Anna Huffman City of West Columbia Communications Director

Fall Back Fest draws large crowd to State Street, West Columbia

Artist created murals on the street and Prettier Than Matt played in the background. The Sixth Annual Fall Back Fest drew a large crowd to State Street in West Columbia Friday evening. The Meeting Street Artisan Market was open and the shops and restaurants opened their doors to evening browsers. Fall Back Fest is held […]

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First edition of 2nd Thursday Meeting Street Artisan Market is 4-8 p.m. Thursday

The City of West Columbia’s first edition of the new 2nd Thursday Meeting Street Artisan Market begins this Thursday, August 11, from 4 PM – 8 PM. In addition to almost 30 vendors, there will be face painting by Emerald Artistry and live art demonstrations throughout the year. Bring the family and support local makers.  […]

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Property maintenance and cleanup a priority for West Columbia City Council

From Anna M. Huffman -Communications and Technology Director: The City of West Columbia City Council continues to make property maintenance and cleanup a priority. The City recently identified a property that was severely littered with debris and garbage and was a public safety issue. The lot was not inside city limits and was not required […]

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West Columbia restaurants shine at Taste on the River

The 6th Annual Taste on the River played to a lively crowd, Tuesday night. The event is a benefit for the West Columbia Beautification and was held at Stone River in West Columbia.“The turnout was awesome,” said Kelli Rikard, events manager for the City of West Columbia. “This is what we anticipate when we plan […]

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Kinetic Derby Day planners anticipate “best ever” with new attractions, including Ferris wheel and food trucks

West Columbia’s Third Kinetic Derby Day is from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on April 23. It’s back after a two-year hiatus because of COVID. “We expect it to be better and bigger than ever this year,” said Kelli  Ricard, Events Manager for the City of West Columbia.  Anna Huffman, West Columbia’s Communications and Technology Director said she is […]

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Practice run for Kinetic Derby Day on a Sunny Saturday in West Columbia

There was a bit of a chill in the air Saturday morning as soap box contraptions sped down the hill on Meeting Street in West Columbia. Part of the street was closed off for a couple hours as the would-be champions were taking test runs for the April 23 Kinetic Derby Day. “It was a […]

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West Columbia crews ready for winter weather

There is ice and high winds in the forecast for the area, Sunday. So West Columbia officials are preparing.The weather situation will be monitored and responded to Sunday by city staff. Weather issues outside of the city’s responsibility area will be reported to Lexington County, the SC Department of Transportation, or Dominion Energy, said Anna […]

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