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Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in Tueday’s election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. Sonny Narang received five votes. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor

Bobby Horton elected West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton was elected mayor of West Columbia Tuesday, defeating incumbent Joe Owens. Horton received 1,097 votes to Owens’ 555 votes. “I’m humbled and appreciative for the support of the citizens,” Horton said. “I look forward to working with city council and the great employees of the City of West Columbia. I want us […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Precinct workers say voter turnout strong

Precinct workers say voter turnout strong

As voters in West Columbia go to the polls to elect a mayor, and new council members, workers at precincts say turnout is heavy. David Cobb and Sandra Dodd are working the Westover Precinct at Providence Presbyterian Church, on Hummingbird Drive. “We have had 270 voters come in,” Dodd said. She said the precinct is on pace to reach 500 voters […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce closes down all phases of Riverwalk as river rises

Cayce closes down all phases of Riverwalk as river rises

IMPORTANT NOTICE From the City of Cayce: The Congaree River has reached 21 feet and all phases of the Cayce Riverwalk have been shut down. Thank you to our public safety and parks crew that moved swiftly and were able to get all of the lighting and electrical call boxes before the water got too high! As soon as the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia closes Riverwalk

West Columbia closes Riverwalk

West Columbia Temporarily Closes Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater Due to Flooding The City of West Columbia has closed the Wyman M. “Mac” Rish Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater until further notice due to flooding.  Once waters subside and the Riverwalk path is clear again, the city will announce when areas of the park are open to the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in the Nov. 3, municipal election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the City of West Columbia; twice as big as any of […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized

Two new faces on West Columbia City Council

  Incumbent West Columbia City Council member B.J. Unthank lost his seat in the Nov. 3, municipal election. He was defeated by Jimmy Brooks. The District 6 race generated close to 750 voters. Brooks won with 422 votes to 315 for Unthnak. It is by far the largest district in the City of West Columbia; twice as big as any […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

Man in convict costume taken to jail by Springdale Police

A 45-year- old man dressed in a Halloween prison convict costume was arrested early Sunday morning, and put in jail. A Springdale Police officer stopped a vehicle on a Driving Under the Influence suspicion, just after midnight, Nov. 1. An officer observed the vehicle swerving on Platt Springs Road, according to a police department report.. While the officer began to approach […]

by · November 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia mayor’s race campaign contributions posted

West Columbia mayor’s race campaign contributions posted

In the 2015 West Columbia Mayor’s race, challenger Bobby Horton has received donations of $9,875, this election cycle. Horton has spent $9,678.88. His on hand balance is: $196.12 Incumbent Mayor Joe Owens has received contributions of $2,900 this Election cycle. Owens has spent $2,642.16, He has $257.84 on hand. Campaign contributions data is posted on the S.C. State Ethics Commission […]

by · November 2, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia Fire Dept. issues time change, smoke detector reminder

West Columbia Fire Dept. issues time change, smoke detector reminder

A reminder from the West Columbia Fire Department. Change Your Clocks back an hour, on Nov. 1 (Sunday)  and Change Your Batteries in Your Smoke Detector This Weekend!!!! Be Safe.

by · October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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