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Update on West Columbia citywide improvements, and there’s more to come

The first of July marks the beginning of the Fiscal-Year 2024-25. It’s a good time to take a look at the projects that are moving forward in West Columbia and to review the things that have been accomplished.  West Columbia City Administrator Brian Carter explained the motivation behind upgrades the city is implementing.  “We want […]

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Tim Thompson has opened Thompson’s Southern Automotive for car and truck detailing, lawn equipment repair, too

Tim Thompson is back in the auto-servicing business. Under the name Thompson’s Southern Automotive Advisor. Tim is a graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School and he was with Mooneyhan’s Auto Repair in West Columbia for more than 15 years. Tim is doing Car and Truck Detailing by appointment. He will also work on lawn equipment. Click […]

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Tokyo Joe’s tribute to the Eagles at the new Lexington 2 PAC – Get your tickets

More than 300 tickets sold in the first few hours for Tokyo Joe Productions presents: Southern Sky – A Tribute to the Eagles at the brand new Lexington Two Performing Arts Center on Platt Springs Road in Springdale. Prettier Than Matt will open the show. The show is Saturday, August 10 and tickets are available […]

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Lexington’s Sunset Split congestion-easing project Public Information Meeting is Wednesday

The 2024 In-Person Public Information Meeting for the “Sunset Split” project in Lexington is Wednesday (July 10) from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Town of Lexington office complex at 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington. Click here for Sunset Split Website Comments from the public will be accepted until July 24, 2024 The idea for […]

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Cayce-West Columbia Coach Pitch DYB All-Star Team is State Runner-Up and C-WC Ozone team plays Wednesday in the State Tournament

The Cayce-West Columbia Coach Pitch DYB All-Star Team is the SC State Runner-Up. C-WC will compete in the DYB World Series in Orangeburg on July 26 at 1 p.m. vs North Carolina. The team’s home field is Wilson Howard Park in West Columbia. The Cayce-West Columbia DYB Ozone team will Compete in Division 2 of […]

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Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigating after a body was found in a pond

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has started a death investigation, Tuesday around 7 p.m., after a body was found in a pond in the 200 block of Crossbow Drive, in the Harbison area of Lexington County. Detectives and a dive team members have been dispatched to the scene. Neighbors should expect to see Sheriff’s Department […]

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See Chaye Alexander Video with WECO “Love Local” Business Tour of Chayz Lounge, WECO Bottle & Biergarten, new Crave Artisan Market

The Greater CWC Chamber of Commerce has partnered with West Metro News and the City of West Columbia to promote businesses that attract visitors to our community, and visitor/tourism opportunities. “Chaye Alexander of Chayz Lounge, Phillip Blair of WECO Bottle and Biergarten, and Lewis Williams of Crave Artisan Market are perfect fits for our ‘Love […]

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Fewer vehicle crashes in West Columbia in June, according to data released by the WCPD

The West Columbia Police Department responded to 3,112 calls for service in June; down from 3,246 calls for service in May and 3,505 in April. Link to WCPD data Police made 525 traffic stops in June, compared to 668 in May. There were 20 DUI arrests made in June, compared to 19 in May and […]

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