A video slideshow has been released demonstrating Lexington School District 2 teachers and students, with the help of some in the school community, aiding people in need, during the early October flood. The video slideshow is set to the song “Home” by Phillip Phillips, and the song: “I can see […]
This Saturday, Oct. 24, from 7 a.m. until around 10 a.m. the Ray Tanner Run will take place on the lower end of Knox Abbott Drive. The Blossom Street Bridge will be shut down for about 45 minutes on Saturday morning due to two large waves of runners/walkers leaving Columbia […]
Word first leaked in July that a Starbucks and Salsarita’s would be built in West Columbia. And ground was broken on the two businesses this week. The building will be on Sunset Boulevard at Chris Drive. It’s at the I-26 intersection, diagonally across from Lexington Medical Center.
West Columbia is considering annexing an area west of I-26, along U.S. Highway 1. The area contains between around 650 residences and about 80 commercial properties, according to West Columbia Economic Development Director Donna Smith. Smith, at the West Columbia City Council meeting Monday, recommended a plan to move forward […]
West Columbia City Council addressed racist comments at its meeting, Monday. Two West Columbia Councilmen voiced apologies for racist comments allegedly made by Mayor Joe Owens. And Cora Washington, an African -American West Columbia resident also said she had a confrontation with the mayor. Washington told council that on Sept. […]
West Columbia City Council awaits traffic specifics in river front development deal. West Columbia City Council voted to delay a vote on the large residential, commercial and retail development – dubbed “Brookland” – and planned for property at State and Meeting streets. Council was scheduled to vote, Monday, on first […]
SPRINGDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKING IDENTITY OF DRIVER FROM HIT AND RUN INVOLVING A PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett is asking for the community’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a Springdale public works employee and then fled the scene Tuesday morning. On Tuesday […]
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office needs your help in locating the family of Mr. James Edward Norris. Mr. Norris, 57 years old, resided in West Columbia and was employed by IGP in Blythewood. It is believed that Mr. Norris has a sister and brother in the area who are listed […]