West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles

West Columbia’s Riverwalk generates rave reviews and rated with 5 stars by visitors

West Columbia’s Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater is one of the most-unique parks in the country. The park, a tree-lined trail, allows hands-on access to the Lower Saluda River as it converges with the Broad River to form the Congaree at the majestic Gervais Street Bridge.  On any given day, the West Columbia Riverwalk is packed with […]

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Spectacular line-up of bands announced for West Columbia’s 2nd Annual Meeting Street Music Fest – Something for everyone

The City of West Columbia is thrilled to announce the awaited return of the Meeting Street Music Fest on Saturday, September 7, 2024. Music enthusiasts and festivalgoers alike are invited to an unforgettable experience of multiple genres of music and endless fun. Scheduled from 3 PM to 8 PM on Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC, […]

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City of West Columbia is a model for municipal health – Mayor Tem Miles says unity and cooperation are the keys

Tem Miles was elected mayor of West Columbia in 2019. He was reelected in 2023. Before that, he served 6 years on West Columbia City Council, representing Dist. 4. Miles owns a law firm. He has a wife, Cassie Shea Miles, also an attorney, and 3 daughters, Emma; Cate; and Charlotte. “Being mayor of West […]

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WECO “Love Local” Business Spotlight – Tube the Congaree River, Kinetic Derby Day, Art on State and Rhythm on the River as West Columbia spring approaches

The City of West Columbia has partnered with WestMetroNews and the Greater CWC Chamber of Commerce to highlight areas of the community that promote business and visitor/tourism opportunities. River tubing is the top attraction in West Columbia in the warm weather months. Michael Mayo is the owner of Palmetto Outdoor and he directed an enormous […]

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West Columbia City Council moves to annex nuisance property on Pinecrest Avenue

At Tuesday’s West Columbia City Council meeting, council passed “First Reading Consideration of an Ordinance to Annex a Total of .49 Acres of Property”…(Also Known as 110 Pinecrest Ave., West Columbia.) The property, that sits off of Augusta Road near the Murphy’s gas station, is the source of a high number of law enforcement calls. […]

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West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day is April 20 – Here’s an update – Sponsorships still available! 

West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day featuring iMAGINE is scheduled for April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s held on State and Meeting streets. West Columbia City Council recently approved a road closure map for Kinetic Derby Day (see map below.)  The Kinetic Sculpture Parade leads the way, followed by soapbox and obstacle course racing. State Street […]

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Libra Creative Hub cuts the ribbon at 840 Meeting Street in West Columbia

The Libra Creative Hub is owned by Teddius Williams. Flanked by family and friends, he cut the ribbon at the business in the new “The Art of Real Estate” building at 840 Meeting Street, West Columbia, Tuesday. “This is a beautiful space,” said West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles. He also said that adding a median […]

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Real Faces WeCo Places banners a testament to the quality of the West Columbia community

The City of West Columbia, in 2021, began a campaign to celebrate the individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses that make up the city’s sense of spirit and unity. The Real Faces WeCo Places decorative pole banners were hoisted in the River District and Triangle City. More faces and places have been added over the years and […]

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