March 8, 2013 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council holds on to Appearance Commisision until new budget

During the Richland County Council meeting March 5, Lexington Richland Five School Board member Kim Murphy, who is also the chairperson of the Appearance Commission, spoke against the abolition of that commission during a public hearing. More...

West Columbia City Council recognizes police officers and approves consumption of wine at festivals

West Columbia City Council met March 5, 2013. Members present were Mayor Joe Owens, Mayor Pro-Tem Boyd Jones, Abbott L. Bray, Jr., Eric L. Fowler, Casey Jordan Hallman, L. Dale Harley, Tommy Parler, B.J. Unthank, and Teddy Wingard.  More...

Cayce City Council meets

Members of the Cayce City Council met Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Mayor Elise Partin presented the Whole Sole Awards to three Cayce employees: Cresta Lee, Sergeant Paul DuFault, and Sergeant Robert Marzol. More...

Almost 600 cemeteries identified in county-wide survey

Some 550 cemeteries worthy of preservation in Richland County— about one for every mile and a half— have been identified, according to a report by Coroner Gary Watts and Chicora Foundation Director Mike Trinkley.  The Columbia Counci More...

Superintendent of Richland School District One takes bragging rights at Columbia City Council meeting

Dr. Percy Mack, superintendent of Richland School District One, said the district earned an 89.6 grade on the Federal Report Card; 66% earned either an A or B rating. In 2012 students were offered a district record $55.3 million in scholarships. More...