West Columbia is attracting a lot of new businesses. “We try to be friendly to business,” said Mayor Bobby Horton. And evidently that approach is working. The number of business licenses issued by the City of West Columbia has increased every year for the last six years. In 2011; there were […]
The Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto arrived at what is now the Congaree River in West Columbia on April 21, 1540. He described the site as alive with the activity of the Native American tribes that inhabited the area. As spring 2017 progresses, West Columbia river-users are filled with the […]
The fourth annual Midlands Gives was Tuesday. Midlands Gives is a 24-hour giving event and encourages individuals to donate online to their choice among more than 300 nonprofits in 11 Midlands counties. Mayors Elsie Partin, Cayce; Michael Bishop, Springdale and David Busbee, Pine Ridge were on hand at the S.C. State […]
At Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology in Cayce, students help each other. On Friday mornings Davis conducts “Book Buddies.” “The second-graders read to the kindergarten students,” said Dr. Cecil McClary, Davis principal, explaining Book Buddies. He said the kindergarten students anticipate the time to spend with the second-graders. The […]
The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights proceeded through West Columbia and Cayce, Saturday evening. Kids, grown-ups and all ages in between lined 12th Street from Triangle City to the Cayce Municipal Complex. Elves, clowns, bands, and even the Grinch – many of them lighting the night- were included in the […]
The following roads and areas are closed due to flooding, downed power lines, safety issues and/or downed trees: Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater Cofield Drive Terrace View Drive Kleckley Road 1600 Block of Goldfinch Lane Arehart Street Hummingbird Drive 900 Block of Center Street 400 Block of Center Street Woodland […]
The Office of South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has published a list of the names of people in Lexington County who have “Unclaimed Money” that is being held by the state. The names included here are in the amount of more than $1,000. There are 34 pages with the names of people […]
Thousands of festival-goers filled the streets of Gilbert Monday for the annual Peach Festival. A parade, car show, rides booths and of course peach ice cream were featured. The Peach Festival is Lexington County’s largest.