Rev. Kenneth Taylor

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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Stop The Violence/Save Our Legacy Parade and Community Fair is Saturday – with Kid activities

There will be a Stop The Violence/Save Our Legacy Parade and Community Fair Saturday (July 17) in West Columbia. The parade starts at 9 a.m. near Brookland Baptist Church, at 949 Sunset Blvd. The Community Fair will begin at 10:15 a.m. at the Brookland- Lakeview Empowerment Center, 1218 Batchelor St. It is a FREE event […]

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Rev. Kenneth Taylor featured in West Columbia’s Real Faces campaign

Reverend Kenneth Taylor has served Turner Memorial AME Church for over fourteen years. He loves the sense of community in West Columbia that comes from the people. He says, “Everyone has a family attitude”. Monday through Friday, Reverend Taylor feeds over 100 people daily who come to the church to get a hot meal. “My […]

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West Columbia introduces fire truck with ceremony

The West Columbia Fire Department held a Push-In Ceremony, Thursday, to officially put its Brand New Engine 402 into service. Firefighters actually pushed in the fire truck to its bay. It’s a tradition, said West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles that dates back to when non-mechanized fire equipment had to be rolled back in by pushing […]

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West Columbia leaders have optimistic outlook for 2021 after vaccine rollout

As the book is closed on 2020, local leaders are looking to the year 2021 with optimism. “I’m looking forward to the new year,” said West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles. He said now that there are COVID-19 vaccines being distributed, we can begin to think about getting back to normal after the virus had such […]

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