NEWS

Woman who died in Lexington County crash is identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Whetstone Road in the Swansea area of Lexington County at approximately 11:57 A.M., Thursday. According to Fisher, Ms. Riccy Noelia Menocal Rosales, 31, of Barnwell, was traveling westbound on Whetstone Road when she traveled off […]

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Lyndsey Ebener, Brookland-Cayce graduate and USC Law School student, wins prestigious Burton Award for finest law school writers

Brookland-Cayce High School graduate Lyndsey Ebener is a University of South Carolina (Joseph F. Rice) School of Law student. She has been selected for a Burton Award, a national program associated with the Library of Congress and presented by Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association. The award recognizes the finest law school writers […]

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West Columbia’s Gray Collegiate Academy wins State Basketball Championship

West Columbia’s Gray Collegiate Academy won the AA State Basketball Championship Friday. The War Eagles defeated Oceanside Academy 44-40 at the Florence Civic Center. It is the sixth State Basketball crown for Gray Head Coach Dion Bethea. The War Eagles were down by as many as 13-points in the first-half, but rallied for the victory. […]

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West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is April 20 – Here’s an update – Sponsorships still available! 

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE is scheduled for April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s held on State and Meeting streets. West Columbia City Council recently approved a road closure map for Kinetic Derby Day (see map below.)  The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street […]

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Former Brookland-Cayce Teacher Linda Bundrick-Brown recognized at the State House

Linda Bundrick-Brown was recognized with a resolution at the State House, Wednesday, for her many years of educational service to Cayce-West Columbia students, families, and the community. She officially retired from Brookland-Cayce High School in 2010 but returned to serve as attendance interventionist for her 51st year in education. (Photo from BCHS Facebook page) State […]

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Lexington County man sentenced to 5 years on distribution of methamphetamine-related charge

Nicholas Barrios Rattray, 40, of Batesville-Leesville, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine. Evidence presented to the court showed that on Nov. 28, 2018, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department narcotics agents visited Rattray’s Leesville residence […]

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Winners of Airport High School’s Miss Aquila announced

Airport High School’s Miss Aquila was held February 10. The winners shown here, from left, are Miss Freshman Taryn Gooding, Miss Senior Taylor Gooding, Miss Aquila Ally Phillips, Miss Junior Maggie Wright, and Miss Sophomore Caroline Zueger.

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New Miss Bearcat crowned at Brookland-Cayce High School

A new Miss Bearcat was crowned at Brookland-Cayce High School, Monday, and class winners were selected. Hailey Twiggs is the 2024 Miss Bearcat replacing the 2023 Miss Bearcat Caroline Hix. Miss Senior is Callie Grace Burgess; Miss Junior is Bailey Crowe; Miss Sophomore is Charli Dawkins; and Miss Freshman is Camryn Arnold. Miss. Freshman – […]

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