Coroner identifies 24-year-old who was shot and killed at a West Columbia apartment complex

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the identity of a man who was shot and killedduring an incident, Monday, shortly after 1:30 p.m. at 1035 Comanchee Trail (RiverbankRetreat Apartments), West Columbia in Lexington County. Fisher states that Mr. Devonte Jerone Craft, 24, of West Columbia, was shot multiple times inthe […]

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I-77 bridge repair in Lexington County scheduled to begin in March

The South Carolina Department of Transportation will begin the repair of several bridges on I-77 in Lexington County on March 10. The repair effort will result in the closing of exits and entrances to I-77 for extended periods of time. The project is expected to be completed by the end […]

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West Columbia Police investigating death, asking for information

The West Columbia Police Department responded to a death investigation at 1035 Comanchee Trail, West Columbia, at 1:39 p.m., Monday Anyone with information, should contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721 or submit a tip to CrimeStoppers of the Midlands at CrimeSC.com or using the P3 tips app. For […]

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City of West Columbia hosting the 18th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec 2, at City Hall

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 18th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 6:30 PM, at West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC. Area elementary school “What Christmas Means to Me” essay contest winners will be recognized and read the […]

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Santa’s Mailbox is back in West Columbia at Carraway Park, across from Riverwalk

Santa’s Mailbox is back in the City of West Columbia inside Carraway Park, (across from Riverwalk) 212 Hudson Street, West Columbia. Children can bring their letters or use the provided postcards at Santa Post Office and drop them in Santa’s mailbox. Santa’s mailbox accepts letters from November 7 – December […]

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Lexington County man killed after car he was riding in hits a tree, driver arrested on DUI charge

Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher, has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle collision in the 300 block of Calhoun Road in Swansea around 9 a.m., Saturday. According to Fisher, Mr. Michael Nelvin Gordon, 40, of Gaston was the passengerin the vehicle traveling westbound on Calhoun Road when the […]

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Playoff run ends for Brookland-Cayce and Gray Collegiate

Brookland-Cayce lost at Dillon in the 3A, SC High School League Playoffs, Saturday. The Bearcats fell by a score of 35-21. Dillon (12-0) has not lost a home game in more than five years. BC finishes the year at 7-5. Defending State 2A Champions, Gray Collegiate lost at Saluda 23-16, […]

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West Columbia parks will be open on Saturday

All City of West Columbia parks will open on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the posted hours, after being closed Friday in preparation for Tropical Storm Nicole.

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Woman killed in Bush River Road crash is identified by Lexington County coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died after a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Wescott Road and Bush River Road in Columbia shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday, in Lexington County. According to Fisher, Ms. Jennifer Oneal Cassidy, 49, of Columbia was turning onto […]

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Brookland-Cayce’s Luke Long running Cross Country in the 3A State Championship, Saturday

Brookland-Cayce’s Luke Long will be running Cross Country in the 3A State Championship Saturday (Nov. 12.) The Cross Country State Championship was moved from Friday to Saturday due to weather concerns. Long will represent BC in the boys’ race at 9:30 a.m. The State High School Cross Country Meets will […]

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