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Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club gives $2K to Beautification Foundation

Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club gives $2K to Beautification Foundation

Steven Wingard, of the Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club presented Melissa Sprouse-Brown, of the West Columbia Beautification Foundation, a $2,000 check. The donation was made in front of Beatification Foundation members, Wednesday morning.

by · February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Elijah Jordan recognized by Cayce for Little Free Library project

Elijah Jordan recognized by Cayce for Little Free Library project

Elijah Jordan built Little Free Libraries as an Eagle Scout Project. Close to 10 of the four-feet tall boxes have been placed around Cayce. Jordan was honored for his effort at the Cayce City Council meeting Tuesday. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin also accepted a Little Free Library to be put somewhere in  Cayce. The Little Free Library is a spot […]

by · February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce agrees to fund new building, bike trail plan

Cayce agrees to fund new building, bike trail plan

The City of Cayce agreed to fund a building to add office and storage space. Currently Cayce’s parks and sanitation directors share an office. Personnel of those two department don’t have training space either, Shaun Greenwood, Cayce’s assistant city manager told C ayce City Council Tuesday. The city is storing its Christmas decorations in a trailer on the grounds of […]

by · February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
City of West Columbia launches Civic Web Portal

City of West Columbia launches Civic Web Portal

The City of West Columbia’s website has been updated to include a Civic Web Portal, to help residents connect to municipal agendas and minutes. The new feature makes it easier for the public to get information and request service. With the CivicWeb Portal, users can incorporate any electronic communication device to search through the city’s archive of documents for information by keyword. The site is […]

by · February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Run-off sediment fills lake bed on Saluda River Drive

Run-off sediment fills lake bed on Saluda River Drive

If you want to see what an almost-dry lake bed looks like, there’s one in West Columbia. Terrace Lake on Saluda River Drive has been drained. The lake is drained through a spillway that opens into the Saluda Riiver. It was drained in January to allow for dock and seawall repairs. The lake was lowered last year, too. There are about […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Anna Huffman named West Columbia’s  public information officer

Anna Huffman named West Columbia’s public information officer

Anna Huffman has been named as the public information officer for the City of West Columbia. Huffman has been overseeing the city’s social media presence, said Brian Carter, West Columbia deputy administrator. “As the city’s PIO, Anna will be the primary point of contact for media representatives and coordinate all Freedom of Information Act requests, press releases and public announcements […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cayce City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Tuesday for its regular council meeting. Council’s agenda items include: Recognition of Joe Watts regarding a flood rescue and recognition of Elijah Jordan for the Little Free Library Eagle Scout project. Discussion of a $15 million Water-Sewer Revenue Bond. Discussion of […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia City Council meets 6 p.m., Tuesday

West Columbia City Council meets 6 p.m., Tuesday

The City of West Columbia’s Regular Council Meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, at the Council Chambers in City Hall at 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia. Agenda CALL TO ORDER 2. DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM 3. INVOCATION 4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 5. ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMUNICATIONS BY THE MAYOR 6. PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS 6.1. Presentation of Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
Brookland project could trigger “Boom” in West Columbia?

Brookland project could trigger “Boom” in West Columbia?

A deal to proceed with Brookland, could lead to explosive growth in the West Columbia Vista. On Jan. 21, West Columbia City Council approved a key rezoning ordinance. Turning the property at State and Meeting streets into Planned Unit Development opens the door for Estates Co. to build its multi-million residential, commercial and retail complex, called Brookland. And Brookland may […]

by · February 1, 2016 · 1 comment · NEWS
Botanical Parkway beavers waste no time on engineering plan

Botanical Parkway beavers waste no time on engineering plan

While it may be next fall before the large gash in West Columbia’s Botanical Parkway is repaired, nature’s engineers are hard at work. The back road to Riverbanks Zoo suffered a crush to a culvert in the early October floods. A portion of the road was washed away. It is a county-owned road, and it will cost a million-or-more dollars […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · NEWS
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