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.
Boil Water Advisory | Lincoln St
Feb 19, 2019
Water customers of Lincoln St from Northwood St to Florence St 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: 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:
Boil Water Advisory | Broad River Rd
Feb 14, 2019
staff advises the water customers of Broad River Rd to Boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Boil Water Advisory | N. Trenholm Rd
Feb 14, 2019
staff advises the water customers of N. Trenholm Rd from Rockwood Rd to Bridgewood Rd, and Bridgewood Rd to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference *Location Change
Feb 13, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Hollows Apartment
Feb 11, 2019
The water customers of The Hollows Apartment Complex located at 1300 Longcreek Drive are advised to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
City to host Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Orientation Sessions
Feb 10, 2019
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities will host two public orientation sessions to discuss the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment (CRR) program.
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:
City of Columbia notified that former residents of Allen Benedict Court to receive tenant protection vouchers for new home placement
Feb 08, 2019
The City was notified this week that the Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Housing Voucher Programs has processed tenant protection vouchers in the amount of $1.65 million
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.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes new Mayor’s Fellows to City Hall
Feb 07, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 7, 2019) – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes eight students to the Mayor’s Fellows program.
‘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.
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 06, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
Boil Water Advisory | Glenwood Dr.
Feb 05, 2019
Water customers of Glenwood Dr, from Harrison Rd to Covenant Rd, are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Bull St.
Feb 02, 2019
Staff advises the water customers of Bull St from Elmwood Ave to Franklin St, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Valhalla Dr.
Jan 27, 2019
Water customers of The 500 to the 700 block of Valhalla Dr. All of Valhalla Cir. Valkyrie Blvd need to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
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.
City Offices to Close in Observance of New Year’s Holiday
Dec 28, 2018
The City of Columbia offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s holiday on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Hyatt Ave
Oct 16, 2018
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Hyatt Ave, from North Main to Sycamore Ave, 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).
City’s Pet of the Week: Denver! (ID# A249024)
Oct 15, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Denver. Denver is a 3-year-old tabby and white, domestic, short-hair mix, male cat.
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
Ribbon Cutting for NewDirections215 - Cancelled/To Be Rescheduled
Oct 10, 2018
Due to the scheduled Hurricane Michael press conference by the City at 4:00 pm today to prepare residents, the ribbon cutting ceremony for NewDirections215 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Avondale
Oct 09, 2018
Water customers of Avondale from North Main to Palmetto located in Richland County, are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Brookstone Way, located in the Ashford subdivision
Oct 09, 2018
Water customers of Brookstone Way, located in the Ashford subdivision located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
Boil Water Advisory | Rockymount Rd, Rockyknoll Dr,
Oct 09, 2018
Water customers of Crane church Rd, from Rockyview Dr to Slab Pile Rd, are asked to boil vigorously boil their water prior to use.
Boil Water Advisory | Main St, from Pendleton St to Green St.
Oct 09, 2018
Water customers of Main St, from Pendleton St to Green St, are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
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.
Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Officials, Bewegen, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina holding Press Conference to Officially Launch Blue Bike Share
Oct 05, 2018
The official launch of the new bike share system, Blue Bike will be held Monday, October 8th at 10:00am at the Lady Street entrance to the Vista Greenway.
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.
Boil Water Advisory |Glen Eagle Cir
Oct 01, 2018
Water customers of Glen Eagle Cir are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Boil Water Advisory | Milford Park Subdivision off Dutch Fork Rd
Oct 01, 2018
Water customers of Milford Park Subdivision off Dutch Fork Rd are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Sep 28, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines for the next two weeks.
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.
Boil Water Advisory | Regatta Rd
Sep 26, 2018
Columbia Water advises water customers of Regatta Rd located in Lexington County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
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 Compass: Envision 2036 October Public Open Houses
Sep 19, 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.
Mayor Benjamin invites community to block party with America’s mayors
Sep 19, 2018
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin invites the community to a block party with America’s mayors from 6:30-10 p.m. on Sept. 28 on the 1600 block of Main Street.
Serve and Connect and Local Law Enforcement Implementing Community Drive
Sep 18, 2018
Supplies are being collected for those across our state who were affected by Hurricane Florence.
The COMET to Restore Limited Service on Sunday and Full Service on Monday with Free Service for the Entire Week
Sep 15, 2018
The COMET will be restoring limited transit services on Sunday, September 16, 2018 starting at 12:00 noon through 9:00 p.m. as a dial-a-ride service.
Hurricane Florence Update: Shelters for Evacuees
Sep 15, 2018
Several community partners are opening their doors to shelter coastal evacuees and others who must leave their homes as Hurricane Florence takes aim at South Carolina.
City of Columbia to Hold a Press Conference at 3:30 p.m. to Address Emergency Preparedness and Safety Precautions
Sep 14, 2018
The City of Columbia is holding a press conference to address the city’s efforts in emergency preparedness and safety precautions for the citizens ahead of the potential severe weather in the area.
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
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center, City Parks & Recreation Centers to Close Due to Hurricane Florence
Sep 13, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center and City of Columbia’s parks and recreation centers will be closed beginning Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, September 16 due to Hurricane Florence, the Columbia P
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.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 October Public Open Houses
Sep 11, 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.
City’s Pet of the Week: Chester!
Sep 10, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Chester. Chester is an 8-month-old chocolate and white, Pit Bull mix. She is friendly with other cats and very affectionate.
Boil Water Advisory |Ballard Dr and Langston Rd.
Sep 04, 2018
Water customers of Ballard Dr and Langston Rd. are asked to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking.
City’s Pet of the Week: Fairy! (ID# A248124)
Sep 04, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Fairy. Fairy is a 2-year-old old brown, tabby, domestic short-hair mixed cat.
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.
West Nile Virus Alert
Aug 29, 2018
ATTENTION: The City of Columbia has been alerted of a dead bird found within the city limits that has tested positive for West Nile Virus.