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May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

SCE&G to perform tree trimming

SCE&G will perform tree trimming activities along overhead utility lines in the following neighborhoods for the next two weeks: More...

Richland County Council proclaims Richland County Purple Heart county

Richland County Council’s Tuesday, May 21 meeting featured a plethora of resolutions and a couple of presentations for good measure. More...

Gentry honored as Top Ten Leader at City Council meeting

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 21. Council members present were Moe Baddourah, Cameron Runyan, Leona Plaugh, Sam Davis, Tameika Isaac Devine, Brian Newman, and Mayor Steve Benjamin. More...

Red Cross responds to Oklahoma tornado and prepares for future disaster by offering volunteer training

In response to this week’s devastating tornado in Oklahoma, the American Red Cross has mobilized volunteers and has dispatched relief supplies and response vehicles to help people in need. More...