WeCo River District Merchants Association

Salon 561 celebrates 1-year anniversary with WECO River District members

Salon 561 at 561 Meeting Street in West Columbia had a one-year celebration celebration, Thursday. Many members of the WECO River District Merchants Association came out to help celebrate the occasion. Light refreshments and drinks were served. Joye Fowler, founder of Salon 561, never shies away from offering suggestions to help keep her clients looking […]

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Kinetic Derby Day return is a resounding success for West Columbia

The crowd lining Meeting Street in West Columbia Saturday came from all over. Under a clear, blue sky, they were there to see the races and take in all the other attractions, demonstrations and exhibits of the third Kinetic Derby Day soapbox. This year was the first Kinetic Derby Day in three years after a […]

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A guide to Kinetic Derby Day in West Columbia, Saturday

For more information, to volunteer, and to register a team, visit www.kineticderbyday.com. 

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WECO River District Merchants get Kinetic Derby Day report – Volunteers sought and a Ferris wheel in West Columbia

Kelli Ricard, City of West Columbia events manager, spoke to the WECO River District Merchants Association, Thursday. The monthly meeting was held in the Savage Craft War Room, or Old Brick Jailhouse, 430 Center St.“Please sign up to volunteer for Kinetic Derby Day,” Ricard said. “We still need volunteers.” West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day, is […]

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West Columbia Police vs Cayce Police – Anticipation mounts for Kinetic Derby Day soapbox racers

Kinetic Derby Day is April 23, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., and the soapbox racers are looking forward to the competition. “We’ve challenged the Cayce Police Department and Chief Chris Cowan,” said West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce. “We’ve got a trophy that the winner gets.” Boyce said he plans on West Columbia winning […]

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Savage Craft Ale Works introduces its first canned brewed product

Savage Craft Ale Works, the brewery at 430 Center St., West Columbia, has introduced its first canned brewed product. Hazy India Pale Ale is now available. It’s in an ornate and colorful black Galaxy Banger can that features an astronaut reaching for illuminated hanging hops. Steve Cohen, president of the WECO River District Merchants Association […]

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Kinetic Derby Day on April 23, is a chance for West Columbia businesses to market themselves

Thousands will line Meeting and State streets in West Columbia for Kinetic Derby Day, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., on April 23. The big day is less than a month away. And West Columbia River District businesses will take advantage of the opportunity and market to the big crowd. Click here for Kinetic Derby Day Website and […]

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Ribbon cut on Tall Oaks Boutique at 128 State Street, West Columbia

The ribbon was cut at Tall Oaks Boutique, 128 State Street, West Columbia, Thursday afternoon. Shoppers filled the store after the ribbon cutting for a happy hour sale, and Brickhouse Coffee and other refreshments. Sierra Barton is the owner of Tall Okals Tall Oaks Boutique. The shop offers women’s clothing, plus sizes and children’s clothes. […]

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