Cayce Mayor Elise Partin to Run for Reelection in November 2023

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023


Cayce Mayor Elise Partin formally announces her candidacy for re-election to the office of Mayor in the upcoming November 7, 2023 election. Mayor Partin, a nonpartisan, has had a strong campaign start in fundraising support from Cayce residents as well as local and regional businesses.

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City of Cayce Mayor Elise Partin gives a tour of the city's up-and-coming art district

Saturday, March 4th, 2023Cola Daily News via YouTube


Cayce Mayor, Elise Partin, was recently awarded the 2022 Presidential Citation Award from The Columbia Chapter of The American Institute of Architects. The award recognizes exceptional service and professional partnership to enhance local community design.

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Mayor Elise Partin talks about Cayce

Saturday, March 4th, 202393.1 The Lake


Elise Partin speaks with 93.1 The Lake and Tony Clyburn about the amazing life in the city of Cayce and the art talent within the city. She talks about the strengths of the population in Cayce. (see video on

AIA Honors Cayce Mayor, Elise Partin, with 2022 Presidential Citation Award

Soda City Biz Wire


The Columbia Chapter of The American Institute of Architects honors Cayce Mayor, Elise Partin, with the 2022 Presidential Citation Award... (read more on

Mayor Partin Greets Soldiers

U.S. Army Reserve

Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Wills, interim command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, and Maj. Gen. Mark McQueen, commander of the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), thank Elise Partin, City of Cayce mayor, for greeting their Army Reserve Soldiers... (more at

Check out the vibrant arts offerings in Lake Murray Country

Friday, January 20th, 2023Murray Podcast


Lake Murray Country is home to a wide variety of arts, from colorful murals and arts districts to national touring musicians and unique festivals – there is something for everyone. Newberry, South Carolina has redefined itself as an arts town. Home to the South Carolina Clay Conference, the Newberry Arts Center hosts prestigious potters from all over the world each fall... (more at Apple iTunes or Murray Podcast)

Cayce’s Women in Leadership: They’ve got the power

Friday, December 23rd, 2022The F-Suite


Charlotte, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Cayce.

Wait, what — Cayce? No, it’s not a typo. Turns out all these cities have something important in common: women mayors... (more at

Cayce connects community through art

Monday, October 10th, 2022ABC Columbia


You may have noticed that buildings are looking brighter and more colorful in Cayce lately.

The bright murals and other art pieces are all apart of the City of Cayce’s plan to revitalize and connect the community through art. (read more at

Cayce mayor hopes to resurrect downtown through prerevitalization

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018FOX 57


Hey Cayce residents here’s your chance to take part in the city’s revitalization plan... (read more at

Inspirational Speaker Cayce Mayor

Open Lines Communications


Enjoying my time with the Mayor this morning... Twitter Feed

New Brewery Highlights Cayce...

Thursday, March 8th, 2018SC Biz News


Cayce Mayor Elise Partin is spearheading a process of “pre-vitalizing” the city and restoring what she calls the original heart of her town.... (more at

Mayors Breakfast

Friday, March 2nd, 2018ColaDaily


Three mayors and a mayor pro-tem from four Midlands municipalities dressed local issues Thursday morning at the Mayors Metro Forecast. Mayors Metro Forecast addresses municipal issues at Power Breakfast... (more at

Continued growth ‘good’

Thursday, March 1st, 2018Columbia Regional Business Report


Continued growth in the Midlands has been a concern for regional mayors during the last year, and that trend doesn’t look to be slowing heading into 2018... (more at Columbia Regional Business Report)

Cayce Riverwalk Phase II Reopening

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018ColaDaily


“The Cayce Riverwalk is such an essential part of our resident’s recreational life, and we are so thrilled to reopen Phase II of the Cayce Riverwalk for the public to enjoy. We look forward to seeing everyone this Thursday as we show off all of the wonderful repairs that were made,” said Cayce Mayor Elise Partin... (more at ColaDaily)

Congaree Bluegrass Festival Changes

Thursday, February 8th, 2018ColaDaily


The Cayce City Council presented Danny Creamer with the Ambassador Award for his efforts over the years in the development of the city’s Congaree Bluegrass Festival... (more at ColaDaily)

Cayce’s new arena

Thursday, September 14th, 2017ColaDaily


At the Lexington School District Two Board meeting in August, architect Todd Sease said builders would like to begin vertical construction at the first of 2018 on the new basketball/volleyball arena planned for the school. An early-site package could begin before the end of the year... (more at ColaDaily)

Cayce Elementary resource officer

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017ColaDaily


The City of Cayce and the Cayce Department of Public Safety have announced a partnership with Lexington School District Two to provide a School Resource Officer for the new Cayce Elementary School... (more at ColaDaily)

Chris Robinson given key to 3 cities

Sunday, August 20th, 2017ColaDaily


Midlands residents and eclipse-tourists alike came out Saturday night to see the revealing of the long-awaited “Southern Lights.” Southern Lights is a multi-laser art installation over the Congaree River... (more at ColaDaily)

New president of Municipal Association

Monday, July 24th, 2017ColaDaily


Cayce Mayor Elise Partin was elected president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, Saturday. The MASC held its annual meeting in Hilton Head over the weekend... (more at ColaDaily)

Congaree Laser Art Installation

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017Free Times


Nights along the Congaree River, between the Gervais Street Bridge and the Blossom Street Bridge, are going to look a lot different for the next 10 years... (more at Free Times)

Power Issue 2017

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017Free Times


Cayce Mayor in the Top 100 Most Powerful People in the Columbia Area.

It’s time for our annual power rankings, in which we tell you who holds sway in the Capital City... (more at Free Times)

Man Sculpts Animals Out of Dead Trees

Thursday, June 1st, 2017WLTX


Cayce Mayor Admires New Riverwalk Art Project.

One artist in the Midlands is turning dead trees that have fallen down at the Cayce Riverwalk to works of art... (more at WLTX)