Columbia Announces 62 Pet Adoptions during Second Ever PICK ME! SC: STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT
Jul 16, 2019
Columbia Animal Services would like thank our community for their support of the second ever PICK ME! SC: Statewide Adoption event this past Friday and Saturday July 12-13, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
*Revised City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Chloe! (ID# A255704)
Jul 15, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Chloe. She is a tortie, domestic short-hair female cat.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Jul 15, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Area Youth Gain Work Experience through City of Columbia & Columbia Urban League Partnership
Jul 11, 2019
Sixty youth began their summer break at various sites in the City of Columbia as part of the Columbia Urban League’s Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP).
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jul 11, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge Has Been Extended Through July with #LoveMyCity Campaign.
Jul 11, 2019
The City of Columbia Announced that #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is now extended until July 31, 2019.
Boil Water Advisory | Fork Ave
Jul 10, 2019
The water customers of Fork Ave from St. Andrews Rd to Deptford Dr located in Lexington County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 09, 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.
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:
Boil Water Advisory | Bluff Road, including Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Jul 04, 2019
Water customers of the 5600 Block of Bluff Road, including Westinghouse Electric Corp. located in Richland County, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to use.
City’s Misting Stations to Operate During Summer Heat
Jul 03, 2019
The City of Columbia will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher.
City Manager Teresa Wilson Unveiled Resiliency Knowledge Center at Statewide Conference
Jul 03, 2019
City Manager Teresa Wilson and the City’s Emergency Management Team conducted a presentation for approximately 120 city and county management officials from across the state of South Carolina.
Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer to Host T-shirt Design Contest for Police and Fire Departments
Jul 03, 2019
The City of Columbia will conduct its first Mayor’s Campaign Against Breast Cancer T-shirt Design Contest, July 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019.
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Nine Communities Receive the Distinguished 2019 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia is one of the nine communities to receive the distinguished 2019 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award.
Mayor Benjamin to host Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast
Jul 03, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast from 6-9 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Citizens encouraged to keep safety in mind while celebrating July 4th Holiday
Jul 02, 2019
With America's day of independence set to be celebrated this week the Columbia Fire Department is once again asking area residents to exercise caution while using fireworks.
Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
Jul 02, 2019
The Columbia-Richland Communications Center invites members of the public to participate in a voluntary scrutiny of the department to prove to citizens that their 911 center meets standards.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ralph! (ID# A256144)
Jul 02, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ralph. He is a one-year old, orange and white, domestic short-hair cat.
Boil Water Advisory | Richland St from Park St to Main St
Jul 01, 2019
Columbia Water laboratory staff advises the water customers of Richland St from Park St to Main St to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.
PICK ME! SC: SOUTH CAROLINA’S SECOND EVER STATEWIDE ADOPTION EVENT IS HERE
Jun 27, 2019
PICK ME! SC takes place at an animal shelter or rescue near you!
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 27, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 27, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 26, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ella! (ID# A254774)
Jun 24, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ella.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 24, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee Meeting Agenda| Monday, June 24 2019
Jun 24, 2019
The Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee (CRLF) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 9 a.m.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 21, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City Offices to Close in Observance of Independence Day
Jun 21, 2019
In observance of Independence Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 21, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Columbia Police Department Yard Sale
Jun 20, 2019
Columbia Police Department will be having a Yard Sale on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 7 a.m. to Noon at Headquarters (1 Justice Sq.).
City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Local Businesses Owners to Access to Capital Symposium
Jun 19, 2019
Nearly 50 local business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ annual Access to Capital Symposium.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 19, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City of Columbia employees raise more than $50,000 for United Way of the Midlands
Jun 18, 2019
The City of Columbia charitable giving campaign has concluded with employees raising more than $50,000 to support United Way of the Midlands.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 18, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 18, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor
Revised: City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City’s Pet of the Week: Lagos! (ID# A255237)
Jun 17, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Lagos.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Jun 17, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
Columbia Wins Cities of Service National Competition to Engage Adults Aged 50+ in Service
Jun 14, 2019
Today, Columbia was announced as a winner of the Cities of Service Experience Matters competition.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 14, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 14, 2019
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Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Jun 13, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes 2019 Summer Mayor’s Fellows
Jun 12, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes nine students to the 2019 Summer Semester class of the Mayor’s Fellows program.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes 2019 Summer Mayor’s Fellows
Jun 12, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin welcomes nine students to the 2019 Summer Semester class of the Mayor’s Fellows program.
