Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says he is leaning toward allowing the City of Columbia’s mask ordinance to expire. City officials say they have been closely following CDC guidelines, and now they want to switch their focus to vaccinations.
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If you’re looking for some fun summer sports, registration for the Columbia’s Youth Summer Basketball League has officially kicked off.
There’s a new place to get your pedals pumping in Columbia! Tuesday morning, city officials cut the ribbon on the brand new Owens Field Bicycle Pump Track.
On Monday, the Columbia Municipal Court announced that they will implement their new “Spring Forward Amnesty Program” on every Friday this May. The City of Columbia says this program will allow citizens with outstanding bench warrants or fines to settle their cases without being arrested.
Due to severe weather expected tomorrow, the City of Columbia is urging drivers to avoid flood prone streets.
Friday morning, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and other city leaders revealed the future of the Babcock Center. Officials say they are in the midst of a revitalization effort and hope to have the building converted into high end apartments.
Some new playground improvements are in place in the City of Columbia, as part of the city’s Master Plan. City Councilman Ed McDowell and the Parks and Recreation Department held a ribbon cutting at the E.B. Sessions playground.
City of Columbia leaders welcome spring by planting wildflowers at the intersection of Main and Elmwood
Some of us have been doing some spring planting, and so has the City of Columbia. Monday afternoon, Mayor Steve Benjamin, Councilman Howard Duvall and other city leaders planted wildflower seeds at the intersection of Main Street and Elmwood Avenue.
City leaders want to improve the the way housing can be seen in Columbia. Columbia’s Housing Committee met Thursday via Zoom and outlined its plans for the coming year as well as the agency goals for the next five years. That includes the beautification of Columbia neighborhoods and projects to rebuild old or abandoned buildings.
Monday morning, work began to install lights at the All-Stars baseball field. The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department received a more than $128,000 grant from the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.