March 2, 2012 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Bike racks double as public art at Maxcy Gregg Park

Six new bicycle racks have been installed at Maxcy Gregg Park thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Harris Pastides, president of the University of South Carolina. The new bike racks located at park entrances double as functional pieces of public art. More...

Businesses clean up their neighborhood

On Wednesday, February 22, employees representing several companies from the Westpark office park gathered, gloves and trash bags in hand, to pick up refuse discarded along Fernandina Road in northwest Columbia. More...

Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years with a Gervais Street bridgewalk

To help mark the transition into a new century of Girl Scouting, Girl Scouts of South Carolina- Mountains to Midlands will hold a Bridging to the Next Century Celebration March 10, 2012, at the South Carolina State Museum Parking Lot and Gervais Stre More...

Dead voters found

The S.C. State Election Commission ( SEC) February 23 released the findings of a partial review of information provided by the S. C. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) suggesting 953 votes were cast in the name of deceased voters. More...

CCN hears plans for CMRTA

Options continue to be explored as the City of Columbia and the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority look for ways to provide a good bus system for Columbia residents. More...

Dignitaries dedicate Hopkins updated water system

Nearly 60 residents and community leaders were in attendance to dedicate the $4.8 million Hopkins Water System February 22. More...

Fire chief issues severe weather safety tips

Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins asks citizens to be on alert to severe weather and tornado watches. Chief Jenkins also reminds citizens to be aware of any downed power lines and to treat them as live. More...

Youth Arbitration has 91% success rate

As your Sheriff, I understand the importance of keeping our youth on the right path. More...