CFD firefighters net more than $130,000 to help in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy
Jun 12, 2019
Columbia Richland firefighters marked the success of the department’s 2019 ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign as they presented a ceremonial check to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on June 12, 2019.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 12, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
Jun 11, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
Design/Development Review Commission Agenda | June 13
Jun 11, 2019
On Thursday, Thursday, June 13, the Design/Development Review Commission meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 1737 Main Street.
Bull Street Commission Meeting Canceled | Monday, June 17, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
The Bull Street Commission meeting will not be held on Monday, June 17, 2019. For additional information, please contact Missy Gentry at 803-545-0211.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 10, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
City’s Pet of the Week: Crawfish! (ID# A255103)
Jun 10, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Crawfish. She is a 1-year-old, calico, domestic, short-hair.
Registration Opens for Mayor Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics
Jun 10, 2019
Registration for Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin’s 10th Annual Drills & Skills Clinics for youth ages 6-13 will begin on Monday, June 10, 2019.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 10, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City of Columbia Summer Movie & Concert Canceled Due to Weather
Jun 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Summer Movie and Concert scheduled for June 7 & 8, respectively, have been canceled due to forecasted inclement weather.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 07, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a special called Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor in Council Chambers.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Jun 07, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Jun 06, 2019
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Registration begins for 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence
Jun 05, 2019
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Pro Tem Tameika Isaac Devine announce that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 05, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
City of Columbia is Working to Ensure a Complete and Accurate Count of all its Residents in the 2020 U.S. Census
Jun 04, 2019
The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census.
City Hosts June as National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Jun 03, 2019
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and you can celebrate by adopting a cat from the Columbia Animal Shelter.
Access to Capital Symposium: Practical Financing Options for Small Businesses
Jun 03, 2019
Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you?
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Jun 03, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
June At-Large Open House
Jun 01, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
Donations Needed for 2019 Fan the Heat Program
Jun 01, 2019
The Columbia Police Department is now collecting air conditioning units, fans and financial donations for the Annual ‘Fan the Heat’ Program.
Columbia Won Cities of Service National Competition to Engage Adults Aged 50+ in Service
Jun 01, 2019
Columbia was announced as a winner of the Cities of Service Experience Matters competition.
Columbia Parks & Recreation Hosts Senior Jamboree
Jun 01, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department hosted a free Senior Jamboree at Dutch Square Mall
City celebrated National Historic Preservation Month in May
Jun 01, 2019
The month of May has been proclaimed National Historic Preservation Month in the City of Columbia
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 31, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 30, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
Mayor Benjamin to Host 4th Annual Father’s Day Cookout
May 29, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin for a celebration of fathers at the 4th Annual Father’s Day Cookout on Saturday, June 15 from 12-4 p.m. at Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 28, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
City’s Pet of the Week: Stewie! (ID# A254278)
May 28, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Stewie. He is a 6-year old, black, domestic, short-hair cat.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 28, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 28, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 28, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 24, 2019
Join Mayor Steve Benjamin, citizens, and City staff to learn about recent and upcoming street designs and bike planning on an easy, 2-mile guided tour of downtown.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 24, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia's 40-year record for Tree City USA
May 24, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Public Works Department announced that the City of Columbia set a record for being named a Tree City USA city for the past 40 years.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., the Integral Development Group, LLC and SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority to host Veranda At North Main Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
May 23, 2019
The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3700 North Main St. at 12 p.m. a reception and tour will be immediately after the ceremony lasting until 3 p.m.
