Boil Water Advisory | Great North Court and 200 Block of Great North Rd
Dec 10, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Great North Court and 200 Block of Great North Rd to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities and Midlands Technical College’s FastTrac Growth Venture Course Open Enrollment
Dec 10, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) in partnership with Midlands Technical College will host the FastTrac Growth Venture Course from January 14, 2020 – March 17, 2020.
City’s Pet of the Week: Hannah! (ID# A257582)
Dec 09, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Hannah!
Famously Hot New Year Event
Dec 09, 2019
Famously Hot New Year is excited to host legendary hip-hop trailblazers, Salt-N-Pepa, as the headliner for this year's free celebration.
Boil Water Repeal |Sonning Rd and Colnbrook Rd
Dec 06, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Sonning Rd and Colnbrook Rd , located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Sonning Rd and Colnbrook Rd
Dec 05, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Sonning Rd and Colnbrook Rd located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute prior to drinking.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Dec 03, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions
Boil Water Repeal | Chapin Rd, from St. Peters Church Rd to Amicks Ferry Rd, Including the entire BiLo Shopping plaza.
Dec 03, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Chapin Rd, from St. Peters Church Rd to Amicks Ferry Rd, Including the entire BiLo Shopping plaza, no longer should boil their water.
City Offices to Close for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Dec 02, 2019
The City of Columbia offices will be closed to observe Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Nov 26, 2019
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In open to the public.
Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine Elected to the Board of Directors for the National League of Cites
Nov 25, 2019
At the 2019 National League of Cities City Summit, which was held last week in San Antonio, Texas, Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine was elected to serve a 2-year term on the Board of Directors.
Boil Water Repeal | Harrogate Rd, Creton Rd, Bronte Rd, Derbyshire Ln, Cairnbrook Dr, and Cairnbrook Ct all off Bush River Rd
Nov 22, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Harrogate Rd, Creton Rd, Bronte Rd, Derbyshire Ln, Cairnbrook Dr, and Cairnbrook Ct all off Bush River Rd can stop boiling their water.
32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Nov 22, 2019
The 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr commemoration will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Nov 22, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
Boil Water Repeal | Doncaster Dr. and St. Albans Dr
Nov 21, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Doncaster Dr. and St. Albans Dr, located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Traffic Advisory | Road Closure Richland St eastbound between Assembly St and Main St
Nov 21, 2019
The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a road closure on Richland St eastbound between Assembly St and Main St.
Boil Water Advisory | Doncaster Dr. and St. Albans Dr.
Nov 20, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Doncaster Dr. and St. Albans Dr. to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Municipal Election Commission Meeting
Nov 20, 2019
The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia will convene as the Board of Canvassers on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. to determine the validity of ballots challenged, if any.
Boil Water Repeal| Shorebrook Dr, Spring Lake Rd, Laurel Springs Rd, Springwood Rd, and Pinebrook Rd
Nov 20, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Shorebrook Dr, Spring Lake Rd, Laurel Springs Rd, Springwood Rd, and Pinebrook Rd, no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking.
Boil Water Advisory | Edgewood Ave from Two Notch Road to Ervin Street
Nov 19, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Edgewood Ave from Two Notch Road to Ervin Street located in Richland County.
Boil Water Advisory | Shorebrook Dr, Spring Lake Rd, Laurel Springs Rd, Springwood Rd, and Pinebrook Rd
Nov 19, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Shorebrook Dr, Spring Lake Rd, Laurel Springs Rd, Springwood Rd, and Pinebrook Rd located in Richland County.
City Council Special Called Meeting | November 18
Nov 15, 2019
On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Special Called Council Meeting at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor (Mayor’s Conference Room).
City Council Special Called Meeting | November 19
Nov 15, 2019
On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Special Called Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Boil Water Repeal | Kipling Dr
Nov 15, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Kipling Dr , located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Repeal | Hobby Court and Glen Eagle Circle
Nov 15, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Hobby Ct and the 700 Blk of Glen Eagle Circle, located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or c
Mayor Steve Benjamin Elected as Vice President of the Global Parliament of Mayors
Nov 13, 2019
Mayor Steve Benjamin has been elected as the Vice President of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM).
City of Columbia Accepting Nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards (Deadline Extension)
Nov 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting nominations for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards.
November At-Large Open House | November 13
Nov 01, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Nov 01, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
City Kicks Off Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive
Oct 31, 2019
The City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation has kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive.
Garbage Collection Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
Oct 30, 2019
On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, all garbage and recycle pickup that’s scheduled for Thursday, November 28, 2019 will be collected.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday
Oct 30, 2019
The City of Columbia offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019
City’s Pet of the Week: Catelyn! (ID# A256845)
Oct 21, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Catelyn
Demonstrations for New Voting Machines Scheduled
Oct 18, 2019
The municipal election on November 5, 2019 will be the first time that the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will use the new voting machines.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Oct 18, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in several neighborhoods for the next two weeks
Boil Water Repeal | Trenholm Rd
Oct 16, 2019
Water customers of Trenholm Rd, located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking
Boil Water Repeal | Devine St.
Oct 16, 2019
Water customers of Devine St from Kilbourne Rd to Beltline Blvd, located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host a Payroll, Wages, and Benefits Lunch & Learn for Contractors
Oct 16, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a Payroll, Wages and Benefits Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 1509 Lady Street from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia
Oct 16, 2019
All Access Columbia workshop will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Hampton Park, 1117 Brandon Avenue Columbia, SC 29209 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Traffic Advisory |Trenholm Rd
Oct 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a road closure on Trenholm Rd from Saramont Rd to Deans Ln. These roads will be closed until repairs are completed.
