West Columbia Councilman Mike Green

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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Ribbon is cut on The Bin Store in West Columbia, Friday

The Ribbon was cut on The Bin Store Friday morning. Brad and Craig Giles of West Columbia are the owners, with Mike and Jen Prendamano who founded The Bin Store in North Augusta. It’s at 2814 Augusta Rd, West Columbia (Next to Carolina Pottery and the ReStore.) The Ribbon-Cutting was sponsored by the Greater Cayce-West […]

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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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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 […]

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Rev. Kenneth Taylor, former Mayor Bobby Horton, others, react to the passing of Boyd Jones

Boyd Jones, former West Columbia City Councilman died early Saturday morning in a car crash. The people who knew him are reacting to the tragedy. “Boyd Jones, age 79, a native of West Columbia, SC, former West Columbia City Councilman, and life long member of Turner Memorial AME Church has transitioned from the church militant […]

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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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Michelle Moody Dickerson, West Columbia Deputy Administrator, receives “Women of Influence” award, Tuesday

Michelle Moody Dickerson, West Columbia Deputy Administrator, was named as one of the 2021 Columbia Women of Influence earlier this year. Tuesday, Michelle was recognized at a reception at the DoubleTree by Hilton. West Columbia City Councilman Joseph Dickey toasted Michelle at the event. She is recognized for her devotion to the city and her […]

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