The West Columbia Police Department received 3,131 calls for service in July. West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce has released data for the month from the WCPD. In the time period there were: 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Wade Street; 3 collisions at Augusta Road and Leaphart Road; 2 […]
A unit from the West Columbia Fire Department and units from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department were on the scene of a collision at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Hummingbird Drive, Tuesday. The crash occurred just after 12 noon.
Lexington County Coroner releases names of murder-suicide victims of Ermine Road shooting of July 26
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the autopsy findings in regards to Mr. Philip Calvin Jackson, 45, of Lexington. Mr. Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene in the 400 block of Ermine Road in West Columbia on July 26. Mrs. Sabrina Jackson, the estranged wife of Mr. Jackson […]
Work on the Area 1 cofferdam on the Congaree River, near the Gervais Street Bridge, is coming along.The first stage of the cofferdam is complete. Dominion Energy is damming the river in order to clean tar from the bottom of the river. In June an Unexploded Ordnance Diving Team from […]
Jade Watford and Allison Swygert were the speakers at “A Culture in Crisis – A Hope for the Future.” The seminar was held Saturday at Mt. Hebron Methodist Church in West Columbia. It was to help families dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues. West Columbia Police Chief Marion […]
Effective Aug. 1, City of West Columbia’s District Three Councilwoman Casey Hallman has resigned. She is moving outside the city limits. Special election and district boundary information will be available on the City’s website in the next few weeks.
Savage Craft Ale Works, Hood Construction, and design company Studio 2LR, received the Historic Preservation Honor Award from the SC Department of Archives and History. Savage Craft Ale Works at 425 Center St. in West Columbia is in the old Brookland City Hall building that also housed the fire station, […]
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Tyron Demarcus Napleon Wise (age 30), of Lexington, S.C., Drew Carson Alexander (30), of Cayce, S.C., and Hatwell Tyler Keenum (age 36), of Batesburg, S.C., on 11 total charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) […]