Public Works Director Jamie Hook

City Administrator Brian Carter talks about the positive changes that have occurred in the City of West Columbia

In January of 2017, ground was broken on West Columbia’s multi-million-dollar Brookland development. It marked the first big project in West Columbia after Brian Carter was named city administrator. Carter began his career as a City of West Columbia Police officer in 1998. Since he has obtained an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a […]

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What has happened in West Columbia in the last year and what is coming in 2024?

January provides a good opportunity to see what has happened in the year that just ended and a chance to see what you can look forward to in the new year.  At a Special West Columbia City Council meeting on Dec. 18, West Columbia City Administrator Brian Carter and City Staff presented a year-end report – […]

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The late Bobby Horton, former West Columbia Mayor, given Lifetime Achievement Award at the Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Gala

The late Bobby Horton, former mayor of West Columbia was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Gala, Thursday. It was held at Stone River, beside West Columbia’s Riverwalk Park. Horton’s daughter, Lynn Horton Shull, and her daughter Margaret, accepted the award. They are pictured with several City of […]

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West Columbia Tuesday sanitation route will be picked up Wednesday, City Hall is closed Tuesday

Below is a listing of City of West Columbia closings and sanitation schedule changes due to the holidays.  City Hall The City of West Columbia City Hall is closed on December 26 and 27, 2022, for the Christmas holidays. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, December 28, 2022.  The City of West Columbia City Hall […]

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Reminder – Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Bar-B-Que is Saturday – 50-year Tradition – Get There Before It Sells Out!

The men of Mt. Hebron UMC decided to hold a barbecue in 1971. The first BBQ was a fundraiser to generate money for the church building fund. It was held at the Pineview Ruritan Hut. Only 10 pigs, or about 1300 lbs. of BBQ were cooked. The meat was transported to the church for sale. […]

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Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Bar-B-Que is back Saturday, Oct. 8, after 2-years of no BBQ

The men of Mt. Hebron UMC decided to hold a barbecue in 1971. The first BBQ was a fundraiser to generate money for the church building fund. It was held at the Pineview Ruritan Hut. Only 10 pigs, or about 1300 lbs. of BBQ were cooked. The meat was transported to the church for sale. […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament is a huge success, 200 steak dinners and all

The 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament took place at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington, Thursday. Dozens of teams participated. They played 18 holes of golf and feasted on a steak lunch with sides. “It was a huge success,” said Jimmy Watford, who founded the Taylor Watford Foundation with […]

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West Columbia Public Works springs into action after a storm, what should you do? 

Water is essential to life, but too much of it can be dangerous. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month and personnel with the City of West Columbia know what to do in the event of a flood. You should have a plan too.  In South Carolina, several variations of flood hazards occur due to the […]

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