City of Columbia

Registration begins for Columbia Mayor’s annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready to lace up your shoes. The City of Columbia announced that registration is now open for the 13th Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence.  The walk is set for Saturday, Oct. 5 in Finlay Park.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City is hosting the walk to raise awareness about the abuse and violence…

City of Columbia Misting Stations to help guests cool off in extreme heat

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The City of Columbia announced it will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher. According to city officials, Misting stations will operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the following locations: Misting Stations: ·         Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St. Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Ave….

City of Columbia to hold ribbon cutting at Hampton Park

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)— Just in time for summer, a grand opening is happening in the City of Columbia.  The City of Columbia is set to host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new neighborhood center at Hampton Park.  City officials say the new 3,000 square foot center will include an open meeting space, accessible restrooms, office space, a kitchen, storage, and…

Helping Small Businesses is focus of Conference in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Local small businesses got some new opportunities Friday. Entrepreneurs were able to take part in the small business week conference in Columbia. At the conference, participants networked with business owners throughout the Midlands, and city and county officials. This year’s conference theme focused on ‘Leading the Change’ which included opportunities, and resources for small businesses. Categories: Local News…

City Officials break ground on new Ball Field

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Play Ball!  Friday, City of Columbia officials toured the future site of a new baseball field in Columbia. The field will be located near the intersection of Bailey and Street and Lester Drive, near Farrow Road. City leaders say they hope the field will be a positive influence on young people in the area. The ceremony featured…

City to host All Access workshop to encourage neighborhood leadership and homeownership

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are interested in learning about financial education, homeownership and home maintenance the City of Columbia has a workshop for you.  The Community Development Department will host an All Access Columbia workshop.  According to officials, All Access Columbia is a workshop that gives citizens information about neighborhood leadership, financial education, homeownership and home maintenance. All Access Columbia will…

City of Columbia talks All Access Columbia Workshop, how you can gain access

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- The City of Columbia stopped by the ABC Columbia studios to talk about the All Access Columbia Workshop. Represntatives from the City of Columbia spoke with Tyler Ryan about how you can gain access. The All Access Columbia workshop will be held on a quarterly basis. During this quarter, the topic will be focused on neighborhood leadership….

City of Columbia hosting ‘Lunch with a Planner’

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Grab a lunch and meet with a city planner.  City of Columbia officials are hosting ” lunch with a planner”, as part of Columbia Compass, the ten-year update to the City of Columbia’s comprehensive plan. Officials say the 12 to 18-month project will result in a plan that the City’s residents citizens and policy makers can use…