Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin

Joe Taylor, former SC Commerce Secretary, to run for Columbia City Council

Former South Carolina Secretary of Commerce Joe Taylor announced Wednesday he is running for Columbia City Council. Taylor is running for the District Four seat, that is currently held by Daniel Rickenmann. Rickenmann is running for Columbia mayor. Current Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is not running for reelection. Taylor’s office is in West Columbia in […]


Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will not seek re-election

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has announced he will not seek reelection. Benjamin was elected in 2010. The mayor of Columbia is sometimes called on to work with the mayors of West Columbia, Cayce, and Lexington to exemplify a spirit of regional unity in order to attract economic development. Traditionally, there is speculation that after a […]