Boil Water Advisory | Devine St from Kilbourne Rd to Beltline Blvd.
Oct 15, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Devine St from Kilbourne Rd to Beltline Blvd. to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use
Boil Water Advisory | Trenholm Rd from Glenwood Rd to East Buchanan Dr.
Oct 15, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Trenholm Rd from Glenwood Rd to East Buchanan Dr., to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
City of Columbia Municipal Election Commission Meeting
Oct 14, 2019
The City of Columbia Municipal Election Commission will conduct a meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main Street, 2nd floor, Council Conference Room.
Boil Water Advisory Repeal| Hardscrabble Rd
Oct 13, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of 4900 Block of Hardscrabble Rd , they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Repeal | Pelican Dr
Oct 10, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Pelican Dr from Peachwood Dr to Pelican Cir and Furwood Cir. , no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Peachwood Dr to Pelican Cir and Furwood Cir.
Oct 09, 2019
Water customers of Pelican Dr from Peachwood Dr to Pelican Cir and Furwood Cir. have been advised, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Boil Water Advisory | Hardscrabble Rd.
Oct 08, 2019
Water customers of the 4900 block of Hardscrabble Rd have been advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
City’s Pet of the Week: Lannister! (ID# A258100)
Oct 07, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Lannister! This 6 month old coonhound mix puppy is equal parts playful puppy and loving lap dog.
Boil Water Repeal | Devine St.
Oct 07, 2019
Water customers of Devine St. , no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
City of Columbia to Host Demonstrations for New Voting Machines
Oct 07, 2019
The municipal election on November 5, 2019 will be the first time that the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will use the new voting machines.
Boil Water Advisory | Devine St.
Oct 06, 2019
Water customers of 4500 Block of Devine St. located in Richland County are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or
City to Host All Access Columbia
Oct 03, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is proud to announce the All Access Columbia workshop.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Oct 02, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the various boards and commissions.
City of Columbia Municipal Election Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Oct 02, 2019
The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia announces the general election for the City of Columbia to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation Extends Pink Patch Throw Order Deadline
Oct 01, 2019
The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation are selling Pink Patch Throws for $27 to raise money to help in the fight for a cure against breast cancer.
Planning Commission | Monday, October 7th
Oct 01, 2019
On Monday, October 7th, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. respectfully in City Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 1737 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201.
Planning Commission | Monday, October 7th
Oct 01, 2019
On Monday, October 7th, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. respectfully in City Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 1737 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201.
Environment and Infrastructure Committee Meeting CANCELED
Sep 30, 2019
The Environment and Infrastructure Committee meeting scheduled for October 1, 2019 to start at 12:00 PM has been cancelled.
Mayor Benjamin to Launch This Year’s Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt Fundraiser
Sep 26, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin along with the Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Rescue and other officials will unveil this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts.
Traffic Advisory | Kinley Rd.
Sep 25, 2019
The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a traffic delay on Kinley Rd. between Lake Murray Blvd. and Broad River Rd.
Traffic Advisory | Sumter St.
Sep 24, 2019
The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a road closure on the 2100 block of Sumter St.
City of Columbia’s “Spooktacular Halloween Party”
Sep 24, 2019
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins! Trick or treat with the City of Columbia at the “Spooktacular Halloween Party” on Thursday, Oct. 31 at Dutch Square Mall.
City Council Announces Commercial Corridor Redevelopment Plan Pilot Program to begin in 2020
Sep 20, 2019
In order to promote growth and economic investments throughout the City of Columbia, a comprehensive corridor redevelopment plan was approved by City Council this week.
Boil Water Advisory Repeal| Crane Creek Dr and Crane Creek Court
Sep 20, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of 100 Block Crane Creek Dr. and Crane Creek Court , no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Swygert Rd
Sep 19, 2019
Water customers of Swygert Rd from Mount Valley Rd to Winnsboro Rd, North Ellison Rd and Sassafras Rd. were advised to vigorously boil their water prior to use.
Boil Water Advisory | Crane Creek Dr and Crane Creek Court
Sep 19, 2019
Water customers of 100 Block Crane Creek Dr and Crane Creek Court need to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Mayor Benjamin to hold ceremonial signing of the “Ban the Box” ordinance
Sep 18, 2019
Mayor Steve Benjamin will conduct a ceremonial signing of City of Columbia ordinance 2019-022, better known as the “Ban the Box” ordinance on Thursday, September 19th at 11:00 am.
Columbia Water Boil Water Advisory | Randall Ave from Ashley St to Craven St.
Sep 18, 2019
Water customers of Randall Ave from Ashley St to Craven St located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
October At-Large Open House | October 9
Sep 17, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
Waterline Contractors’ Training Series
Sep 16, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities and Columbia Water in conjunction with MBDA Business Center – Columbia, SC to host Waterline Contractors’ Training Series.
City’s Pet of the Week: Flapjack! (ID# A255871)
Sep 16, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Flapjack.
City of Columbia to Celebrate National Community Planning Month
Sep 16, 2019
The City of Columbia is celebrating National Community Planning Month this October.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities and Columbia Water in Conjunction with MBDA Business Center to host Waterline Contractors’ Training Series
Sep 16, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities and Columbia Water in conjunction with MBDA Business Center – Columbia, SC to host Waterline Contractors’ Training Series.
