West Columbia’s The Wooden Dead display is back for Halloween

The zombies are prowling for Halloween at 1705 Redbird Lane in West Columbia. The display of scary wooden figures is a creation of artist Jeff Matthews who lives at the house. He began presenting The Wooden Dead seven years ago. Matthews cuts out and sketches the zombies to attract visitors to the home of his […]

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Hootie and the Blowfish Drummer Jim Sonefeld recounts his journey from star-status to redemption at C-WC Chamber Breakfast

Jim Sonefeld, drummer for Hootie and the Blowfish, recounted his story of addiction to redemption at the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast, Tuesday. “What a wonderful message,” said Tim James, C-WC president. “He spoke from the heart.”In 1995, the careers of the members of Columbia-based Hootie and the Blowfish took off after an appearance on the […]

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Lexington Two school employees recognized for years of service

Lexington Two personnel- teachers and all other staff members- were recognized for of Ten, twenty and and 30-plus years of service at Thursday night’s school board meeting.

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Ian’s winds could begin in Lexington County Friday morning, lots of rain expected, West Columbia City Hall closed amid storm warning

The SC Emergency Management Division predicts Hurricane Ian will make landfall on the South Carolina coast as a Category One hurricane. Lexington County should prepare for high wind and large volumes of rain. Lexington County is under a tropical storm warning and is expected to experience the effects from Tropical Storm Ian including strong winds, […]

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Nephron Nitrile Flight Arrives on Monday With First Equipment for Glove-Making

Flanked by partners, business leaders and public officials, including Governor Henry McMaster and members of Lexington County Council, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation CEO Lou Kennedy today announced a major milestone for Nephron Nitrile, a plant that will produce American-made, medical-grade first-in-class nitrile gloves. Thanks to the hard work of indispensable logistics experts from UPS and Columbia […]

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Deadly DUI cases result in long prison sentences in Lexington County

From Rick Hubbard – 11th Circuit Solicitor – The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is often referred to as the 100 Deadly Days of Summer. However, the following cases all occurred outside of that time period. Sadly, these crimes occurred throughout the year and resulted from individuals making the poor choice to drive after […]

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Music, shopping, dining – Everything you need for a great weekend in West Columbia

Are you looking for a fun weekend? There are a plethora of opportunities to enjoy in West Columbia’s River District, beginning with your Saturday morning. This Saturday, until Aug. 6, the Meeting Street Artisan Market will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Beginning Aug. 6, the Meeting Street Artisan Market will have NEW HOURS, […]

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Cayce-West Columbia Rookie Ball Dixie Youth Baseball Team wins championship

The Cayce-West Columbia Rookie Dixie Youth Baseball Team defeated South Spartanburg Tuesday. With the win the C-WC Rookie Ball Team is the 2022 District 4 State Champions. The game began at 10 a.m. and was played at the State Tournament in Orangeburg.

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