Rev. Charles Jackson

Dr. Charles Jackson honored for 50 years of service by his church and dignitaries

The list was long of those who came out to honor Charles Jackson, Oct. 17, on the anniversary of his 50th year as pastor of Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia. “It is with a heart filled with praise and spirit overflowing and with thanksgiving that I say thank you,” Jackson said of the observance. […]

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Stop the Violence rally held in West Columbia Saturday morning

There was a Stop the Violence rally held in West Columbia Saturday morning on the grounds of the Brookland – Lakeview Empowerment Center. It included a positive and uplifting message from community leaders and speakers. “There have been some concerns about crime in the area, and we wanted to to encourage unity and safety,” said […]

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As MLK Day approaches, the spirit of service is strong in West Columbia

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed each year on the third Monday in January. In King’s honor, the Columbia Urban League’s Annual MLK Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m., Monday, at the Brookland Banquet and Conference Center at 1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia.  The theme of the MLK Breakfast is economic empowerment. […]

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