Billy Rentz

West Columbia restaurants anticipate tailgaters as football season nears

Anticipation is in the air. High school football kicks off this week and the first game for the University of South Carolina is Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at home versus Eastern Illinois. Clemson hosts Georgia at 7:30 p.m. on the same day. Before the big game there is tailgating and that means a lot […]


D’s Wings West Columbia location is OPEN

D’s Wings has opened its West Columbia location in West Columbia, Wednesday. It’s at 415 Meeting Street, behind the buildings of State Street, beside the Interactive Art Park and Artisan Market. Customers were in the new building at lunch, Wednesday. D’s owners announced a move from Parkland Plaza in Cayce in late 2020. That building […]


West Columbia experiencing a wave of new businesses

Lots of new businesses are coming to West Columbia, and those businesses are thriving. Business owners say there is a welcoming spirit in West Columbia and the relationship between entrepreneurs and the City of West Columbia spurs growth. RE/MAX Southern Collection opened at 130 State St in West Columbia in May. Emily Smith and her […]