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June 22, 2012 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

West Columbia approves 2012-2013 fiscal year budget

West Columbia City Council members unanimously approved the city budget for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year during a special council meeting held June 18 at 6 p.m. More...

Council supports sales tax increase for CMRTA

Richland County citizens came in droves to the June 19 Richland County Council meeting to express their opinions about the proposed solution to the current uncertainty of CMRTA. More...

Benjamin elected U.S. Conference of Mayors trustee

Mayors from across the country gathering at the 80th Annual Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Friday, June 15 called on Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin to serve in a major leadership role by electing him to serve as a trustee. More...