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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]

Growl at the Moon October 26

State Museum will welcome guests to “Growl at the Moon” October 26, from 7 – 10 pm. The event will feature the Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience, a laser light show set to Pink Floyd’s [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Area meat cutters slice on ice in national competition

When Texas Roadhouse meat-cutters hit the ice rink at Plex Indoor Sports & Ice in Irmo this Tuesday October 24, they won’t need skates or hockey sticks to score. To prove they’re a cut above [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

Four more charged in connection to fatal Gaston shooting

Four more people have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Gaston early October 11. Amaria Regina Hamm, 20, Ashley Danielle Riley, 29, Treshawn Alexander, 23, and Monyell Deshea Fulton, 22, are charged [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments

Rain barrel workshop November 3

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop  November 3, from 9 am to noon in an effort to educate citizens on rainwater harvesting and stormwater conservation. Representatives from the [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Events, Government|0 Comments

House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee to Hold Two Additional Hearings

The House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee (HURPC) will hold its fifth and sixth hearings on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31, 2017, as the group continues to work towards developing a viable plan forward in response to [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Hospital provides tips for helping kids cope with tragic events

Dr. Robin Welsh Your child saw a frightening story on the evening news. How do you respond to your child’s questions? According to Robin Welsh, M.D., Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital’s child and adolescent [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Our Military Might

Poem by Dr. Carlos W. Gibbons Carlos Gibbons, a former state superintendent of education, sends his daughter, Leeza Gibbons, a handwritten poem every day. Leeza cherishes these poems, making books out of her father’s work. [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Community News|0 Comments

SCE&G announces fall lake levels

SCE&G plans to operate Lake Murray throughout the fall and winter within a target range of 354 to 358 feet. This is consistent with SCE&G’s recent normal lake operating range during the fall and winter [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Natural Resources|0 Comments

Washington Gridlock

Open Letter We hear a lot of chatter up in Washington about health care, tax reform, and balancing the budget. But rarely do we ever hear about the unprecedented number of judicial vacancies in our [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Politics|0 Comments

Columbia Buddy Walk® set for October 22

COLUMBIA - October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the time to join Family Connection of South Carolina for its 18th Annual Columbia Buddy Walk®. More than 2,000 people are expected to gather for the [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Events, Non Profit|0 Comments