Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Monday announced plans to establish its newest distribution center in Lexington County. The company’s $80 million investment will create 165 new jobs. “We would like to welcome Chick-fil-A Supply as a new partner here in Lexington County. We are very excited Chick-fil-A Supply chose to have their […]

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Cayce Police asking for help to find suspect who allegedly watched victim before burglarizing her apartment

The Cayce Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the Alight Apartments burglary that occurred on Oct. 26. Important Clarification: Social media posts have been made asking why the victim watched the suspect for two hours prior to calling the police. The victim did not see the suspect until he was burglarizing her […]

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Man charged with armed robbery, kidnapping, and carjacking by Lexington County Sheriff

A Bluffton man is accused of robbing a man of his vehicle after holding him at gunpoint in his garage. Ronnison Mivalkeny Williams, 22, is charged last week with armed robbery, kidnapping, carjacking, first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information detectives have confirmed since […]

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ShotSpotter detects 9 shots fired and Cayce Police aid West Columbia Police to catch suspects

On Monday at 10:39 a.m., the West Columbia Police Department received a ShotSpotter alert indicating 9 rounds were fired at the 1200 block of Holland Street. WCPD officers were on the scene in 3 minutes. Officers were able to start an investigation into the incident and identify a suspect vehicle. Due to a strong working […]

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