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Lexington District 2 schools are closed Wednesday

Lexington District 2 schools are closed Wednesday

Lexington District 2 press release  ‏ Due to forecasts of inclement weather, Lexington Two schools and administrative offices will be closed today — Wednesday, January 17. All school and district activities scheduled for today also are cancelled. Earlier, Lexington 2 had announced that schools would be on a two-hour delay. That schedule has been revised to closed.

by · January 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run in West Columbia Saturday

Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run in West Columbia Saturday

A Kinetic Derby Day Practice Run is scheduled in the City of West Columbia for Kinetic Derby Day Practice Cars The City of West Columbia Staff will gather to practice run Soap Box Derby cars for the Kinetic Derby Day on April 21. The Eastbound lanes of Meeting Street will be closed from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday on […]

by · January 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia on two-hour delay due to inclement weather forecast

City of West Columbia on two-hour delay due to inclement weather forecast

The City of West Columbia City Offices will operate on a two hour delay, on Wednesday, due to a forecast for inclement weather. Please stay tuned to the city’s website for further information at www.westcolumbiasc.gov.

by · January 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber names Richard Skipper as new executive director

Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber names Richard Skipper as new executive director

The Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce and welcome Richard Skipper as the new Executive Director. Richard joins the Chamber team with more than 25 years of business experience that includes management, marketing and sales. “I’m looking forward to being a part of the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber team, ” said Richard Skipper. “The […]

by · January 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
County’s recycle collection event at Springdale Baptist Church Saturday

County’s recycle collection event at Springdale Baptist Church Saturday

Lexington County residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics and shred paper documents on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Springdale Baptist Church, located at 357 Wattling Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170. The following electronics will be accepted: • Computers (laptops, monitors, CPU’s, keyboards) • TV’s  • Printers, Copiers, scanners • VCR and DVD […]

by · January 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia, Lexington County offices closed Monday for MLK holiday

West Columbia, Lexington County offices closed Monday for MLK holiday

West Columbia City Hall and Sanitation Schedule The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Household garbage, yard trash, and recycling WILL NOT be collected on Monday. The Monday Sanitation Route will be collected on […]

by · January 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Christmas tree pick-up begins this week

West Columbia Christmas tree pick-up begins this week

The City of West Columbia will begin Christmas Tree pick-up the week of January 15th and it will continue through January 26th. All trees will be recycled through the SCDNR Fish Habitat Program. Reminder! Remove all decorations, lights, etc. Do not put the tree in a bag

by · January 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
House damaged by fire in Cayce

House damaged by fire in Cayce

The Cayce Department of Public Safety was dispatched to a fully involved residential structure fire in the 400 block of Hudson Ave around 4 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters worked to contain the flames. Damages to the home were significant, but there were no injuries. Also responding were: the West Columbia Fire Department, the Town of Springdale Police Department, and the Lexington […]

by · January 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man killed in deputy-related shooting is identified

Man killed in deputy-related shooting is identified

The man killed after presenting a firearm at deputies Thursday night has been identified as 44-year-old Justin Coy Adkins of Saint Matthews, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “Once Mr. Adkins was identified, our deputies determined he was wanted out of Orangeburg County for attempted murder among other charges,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “He had been flagged […]

by · January 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Suspect shot and killed after pulling gun on deputies 

Suspect shot and killed after pulling gun on deputies 

A man was fatally shot Thursday night after he presented a gun at officers following a pursuit. “Deputies attempted to pull the man over for a traffic violation shortly before 10 p.m. on Shumpert Road,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The suspect failed to stop and initiated a pursuit that ended on Mimosa Drive when deputies deployed tire deflation devices […]

by · January 14, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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