City of West Columbia launches Civic Web Portal

The City of West Columbia’s website has been updated to include a Civic Web Portal, to help residents connect to municipal agendas and minutes. The new feature makes it easier for the public to get information and request service. With the CivicWeb Portal, users can incorporate any electronic communication device to search through the city’s […]

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Anna Huffman named West Columbia’s public information officer

Anna Huffman has been named as the public information officer for the City of West Columbia. Huffman has been overseeing the city’s social media presence, said Brian Carter, West Columbia deputy administrator. “As the city’s PIO, Anna will be the primary point of contact for media representatives and coordinate all […]

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Run-off sediment fills lake bed on Saluda River Drive

If you want to see what an almost-dry lake bed looks like, there’s one in West Columbia. Terrace Lake on Saluda River Drive has been drained. The lake is drained through a spillway that opens into the Saluda Riiver. It was drained in January to allow for dock and seawall repairs. […]

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Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Tuesday for its regular council meeting. Council’s agenda items include: Recognition of Joe Watts regarding a flood rescue and recognition of Elijah Jordan for the Little Free Library Eagle Scout project. […]

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West Columbia City Council meets 6 p.m., Tuesday

The City of West Columbia’s Regular Council Meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the Council Chambers in City Hall at 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia. Agenda CALL TO ORDER 2. DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM 3. INVOCATION 4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 5. ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMUNICATIONS BY THE MAYOR 6. PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS […]

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Brookland project could trigger “Boom” in West Columbia?

A deal to proceed with Brookland, could lead to explosive growth in the West Columbia Vista. On Jan. 21, West Columbia City Council approved a key rezoning ordinance. Turning the property at State and Meeting streets into Planned Unit Development opens the door for Estates Co. to build its multi-million […]

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Botanical Parkway beavers waste no time on engineering plan

While it may be next fall before the large gash in West Columbia’s Botanical Parkway is repaired, nature’s engineers are hard at work. The back road to Riverbanks Zoo suffered a crush to a culvert in the early October floods. A portion of the road was washed away. It is […]

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Lexington School District Two Teacher Recruitment Fair is Feb. 6

Teacher Recruitment Fair!! Lexington School District Two will have its Teacher Recruitment Fair February 6, 2016, from 8:30 am until 11 a.m. at Brookland Cayce High School. Registration is now open. You may register by completing the online application by clicking the CAREERS tab, then click on JOB OPENINGS at: Click […]

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Final plans for Taylor, Davis replacement school could come in May

The Lexington 2 School Board approved the design of a new elementary school planned at the Busbee site in Cayce, at its Wednesday meeting. Building site work for the school could be complete by mid-March, and all plans finalized for a May vote, according to Hal Turner of Thompson Turner […]

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Update: Coroner’s office communicates with friend of deceased woman

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office reports (via Facebook)  that a friend of Debra Lynn Barker has been found. The coroner’s office stated the friend and has agreed to handle arrangements for her. The post from the coroner’s office is below: “I received a call from a friend that Ms. Barker […]

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