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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]

Church hosting Ladies Day August 19

Brookland United Methodist Church will hold the Hello Summer Ladies Day Event August 19 from 10 am - 2 pm. Fourteen vendors ranging from skin care, clothing, jewelry and essential oils will be on hand [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Church, Events|0 Comments

Williams joins Pelion High as assistant administrator

During the July 18, 2017 meeting of the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees, the board approved the promotion of Bryson Williams for the position of assistant administrator at Pelion High School for [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

State Museum tickets on sale for August eclipse

The South Carolina State Museum has announced tickets are on sale for its 2017 Total Eclipse weekend events. The weekend-long celebration of eclipse activities, presented by SCE&G, from August 18 - 21, will take place [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Zoo names new president

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the promotion of Thomas K. Stringfellow to president and CEO. Stringfellow becomes the third executive to oversee the Zoo in its 43-year-history. Stringfellow most recently served as Riverbanks' interim [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Palmetto Health offers book bag safety tips

  A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking up on school supplies. Many parents like to take advantage of the tax-free weekend, which is set for August 4-6. [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Local student honored at 4-H State Congress

Stephanie Aull of Lexington County is one of several South Carolina high school students honored at the 55th annual 4-H State Congress held at Clemson University. Aull was recognized for outstanding achievements in 4-H projects [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Community Roundtable to discuss VC Summer closing

Organizers upset about the Nuclear plant closing and those 5,600 workers who lost their jobs plan a community roundtable to discuss the issues surrounding the events that lead up to one of the greatest business failures [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Events, Government|0 Comments

East Point Academy Sets New Leadership

East Point Academy has named new board officers, new board members and a new Head of School. East Point Academy is South Carolina’s first whole school Chinese immersion public charter school, setting the standard of [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Lexington County earns financial reporting award

For the 29th year in a row, the County of Lexington’s Financial Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

LRADAC receives Working Well awards

  LRADAC has been recognized by Working Well for achieving the highest standards of excellence in the areas of Nutrition and Food Environment, Physical Activity, Tobacco-Free Workplace, and Financial Wellbeing. Working Well was founded through [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments