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Are Gamecock fans in the mood for disappointment?

Disappointment was a surprise for Gamecock fans in 2014. In 2015 the feeling is familiar. USC lost to Kentucky, 26-22, Saturday night. It was the Wildcats’ first SEC road win since 2009. The Gamecocks losses last year, the most disappointing ones, came as the defense collapsed late in the fourth […]

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9-11 Run for Troops has good crowd at Riverwalk

A good crowd came out for the 9-11 Run For Our Troops 5K, Friday. It was at the West Columbia Amphitheatre. The event was hosted by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees. Steve Cohen, business director for the Jaycees, said the crowd met expectations. He also praise the West Columbia Fire department and […]

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Airport wins again, 3-0, after defeat of Lower Richland

Airport defeated Lower Richland, 30-0, Friday night. The Eagles were led by quarterback Josh Tucker. Tucker is starting in place of quarterback Brett Burnett who was injured in the Brookland-Cayce game, Aug. 28. Tucker threw two TD passes.  One to Kerryon Richardson and one to Alec Spooner. Running back Jonathon Earl had 129 yards […]

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Man arrested in Lexington County for aiding inmate escape

Sheriff’s Department investigators have arrested a Columbia man on multiple charges related to the escape of an inmate who was serving in a work release program. According to arrest warrants, 45-year-old Ronald Joseph Bonnette aided in the escape of S.C. Department of Corrections inmate Gene Carroll Rutland. Bonnette also provided drugs […]

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Cayce Public Safety taking precautions amid 9-11 innuendo

The Cayce Department of Public Safety has received several inquiries from concerned parents about a 9-11-themed attacks targeting South Carolina schools on Friday (Sept. 11.)  Different variations of social media posts are circulating. Many make claims to have a “law enforcement source” and it cautions parents to keep their children […]

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West Columbia man charged with murder

 Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a West Columbia man with murder in the shooting death of Timothy Chavis of Gaston. “Through our investigation, we were able to determine that Christopher Phillip Lambert shot and killed Mr. Chavis,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. Koon said the incident happened […]

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West Columbia woman files complaint against mayor

A West Columbia woman has filed a complaint against Mayor Joe Owens. Owens said there is no validity to the accusation. Cora Washington of Monticello Street said Owens harassed her, confronting her about the “Bobby Horton” sign in her yard. Horton is challenging Owens for the office of West Columbia […]