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Summer ends soon, but you can still enjoy West Columbia

The first week of August is behind us, but you still have time to enjoy one last blast of summer fun. “We’re putting people in the water seven days a week, and we will be until Labor Day,” said Michael Mayo. He owns Palmetto Outdoor, the outfitter that conducts tubing trips on the Congaree River, […]

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West Columbia’s public parks are a great place for your summer picnic

July is National Picnic Month. And there is ample opportunity to celebrate the picnic in West Columbia. It’s fun to work up an appetite tubing down the Congaree River or playing in one of West Columbia’s public parks. At Riverwalk Park, after a day on the river, there are picnic tables waiting.  There are also […]

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West Columbia restaurants shine at Taste on the River

The 6th Annual Taste on the River played to a lively crowd, Tuesday night. The event is a benefit for the West Columbia Beautification and was held at Stone River in West Columbia.“The turnout was awesome,” said Kelli Rikard, events manager for the City of West Columbia. “This is what we anticipate when we plan […]

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Taste on the River anticipation mounts – Get your tickets now

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation‘s 6th Annual Taste on the River is back. It’s scheduled from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Stone River – 121 Alexander Road – West Columbia. The best restaurants from around the Midlands are coming together for a night of fun and festivities to support the beautification […]

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Prospects for economic development strong in West Columbia in 2022

The outlook for new business in West Columbia in 2022 is strong. “We will continue to move toward our long term redevelopment plan in 2022,” said West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles. “Our approach to growth is in keeping with the goal of improving the quality of life for the citizens of West Columbia.” Economic expansion […]

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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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Park options plentiful in West Columbia for National Picnic Month

July is National Picnic Month. There’s something about the warm summertime that makes you want to get out of the house and eat outdoors. Picnic month is easy to celebrate. Just get outside and enjoy all the wonderful sights and smells. Get your family and friends together at your favorite park and bring your favorite […]

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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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