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Start Fresh Financial Education Workshop Series
Learn the importance of banking, budgeting, saving and building your credit.
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Police Recruitment and Retention Initiative
Columbia Police Department Announces Job Opportunities and Incentives
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Meet Sir Locksley! (ID# A211638)
He is a one-year-old domestic shorthair cat.
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View the Mayor's State of the City Address
The 2015 State of the City Address was held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
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5th Annual Columbia Lifesavers Blood Drive
The blood drive will be held on February 27 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Community Development to Hold “How to Purchase a House on a Budget” Workshop
Learn about the mortgage process, the benefits of homeownership and what to do after closing at Community Development’s “How to Purchase a House on Budget” Workshop. For more information or to register, contact Felicia Wilks at 803-545-3373.
City Manager's Reflections on 2014
View the City Manager's highlights from 2014. Click on "READ MORE" to download the report.
Art Center to Offer Spring Break Art Camp
The Columbia Art Center is offering a 4-day multimedia visual art camp for children ages 6-12 from March 30 - April 2. The Spring Break Art Camp will include lessons on pottery, painting and more.
2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz
Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced on Friday, January 23, 2015, that the Columbia Fire Department will begin its “2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz” on Saturday, January 24. Chief Jenkins stated, “We urge citizens to install smoke alarms and to check them monthly to ensure they are working and if they are more than ten years old to replace them.” The Columbia Fire Department was one of ten fire departments selected to participate in the grant-funded “2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz” by the South Carolina Division of Fire and Life Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).
SCE&G To Perform Tree Trimming Activities As Scheduled For 2015
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines. The trimming will be completed by SCE&G contractors and work will be closely monitored by the City’s 4 Certified Arborists.
Spirit Communications Park Groundbreaking
Professional baseball’s return to Columbia took another major step forward on Tuesday, January 9. Mayor Steve Benjamin, along with Jason Freier (CEO, Hardball Capital), Bob Hughes (President, Hughes Development), Bob Keane (President and CEO, Spirit Communications), and Greg Hughes (President, Contract Construction, Inc. and Project Manager for CCEB Venue Partners) and other City, State and company officials ceremonially broke ground on Spirit Communications Park at Columbia Common in Downtown Columbia.
Full Text of Mayor Steve Benjamin's 2015 State of the City Address
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin delivered his 2015 State of the City address, January 20, 2015, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
PRESS RELEASES
January 30, 2015
Community Forum hosted by Councilwoman Plaugh and Councilman Baddourah
Join Councilwoman Plaugh and Councilman Baddourah on Feb. 5 for presentations and updates about City operations given by City Manager Wilson, Police Chief Holbrook and City Attorney Knox.January 29, 2015
City’s Engineering Division Announces the Pre-Capacity Assurance Program Analysis
The City's Engineering Division is proud to announce the Pre-Capacity Assurance Program Analysis. January 23, 2015
National Wear Red Day - February 6, 2015
The public is invited to recognize National Wear Red Day on February 6 to help honor and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Stakeholder Meeting for Five Year Consolidated Plan
Millions of dollars are coming our way, where should this money go? Community Development is seeking input for the Five Year Consolidated Plan from stakeholders on Feb. 5 at Earlewood Park Community Center. Register for Columbia-Richland Alerts
The City of Columbia’s public safety team is committed to promoting citywide safety. We highly encourage citizens to learn and participate in the City’s safety initiatives by registering for the Columbia- Richland Alerts (CRA). Citizens can also sign up to receive updates about special events and public meetings.
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District I


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Tameika Isaac Devine
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Leona Plaugh
District IV


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Brian DeQuincey Newman
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Cameron Runyan
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Moe Baddourah
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