Columbia Art Center’s Art Along the Trail
Sep 16, 2019
The Columbia Art Center and park rangers with the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department will host the 2019 Art Along the Trail showcase at Riverfront Park on Saturday, October 5.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Sep 16, 2019
On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Columbia Municipal Court Closings
Sep 16, 2019
Columbia Municipal Court will be closed on September 16, 17 and 18, 2019 for yearly judges' training. The courthouse will be open for regular business hours but no court sessions will occur.
The City of Columbia Announces the Winners of the T-Shirt Design Contest
Sep 12, 2019
The City of Columbia would like to send a heartfelt thank you to those who participated in the Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer T-shirt Design Contest that was held during July 1 – August 7, 201
The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation Sells Throws to Raise Proceeds to Help Fight for a Cure Against Breast Cancer
Sep 12, 2019
The City of Columbia and Columbia Police Foundation are selling Pink Patch Throws for $27 to raise money to help in the fight for a cure against breast cancer. To purchase the custom Pink Patch Throw,
Treasured Trees Nominations
Sep 12, 2019
The nomination deadline for the Treasured Trees Program is Thursday, October 17, 2019.
Fall Adoption Special at Columbia Animal Services
Sep 10, 2019
Columbia Animal Services will be reducing prices on all adoptable pets!
Planning Commission Agenda | Monday, September 9th
Sep 06, 2019
On Monday, September 9th, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. respectfully in City Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 1737 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201.
Office of Business Opportunities, Human Resources Department, and Community Development Department moved
Sep 06, 2019
The Human Resources Department, along with the Community Development Department and the Office of Business Opportunities, have a new home!
City of Columbia Municipal Election
Sep 06, 2019
The filing period for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 19, 2019 at noon and closed on Friday, September 6, 2019 at noon.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes 2019 Fall Mayor’s Fellows
Sep 06, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin Steve Benjamin welcomes seven students to the 2019 Fall Semester class of the Mayor’s Fellows program.
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Sep 06, 2019
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
City of Columbia Food Policy Committee to meet Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Sep 05, 2019
The City of Columbia Food Policy Committee will hold a meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 11 in the auditorium on the first floor of Richland Library Main.
City of Columbia Municipal Election
Sep 04, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC – The filing period for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 19, 2019 at noon and closes on Friday, September 6, 2019 at noon.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Sep 04, 2019
Due to rain expected today and tomorrow, please be advised of the following safety tips. The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather.
City’s Pet of the Week: Jewel! (ID# A255259)
Sep 03, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Jewel. She’s a 2-year-old calico domestic short-hair cat.
City of Columbia to Host Grand Opening of AllStars Baseball Field
Aug 30, 2019
City of Columbia will be hosting a grand opening of AllStars Baseball Field and Celebration.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Aug 26, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host Power Hour Event for Midlands Small Business Community
Aug 26, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host their next Power Hour: Opportunities, Resources, Connections on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St. at 5:30 p.m.
September At-Large Open House | September 11
Aug 26, 2019
WHO: Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, Jr.
City’s Pet of the Week: Milo! (ID# A257548)
Aug 26, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Milo. He’s a white and brown brindle, Fiest/Border Collie.
City of Columbia Municipal Election
Aug 23, 2019
The filing period for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 19, 2019 at noon and closes on Friday, September 6, 2019 at noon.
Columbia Announces 73 Pet Adoptions during Clear the Shelter Event
Aug 21, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like to send a heartfelt thank you to our community for their support of the free Clear the Shelter Adoption event this past Saturday, August 17, 2019.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces New Communications Technology for First Responders
Aug 20, 2019
The City of Columbia has joined forces with the world’s largest telecommunications company, AT&T, to deploy the public safety communications platform FirstNet.
City of Columbia Municipal Election
Aug 20, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC – The filing period for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 19, 2019 at noon and closes on Friday, September 6, 2019 at noon.
City’s Pet of the Week: Sparrow! (ID# A254779)
Aug 19, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sparrow. She’s a black and white, medium-sized, Domestic short-haired cat. She is also a mild-mannered, 1-year old.
City of Columbia Municipal Election
Aug 19, 2019
The filing period for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 19, 2019 at noon and closes on Friday, September 6, 2019 at noon.
City of Columbia Municipal Election | Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
COLUMBIA, SC - The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia announces the general election for the City of Columbia to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, August 19, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
On Monday, August 19, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
City of Columbia Municipal Election | Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia announces the general election for the City of Columbia to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces New Communications Technology for First Responders
Aug 14, 2019
WHAT: Mayor Steve Benjamin will be hosting a press conference announcing new communications technology for first responders.
Boil Water Advisory | Clemson Rd
Aug 13, 2019
The water customers of Clemson Rd, from Prina Ln to Earth Rd, were advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Clear the Shelters
Aug 13, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host Power Hour Event for Midlands Small Business Community
Aug 12, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host their next Power Hour: Opportunities, Resources, Connections on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St. at 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Benjamin Lights Up City Hall Orange to Bring Awareness to Gun Violence Epidemic
Aug 12, 2019
In light of the recent shootings in El Paso & Dayton, as well as the over two hundred fifty mass shootings that have occurred in the United States this year & the daily gun violence that occurs.
