Local Living: City of Columbia curfew begins Wednesday
State of Emergency declaration of city-wide curfew restricts travel and public gatherings from 11:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Effective today, Wednesday March 18, there will be a city wide curfew in Columbia.
According to a release from the City of Columbia:
“This was a very difficult decision and not a measure we take lightly,” said Mayor Steve Benjamin. “To get through this current public health crisis and to save lives, it will have to be a collective effort between all of us.”
This emergency ordinance shall be terminated by the issuance of another ordinance or shall automatically expire on the 61st day after enactment of this ordinance.