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Don Merckle and The Blacksmiths headline Rhythm on the River, Saturday at West Columbia Riverwalk

Don Merckle and The Blacksmiths headline Rhythm on the River, Saturday at West Columbia Riverwalk

Bring a blanket, chair or take a seat at the amphitheater. Enjoy music with friends and family at the Wyman “Mac” Rish Riverwalk and Amphitheater in West Columbia. Relax and enjoy the view of the Congaree River or take a walk along the beautiful winding trail while listening to the concert! All concerts are free and are great outings for […]

by · April 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Richland County Sheriff’s Department asks for help to find 13-year-old

Richland County Sheriff’s Department asks for help to find 13-year-old

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a 13-year-old girl. Stevena English, of Elgin, was last seen on surveillance video leaving her home on April 13 around 2:45 a.m. She is described as being 5-feet tall and about 125 pounds. She has black, shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black […]

by · April 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington’s Avtec has been acquired by Motorola Solutions Inc.

Lexington’s Avtec has been acquired by Motorola Solutions Inc.

Lexington’s Avtec has been acquired by Motorola Solutions Inc. The acquisition was finalized last month. Avtec is a telecommunications service provider Avtec.  The company, at 100 Innovation Place in Lexington, is privately held, with more than 145 employees. It was founded in 1979. Michael Branning, of Lexington is the departing CEO. “Motorola Solutions has been a committed partner to Avtec for […]

by · April 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce Department of Public Safety extinguishes fire on Charleston Highway, Red Cross assisting

Cayce Department of Public Safety extinguishes fire on Charleston Highway, Red Cross assisting

The Cayce Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a residential structure fire in the 1800 block of Charleston Highway, Wednesday afternoon. There were no injuries reported by the Cayce Department of Public Safety. The fire was bought under control. Cayce DPS photo.  American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting the family.  The Red Cross is helping two […]

by · April 18, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Dr. Rudy Mancke to conduct nature tour in Cayce, registration required

Dr. Rudy Mancke to conduct nature tour in Cayce, registration required

Dr. Rudy Mancke will conduct a free nature tour of Granby Gardens Park in Cayce. The slow and leisurely tour will be on the grounds of the Cayce Historical Museum and include information about the plants and geology of the area. The tour is scheduled for May 4. The first tour begins at 10 a.m. and space is limited. Pre-registration […]

by · April 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
 Man dies in head-on tractor-trailer crash with pickup truck

 Man dies in head-on tractor-trailer crash with pickup truck

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher on Tuesday, identified the man who died in a vehicle collision on Fernandina Road Monday. The incident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. According to the coroner, Calvin Ray Casson, 51, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the collision. He was traveling east on Fernandina Road when a tractor-trailer, […]

by · April 17, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kinetic Derby Day to be covered in yarn, part of Jasper Project Artisan Village on State St.

Kinetic Derby Day to be covered in yarn, part of Jasper Project Artisan Village on State St.

West Columbia’s second annual Kinetic Derby Day will include the work of the Yarnbombers of Columbia. “We are excited to yarn bomb in West Columbia, and be a part of Kinetic Derby Day,” said Lead Artist of the Yarnbombers, Bohumila Augustinova. The Yarnbombers will begin installation around noon, in the 100 block of State Street  on April 26 (the Friday before […]

by · April 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Police Department delivers food to help over Spring Break

West Columbia Police Department delivers food to help over Spring Break

From Monday through Friday it’s Spring Break. And the West Columbia Police Department was able to provide food boxes for 20 families over that period. Families in need, that don’t receive a meal at school may not  get enough to eat when school is out. Police officers conduct food drives, often at the BILO grocery store to help. Officers who […]

by · April 16, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Kinetic Derby Day test run held, Saturday

Kinetic Derby Day test run held, Saturday

There was a test run of Kinetic Derby Day soapbox racers Saturday  The City of West Columbia invited the public to the Kinetic Derby Day Test Run on the corner of State and Center Streets, West Columbia. For more information on Kinetic Derby Day, go to kineticderbyday.com.  Kinetic Derby Day begins at 11 a.m., April 27, on State and Meeting streets, […]

by · April 15, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
Spring has sprung in Springdale,  with Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Spring has sprung in Springdale, with Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Spring has sprung in Springdale, and last Saturday many families and children enjoyed the town’s park. Springdale held its Annual Easter Egg Hunt Sponsored by the Town of Springdale and Platt Springs United Methodist Church. The event included refreshments, games, a bounce house, the Easter Bunny, and tons of eggs. Town of Springdale photo.

by · April 15, 2019 · 0 comments · NEWS
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