Local emergency responders join blood drive challenge
May 23, 2019
Columbia Fire and Police Departments and Richland County Sheriff’s Office are teaming with the American Red Cross for the 8th annual Boots and Badges blood drive.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City of Columbia to Host #LoveColumbiaSC Photo and Video Challenge
May 22, 2019
The #LoveColumbiaSC Challenge is a City initiative that encourages citizens of Columbia to submit photos via social media of the places they love in the city.
City’s Pet of the Week: Rambo! (ID# A255077)
May 20, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Rambo. He is a 11-month old, red, Labrador, Retriever, mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Rambo! (ID# A255077)
May 20, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Rambo. He is a 11-month old, red, Labrador, Retriever, mix.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 20, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
May 20, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
Public Safety Committee Agenda | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Public Safety Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m.
Bull Street Commission Meeting| Monday, May 20, 2019
May 17, 2019
On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Bull Street Commission will meet at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 2nd floor in the Mayor’s Conference room at 2 p.m.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
May 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City’s Pet of the Week: Ginger! (ID# A222179)
May 13, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Ginger.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
May 13, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 250 Local Business Owners to 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 13, 2019
Nearly 250 small business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference today (May 10, 2019) at the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 250 Local Business Owners to 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 10, 2019
Nearly 250 small business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference today (May 10, 2019) at the Columbia Metropolitan Center.
Tony Terry, Pieces of a Dream to Perform at City’s Summer Concert Series
May 10, 2019
The City of Columbia’s live outdoor summer concert series at Finlay Park returns June 8 and will feature musical guests Tony Terry, Pieces of a Dream and the Drifters Tribute Band, the Columbia Parks.
City of Columbia, Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. & Integral Development Group, LLC makes Major Announcement during National Economic Development Week
May 09, 2019
In celebration of National Economic Development Week, the City of Columbia, the Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. (CEZ, Inc.) and the Integral Development Group, LLC announced the grand opening.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 09, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 08, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City of Columbia & Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. Celebrates National Economic Development Week
May 07, 2019
The City of Columbia along with Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. celebrates National Economic Development Week: May 6 – May 11.
City to Host 7th Annual Small Business Week Conference
May 07, 2019
The City’s Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) will host the seventh annual Small Business Week Conference on Friday, May 10, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Coco! (ID# A205709)
May 06, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Coco. She is a 2-year old, black and white, pit-bull, mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Coco! (ID# A205709)
May 06, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Coco.
Let’s Move! Columbia Family Wellness Challenge Applications Available
May 02, 2019
Applications for Let’s Move! Columbia’s free 12-week family wellness challenge is available now through May 3, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced.
Drew Wellness Center to Host Senior Health Fair
May 02, 2019
In observance of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will host a free health fair for seniors ages 50 and older on Wednesday, May 29.
May At-Large Open House | May 8
May 01, 2019
Citizens are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard Duvall, who both represent the at-large seats on City Council.
City of Columbia celebrates National Bike Month
Apr 30, 2019
The month of May has been recognized as National Bike Month.
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
Apr 30, 2019
In observance of Memorial Day, the City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.
City’s Pet of the Week: Aries! (ID# A254174)
Apr 30, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Aries. He is a 6-month old, Flame PT, domestic, short-hair cat.
Cancelled Notice: City Community Development to host Community Block Party
Apr 26, 2019
Due to anticipated inclement weather on Friday, April 26, 2019, this year’s Community Block Party have been canceled.
National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and Cinco De Mayo Pet Adoption Special
Apr 22, 2019
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and Cinco De Mayo pet adoption special. All dogs and cats will be $5, in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.
City of Columbia is Working to Ensure a Complete and Accurate Count of all its Residents in the 2020 U.S. Census
Apr 22, 2019
The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census.
City’s Pet of the Week: Bodega! (ID# A254179)
Apr 22, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Bodega. She is a 1-year old, black and white, Labrador, retriever mix.
City’s Pet of the Week: Edric! (ID# A246974)
Apr 17, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Edric. He is a 1-month old, black and white, domestic, short-medium hair cat.
