American Legion

Funeral Service for Unclaimed Veteran Donald Sealey is Friday at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has announced that the funeral service for Mr. Donald R. Sealey has been scheduled. Mr. Sealey’s funeral, with military honors, will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Mr. Steve Goulet of American Legion Post 193, has been instrumental in the coordination of arrangements. Mr. Sealey, […]


West Columbia Post 79 American Legion Baseball Team gets rings for last year’s state championship

The West Columbia Post 79 American Legion Baseball Team won the SC American Baseball Summer League championship last year. On Monday, that team was honored with a dinner and an awards ceremony at the American Legion building on B Avenue in West Columbia. Post Director Legree Oswald presented state championship rings to the team.Head Coach […]


West Columbia designated as a Purple Heart City by City Council

The City of West Columbia was designated as a Purple Heart City, at the West Columbia City Council meeting, Tuesday. Several distinguished veterans (pictured) were at the council meeting to commemorate the designation. A Purple Heart City sign will be placed on the corner of 12th Street and Jarvis Klapman.