Michael Mayo with Palmetto Outdoor

SC7 hiking adventure and Outdoorsman Tom Mullikin receive resolution from West Columbia City Council

West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and City Council presented a resolution to the creators and supporters of the South Carolina 7 (SC7) trail hiking adventure at the August Special Council Meeting for bringing awareness to the great outdoors and the beauty in our region. In July, West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, Councilman Joseph Dickey, Richland […]

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Michael Mayo of Palmetto Outdoor receives Capital City/Lake Murray Country Tourism Advocate Award

Michael Mayo, owner of Palmetto Outdoor, received the Capital City/Lake Murray Country Tourism Advocate Award, Thursday. His ecotourism business has attracted thousands each year to the Saluda and Congaree rivers to tube, canoe and kayak. Mayo said: “I was shocked to receive the award.” he also said: “One of the greatest moments in my career.”West […]

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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 […]

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River tubing, the zoo, EdVenture and the State Museum part of WECO summer activities

From the zoo and the river, to Edventure and the State Museum, West Columbia affords one many opportunities in the summer. There are also other special events. Join the City of West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, City of Cayce Mayor Elise Partin, and Palmetto Outdoor’s Mike Mayo on Thursday (July 15) for a guided tour […]

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City of West Columbia Invites Public for Free Guided Tour of Riverwalk, Thursday

 Join the City of West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, City of Cayce Mayor Elise Partin, and Palmetto Outdoor’s Mike Mayo on Thursday (July 15) for a guided tour and hike beginning at the Cayce trailhead and ending at Savage Craft Ale Works, 430 Center Street, West Columbia. Shuttles depart at 4:30 PM and 5:00 PM […]

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West Columbia weekend is an opportunity for shopping, dining and recreation

There is a lot to do in West Columbia when the weekend begins. First thing Saturday morning, the City of West Columbia invites everyone to visit the Meeting Street Artisan Market. It’s from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the Interactive Art Park, 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia. The Artisan Market offers a chance to […]

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Body found on the Saluda River

A body was found in the Saluda River in Columbia, Wednesday, according to the Columbia Police Department.A call came in after 12 noon that the body had been found in the water in the area of Candi Lane, close to the Greystone Boulevard exit at I – 126. The river separates Lexington and Richland counties. […]

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West Columbia Artisan Market vendors, businesses excited about spring

It’s springtime in West Columbia and there are a lot of people looking forward to the warmer weather. “We have lots of produce in the ground now, and soon it will be here at the artisan market for sale,” said Rance Samuel. He was at the Meeting Street Artisan Market at 425 Meeting St. in […]

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