City of Columbia and Two Men and a Truck Start Movers for Moms Campaign to Seek Donations for Displaced Mothers
Apr 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is conducting a donation drive with Two Men and a Truck for their Movers for Moms Campaign.
City to Host Community Development Week First-Ever Luncheon
Apr 11, 2019
The City’s Community Development department will host its first-ever Community Development Week Luncheon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Open Streets Columbia
Apr 05, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is excited to announce that Open Streets Columbia will celebrate its third year on Main Street, in conjunction with Soda City.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Apr 05, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
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.
City of Columbia Public Space Public Life Survey
Mar 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is seeking volunteers on March 28 and March 30 to help conduct our annual Public Space Public Life Survey throughout downtown Columbia.
Office of Business Opportunities to host Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series
Mar 05, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a series of government contract readiness workshops in collaboration with the SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).
City’s Pet of the Week: Barqs! (ID# A251232)
Mar 04, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Barqs. He is a 5-month old, black and white, Labrador Retriever mix male.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Mar 01, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Mar 01, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
St. Patrick’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Mar 01, 2019
The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special for $17 on March 15 - 16.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 Interactive Online Survey
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia has released a second interactive online survey in order to gather feedback on the draft recommendations of Columbia Compass.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Feb 28, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 28, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City’s Pet of the Week: Trenton! (ID# A253420)
Feb 25, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Trenton. He is a 9-year old, Russian blue, domestic, short-hair, male cat.
Join The City of Columbia’s Team for the Midlands Heart Walk
Feb 25, 2019
The public is invited to participate in the FREE Midlands Heart Walk to help and support the women affected by heart disease, the number 1 killer of women.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 22, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Columbia Parks & Recreation Partners with AARP to Offer Free Workshops Targeting Seniors
Feb 20, 2019
The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with AARP to offer a series of free educational workshops on a variety of topics including frauds and scams, financial literacy and more.
City’s Pet of the Week: Austin! (ID# A253233)
Feb 19, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Austin. He is an 8-year old, brown, German Shepard mix male.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 15, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 15, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Application Process Open for Accommodations Tax & Hospitality Tax Grant Funding Fiscal Year 2019/2020
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.)
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 12, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
City’s Pet of the Week: Crookshanks! (ID# A252986)
Feb 11, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Crookshanks. He is a 4-year old, orange tabby, domestic, short-hair mix, male cat.
City to Host All Access Columbia Workshop
Feb 11, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 Interactive Online Survey
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia has released a second interactive online survey in order to gather feedback on the draft recommendations of Columbia Compass.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2019
Feb 08, 2019
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 08, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
City to host Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Orientation Sessions
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities will host two public orientation sessions to discuss the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment (CRR) program.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
City of Columbia to host Lunch with a Planner
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia is hosting “lunch with a planner” discussions throughout the year as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan.
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Feb 07, 2019
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 1737 Main St.
Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 on February 11 – 16.
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities to Announce Launch of the Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program in New Targeted Areas
Feb 07, 2019
WHAT: Commercial Retention & Redevelopment Program Press Conference WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Council members, City Officials and City staff WHERE: Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way
City to host City Lender I Uplift Program Press Conference
Feb 07, 2019
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department is celebrating over forty-five years of building communities and transforming lives.
‘Hoop it Up’ Blood Drive aims to help make a difference for patients
Feb 06, 2019
This February, community members are invited to join the American Red Cross, City of Columbia and Mayor Steve Benjamin at the 9th annual ‘Hoop It Up’ Blood Drive.
City Council Invited to 2019 Legislative Reception
Feb 06, 2019
Members of Columbia City Council will be attending the 2019 Legislative Reception hosted by the City of Columbia.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Feb 06, 2019
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Application Process Open for Accommodations Tax & Hospitality Tax Grant Funding Fiscal Year 2019/2020
Feb 05, 2019
The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2020 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.)
Office of Business Opportunities to Host an Accounting and Tax Liabilities Lunch & Learn Course
Feb 04, 2019
City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host a lunch & learn course on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Palmetto Room.
