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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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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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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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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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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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Columbia Lions Club donates plastic composite bench for Guignard Park in Cayce

The Columbia Lions Club donated a plastic composite bench for Guignard Park in Cayce, Wednesday. Lions Club President Winn Fitzgerald said the bench was made by Trex (Trex Composite Decking) from recycled materials. Trex made the chair after the Lions Club gave them 500 pounds of recyclables that went into the chair. “We collected 500 […]

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No in-person school Friday, Lexington Two schools will move to eLearning day

With forecasts of inclement weather associated with Hurricane Ian,  Lexington Two schools will move to an eLearning day on Friday, September 30. All after-school activities, programs and athletic events that were scheduled for Friday are canceled or have been rescheduled. The district will continue to monitor weather conditions for Thursday evening’s athletic events, in case […]

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Cayce Fall Fest, scheduled for this Saturday, has been canceled

The Cayce Fall Fest, scheduled for this Saturday, Oct 1, has been canceled due to the increased likelihood of an impact from Hurricane Ian. City leaders are disappointed, but the safety and wellbeing of Cayce residents, vendors and attendees is most important. Please be on the lookout for updated information to help you prepare for […]

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