Columbia City Council Approves Program Allowing Non-Public Safety Parking Tickets To Be Paid
Aug 12, 2019
The Columbia City Council unanimously voted in favor of allowing parking tickets issued between August 7, 2019 and August 21, 2019, to be paid with the donation of school supplies.
City’s Pet of the Week: Brae! (ID# A250714)
Aug 12, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Brae. She’s a brown and white, beagle/boxer. Brae is a gorgeous 1 ½ year old beagle-boxer me.
City of Columbia Hires New Assistant City Manager for Operations
Aug 10, 2019
Henry M. Simons has been named the new Assistant City Manager for Operations effective, August 12, 2019.
Mayor Benjamin Lights Up City Hall Orange to Bring Awareness to Gun Violence Epidemic
Aug 09, 2019
Mayor Steve Benjamin has asked City Hall to be illuminated the color orange to bring awareness to the current gun violence epidemic.
The City of Columbia invites YOU to participate in Columbia’s 5th Annual Park(ing) Day!
Aug 09, 2019
PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Aug 09, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines
City of Columbia Bicyclist & Pedestrian Counts: Volunteer to help make the City of Columbia a safer place to walk and ride
Aug 08, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers in September to help conduct our 6th annual Bicyclist & Pedestrian Counts throughout Columbia.
U.S. Census Bureau to Host Another Job Fair Aboard The SC DEW Coach
Aug 08, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
Boil Water Advisory | Humphrey Dr
Aug 07, 2019
Water customers of Humphrey Dr, from Shakespeare Rd. to Nancy Ave., have been advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full min prior to use.
City’s Pet of the Week: Sassy! (ID# A255629)
Aug 05, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sassy.
City’s Pet of the Week: Sassy! (ID# A255629)
Aug 05, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sassy. She’s an orange and white, domestic, short-hair cat.
Planning Commission Agenda | Monday, August 5, 2019
Aug 01, 2019
On Monday, August 5, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. respectfully in City Council Chambers, 3rd floor of City Hall, 1737 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201.
Clear the Shelters
Aug 01, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
August At-Large Open House | August 14
Jul 31, 2019
WHO: Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, Jr.
The City of Columbia invites YOU to participate in Columbia’s 5th Annual Park(ing) Day!
Jul 30, 2019
PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.
Boil Water Advisory | River Dr
Jul 30, 2019
Water customers of River Dr from Northwood St to Darlington St are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use
Landmark Joint Effort by City of Columbia and Richland County to Open the Door for Commercial Development
Jul 30, 2019
In a landmark joint effort, Richland County and the City of Columbia are collaborating to jumpstart commercial development across the region.
Clear the Shelters
Jul 30, 2019
WHAT: Columbia Animal Services will be hosting a Clear the Shelter adoption special. Adoptions for all animals will be free.
City of Columbia & Richland County to Announce Joint Development Effort
Jul 30, 2019
WHAT: City of Columbia and Richland County to announce a new economic development project
City’s Pet of the Week: Flapjack! (ID# A255871)
Jul 29, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Flapjack. She is a brown tabby, domestic, short-hair cat.
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 29, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 29, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 26, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 26, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. to Announce Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony
Jul 25, 2019
What: Street Naming/Dedication Unveiling Ceremony for Judge Mildred Weathers McDuffie
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 25, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Boil Water Advisory | Bryan St.
Jul 24, 2019
Water customers of Bryan St have been advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Jul 23, 2019
The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather. The following streets and intersections are prone to flooding during heavy rain events.
City Cautions Drivers to avoid Flood-Prone Streets and Intersections
Jul 23, 2019
The City of Columbia urges drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather.
U.S. Census Bureau Seeks to Hire Over 6,000 applicants across Lexington, Richland and Kershaw Counties.
Jul 22, 2019
Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census.
City’s Pet of the Week: Roscoe! (ID# A212595)
Jul 22, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Roscoe. He is a black, Australian Cattle dog, mix.
Boil Water Advisory | Drexel Lake Dr and Willowby St.
Jul 22, 2019
Water customers of Drexel Lake Dr and Willowby St located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 19, 2019
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Columbia Announces 62 Pet Adoptions during Second Ever PICK ME! SC: STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT
Jul 16, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like thank our community for their support of the second ever PICK ME! SC: Statewide Adoption event this past Friday and Saturday July 12-13, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
*Revised City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Chloe! (ID# A255704)
Jul 15, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Chloe. She is a tortie, domestic short-hair female cat.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Area Youth Gain Work Experience through City of Columbia & Columbia Urban League Partnership
Jul 11, 2019
Sixty youth began their summer break at various sites in the City of Columbia as part of the Columbia Urban League’s Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP).
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jul 11, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge Has Been Extended Through July with #LoveMyCity Campaign.
Jul 11, 2019
The City of Columbia Announced that #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is now extended until July 31, 2019.
Boil Water Advisory | Fork Ave
Jul 10, 2019
The water customers of Fork Ave from St. Andrews Rd to Deptford Dr located in Lexington County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
City’s Pet of the Week: Helicon! (ID# A255777)
Jul 08, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Helicon. He is a one-year old, black and white, Labrador Retriever, Basenji mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jul 05, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City’s Misting Stations to Operate During Summer Heat
Jul 03, 2019
The City of Columbia will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher.
City Manager Teresa Wilson Unveiled Resiliency Knowledge Center at Statewide Conference
Jul 03, 2019
City Manager Teresa Wilson and the City’s Emergency Management Team conducted a presentation for approximately 120 city and county management officials from across the state of South Carolina.
Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer to Host T-shirt Design Contest for Police and Fire Departments
Jul 03, 2019
The City of Columbia will conduct its first Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer T-shirt Design Contest, July 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Nine Communities Receive the Distinguished 2019 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia is one of the nine communities to receive the distinguished 2019 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award.
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
Jul 02, 2019
The Columbia-Richland Communications Center invites members of the public to participate in a voluntary scrutiny of the department to prove to citizens that their 911 center meets standards.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ralph! (ID# A256144)
Jul 02, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ralph. He is a one-year old, orange and white, domestic short-hair cat.
PICK ME! SC: SOUTH CAROLINA’S SECOND EVER STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT IS HERE
Jun 27, 2019
PICK ME! SC takes place at an animal shelter or rescue near you!
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 27, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 27, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 26, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ella! (ID# A254774)
Jun 24, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ella.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 24, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee Meeting Agenda| Monday, June 24 2019
Jun 24, 2019
The Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee (CRLF) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 9 a.m.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 21, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 21, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 21, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Columbia Police Department Yard Sale
Jun 20, 2019
Columbia Police Department will be having a Yard Sale on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 7 a.m. to Noon at Headquarters (1 Justice Sq.).
City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Local Businesses Owners to Access to Capital Symposium
Jun 19, 2019
Nearly 50 local business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ annual Access to Capital Symposium.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 19, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City of Columbia employees raise more than $50,000 for United Way of the Midlands
Jun 18, 2019
The City of Columbia charitable giving campaign has concluded with employees raising more than $50,000 to support United Way of the Midlands.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 18, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 18, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor
Revised: City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Lagos! (ID# A255237)
Jun 17, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Lagos.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
Columbia Wins Cities of Service National Competition to Engage Adults Aged 50+ in Service
Jun 14, 2019
Today, Columbia was announced as a winner of the Cities of Service Experience Matters competition.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 14, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 14, 2019
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Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 13, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes 2019 Summer Mayor’s Fellows
Jun 12, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes nine students to the 2019 Summer Semester class of the Mayor’s Fellows program.
CFD firefighters net more than $130,000 to help in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy
Jun 12, 2019
Columbia Richland firefighters marked the success of the department’s 2019 ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign as they presented a ceremonial check to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on June 12, 2019.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 12, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
Jun 11, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
Design/Development Review Commission Agenda | June 13
Jun 11, 2019
On Thursday, Thursday, June 13, the Design/Development Review Commission meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1737 Main Street.
Bull Street Commission Meeting Canceled | Monday, June 17, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
The Bull Street Commission meeting will not be held on Monday, June 17, 2019. For additional information, please contact Missy Gentry at 803-545-0211.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 10, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City’s Pet of the Week: Crawfish! (ID# A255103)
Jun 10, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Crawfish. She is a 1-year-old, calico, domestic, short-hair.
Registration Opens for Mayor Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics
Jun 10, 2019
Registration for Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics for youth ages 6-13 will begin on Monday, June 10, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 10, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 07, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 07, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 06, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 05, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 05, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City of Columbia is Working to Ensure a Complete and Accurate Count of all its Residents in the 2020 U.S. Census
Jun 04, 2019
The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 03, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 03, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 03, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
June At-Large Open House
Jun 01, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
Donations Needed for 2019 Fan the Heat Program
Jun 01, 2019
The Columbia Police Department is now collecting air conditioning units, fans and financial donations for the Annual ‘Fan the Heat’ Program.
Columbia Won Cities of Service National Competition to Engage Adults Aged 50+ in Service
Jun 01, 2019
Columbia was announced as a winner of the Cities of Service Experience Matters competition.
Columbia Parks & Recreation Hosts Senior Jamboree
Jun 01, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department hosted a free Senior Jamboree at Dutch Square Mall
City celebrated National Historic Preservation Month in May
Jun 01, 2019
The month of May has been proclaimed National Historic Preservation Month in the City of Columbia
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 31, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 30, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
Mayor Benjamin to Host 4th Annual Father’s Day Cookout
May 29, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin for a celebration of fathers at the 4th Annual Father’s Day Cookout on Saturday, June 15 from 12-4 p.m. at Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 28, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
City’s Pet of the Week: Stewie! (ID# A254278)
May 28, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Stewie. He is a 6-year old, black, domestic, short-hair cat.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 28, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 28, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 28, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 24, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 24, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia's 40-year record for Tree City USA
May 24, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Public Works Department announced that the City of Columbia set a record for being named a Tree City USA city for the past 40 years.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 23, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m. a reception and tour will be immediately after the ceremony lasting until 3 p.m.
