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West Columbia Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 2 – Parade of Lights is Dec. 10

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the annual West Columbia Tree Lighting  is a seasonal tradition that enhances the spirit. West Columbia’s 18th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Dec. 2) 2022, at the West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia. Pastor Dow Welsh of Holland […]

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Unified Day, supported by Special Olympics South Carolina, celebrated at Cayce Elementary School

Dawn Kujawa – Lexington 2 Communications – Cayce Elementary students, teachers, and staff came together Tuesday for the school’s first Unified Day.  As a Unified Champion School through Special Olympics South Carolina, Cayce Elementary’s goal was to provide an opportunity for students with and without disabilities the chance to build confidence, self-esteem, resilience, sportsmanship, and […]

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2 men charged with grand larceny in connection to Bush River Road trailer theft

Two men are accused of stealing a trailer from a neighbor’s home in Lexington County. Jason Wilson, a 41-year-old Lexington resident, was charged with grand larceny and Maynard Bartlett, a 37-year-old Columbia resident, was charged with grand larceny and receiving stolen goods, according to arrest warrants. “After receiving a call from a witness, deputies responded […]

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23-year-old West Columbia man killed in motorcycle accident, Lexington County Coroner identifies victim

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in motorcycle accident in the 2700 block of Emmanuel Church Road, West Columbia (in Lexington County) shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. According to Fisher, Mr. Christian Michael Turner, 23, of West Columbia was traveling southbound on Emmanuel Church Road when he […]

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Cayce singer, song writer, Ken McMurray, loves music and he keeps going after it

Cayce singer and songwriter Ken McMurray has not hit it big, but that won’t stop him. “I love playing music and I love writing songs,” McMurray said. He has been at it for more than 20 years and he’s still going strong. McMurray will play The Taylor Boys 17th Annual Christmas Extravaganza at The Senate […]

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Airport’s “Eagles for a Cause” hosting a Community Outreach Fair, Saturday, Dec. 3 – Volunteers Needed

The Airport Eagles for a Cause is conducting a Community Outreach Fair – We CareFREE EVENT for our Community in need. It’s Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Congaree Elementary School, 1221 Ramblin Rd., West Columbia, SC 29172. Contact: [email protected]mail.com or call: 803-339-9219. Website: https://linktr.ee/eaglesforacause

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Two men accused of stealing cars, all-terrain vehicles, from businesses in Lexington County

Two Columbia men are accused of stealing cars and all-terrain vehicles from Augusta Road businesses in Lexington County. Ernest Michael Bell, 47, and Zannie Rashod Phillips, 29, are charged with grand larceny, second-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy, according to arrest warrants. “After reviewing security cam video, property crimes investigators concluded Bell and Phillips cut a […]

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Brookland-Cayce science teacher Elizabeth McShane passes away

Brookland-Cayce High School science teacher Elizabeth McShane passed away late last week. Brookland-Cayce sent an email Monday afternoon informing students and parents of McShane’s passing. A copy of the letter is posted below: Dear Brookland-Cayce Families: It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of a member of our Brookland-Cayce High School […]

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