Springdale

Ian’s winds could begin in Lexington County Friday morning, lots of rain expected, West Columbia City Hall closed amid storm warning

The SC Emergency Management Division predicts Hurricane Ian will make landfall on the South Carolina coast as a Category One hurricane. Lexington County should prepare for high wind and large volumes of rain. Lexington County is under a tropical storm warning and is expected to experience the effects from Tropical Storm Ian including strong winds, […]

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Lexington 2’s Performing Arts Center and District Office is rising from the ground in Springdale

The Lexington Two School District’s Performing Arts Center and District Office (L2PAC for short) is rising from the ground on Platt Springs Road in Springdale. The L2PAC is the final project of the $225 million bond referendum approved by voters in 2014.  The $60 million, state-of-the-art venue will offer a space for performances, special events, […]

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Lexington 2 schedules groundbreaking for performing arts center in December

From Dawn Kujawa. Lexington Two Communications – -The Lexington Two School District will break ground on a new performing arts center and district office in December, following the board’s final approval of plans earlier this month. The center, the final piece of the district’s $225 million bond referendum approved by voters in 2014, will be […]

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Lexington County 1 of only 11 SC counties that grew by more than 10.7%, since 2010

South Carolina grew 10.7% from 2010 to 2020. Only 11 counties in the state grew at a higher than 10.7 percent. Lexington County was one of those counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. West Columbia was the second-fastest growing municipality in Lexington County. West Columbia had a population 17,416 in 2020 and it grew […]

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West Columbia grows by 16% – Cayce grows 12%, since 2010- Lexington County grows by 12%

West Columbia was the second-fastest growing municipality in Lexington County, according to 2020 Census numbers released Thursday. West Columbia had a population 17,416 in 2020 and it grew by 16.2 percent from 2010 to 2020. Cayce’s population was 13,971 and it grew by 11.52 percent. Other close-by municipalities added population. Pine Ridge grew by five […]

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Lexington 2 Performing Arts Center-District Office site moved to Platt Springs Road in Springdale – See renderings

The site for Lexington Two’s Performing Arts Center and District Office has moved to Springdale. The initial plan was to build the $60 million performing arts center and district office in Cayce at 12th Street Extension and Saxe Gotha Road, adjacent to Dominion Energy’s offices, near the I-77 Exit. The new plan puts the two-story […]

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Apply to become Lexington 2 bus driver; get credit for commercial, military experience

Job candidates who apply to become school bus drivers in Lexington Two will receive credit for their years of experience in previous commercial driving positions and in the military, effectively boosting their starting pay with the district. The opportunity for a larger starting salary is in addition to other benefits of working as a school […]

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958 COVID-19 cases in Cayce, Springdale and West Columbia

There have been 440 confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Columbia (29169) as of Monday, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. In Cayce (29033) DHEC reports 208 coronavirus cases and there have been 310 confirmed cases in the 29170 Zip code, in the Springdale -West Columbia area. There have been 85 […]

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