Local emergency responders join blood drive challenge
May 23, 2019
Columbia Fire and Police Departments and Richland County Sheriff’s Office are teaming with the American Red Cross for the 8th annual Boots and Badges blood drive.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
May 22, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
City’s Pet of the Week: Rambo! (ID# A255077)
May 20, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Rambo. He is a 11-month old, red, Labrador, Retriever, mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Rambo! (ID# A255077)
May 20, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Rambo. He is a 11-month old, red, Labrador, Retriever, mix.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 20, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
May 20, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, May 20, 2019
May 17, 2019
On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ginger! (ID# A222179)
May 13, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ginger.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 13, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 250 Local Business Owners to 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 13, 2019
Nearly 250 small business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference today (May 10, 2019) at the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 250 Local Business Owners to 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 10, 2019
Nearly 250 small business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference today (May 10, 2019) at the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
Tony Terry, Pieces of a Dream to Perform at City’s Summer Concert Series
May 10, 2019
The City of Columbia’s live outdoor summer concert series at Finlay Park returns June 8 and will feature musical guests Tony Terry, Pieces of a Dream and the Drifters Tribute Band, the Columbia Parks.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. & Integral Development Group, LLC makes Major Announcement during National Economic Development Week
May 09, 2019
In celebration of National Economic Development Week, the City of Columbia, the Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. (CEZ, Inc.) and the Integral Development Group, LLC announced the grand opening.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 09, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 08, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. Celebrates National Economic Development Week
May 07, 2019
The City of Columbia along with Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. celebrates National Economic Development Week: May 6 – May 11.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 07, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Coco! (ID# A205709)
May 06, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Coco. She is a 2-year old, black and white, pit-bull, mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Coco! (ID# A205709)
May 06, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Coco.
Let’s Move! Columbia Family Wellness Challenge Applications Available
May 02, 2019
Applications for Let’s Move! Columbia’s free 12-week family wellness challenge is available now through May 3, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced.
Drew Wellness Center to Host Senior Health Fair
May 02, 2019
In observance of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will host a free health fair for seniors ages 50 and older on Wednesday, May 29.
May At-Large Open House | May 8
May 01, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
City of Columbia celebrates National Bike Month
Apr 30, 2019
The month of May has been recognized as National Bike Month.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
Apr 30, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Aries! (ID# A254174)
Apr 30, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Aries. He is a 6-month old, Flame PT, domestic, short-hair cat.
Cancelled Notice: City Community Development to host Community Block Party
Apr 26, 2019
Due to anticipated inclement weather on Friday, April 26, 2019, this year’s Community Block Party have been canceled.
National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and Cinco De Mayo Pet Adoption Special
Apr 22, 2019
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and Cinco De Mayo pet adoption special. All dogs and cats will be $5, in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.
City of Columbia is Working to Ensure a Complete and Accurate Count of all its Residents in the 2020 U.S. Census
Apr 22, 2019
The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census.
City’s Pet of the Week: Bodega! (ID# A254179)
Apr 22, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Bodega. She is a 1-year old, black and white, Labrador, retriever mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Edric! (ID# A246974)
Apr 17, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Edric. He is a 1-month old, black and white, domestic, short-medium hair cat.
City of Columbia and Two Men and a Truck Start Movers for Moms Campaign to Seek Donations for Displaced Mothers
Apr 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is conducting a donation drive with Two Men and a Truck for their Movers for Moms Campaign.
City to Host Community Development Week First-Ever Luncheon
Apr 11, 2019
The City’s Community Development department will host its first-ever Community Development Week Luncheon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Open Streets Columbia
Apr 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is excited to announce that Open Streets Columbia will celebrate its third year on Main Street, in conjunction with Soda City.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Apr 05, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City to host Minority Business Opportunity Conference (Minority BOC)
Apr 03, 2019
The City of Columbia has consistently shown its commitment to the economic growth of all of its communities by providing opportunities for small and minority businesses to succeed.
City of Columbia Celebrates Envision Columbia's 2nd Anniversary
Apr 03, 2019
On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Mayor, City Council, the City Manager and the City of Columbia staff celebrated the 2nd anniversary of the Columbia City Council’s Vision Statement.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Apr 01, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass.
City’s Pet of the Week: Jackie! (ID# A254049)
Apr 01, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Jackie. She is a 3-year old, black tabby, domestic, short-hair female cat. She is affectionate and loves to play. Her favorite toy is the laser pointer! He
Office of Business Opportunities Call for Presenters for 7th Annual Small Business Week
Mar 29, 2019
The Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) is pleased to issue a Call for Presenters for the 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 29, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on Saturday, March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Office of Business Opportunities Call for Presenters for 7th Annual Small Business Week
Mar 28, 2019
The Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) is pleased to issue a Call for Presenters for the 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
Minority Business Opportunity Conference (Minority BOC)
Mar 27, 2019
The City of Columbia has consistently shown its commitment to the economic growth of all of its communities by providing opportunities for small and minority businesses to succeed.
April Council Open House | April 10
Mar 27, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilman Sam Davis and Councilman Howard Duvall.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Mar 27, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Tucker! (ID# A252825)
Mar 25, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, tucker. He is a 3-year old, tricolor, TR Walker Hound, mix. Tucker has a strong habit of following his nose but otherwise walks well on a leash.
11th Annual Together We Can Read Press Conference
Mar 22, 2019
This year is the 11th annual Together We Can Read initiative, which has enriched the lives of more than 22,000 public school children.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Mar 22, 2019
WHAT: The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities & Midlands Technical College to host 2019 FastTrac & NxLevel Certificate of Completion Ceremony
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) in partnership with Midlands Technical College will recognize all participants of the FastTrac & NxLevel courses.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on March 28 and March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Minority Business Opportunity Conference (Minority BOC)
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia has consistently shown its commitment to the economic growth of all of its communities by providing opportunities for small and minority businesses to succeed.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 22, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks: Burton Height/ Standish Acres:
11th Annual Together We Can Read Press Conference
Mar 21, 2019
This year is the 11th annual Together We Can Read initiative, which has enriched the lives of more than 20,000 public school children.
