West Columbia City Council

Election Day for West Columbia City Council District 3 is Tuesday

Election Day for the City of West Columbia, SC Council District 3 Special Election is Tuesday (Jan. 17.) Early voting began on Tuesday (Jan. 3.) There are three candidates running for the Dist. 3 Seat on West Columbia City Council. They are: George Crowe; Bobby Horton; and Ashley Johnson. Election Day is Jan. 17 from 7 a.m. […]

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MLK Day is Monday, attend a King Day event

If you are looking for a public event on MLK Day, the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will be held on Monday (Jan. 16) at 4 p.m. at MLK Park, 2300 Green Street. Columbia. This year’s keynote speaker is NBA Hall of Famer Alex English Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born […]

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Early voting has begun for the District 3 Seat on West Columbia City Council

Early voting is going on now for the City of West Columbia, SC Council District 3 Special Election. Early voting began on Tuesday (Jan. 3) and will continue until Jan. 13. Election Day is Jan. 17. There are three candidates running for the Dist. 3 Seat on West Columbia City Council. They are: George Crowe; […]

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Marquis Solomon selected as West Columbia’s new fire chief

From Anna Huffman – City of West Columbia – West Columbia City Council has selected Marquis Solomon as West Columbia’s Fire Chief. Solomon is a 23-year fire service veteran. He most recently held the position as West Columbia’s Deputy Fire Chief and Public Information Officer. He has been the second in command of the West Columbia […]

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National Paralegal Day proclaimed by West Columbia City Council

West Columbia City Council proclaimed Oct. 23, as National Paralegal Day, at the October 2022 Special Council Meeting. Monday night.Debra Galloway, an attorney and Director of Midlands Technical College Paralegal Studies Program, was presented the proclamation by Councilman Joseph Dickey. (City of West Columbia photo)

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West Columbia Police Officer India Taylor recognized as Officer-of-the-Quarter

West Columbia Police Officer India Taylor was recognized as Officer-of-the-Quarter at Tuesday’s West Columbia city Council meeting. “We’re lucky to have her,” said Police Chief Marion Boyce. Taylor has also been named Officer of the Year. Boyce said Taylor was nominated for Officer of the Quarter because of her positive influence on children. Taylor is […]

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West Columbia City Council proclaims Oct. 15 as Latino Business Day

West Columbia City Council proclaimed Oct. 15, as the 4th Annual South Carolina Latino Business Day. A copy of the proclamation document was presented it to Ulyses Chaves, of Mota Crosslinking Business Academy – Academia de Negocios. The proclamation recognizes the Latino impact on West Columbia. Mayor Pro-Tem Trevor Bedell presented the proclamation. The presentation […]

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Former West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton will run for open West Columbia City Council seat

Former West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton said he will run for an open West Columbia City Council seat. The Dist. 3 seat is open now after the August resignation of Councilwoman Casey Hallman. With the boundaries for the district of West Columbia City Council redrawn, Horton now lives in District 3. “I’ve talked to a […]

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