August 31, 2018 RSS feed / News

Coble turns debate team experience into life of politics

Part III: Columbia history through the eyes of its mayors

Bob Coble’s term as mayor, from 1990-2010 was the longest in Columbia history. Through his two decades as mayor of Columbia, Coble oversaw a number of projects. The impact of many is still being felt by the city today. More...

Events aim to unify, energize Richland County neighborhoods

A series of events to transform Richland County neighborhoods kicks off this fall with several programs and projects, including an outdoor dinner to bring together 100 residents for a community conversation. More...

Neighborhoods concerned about future of character overlay designations

A battle is brewing between the City of Columbia and its neighborhoods. It is a battle that was brought to light at the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting Thursday, August 23.  More...

CCN addresses safety, city issues

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, August 23.  Amy Ely Johnson, the director of S.C. Livable Communities, spoke about bike and pedestrian safety. More...

50 years ago—1968 Democratic National Convention

On August 26—50 years ago—the 1968 Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago. I was 20 years old, a college journalism student working for WIS-TV News in Columbia, S.C. More...