Columbia to Host National Youth Violence Prevention Week Youth Symposium
Mar 21, 2019
In recognition of National Youth Violence Prevention Week, the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department and the Columbia Police Department will host a Youth Symposium to bring the community together.
Columbia Parks & Recreation Offers Free Spring Teen Retreat
Mar 21, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department will offer a free Spring Teen Retreat for children ages 13-17.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 21, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 20, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
Office of Business Opportunities to host Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series
Mar 20, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a series of government contract readiness workshops in collaboration with the SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
The COMET and Blue Bike Forms Partnership News Conference
Mar 20, 2019
Columbia, SC - On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., The COMET will hold a press conference at the Blue Bike Station in front of Columbia City Hall to showcase the new partnership.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 19, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities & Midlands Technical College to host 2019 FastTrac & NxLevel Certificate of Completion Ceremony
Mar 18, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) in partnership with Midlands Technical College will recognize all participants of the FastTrac & NxLevel courses.
City’s Community Development Department to host Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors of Richland County School District One
Mar 18, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development department is pleased to host a 500-word essay contest for juniors and seniors of Richland County School District One.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Mar 18, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Peach! (ID# A253681)
Mar 11, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Peach. She is a 2-year old, brown tabby and calico, domestic, short-hair, mix female cat.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Mar 08, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 08, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Columbia Parks & Recreation, Law Enforcement Agencies to Host Community Forum
Mar 08, 2019
The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with several law enforcement agencies and Benedict College to host a free community forum on policing in our city.
Columbia Parks & Recreation, AARP to Host Free Caregivers Workshop
Mar 07, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department and AARP will host a free educational workshop for caregivers on Wednesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Busby Street Community Center.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Mar 06, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Mar 06, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on March 28 and March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Office of Business Opportunities to host Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series
Mar 05, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a series of government contract readiness workshops in collaboration with the SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).
City’s Pet of the Week: Barqs! (ID# A251232)
Mar 04, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Barqs. He is a 5-month old, black and white, Labrador Retriever mix male.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Mar 01, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 01, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
St. Patrick’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Mar 01, 2019
The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special for $17 on March 15 - 16.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 Interactive Online Survey
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia has released a second interactive online survey in order to gather feedback on the draft recommendations of Columbia Compass.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Feb 28, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City’s Pet of the Week: Trenton! (ID# A253420)
Feb 25, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Trenton. He is a 9-year old, Russian blue, domestic, short-hair, male cat.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Feb 25, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Columbia Parks & Recreation Partners with AARP to Offer Free Workshops Targeting Seniors
Feb 20, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with AARP to offer a series of free educational workshops on a variety of topics including frauds and scams, financial literacy and more.
City’s Pet of the Week: Austin! (ID# A253233)
Feb 19, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Austin. He is an 8-year old, brown, German Shepard mix male.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 15, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Application Process Open for Accommodations Tax & Hospitality Tax Grant Funding Fiscal Year 2019/2020
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.)
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City’s Pet of the Week: Crookshanks! (ID# A252986)
Feb 11, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Crookshanks. He is a 4-year old, orange tabby, domestic, short-hair mix, male cat.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 11, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 Interactive Online Survey
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia has released a second interactive online survey in order to gather feedback on the draft recommendations of Columbia Compass.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 08, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City to host Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Orientation Sessions
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities will host two public orientation sessions to discuss the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment (CRR) program.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Feb 07, 2019
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 on February 11 – 16.
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities to Announce Launch of the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program in New Targeted Areas
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program Press Conference WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Council members, City Officials and City staff WHERE: Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
‘Hoop it Up’ Blood Drive aims to help make a difference for patients
Feb 06, 2019
This February, community members are invited to join the American Red Cross, City of Columbia and Mayor Steve Benjamin at the 9th annual ‘Hoop It Up’ Blood Drive.
City Council Invited to 2019 Legislative Reception
Feb 06, 2019
Members of Columbia City Council will be attending the 2019 Legislative Reception hosted by the City of Columbia.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Application Process Open for Accommodations Tax & Hospitality Tax Grant Funding Fiscal Year 2019/2020
Feb 05, 2019
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.)
Office of Business Opportunities to Host an Accounting and Tax Liabilities Lunch & Learn Course
Feb 04, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a lunch & learn course on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Palmetto Room.
City’s Pet of the Week: Charlene! (ID# A251862)
Feb 04, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Charlene. She is a 4-year old, tan and white, female pit bull.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 04, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Feb 01, 2019
The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 on February 11 – 16.
2019 State of the City Address Speech
Jan 30, 2019
Columbia Mayor’s Steve Benjamin’s State of the City Address as delivered at the University of South Carolina School of Law in the Karen Williams Courtroom.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Jan 25, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
Mayor Benjamin to deliver 2019 State of the City address on Jan. 29
Jan 25, 2019
WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Jan 23, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City to Hold Go Red Columbia Day Party “Party with a Purpose”
Jan 22, 2019
This year’s event will be held on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 1. The Go Red Columbia Day Party will be hosted by Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine.
City to Hold Go Red Columbia Day Party “Party with a Purpose”
Jan 22, 2019
This year’s event will be held on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 1. The Go Red Columbia Day Party will be hosted by Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Jan 22, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 18, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City’s Pet of the Week: Hermes! (ID# A248704)
Jan 14, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Hermes. He is a 7-month old, brown tabby and white, domestic, short-hair male cat.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 11, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Garbage Collection Schedule during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan 09, 2019
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 21, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jan 07, 2019
On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Columbia Announces 51 Pet Adoptions during Cuddle-Up Event
Jan 07, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like thank our community for their support of the Cuddle-Up Adoption event this past Saturday, January 5, 2019.
