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.
UofSC Freshman QB Ryan Hilinski to Speak at City’s #NYVPW Youth Symposium
Apr 09, 2019
University of South Carolina freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski will speak at the City of Columbia’s National Youth Violence Prevention Week Youth Symposium on Wednesday, April 10
Boil Water Advisory | College St.
Apr 07, 2019
Water customers of 1700 Block College St. located in Richland County, are advised to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
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:
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Apr 04, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on various boards and commissions.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Apr 03, 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 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.
Boil Water Advisory |Broad River Road
Mar 14, 2019
Water customers of 4450 Broad River Road. Broad River Road Correctional Institute need to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Blossom St.
Mar 13, 2019
To Columbia Water Customers located at Blossom St, from Bonham to Kilbourne Rd, and Kilbourne Rd from Blossom St to Coleman St.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Zimalcrest Drive
Mar 06, 2019
Customers of Zimalcrest Drive from Browning Road to Seminole Road have been asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Mar 06, 2019
All Access Columbia is a workshop that gives citizens information about neighborhood leadership, final neighborhood leadership, financial education, homeownership and home maintenance
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.
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.
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.
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’s Pet of the Week: Polo! (ID# A246623)
Jan 23, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Polo. He is an 11-month old, tan and black, male, boxer mix. Polo is very intelligent and will work for treats!
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 New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 28, 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.
City of Columbia’s Parking Services operations for the New Year’s holiday
Dec 28, 2018
City of Columbia’s Parking Services operations for the New Year’s holiday
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 28, 2018
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: Winnie! (ID# A249817)
Dec 28, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Winnie. She is a 5-month old, black and white, Domestic Short-haired kitten.
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.
Columbia’s Holiday ICE Closed Due to Weather
Dec 20, 2018
Holiday ICE, the City of Columbia’s outdoor ice skating rink, is closed today, December 20, 2018.
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.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 04, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
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.
City of Columbia Accepting Applications for Community Promotions Grants
Nov 16, 2018
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Community Promotions Grants.
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.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Nov 08, 2018
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.
Treasured Trees Nominations
Nov 07, 2018
The nomination deadline for the Treasured Trees Program is Friday, November 16.
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.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Nov 02, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
Treasured Trees Nominations
Nov 01, 2018
The nomination deadline for the Treasured Trees Program is Friday, November 16.
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.
Halloween Adoption Special
Oct 29, 2018
The Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Oct 26, 2018
For the next two weeks, SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines.
Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Officials to host Breast Cancer Awareness Press Conference
Oct 23, 2018
On Thursday, November 1 at 11:30 a.m., The City of Columbia will host a press conference at City Hall.
Halloween Adoption Special
Oct 23, 2018
The Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special.
City’s Pet of the Week: Percy! (ID# A249394)
Oct 22, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Percy. Percy is a 1-year-old border, collie mix
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Oct 22, 2018
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 in the parking lot of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Boil Water Advisory | Carolina Rd.
Oct 18, 2018
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Carolina Rd, from Greenlawn Dr to Eugene St, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes new Mayor’s Fellows to City Hall
Oct 15, 2018
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes six students this fall to the Mayor’s Fellows program.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Oct 15, 2018
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 3:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Halloween Adoption Special
Oct 15, 2018
The Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Oct 12, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks
The City of Columbia will be Postponing Solid Waste Collections for Thursday, October 11, 2018.
Oct 10, 2018
Due to expected high winds from Hurricane Michael, the City of Columbia will be postponing solid waste collections for Thursday, October 11, 2018.
Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Officials, Bewegen, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Officially Launch Blue Bike Share
Oct 09, 2018
The official launch of the new bike share system, Blue Bike was held Monday, October 8th at 10:00am at the Lady Street entrance to the Vista Greenway.
Halloween Adoption Special
Oct 09, 2018
The Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special.
Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Officials, Bewegen, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina holding Press Conference to Officially Launch Blue Bike Share
Oct 08, 2018
The official launch of the new bike share system, Blue Bike will be held TODAY, October 8th at 10:00am at the Lady Street entrance to the Vista Greenway.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Oct 05, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
Boil Water Advisory | Wood duck Rd, Holiday Rd, and Holiday Ct.
Oct 05, 2018
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Wood duck Rd, Holiday Rd, and Holiday Ct., to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior use.
Boil Water Advisory | Friarsgate Subdivision
Oct 05, 2018
Water customers of Elstow Rd are, in the Friarsgate Subdivision are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
South Carolina Ranks as the 6th Highest State in the Nation for Domestic Violence
Oct 05, 2018
The Violence Policy Center evaluated the 2016 homicide data, and ranked South Carolina as the 6th highest state with 48 female homicide victims murdered by males.
South Carolina Ranks as the 6th Highest State in the Nation for Domestic Violence
Oct 03, 2018
The Violence Policy Center evaluated the 2016 homicide data, and ranked South Carolina as the 6th highest state with 48 female homicide victims murdered by males.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 October Public Open Houses
Oct 02, 2018
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to kick off the first round of public engagement for Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Road Closure: Main and College Streets
Oct 02, 2018
The City of Columbia is notifying its citizens of a detour at the intersection of Main and College Streets from October 2-24, 2018.
Mayor Benjamin Invites Community to Block Party with America’s Mayors
Sep 28, 2018
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin invites the community to a block party with America’s mayors from 6:30-10 p.m. TODAY on the 1600 block of Main Street.
Columbia Animal Shelter Sends Over 60 Dogs and Puppies to the Humane Educational Society
Sep 25, 2018
More than 60 dogs and puppies made their way from Columbia Animal Services, SC to Humane Educational Society in Chattanooga, TN.
Boil Water Advisory | 100 Block of Hester Woods Dr.
Sep 25, 2018
Water customers of 100 Block of Hester Woods Dr, located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking and eating.
City Officials Issue West Nile Virus Preventative Measures
Sep 25, 2018
The West Nile virus has urged citizens to help reduce the threat of mosquitoes.
Columbia-Richland Alerts for Hurricane Florence
Sep 13, 2018
The City of Columbia and Richland County have partnered and created multiple ways for citizens to receive (CRA) Columbia-Richland Alerts
The City of Columbia Urges Residents to Remove Trash Away from Roadways
Sep 13, 2018
The City of Columbia is urging residents to cease putting yard trash and bulk items at the curb. This will help keep storm drains and roads clear of debris to reduce potential flooding
City Officials Announce Customer Care Information Hotline During Hurricane Florence
Sep 12, 2018
City of Columbia officials are urging citizens to use a primary contact number for information during Hurricane Florence operations. The primary information number is telephone number 803-545-3300.
City of Columbia Food Policy Committee meeting Sept. 12 canceled
Sep 11, 2018
The City of Columbia Food Policy Committee to be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 in the auditorium on the first floor of Richland Library Main has been canceled.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Aug 31, 2018
Citizens with specific questions or concerns should contact Forestry and Beautification at 803-545-3860 or SCE&G at 1-800-251-7234 to meet and discuss in advance of the work being completed.
Planning Commission Meetings and Agendas | Wednesday, September 5
Aug 31, 2018
The City of Columbia Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201 beginning at 4 p.m.