West Columbia City Councilwoman Erin Porter

West Columbia passes first reading of new budget with tax increase

West Columbia City Council passed first reading of the city’s 2022-2023 budget, Tuesday. There was some opposition to a tax increase that is included in the $21 million budget.Council members Jimmy Brooks, Mike Green and Erin Porter voted against the budget.Green said we are headed toward a recession. He also cited record-high gas prices ($4.59-a-gallon […]


West Columbia mayor, city council share favorite Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving is Nov. 25. It is a time for families to gather around the dinner table. Thanksgiving also makes us think of that special dish that we look forward to. This year, West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and members of West Columbia City Council talked about their favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Mayor Tem Miles “I credit […]


Mike Green defeats Pete Fisher for council seat, Casey Hallman, incumbents prevail

West Columbia City Councilman Mike Green retained his seat in District One in Tuesday’s election. Green defeated challenger Pete Fisher. Green received 179 votes to 90 for Fisher. West Columbia City Council seats Five and Seven were on the ballot, but the incumbents for those seats were unopposed. Mickey Pringle, Seat Five wins, and Erin […]