Sen. Nikki Setzler

Nephron Nitrile Flight Arrives on Monday With First Equipment for Glove-Making

Flanked by partners, business leaders and public officials, including Governor Henry McMaster and members of Lexington County Council, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation CEO Lou Kennedy today announced a major milestone for Nephron Nitrile, a plant that will produce American-made, medical-grade first-in-class nitrile gloves. Thanks to the hard work of indispensable logistics experts from UPS and Columbia […]

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Brian Pena of West Columbia’s Karate Dojo receives Senate and House resolution from Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey

Shihan Brian Pena was recognized with resolutions from the South Carolina Senate and the South Carolina House, Thursday morning. Pena is the owner of the Karate Dojo on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. State Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey presented Pena with the resolutions. Pena was recognized for his contributions in the martial […]

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Cayce intersection named in honor of fallen Cayce Police Officer Drew Barr

The SCDOT approved a SC Statehouse Resolution, supported by Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey to name the intersection on 12th and Taylor Streets in Cayce in honor of Cayce Police Officer, Drew Barr. Barr was killed in the line of duty less than one month ago.

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Day declared by Governor, Senate and House

State Sen. Nikki Setzler, Gov. Henry McMaster along with members of the South Carolina Senate and House of Representatives, Wednesday, commemorated Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s 48-year history with a senate resolution declaring May 4 Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Day in South Carolina. The Resolution congratulated the founders and staff of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, the […]

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Spectrum creating 350 new jobs at West Columbia site on Platt Springs Road

Gov. Henry McMaster was in West Columbia Tuesday where Spectrum announced a partnership that will bring 350 new jobs to the local facility. State Sen. Nikki Setzler and Lexington County Councilman Todd Cullum were on hand, too. Spectrum is adding inbound sales representatives and management positions at its West Columbia call center.  “Spectrum continues to […]

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Lynn Summer to be inducted into Brookland-Cayce Hall of Fame, Feb. 10

Brookland-Cayce High School will induct its newest Hall of Fame member next month. Lynn Connor Summer will be honored February 10 at the Annual Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation Hall of Fame Gala. The event will be held at Seawell’s, 1125 Rosewood Dr., in Columbia.   Summer, fondly known as the “BC Diva,” worked at Brookland-Cayce […]

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Byron Snellgrove, retiring Cayce Department of Public Safety Chief, receives Order of the Palmetto

Byron Snellgrove, retiring Cayce Department of Public Safety Chief, received the Order of the Palmetto for his 37 years of service to law enforcement in the state at the Cayce City Council meeting, Tuesday. State Sen. Nikki Setzler and Rep. Micah Caskey presented the Order of the Palmetto to Snellgrove. It is signed by Gov. […]

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Dr. Charles Jackson of Brookland Baptist Church honored with a Senate resolution

Dr. Charles Jackson of Brookland Baptist Church is in his 50th year as a pastor.On Monday State Sen. Nikki Setzler announced that Jackson has been honored by the South Carolina Senate. Setzler posted a photo and the message below on Facebook: “Honored to present my dear friend, Dr. Charles Jackson, with a resolution celebrating his […]

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