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A Most Magnificent Mile – Take a Summer Day Trip to West Columbia’s Beautiful and Natural Riverwalk

Are you looking for a unique summer day trip? West Columbia’s  Riverwalk may be the perfect destination for you. It provides a wonderful and educational record of the development of the area. Riverwalk is a wooded trail that runs parallel to the ancient flowing waters of the Congaree River. Riverwalk is something of a museum […]


River District Merchants encouraged to participate in Kinetic Derby Day, April 23

The WeCo River District Merchants Association held its monthly meeting, Thursday at Chayze Lounge on Meeting Street in West Columbia. Chaye Alexander, a WeCo River District Board member, said she moved Chayze Lounge from Columbia to the River District because the area is rising and she saw promise. She has been pleased with the move […]


Enjoy the last West Columbia weekend before school starts

Students return to school Monday (Aug. 16.) That means there is one last weekend to enjoy the summer vacation. “Our bookings for this weekend are way ahead of normal,” said Michael Mayo of Palmetto Outdoor. “Everyone wants to get in one more tube trip down the river before school starts back. We have a group […]