August 3, 2018 RSS feed / News

CCN meets new COMET executive director, hears about National Night Out kickoff

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, July 26. New executive director of The Comet, John Andoh, spoke about his plans for the bus system. More...

Mayor Benjamin joined city leaders in leadership initiative

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin went back to school this summer to study leadership and management practices as one of 40 national and international mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. More...

Correction:

In the July 27 edition of The Columbia Star newspaper, Gary Dowdey’s name was mispelled in CCN spotslights neighborhood heroes and Rosewood Rangers honored for keeping the ‘Wood looking good.   More...

South Carolina Health Care community leaders partner to address opioid crisis

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, South Carolina Hospital Association and South Carolina Medical Association have joined to form the Opioid Risk Prevention Partnership (ORPP), which is designed to advance the conversation among and between hosp More...

SCDMV unveils the parent’s supervised driving program

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) has unveiled a guide for parents and guardians who are teaching their children how to drive. More...

Rehydration and Wellness goes “Main Street”

On May 25, 2018, RevIVe Wellness Studio on the 1600 block of Main Street opened its doors and continued the ongoing trend of repurposing and revitalizing the Main Street corridor in downtown Columbia.  More...

Sales tax holiday to give small businesses a much needed boost

NFIB state director Ben Homeyer says this weekend’s sales tax holiday on clothes, school supplies, and computers should give a boost to South Carolina’s small businesses. More...

10,000th free PJ Library book delivered to Columbia family through Columbia Jewish Federation

The Columbia Jewish Federation has announced it has delivered its 10,000th free book in the greater Columbia area through its implementation of the PJ Library program.  More...