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Meet Sir Locksley! (ID# A211638)
He is a one-year-old domestic shorthair cat.
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5th Annual Columbia Lifesavers Blood Drive
The blood drive will be held on February 27 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Protect and Serve
Learn more about the Columbia Police Department's Recruitment and Retention Initiative.
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Community Development to Hold “How to Purchase a House on a Budget” Workshop
Learn about the mortgage process, the benefits of homeownership and what to do after closing at Community Development’s “How to Purchase a House on Budget” Workshop. For more information or to register, contact Felicia Wilks at 803-545-3373.
City Manager's Reflections on 2014
View the City Manager's highlights from 2014. Click on "READ MORE" to download the report.
2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz
Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced on Friday, January 23, 2015, that the Columbia Fire Department will begin its “2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz” on Saturday, January 24. Chief Jenkins stated, “We urge citizens to install smoke alarms and to check them monthly to ensure they are working and if they are more than ten years old to replace them.” The Columbia Fire Department was one of ten fire departments selected to participate in the grant-funded “2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz” by the South Carolina Division of Fire and Life Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).
Spirit Communications Park Groundbreaking
Professional baseball’s return to Columbia took another major step forward on Tuesday, January 9. Mayor Steve Benjamin, along with Jason Freier (CEO, Hardball Capital), Bob Hughes (President, Hughes Development), Bob Keane (President and CEO, Spirit Communications), and Greg Hughes (President, Contract Construction, Inc. and Project Manager for CCEB Venue Partners) and other City, State and company officials ceremonially broke ground on Spirit Communications Park at Columbia Common in Downtown Columbia.
Full Text of Mayor Steve Benjamin's 2015 State of the City Address
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin delivered his 2015 State of the City address, January 20, 2015, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
Sign Up for Art Classes at the City of Columbia Art Center
The City of Columbia Art Center is offering a variety of opportunities in the New Year for all ages to create their own unique works of art. The Art Center is located at 1928 Calhoun Street. Through classes and workshops in pottery, mixed media jewelry, drawing and more, both children and adults can engage in creative visual art projects designed for all skill levels.
PRESS RELEASES
January 29, 2015
City’s Engineering Division Announces the Pre-Capacity Assurance Program Analysis
The City's Engineering Division is proud to announce the Pre-Capacity Assurance Program Analysis. January 27, 2015
City of Columbia Recognized Winners, Sponsors of Dream Keeper Scholarships Program
Columbia City Council recognized the winners and sponsors of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarships during its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. January 23, 2015
National Wear Red Day - February 6, 2015
The public is invited to recognize National Wear Red Day on February 6 to help honor and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.January 19, 2015
Start Fresh Financial Education Workshop Series
Learn the importance of banking, budgeting, saving and building your credit at City of Columbia’s Community Development Financial Education Workshop on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9-11:30 a.m
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Stakeholder Meeting for Five Year Consolidated Plan
Millions of dollars are coming our way, where should this money go? Community Development is seeking input for the Five Year Consolidated Plan from stakeholders on Feb. 5 at Earlewood Park Community Center. The stakeholder meeting will also provide an introduction to the City of Columbia’s Five Year Consolidated Plan for 2015-2020. Register for Columbia-Richland Alerts
The City of Columbia’s public safety team is committed to promoting citywide safety. We highly encourage citizens to learn and participate in the City’s safety initiatives by registering for the Columbia- Richland Alerts (CRA). Citizens can also sign up to receive updates about special events and public meetings.
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Leona Plaugh
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Brian DeQuincey Newman
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Cameron Runyan
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Moe Baddourah
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