City of Columbia Oct. Flood Response
The City of Columbia remains active in our response to the October 2015 flood. For the most up-to-date & accurate information, check out the City's official Twitter & Facebook. Individuals with life-threatening emergencies should contact 911. Non-emergency calls should be referred to the Customer Care Center at 803-545-3300.
City Manager's Spotlight | September 2015
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight on September 2015 reflects on the Report to the Community, OBO’s Small Business Lender Matchmaker event, City Hoops, PARKing Day 2015 and more.
Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence Cancelled
In light of the major recovery effort underway due to the October 2015 Flood, the Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 has been cancelled.
Violence Policy Center Again Ranks South Carolina #1 in Rate of Women Murdered by Men
The Violence Policy Council again ranked South Carolina first in the nation for the rate of women murdered by men with a rate of 2.32 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report released on on Tues., Sept. 15, “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data.” This is the 18th year in a row that South Carolina has ranked in the top 10 states for the rate of women murdered by men and the fourth year in which our state has been identified as having the highest lethality rate by this count.
Councilwoman Devine Joins First Lady at the White House to Celebrate Let's Move!
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine joined First Lady Michelle Obama and representatives from the National League of Cities (NLC) and several federal agencies at the White House today for a celebratory event honoring the achievements made by local elected officials participating in the Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) initiative.
Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
The 2015 Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast will be held on Friday, October 16 from 6 to 9 a.m. in the City Hall Parking Lot, 1737 Main Street. Proceeds will go to Palmetto Health Foundation for the Bosom Buddies Fund to assist women with post-mastectomy bras and other support materials. Tickets are $7 and orders can be placed in advance. Pre-orders must be submitted by noon on October 14.