Arehart Street, off of Sunset Boulevard, in West Columbia has been repaved

Crews from the SC Department of Transportation worked to repave Arehart Street in West Columbia, earlier this week. Arehart Street runs from Morningside Drive to Sunset Boulevard (US 378.) The Rogue hair styling building, Jiffy Lube and Family Dollar are at the intersection where Arehart meets Sunset Boulevard. The street […]

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Adecco employment services cuts the ribbon on new branch office in West Columbia

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Ribbon-Cutting and the Grand Opening of Adecco’s new branch office in West Columbia, at 2023 Augusta Road. It’s in the Georgetown Shopping Center between Chick-fil-A and Moe’s Southwest Grill. Adecco is committed to connecting job seekers with incredible employment opportunities. Heather […]

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Todd Cockrell, Michael Bishop win in Tuesday’s Primaries, Russell Ott wins Dist. 26 Democratic Primary, while GOP’s Chris Smith and Jason Guerry will go to a run-off – See more results

Todd Cockrell won the Republican Primary for the Lexington County Council Dist. 4 County seat, Tuesday. He defeated Doug Leonard with 51% of the vote to 49%. That Lexington County Council Seat has been held by Deb Summers for years. She did not run in 2024. There will be a […]

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New West Columbia Planet Fitness is open

Planet Fitness at 2410 Augusta Road in the Danwood Shopping Center is now open. The Planet Fitness facility is in a 26,000 square-foot space and it anchors the shopping center. Over the past year, the shopping center has been undergoing a façade redevelopment and improvements. Planet Fitness opened late Monday. […]

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The South Carolina Primary Election is Tuesday

The South Carolina Primary Election is Tuesday. Voters across the state are set to cast ballots to choose who will represent the party in November’s general election. Polls open statewide beginning at 7 a.m. and will be open until 7 p.m. Anyone standing in line at 7 p.m. will be […]

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Lexington County Fire Service releases statistical information for May, 14 structure fire responses

The Lexington County Fire Service released call data for May. It shows that the LCFS responded to 1,626 total calls in May, compared to 1,594 calls in April. Calls included 14 structure fire responses and 16 hazardous material responses and 7 technical rescue responses. There were 10 wild fire responses […]

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REMINDER: Taste on the River is 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stone River in West Columbia

The 8th Annual Taste on the River is 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stone River in West Columbia. Enjoy UNLIMITED tastings from 13 of the Midlands’ top restaurants, an Open Bar, and a silent auction with AMAZING items up for bidding—all for a great cause! There’s a limited number of tickets, […]

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17-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle in Lexington County

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person who died in a vehicle vs.pedestrian accident in the 1900 block of Woodtrail Drive, in the Gaston area of Lexington County on Saturday , at approximately 9:12 p.m. According to Fisher, Mr. Walter Vinicio Diaz Perez, 17, of Gaston was in […]

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2 arrested, 1 still wanted in connection to Lexington County homicide that occurred on Edmund Highway

Lexington County deputies along with U.S. Marshals arrested a man and a woman Thursday afternoon in connection to a 2022 deadly shooting. Deputies are trying to locate one more suspect. Chendric Jawan Brown, 25, is charged with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy and London Ja’Kia Oliver, […]

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Lexington County Coroner has identified the person whose body was found in a wooded area

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person whose body was found ina wooded area on Roundtree Court in the Gaston area of Lexington County at approximately 2:18 p.m. Thursday. According to Fisher, Mr. Joseph Matthew Kosmos, 37, of Lexington was reported as a missingperson in May, and his […]

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