Public Works Director Jamie Hook

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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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 […]

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City of West Columbia Rolls Out “Public Works of Art” on sanitation trucks

 From Anna Huffman – City of West Columbia Communications: The City of West Columbia has launched its “Public Works of Art” project highlighting local artists on sanitation trucks. Over the next few weeks, all seven mobile murals will be on display as the trucks move throughout the City completing sanitation routes. Artists Trahern Cook, Laura […]

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