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About John Griggs

John Griggs is the online editor for The Cayce West Columbia News. If you have a story or event that you would like covered, please send to [email protected]

House Pre-files Utility Ratepayer Protection Legislation Package

Six bills included protect ratepayers and reform state agencies involved in VC Summer collapse (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after pre-filing six individual bills intended to protect [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Loftis Announces Winners of FutureScholarHoller Sweepstakes

Two South Carolina Football Fans Selected from Facebook Entries for College Savings Prize Pack and Scholarship State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the winners of the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which called on [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Job Fair to be held Wednesday

Dutch Square Center will be hosting a job fair  this Wednesday, November 15 from 3 - 6 pm. In an effort to help employers prepare for their workforce needs for the holiday season, the second chance job [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

Opera House Oyster Roast November 12

The annual Oyster Roast benefitting the Newberry Opera House will be held November 12 from 5 to 8pm at the Waldrop Farm in Newberry. The roast features Oysters from Bowen’s Island as well as other [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

LCRAC offers pet vaccine program

Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission has begun a Pet Vaccine program that is available to Meals on Wheels home-delivered meals clients. This program is available by a grant provided by Meals on Wheels America, [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Senior News|0 Comments

Lexington Sheriff’s Department announces promotions and transfers

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted eight deputies, one civilian employee and transferred a correctional officer and a deputy. Ray Chandler, 49, has been promoted to registry compliance clerk. Chandler, a resident of Cayce, [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Lanier Sailing Club Events

By Brian Adams   The Iced Tea Challenge November 1 to March 31 At a risk of getting my Southern Passport revoked let me just say I am not a fan of Iced Tea so [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Events, Recreation|0 Comments

Former Gamecocks promote literacy at Gilbert Middle

Former Gamecock football players Langston Moore and Preston Thorne proved they are not “just a chicken” during a visit to Gilbert Middle School. Motivating the middle schoolers to enjoy reading, the authors stopped by GMS [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Author shares with students via Skype

Students at Oak Grove Elementary connected with one of their favorite authors this month using Skype. K. E. Rocha, author of the “Secrets of Bearhaven” series, visited the school virtually to talk with third-grade students. [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

4-H Poultry Show

On October 7 Lexington County 4-H Hosted the first annual Lexington County Pullet Show at South Congaree Arena in West Columbia. At the show, 42 South Carolina 4-H’ers between the ages of 5 and 18 [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Natural Resources|0 Comments