November 12, 2010 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association holds last meeting on steps to protect character neighborhood

On Thursday November 4, the Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association held one of its last meetings to discuss the next step the community will take to protect the character of the neighborhood. More...

City receives 2010 MetLife Foundation Award for Neighborhood Revitalization

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced the 2010 MetLife Foundation Community- Police Partnership Award, where the Columbia Police Department (CPD), TN Development Corporation, and the Columbia Housing Development Corporation (CHD More...

To readers and advertisers of The Columbia Star

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The feds giveth and the feds taketh away

The Forest Acres City Council found out last week that no good deed goes unpunished. More...

Class 8 National Flood Insurance rating from FEMA means 20 percent discount

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, County Administrator Milton Pope announced that Richland County has achieved a class 8 National Flood Insurance rating from FEMA, which means county residents can get up to a 20 percent discount on i More...

Leaks from the Legislature

Delegates sworn in County delegations to the General Assembly across the state, a group of legislators who will be facing one of the toughest budget years in recent memory, were sworn on November 9, The House members will also be a part of an unprec More...

Residents of Shandon concerned about Sims Park

Two years ago, representatives from AT&T approached members of the Shandon Neighborhood Association Council regarding its desire to build a fenced in area in Sims Park to store their equipment. More...

Melrose Heights prepares for holiday season

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Columbia Police Department has taken measures to prepare for any spike in crime. Columbia Police Officer Chris Morris spoke to the Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association on Monday November 8.   More...

Cayce City Mayor Elise Partin begins another term

Members of the Cayce City Council met Tuesday, November 9, for their monthly meeting. At the November meeting, Council began by first having the swearing in of Mayor Elise Partin into office. More...

Columbia City Council hears safety statistics

Council gets reports on security in hospitality districts and code enforcement in neighborhoods   Security   More...