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West Columbia parents and retailers ready for Tax-Free Weekend

School buses will be back on the streets soon and this weekend is a chance to prepare students for a return to the classroom. It’s the time of the summer many parents look forward to. And South Carolina tax-free weekend 2022 begins Friday, Aug. 5 and goes through Sunday, Aug. 7. What is tax-free weekend? […]


Murphy USA gas station, Take 5 Car Wash coming to site near Carolina Pottery

Have you seen the construction crews in the parking lot of Carolina Pottery complex at 2816 Augusta Rd, West Columbia? A Murphy USA gas station and a Take 5 Car Wash are being built at the site, across from Lowe’s.West Columbia City Councilman Mike Green confirmed Tuesday that the gas station and car wash are […]


West Columbia man sentenced to 25 years for trafficking heroin

Jerome Smith, age 57, has been found guilty of Trafficking Heroin, Distribution of Heroin, and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin in Lexington County. Following a bench trial last week before the Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV, Chief Administrative Judge, Smith was sentenced to 25 years for the Trafficking offense, and received concurrent sentences […]