City of Columbia Announces New Business Liaison to Help Better Streamline Business Within the City
May 14, 2021
The City of Columbia is pleased to announce our new business liaison, Greg Williams.
City of Columbia Issues Statement Regarding Mask Ordinance
May 13, 2021
On May 11, 2021, City Council voted to extend the mask ordinance until June 5, 2021. In light of the current guidance from the CDC, which was announced today, May 13, 2021.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
May 12, 2021
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Office of Business Opportunities Hosting Webinar “Certifications 101: Using the Right Tools to Grow Your Business”
May 12, 2021
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities will be holding a webinar on Certifications 101: Using the Right Tools to Grow Your Business.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
May 11, 2021
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021.
City’s Pet of the Week: Cisco (ID# (A268638)
May 11, 2021
Cisco is our adoptable pet of the week! This handsome 3-year-old pit bull was found as a stray and we were unable to locate his family.
Affordable Housing Task Force | May 11, 2021
May 07, 2021
The Affordable Housing Task Force will be meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Issues Statement Regarding May 6 School Bus Incident
May 06, 2021
Mayor Benjamin has issued this statement in regards to the incident this morning when an armed suspect took over a Richland County School District 2 school bus with children on board.
City of Columbia Designated a Bronze-level Walk Friendly Community
May 04, 2021
The City of Columbia has been designated as a Walk Friendly Community at the Bronze level by the Walk Friendly Communities (WFC) Program.
Dominion Energy to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2021
May 01, 2021
Dominion Energy will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks.
City Implements “Spring Forward Amnesty Program”
Apr 26, 2021
The City of Columbia Municipal Court will be implementing a “Spring Forward Amnesty Program” every Friday in May.
City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration
Apr 26, 2021
According to City Code §2-301, individuals are required to complete and submit a City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration Form, if you are employed or retained, with compensation and more.
May is National Historic Preservation Month!
Apr 26, 2021
May is National Historic Preservation Month and the City’s Preservation staff has several virtual activities planned with the Planning Division to commemorate the event.
Celebrate National Bike Month in May!
Apr 26, 2021
Help Us Celebrate National Bike Month in Columbia SC! With spring in the air, the City of Columbia and the League of American Bicyclists, the national organization of bicyclists
City’s Pet of the Week: Versace! (ID# A263107)
Apr 25, 2021
Versace is our adoptable pet of the week! This handsome shepherd mix is young, tall, and leggy.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Hosts Media Tour at Babcock Building/Bull Street District
Apr 23, 2021
The City of Columbia in partnership with Clachan Properties hosted a hard hat tour of the Babcock Building for media representatives.
Columbia’s Economy Continues to Boom in Spite of COVID-19 with Over $1 Billion in Investment Underway
Mar 25, 2021
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Since January 2020, Columbia SC has seen over $1.1 billion dollars in announced or active development activity in the City and Richland County.
City Council Meeting | Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Mar 14, 2021
In the interest of public health, the Columbia City Council will conduct a virtual meeting using video conferencing technology on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
City’s Office of Business Opportunities to host Mentor Matchup Initiative
Mar 13, 2021
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a mentor matchup initiative entitled “Power Hour” on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St., Suite 100.
Will Brennan Appointed to the COMET Board of Directors
Mar 02, 2021
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announces the appointment, by the City of Columbia, of Will Brennan to its Board of Directors.
Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces He Will Not Run for Re-election as Mayor During Press Conference at City Hall
Feb 04, 2021
During a press conference held today, February 4, in Columbia City Council chambers, Mayor Steve Benjamin announced he would not run for re-election during this year’s upcoming election.
Columbia City Council Temporarily Suspends Normal Operating Procedures of City Council Meetings as COVID-19 Precautionary Measure
Mar 10, 2020
In the interest of public health, Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia City Council have unanimously passed an emergency ordinance.
City’s Pet of the Week: Kovu! (ID# A260085)
Mar 09, 2020
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Kovu!
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 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.
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.
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’s Pet of the Week: Sassy! (ID# A255629)
Aug 05, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sassy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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:
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).
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.
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 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.)
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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:
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.
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 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.
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: 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.