City of Columbia Food Policy Committee to Meet
Jan 07, 2019
The City of Columbia Food Policy Committee will hold a meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 9 at Richland Library in room 213.
City’s Pet of the Week: Boone! (ID# A251954)
Jan 07, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Boone. He is a 5-year old, tricolor, TR Walker Hound, mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Jan 07, 2019
On Tuesday, January 7, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Planning Commission Agenda | Monday, January 7, 2019
Jan 04, 2019
On Monday, January 7, the Planning Commission meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1737 Main Street.
January Cuddle-Up Pet Adoption Special
Jan 04, 2019
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Cuddle-up pet adoption special for $6 on January 5. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, Heartworm Test, initial vaccines and deworming.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jan 04, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Jan 02, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Garbage Collection Christmas Holiday Schedule
Dec 21, 2018
All garbage and recycling pickup scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2018, will remain on regular schedule.
REVISED: City of Columbia’s Parking Services releases operations during Christmas and New Year’s holidays
Dec 21, 2018
COMPLIMENTARY CITYWIDE - Monday, December 24th except Five Points, timed parking will be enforced during normal hours (11AM-6PM).
City Offices to Close in Observance of New Year’s Holiday
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s holiday on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.
Garbage Collection New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the New Year’s Holiday.
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 20, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
Garbage Collection New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the New Year’s Holiday.
January Cuddle-Up Pet Adoption Special
Dec 19, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Cuddle-up pet adoption special for $6 on January 5. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, Heartworm Test, initial vaccines and deworming.
City’s Pet of the Week: Jorah! (ID# A251417)
Dec 17, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Jorah. Jorah is a 1-year-old brown, brindle, pit bull mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dec 17, 2018
On Tuesday, December 18, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 13, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 13, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 12, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 11, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Dec 11, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December
City’s Pet of the Week: Sharp Cheddar! (ID# A246728)
Dec 10, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sharp Cheddar. Sharp Cheddar is an 8-month-old orange tabby, white, domestic short-hair mix, female cat.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 10, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
Columbia Issues First-Ever “Green Bonds” to Fund Stormwater Improvements
Dec 07, 2018
The City of Columbia, South Carolina, is poised to make history by issuing it’s first-ever “green bonds” to improve its stormwater system, creating a lasting investment in sustainability.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 07, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 07, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
City to Celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School
Dec 06, 2018
The City of Columbia will celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School.
City of Columbia and local partners launch expansion of Sally Salamander walking tour
Dec 04, 2018
The City of Columbia Office of the Mayor, in partnership with Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, will launch a version of the Sally Salamander walking tour.
Revised The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 04, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 04, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
City to Celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School
Dec 03, 2018
The City of Columbia will celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 03, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
City’s Pet of the Week: Macey! (ID# A249980)
Dec 03, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Macey. Macey is a 2-year-old gray and white pit-bull mix female.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Nov 30, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Nov 29, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December.
City to Celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School
Nov 29, 2018
The City of Columbia will celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School.
Irmo High School inducts City Manager Teresa Wilson into Hall of Fame
Nov 28, 2018
Irmo High School International School for the Arts has six new members in the school’s Hall of Fame and Columbia’s City Manager Teresa Wilson is one of them.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ruby! (ID# A250019)
Nov 26, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ruby. Ruby is a 4-year-old gray, domestic, Russian blue short-hair female cat.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Nov 26, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Nov 20, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
City of Columbia Accepting Applications for Community Promotions Grants
Nov 20, 2018
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Community Promotions Grants.
City’s Pet of the Week: Romulus! (ID# A250861)
Nov 19, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Romulus. Romulus is an 8-month-old tan and white, Bull Terrier-Pit Bull mix, male.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Treasured Trees Nominations
Nov 16, 2018
The nomination deadline for the Treasured Trees Program is Friday, November 16.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Nov 16, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
All Senior Pets Are Free in November
Nov 14, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be hosting November as Adopt a Senior Pet Month. During the month of November all adoption fees will be waived for all dogs and cats that are 5 years and older.
City’s Pet of the Week: Yura! (ID# A250042)
Nov 12, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Yura. Yura is a 5-year-old orange tabby, domestic, short-hair mix, male cat.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Nov 09, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
All Senior Pets Are Free in November
Nov 06, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be hosting November as Adopt a Senior Pet Month.
Chapter of The Links, Inc. and Richland School District One to Hold a Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Burton-Pack Elementary School.
Nov 05, 2018
Chapter of The Links, Inc. and Richland School District One will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly completed exercise fitness trail at Burton-Pack Elementary School.
City’s Pet of the Week: Oreo! (ID# A251104)
Nov 05, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Oreo. Oreo is a 5-year-old black and white, pit-bull mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Nov 05, 2018
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for an Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast Canceled
Nov 01, 2018
Due to anticipated inclement weather on Friday, this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast has been canceled.
All Senior Pets Are Free in November
Nov 01, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be hosting November as Adopt a Senior Pet Month. During the month of November all adoption fees will be waived for all dogs and cats that are 5 years and older.
City’s Pet of the Week: Gator! (ID# A249040)
Oct 29, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Gator. Gator is a 5-month-old tabby, white, domestic, short-hair mix, female cat.