West Columbia City Councilman David Moye

West Columbia Mayor and City Council will work to make 2023 a good year for the city’s residents – Some have personal goals, too

It’s a new year and many people see it as a time for a fresh start. You may want to improve on the good things you do or break away from bad habits and rededicate yourself to a more fulfilling and fruitful lifestyle. New Year’s resolutions can work, according to a study published in the […]

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West Columbia passes $1.6 million bond issue to fix AC and expand WCPD evidence room, after spirited discussion

West Columbia City Council passed first reading of a bond issue ordinance plan that would allow the City of West Columbia to borrow $1.6 million. The money would be used to replace the heating and air conditioning system at City Hall and to expand the West Columbia Police Department’s over-filled evidence room. The 6-1 vote […]

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West Columbia City Council passes budget with millage increase

West Columbia City Council passed final reading of the city’s 2022-2023 budget, Monday, on a 5-4 vote. Mayor Tem Miles, and Council Members Trevor Bedell, Joseph Dickey, Casey Hallman, and Mickey Pringle voted in favor of the of the $21 million budget that contains a tax increase of about $30-a-year on a home with an […]

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Obituary – The Reverend Dr. Charles Ward Easley of West Columbia

The Reverend Charles Ward Easley, DD (Pastor Easley) of West Columbia died on May 27, 2022. He celebrated his 91st birthday on Wednesday, May 25. Charles was born to the late Laura Louise Colbert Easley and Lefflette Teed Easley on May 25, 1931 in Georgetown, SC. Pastor Easley graduated from Winyah High School, Newberry College […]

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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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Fire at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, no one injured

There was a fire at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, on B Avenue in West Columbia, Friday afternoon. No one was injured. Mt. Tabor Pastor Wade Roof recorded a video for Facebook and posted it Friday afternoon. Click here to see video “We got a call today that there was a fire in our assembly room,” […]

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Cayce City Councilman Hunter Sox awarded prestigious scholarship to attend Congress of New Urbanism

Cayce City Councilman Hunter Sox has been selected for the McLaughlin Scholarship to attend the Congress of New Urbanism in Oklahoma City in the second half of March. “I am honored to have received the McLaughlin Scholarship,” said Sox. I look forward to using the education at CNU, and these connections, to make this side […]

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Blossom restaurant, Preserve & Co., Tall Oaks Boutique, St Anns Alley, Brookland featured in new West Columbia Newsletter

The City of West Columbia released its December-January newsletter, Thursday. It includes a message from Mayor Tem Miles and members of the West Columbia City Council, Click here here for a link to the latest West Columbia Newsletter The newsletter also includes articles about new housing options in West Columbia, the new Preserve & Co. […]

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