Fatality victim of Monday crash identified by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in the two-vehicle accident at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Monday.  Click for Link to initial accident report. The accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 21 and Calvary Church Road in Swansea. The man killed was  Curtis R. […]

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Cayce works to re-open Phase II of Riverwalk, after June flooding

The City of Cayce, in an announcement on June 25, reported that “Phase II of the Cayce Riverwalk is currently closed due to damage from rains and flooding.” At the Cayce City Council meeting Tuesday, City Manager Rebecca Vance said Phase II of Riverwalk in Cayce is still closed, but […]

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West Columbia OKs deal with Pawmetto Lifeline for animal services

West Columbia City Council approved a deal to change its animal services plan, Tuesday night. Council passed a plan for a 90-day agreement for animal services with Pawmetto Lifeline at its regular meeting. The new a contract for service replaced an agreement the city had with Pets Inc. Mayor Joe […]

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“Before I Die” Wall West Columbia Riverwalk unveiling, Thursday

This a repost of an article that ran on westmetronews.net on July 12.  The unveiling of the “Before I Die” is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6. on the West Columbia Riverwalk. The Before I Die wall is a public art project that invites people to reflect on their lives and share […]

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Footballs in the air as Airport and BC prepare for new season

High school football practice for the 2015-16 season began, Friday. Monday was the first day players practiced in pads Airport High School begins its daily practices at 8:30 a.m. Brookland-Cayce starts at 9 a.m. The first high school games, for some teams, are Aug. 21. Brookland-Cayce plays at Fairfield Central […]

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One killed in Lexington County vehicle crash

A two-vehicle collision in Lexington County Monday evening, resulted in a fatality according to South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) report. A collision occurred at 5:45 p.m. on U.S. 21 near Calvary Church Road, according to the SCHP. The driver of a 1990 Jeep was killed at the scene of the […]

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City of West Columbia conducting Women’s Defense Class

The City of West Columbia will conduct a Women’s Self-Defense Class. The Self-Defense And Female Empowerment (S.A.F.E.) course is scheduled for 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Aug. 20, at the West Columbia Police Department, 200 N. 12th St., West Columbia. To register, contact Officer Marsh at: 794-0721, Ext. 638.

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City of Cayce to honor former Councilman Tim James

The City of Cayce will honor former Cayce City Councilman Tim James for his service to the city. The event is scheduled for Sept. 1, 5:30 p.m. at C ayce Council Chamber at City Hall, 1800 12th St. For more information, contact: Mendy Corder at 550-9557.

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Addy Cullum brings equestrian National Championship to Cayce

Cayce’s Addy Cullum has won the National High School Varsity Intermediate Horse Reining Championship. “Go out there and ride,” is what her dad told her, said Cullum. She is a rising sophomore at Brookland-Cayce High School and the daughter of Michelle and Todd Cullum, Lexington County Councilman. The National Horse […]

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Springdale Town Council meeting, gets new crime fighting dog, named Batman

Tuesday, at 6pm, the Town of Springdale will have its town council meeting. Mayor Michael Bishop said “It’s going to be a special night as we welcome our newest officer, Bruce Wayne, aka Batman. Bruce is a 2-year old German Shepherd who has recently joined the ranks of the Springdale Police Department.” Bruce […]

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