January 13, 2012 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres City Council discusses future of Richland Mall

New zoning that would make leasing at Richland Mall easier passed several milestones last night at the monthly Forest Acres City Council meeting, as the measure breezed through a public hearing and passed, after extended discussion, a second reading. More...

Melrose residents discuss crime, Crimestoppers, and Melrose Park

With the arrival of the new year, the crime statistics from 2011 are beginning to come in, and for the South Region they are good. Lieutenant E.J. More...

South Kilbourne neighbors against new Walmart

The possibility of a new Walmart in Columbia continues to draw reactions from many residents in the city. It was again evident at the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday, January 5. More...

Columbia City Council to make a decision about Walmart before end of month

Columbia City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 10, beginning around 6 p.m. All council members were present: Leona Plaugh, Daniel Rickenmann, Sam Davis, Mayor Steve Benjamin, Tameika Isaac Devine, Dr. More...

Richland County Council discusses equality of cats and dogs

This week’s Richland County Council meeting began with the same excitement of every initial meeting of the year with the election of chair and vice chair and the always popular “ Picking of the Seats.”  More...