David Hite

Crowds flock to Hite’s BBQ in West Columbia on on Fourth of July

It was a typical July Fourth for Hite’s Barbeque on Dreher Road in West Columbia. That meant the hungry were lined up in the front parking lot waiting to get a bite of the mouth-watering barbeque to take home.The number of cars and trucks lined up on the side of the road is an indicator […]


4th of July is the biggest day of the year for Hite’s BBQ in West Columbia

The smell of smoking hickory and oak rose from the back door of Hite’s Barbeque on the Fourth of July. Cars full of hungry drivers filled the parking lot at 240 Dreher Rd, West Columbia. “It’s our biggest day of the year,” said David Hite, owner of Hite’s.Preparation begins for the weekend early Thursday. Rows […]


West Columbia residents have many options to celebrate July Fourth

The Fourth of July is Monday.  The Independence Day celebration tradition can be traced back to 1776 and the American Revolution. The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday since 1941. The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of July Fourth. And even though July Fourth is not until […]