West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle

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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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 […]

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Dr. Charles Jackson honored for 50 years of service by his church and dignitaries

The list was long of those who came out to honor Charles Jackson, Oct. 17, on the anniversary of his 50th year as pastor of Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia. “It is with a heart filled with praise and spirit overflowing and with thanksgiving that I say thank you,” Jackson said of the observance. […]

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USC’s Dawn Staley given Key to West Columbia at reception in her honor

USC Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley said she has gained many new friends since moving to Congaree Park on West Columbia’s Riverwalk. “The people of West Columbia are great and I love living on the river,” Staley said. The City of West Columbia gave Staley the key to the city, Monday at a reception held […]

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Back-to-School Celebration at Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center, Saturday

There will be a Back-to-School Celebration from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday (Aug. 14.) at the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center, 1218 Batchelor St, West Columbia. There will be free school supplies, free haircuts, free food and more. It’s hosted by the Young CEOs and Leaders of Tomorrow. Contact Mrs. Norma Brown at [email protected]

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Tax Free weekend is upon us, with a school supply giveaway in West Columbia, too

The 2021 Tax Free Weekend, presented by the S.C. Department of Revenue, begins Friday (Aug. 6) and ends Sunday (Aug. 8.) During the tax-free weekend, many items that are traditionally associated with back-to-school are exempted from South Carolina’s 6% sales tax. Any applicable local taxes are exempted, too. School supply retailers in West Columbia, including […]

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Stop the Violence rally held in West Columbia Saturday morning

There was a Stop the Violence rally held in West Columbia Saturday morning on the grounds of the Brookland – Lakeview Empowerment Center. It included a positive and uplifting message from community leaders and speakers. “There have been some concerns about crime in the area, and we wanted to to encourage unity and safety,” said […]

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Stop The Violence/Save Our Legacy Parade and Community Fair is Saturday – with Kid activities

There will be a Stop The Violence/Save Our Legacy Parade and Community Fair Saturday (July 17) in West Columbia. The parade starts at 9 a.m. near Brookland Baptist Church, at 949 Sunset Blvd. The Community Fair will begin at 10:15 a.m. at the Brookland- Lakeview Empowerment Center, 1218 Batchelor St. It is a FREE event […]

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