DIY recycling: This Cayce greenhouse is really ‘green’

Russell Long has taken the “green” in greenhouse to a new level. Look closely, and you’ll see most of the greenhouse Long has built behind his Cayce Avenues home is from repurposed materials. One expert says such DIY recycling is becoming more common.

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Lifelong Avenues resident looks to new generation to revive neighborhood

Four generations of Mary Sharpe’s family have grown up in Cayce’s Avenues neighborhood, and in 75 years she’s seen the neighborhood change as much as her family has.

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Break-ins have Avenues residents keeping a close eye on things

Following dozens of car break-ins, residents of Cayce’s Avenues neighborhood are taking steps to protect themselves. While homeowners say it’s still safe, they’re now keeping porch lights on and locking car doors on advice from police.

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Older homeowner remembers The Avenues’ past, eyes neighborhood’s future

By Antoine Thomas April 1, 2015 Ann Diamond, 81, remembers waving at World War II soldiers passing through Cayce as they threw candy and gum at her as an adolescent. Diamond’s parents had moved the family into a house the same year it was built – 1945 – on what is now the 700 block… Read More Older homeowner remembers The Avenues’ past, eyes neighborhood’s future

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Young resident finds The Avenues convenient, comfy

By: Antoine Thomas April 1, 2015 With new jobs slowing down in Aiken, Adam Kays, headed east and found a job working with product development in Blythewood. He rented a house on Sunnyside Drive in Cayce for a while, but then Kays’ attraction shifted to The Avenues, and he began searching for a house big… Read More Young resident finds The Avenues convenient, comfy

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New faces fill The Avenues in Cayce, W. Columbia

There are a lot of new faces in The Avenues – the neighborhood of tidy homes that blossomed after World War II but struggled in recent years. One expert says its proximity to the University of South Carolina, just across the Congaree River, has a lot to do with the revival.

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