Category Archives: Government

Councilman Davis to host presentation about Walkable 29203 Plan

The Walkable 29203 Plan was sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) as part of the SC PHASE Pedestrian Planning Project in order to facilitate walkability, pedestrian safety, equity-based planning, community engagement, and safe pedestrian access to healthy foods within the 29203 zip code. Developed in partnership with community members,…
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S.C. Chamber Elects 2017-2018 Executive Committee, Board of Directors

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce today announced its newly elected Executive Committee and Board of Directors for 2017-2018. Leadership terms for the Chamber’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors begin on October 1, 2017. “We are grateful for the leadership of our Executive Committee and Board of Directors,” said Chamber President and CEO…
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City of Columbia to host Columbia City Serve in October

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia will host Columbia City Serve Oct. 1-31. “We are so excited to re-launch City Serve in October,” said Mayor Benjamin. “It’ll be a month-long opportunity for residents to get involved in our city in atruly meaningful and impactful way.” In an effort to unite organizations and volunteers…
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Richland Library To Reveal Design Plans For Southeast

Get Glimpse of Location's Renovations from August 22 - September 2 Columbia, SC- The future of Richland Library Southeast is about to be on display. From August 22 - September 2, local residents can stop by the Southeast location (7421 Garners Ferry Road) during normal business hours and look over details of the upcoming construction project. During the informal plan reveal, renderings,…
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Richland Library Closes Early On August 21st

Service Schedule Announced for All Locations Columbia, SC- All Richland Library locations will close early at 12 p.m., Monday, August 21 - the day of the total solar eclipse. Local residents will still be able to access the library's resources and information online. If you would like to renew materials or download items, visit richlandlibrary.com. We will reopen at 9 a.m., Tuesday,…
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S.C. Chamber Announces Business Week Scholarship Winners

Four High School Students Recognized During Annual Summer Program Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce announced winners of its four annual college scholarships during South Carolina Business Week. Business Week offers the state’s most talented and driven high school students the unique opportunity to learn more about successful business careers as they work…
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Envision Columbia Women’s Summit a Huge Success

More than 200 women were in attendance for the Envision Columbia Women’s Summit hosted by Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Councilwoman Devine was thrilled with the turnout for the Summit, “It shows me that this was needed and that people are excited about the vision…
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Columbia Parks & Recreation Department Offers Free Gardening Workshops

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden. The free workshops are open to beginner and experienced gardeners. All workshops will be held at 10 a.m. at the Earlewood Park Community…
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