March 16, 2012 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council hears hunger stats

The Columbia City Council held their monthly meeting Tuesday, March 13 at the Capital Senior Center. Council members present: Dr. Belinda Gergel, Sam Davis, Tameika Isaac Devine, and Mayor Steve Benjamin. More...

Citizens have a right to public meetings and records with no hassle or expense

It’s Sunshine Week, a week to promote open government.  Since you are reading an editorial column in this newspaper, you likely care about what is going on in your community and with your government. More...

Columbia City Council presents Florence Levy key to the city

Columbia City Council members Tameika Devine, far left, Belinda Gergel, left rear, and Sam Davis, far right, and Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, second from right, present the key to the city to Flore More...

Notice of Candidate Forum

The Eau Claire Community Council and the North Columbia Business Association will co-host a Candidate Forum on Thursday March 29, 2012, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Eau Claire Print Building, 3709 Ensor Avenue. More...

Council members offer solutions to flooding

At the Shandon Neighborhood Council meeting Monday, March 12, Council members Belinda Gergel and Tameika Isaac Devine provided an update on solving the flooding problem in the Shandon community. More...

Advertisement of Vacancies on the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation Board

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill seven (7) vacancies on the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation Board.  More...

Service dog group seeks volunteer puppy raiser

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) is in immediate need of Volunteer Weekend Fosters and Pupsitters for service dogs in training. More...

Forest Acres City Council enacts moratorium

The Forest Acres City Council took a large step towards fiscal constraint Tuesday night March 13 as it voted to place a moratorium on hospitality tax applications until mid- 2013, so it could allocate money in hand rather than award dollars based on More...

Whole Foods construction underway

Field engineer Mathew McClain of Owens Fisher Construction surveys the land for Whole Foods. More...