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Rhythm on the River concert cancelled for Saturday, May 19

Rhythm on the River concert cancelled for Saturday, May 19

The Rhythm on the River concert is cancelled for Saturday evening (My 19.)  The threat of rain was too high to proceed with the concert. Its organizers said the show is scheduled to be back on next week. The concerts are held at the West Columbia Riverwalk Ampitheatre.

by · May 19, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Summer’s coming, time to enjoy the freedom in West Columbia

Summer’s coming, time to enjoy the freedom in West Columbia

Summer is the season that many most anticipate. Featuring the last day of school and a more-carefree approach to life, the warm weather has a liberating affect. And that is true in West Columbia.   One of the most popular venues in the metro area is the Congaree River. When it’s hot, the river offers an opportunity to cool off. Types […]

by · May 18, 2018 · 1 comment · NEWS
Brookland-Cayce students conduct “Operation Bedroll” to help homeless

Brookland-Cayce students conduct “Operation Bedroll” to help homeless

By Dawn Kujawa – Lexington 2 Communications Director  When Brookland-Cayce High School art teacher Michelle Giovannone wanted to launch a project to help the homeless, she reached out to a few school colleagues. And they reached out to a few colleagues. That’s how if started. Giovannone first heard a few years ago about Operation Bedroll, which uses volunteers to create […]

by · May 18, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Next to last Rhythm on the River Spring concert, Saturday

Next to last Rhythm on the River Spring concert, Saturday

If you haven’t gotten out to a Rhythm on the River concert, you might want to go this weekend. There are only two left. The CMC Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series resumes Saturday with headliner Bellavida following opening act, Adrian Michael Band. It’s the fifth of six scheduled Rhythm on the River  shows. The free concerts are at the […]

by · May 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
7 Airport High School athletes sign to play on the college level

7 Airport High School athletes sign to play on the college level

Seven Lexington Two high school athletes declared their intent Wednesday to play their sports at the . The Airport High athletes who participated at the school in Wednesday’s Spring Signing Day event are: Baseball Justin Allen — Newberry Alan Farmer — USC-Sumter Volleyball Gracey Dorn — Newberry Golf Travis Campbell — Erskine College Soccer Lindsey Sightler — Columbia College Heather […]

by · May 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport falls in state baseball championship

Airport falls in state baseball championship

The Airport Eagles baseball team finishes as runners-up to the state champions. Chapin won the Class 4A best-of-three state championship series  Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory over Airport. Chapin was ranked preseason No. 1 and stayed there all season.

by · May 17, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
New hotel planned for Lexington

New hotel planned for Lexington

A new 90-to-100-room Marriott Hotel is being planned for Lexington’s Main Street. Town of Lexington’s Events and Media Coordinator Jennifer Dowden confirmed that the hotels is coming, Tuesday morning. “It’s a game-changer,” said Lexington Mayor Steve MacDougall. “What it brings and what it does changes Lexington forever, in a positive way.” MacDougall said town leaders have worked diligently to re […]

by · May 16, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of Cayce changes profile on Facebook page to show support for Airport Eagles, game Wednesday

City of Cayce changes profile on Facebook page to show support for Airport Eagles, game Wednesday

The City of Cayce has changed its profile on its Facebook page to show support for the Airport Eagles High School baseball team. Airport is scheduled to play Chapin, Tuesday evening, in a game for the S.C. 4A State baseball Championship. See Cayce Facebook page here The Eagles dropped the first game to Chapin, on Saturday. But a win Wednesday […]

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
“You stole her childhood” – Lexington County sex offender gets to life-plus-40

“You stole her childhood” – Lexington County sex offender gets to life-plus-40

After a week-long trial in Lexington County, sex offender William H. Heath, 50, received a consecutive sentence of life plus 40 years. The trial began May 7, and ended late Friday afternoon when the jury returned a guilty verdict on all charges, according to a press release from the office of 11th Circuit Solicitor Rick Hubbard. Heath received the life sentence […]

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
 Airport High School’s first graduating classes holding Annual Class Reunion 

 Airport High School’s first graduating classes holding Annual Class Reunion 

Airport High School’s Classes of 1964 and 1965 will hold their Annual Class Reunion on June 30, 2018, at the Country Club of Lexington beginning at 6:00 pm.   Anyone interested in attending or for more information, call or e-mail Dannette Tumblin Bickley – 269-9063, dannette@sc.rr.com;  Amelia Bowers Price –794-7073,  ameliabp@bellsouth.net.  

by · May 15, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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