Anna Huffman City of West Columbia Communications Director

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is April 20 – Here’s an update – Sponsorships still available! 

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE is scheduled for April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s held on State and Meeting streets. West Columbia City Council recently approved a road closure map for Kinetic Derby Day (see map below.)  The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street […]

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City of West Columbia Wins 4 Southeast Festivals Events Association Kaleidoscope Awards

The City of West Columbia is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the Southeast Festivals and Events Association’s 2024 Kaleidoscope Awards, held in Jekyll Island, GA, in February. The SFEA’s annual awards night saw West Columbia competing in various categories, resulting in an impressive four victories out of eight entries. The judges looked for […]

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WECO “Love Local” Business Tour focuses on D’s Wings, State Street Trading Co., and HOTWORX

The City of West Columbia has partnered with West Metro News and the Greater CWC Chamber of Commerce to highlight areas of the community that promote business and visitor/tourism opportunities. In the coming weeks this partnership will provide readers of West Metro News, and Chamber and City of West Columbia information outlets, as well as […]

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City of West Columbia provides culture of success for its employees, to the benefit of residents 

The City of West Columbia recognized 31 of its employees, Tuesday, for 5-to-35 years-of-service. The median employee tenure in the US was less than five years in 2023, according to The Career Report by Zippia, an employment agency. Of the 31 employees recognized by the City of West Columbia, Tuesday, 8 of them have been […]

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Participants preparing for West Columbia’s April 20, Kinetic Derby Day and iMAGINE STEAM Festival family-friendly event, register now

 The City of West Columbia is gearing up for Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE on April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s held on State and Meeting streets. The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street transforms into the iMAGINE STEAM Festival, fostering creativity. The […]

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What new developments in West Columbia can you expect in 2024?

Progress continued in West Columbia in 2023. From the construction start of a luxury apartment complex on Sunset Boulevard to new water and sewer lines in Saluda Terrace, things are moving forward. According to West Columbia leaders, expect more development in 2024. Some, including, infrastructure upgrades, are being initiated by city government and others will involve […]

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Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE: West Columbia’s Ultimate Celebration of Racing, Creativity, and STEAM – Register to Race and Explore Sponsorship Opportunities

The City of West Columbia is gearing up for Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE on April 20, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM. The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street transforms into the iMAGINE STEAM Festival, fostering creativity. The day includes competition and fun for […]

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What has happened in West Columbia in the last year and what is coming in 2024?

January provides a good opportunity to see what has happened in the year that just ended and a chance to see what you can look forward to in the new year.  At a Special West Columbia City Council meeting on Dec. 18, West Columbia City Administrator Brian Carter and City Staff presented a year-end report – […]

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