BJ Unthank

West Columbia is growing fast; mayor, economic development director address to Chamber Breakfast

West Columbia is experiencing an unprecedented rate of growth.That was the message from Mayor Tem Miles Tuesday as he addressed the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast at Stone River, Tuesday. West Columbia is the second-fasting growing municipality in Lexington County. B.J. Unthank, economic development director said West Columbia’s population increased more than […]

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Southeast Design Group, Los Patrones Western Wear opens on Sunset Boulevard

West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, Director of Economic Development BJ Unthank, and Communications and Technology Director Anna Huffman welcomed Southeast Design Group and Los Patrones Western Wear and Mas to Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, on Monday. Owners José Iglesias and Roxana Morales opened the two businesses to provide Western, women, men, and children’s attire to […]

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City of West Columbia Awarded 2021 South Carolina Community Development Association Award of Excellence

The City of West Columbia was recently awarded the 2021 South Carolina Community Development Association (SCCDA) Award of Excellence for the River District Redevelopment Project. The SCCDA award is given annually to quality community development projects and outstanding individuals in community development. The project must have significantly improved the community and served as a catalyst […]

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City of West Columbia wins 2021 Award of Excellence from the SC Community Development Association

The City of West Columbia has won the 2021 Award of Excellence from the South Carolina Community Development Association. West Columbia City Administrator Brian Carter announced the winning of the award at the City Council meeting, Tuesday. West Columbia Grant Writer Tara Greenwood and Economic Development Director BJ Unthank presented information regarding West Columbia’s growth […]

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