West Columbia News

Hurricane Prep

The City of West Columbia Sanitation Department was working September 9 to pick up yard trash throughout the City in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Irma. They helped to minimize yard debris bring blown [...]

By |September 23rd, 2017|West Columbia|0 Comments

Beautification Foundation reschedules gala

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation is rescheduling the Tribute for Trees Gala due to inclement weather. The original gala date was set for September 12. The rescheduled date is September 26 from 5 – 7:30 [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Events, West Columbia|0 Comments

Beautification Foundation receives $5,000 grant

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation received a $5,000 donation from Soda City Friends September 5. Emile DeFelice presented Mayor Bobby Horton with the check to accept on behalf of the Foundation at the City of [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|West Columbia|0 Comments

West Columbia earns financial reporting excellence

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of West Columbia by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments

West Columbia gets a new mural

West Columbia’s Art on State Wall, behind Terra and 116 Espresso and Wine Bar at 423 Meeting Street, has been transformed with new art created by Karl L. Larsen. The new mural is inspired by [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Entertainment, West Columbia|0 Comments

West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater Now Open

The West Columbia Amphitheater and parking lot to the South end of the Riverwalk is now open to the public after being temporarily closed for improvements to the amphitheater. The seating and stage areas were [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Community News, West Columbia|0 Comments

Mill Village demolition resumes

By Al Dozier   West Columbia will resume the demolition of Mill Village homes after a temporary delay prompted by a DHEC review of permit regulations. City officials said DHEC has given the city clearance [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|West Columbia|0 Comments

West Columbia releases statement about park and parking development

West Columbia released the following statement regarding work being done around the Riverwalk: “We are excited about what the future holds for this area, and this revitalization project will add a well-deserved amenity for all [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments

West Columbia wants chicken factory improvements

By Al Dozier   The City of West Columbia is putting pressure on the House of Raeford Farms chicken processing factory on Sunset Boulevard to make more improvements at a site that has prompted criticisms [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments

New signal installed for crosswalk on Sunset Boulevard

The City of West Columbia, in a public-private partnership, has completed the installation of the High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk Beacon (HAWK) on Sunset Boulevard in front of House of Raeford. The project was made possible with [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Government, West Columbia|0 Comments