City’s Pet of the Week: Charlene! (ID# A251862)
Feb 04, 2019
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Charlene. She is a 4-year old, tan and white, female pit bull.
City of Columbia Urges Recognition of Earth Hour
Feb 04, 2019
The City of Columbia urges citizens to participate in Earth Hour at 8:30p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Special
Feb 01, 2019
The Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 on February 11 – 16.
2019 State of the City Address Speech
Jan 30, 2019
Columbia Mayor’s Steve Benjamin’s State of the City Address as delivered at the University of South Carolina School of Law in the Karen Williams Courtroom.
Columbia Compass: Envision 2036 – February Public Open Houses
Jan 25, 2019
The City of Columbia will host two public open houses to share what the project team has learned from citizen input and research during the first phase of Columbia Compass.
Mayor Benjamin to deliver 2019 State of the City address on Jan. 29
Jan 25, 2019
WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.
City’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 Christmas Holiday Schedule
Dec 21, 2018
All garbage and recycling pickup scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2018, will remain on regular schedule.
REVISED: City of Columbia’s Parking Services releases operations during Christmas and New Year’s holidays
Dec 21, 2018
COMPLIMENTARY CITYWIDE - Monday, December 24th except Five Points, timed parking will be enforced during normal hours (11AM-6PM).
City Offices to Close in Observance of New Year’s Holiday
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s holiday on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.
Garbage Collection New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the New Year’s Holiday.
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 20, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
Garbage Collection New Year’s Holiday Schedule
Dec 20, 2018
The City of Columbia Solid Waste Division will have an adjustable schedule for all recycling, garbage and yard waste pickup during the New Year’s Holiday.
January Cuddle-Up Pet Adoption Special
Dec 19, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Cuddle-up pet adoption special for $6 on January 5. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, Heartworm Test, initial vaccines and deworming.
City’s Pet of the Week: Jorah! (ID# A251417)
Dec 17, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Jorah. Jorah is a 1-year-old brown, brindle, pit bull mix.
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dec 17, 2018
On Tuesday, December 18, 2018, the Columbia City Council will meet for a Work Session at 2:00 p.m. and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1737 Main St. on the 3rd floor (Council Chambers).
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 14, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
Charles R. Drew Wellness Center to Close for Maintenance
Dec 13, 2018
The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will be closed for routine maintenance beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Monday, December 31.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 13, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 12, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
At-Large Council Members to host Holiday Drop-In
Dec 11, 2018
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine and Councilman Howard E. Duvall, Jr. to host a Holiday Drop-In.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Special
Dec 11, 2018
Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December
City’s Pet of the Week: Sharp Cheddar! (ID# A246728)
Dec 10, 2018
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week, Sharp Cheddar. Sharp Cheddar is an 8-month-old orange tabby, white, domestic short-hair mix, female cat.
Columbia Animal Services to host Christmas Donation Party
Dec 10, 2018
Come join the fun! Meet Columbia’s foster coordinator and learn how you can become a foster parent for animals in need during the cold winter months.
Columbia Issues First-Ever “Green Bonds” to Fund Stormwater Improvements
Dec 07, 2018
The City of Columbia, South Carolina, is poised to make history by issuing it’s first-ever “green bonds” to improve its stormwater system, creating a lasting investment in sustainability.
SCE&G to Perform Tree Trimming Activities as Scheduled for 2018
Dec 07, 2018
SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks:
The 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program
Dec 07, 2018
The City’s 2018 Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program will celebrate and distribute certificates or awards to owners/caretakers of the trees that were selected for the program.
City to Celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School
Dec 06, 2018
The City of Columbia will celebrate SC Arbor Day at South Kilbourne Elementary School.
City of Columbia and local partners launch expansion of Sally Salamander walking tour
Dec 04, 2018
The City of Columbia Office of the Mayor, in partnership with Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, will launch a version of the Sally Salamander walking tour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Halloween Adoption Special
Oct 09, 2018
The Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will be hosting a Halloween Adoption Special.
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.
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.
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.