City of Columbia

You’re invited! City of Columbia set to host Go Red Day Party in February

City to Host Go Red Columbia Day Party in honor of National Wear Red Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The City of Columbia is going red in the fight against heart disease next month. On February 7, 2020 the city will host its annual Go Red for Women Day Party at the Drew Wellness Center. The event  will feature health screenings, along with information to help support women affected by heart disease. Heart Disease is the number…

An always-evolving city: A look at Columbia’s past and how it could change in the future

The "Columbia Compass" plan looks to keep the city changing leading up to its 250th anniversary in 2036

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –A city is always evolving, but much like it has over the last century, Columbia might see some changes in the next few years. City planners are laying out their road map for the Capital City’s future, but keeping in mind aspects of its past. Back in the 1920’s, Columbia was not the same city it is…

Swearing In Ceremony set for Tuesday for City of Columbia Council Members

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Happening Tuesday, a swearing-in ceremony will be held for two re-elected City Council members and one newly elected City Council member, say city officials.  According to a release, the following Council members will be sworn in: –      Councilman Howard Duvall (re-elected /at-large) –      Councilman Edward McDowell (re-elected /district 2) –      Councilman-Elect Will Brennan (newly elected /district 3)  When: January 7, 2020…

Local Living: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, Main Street Lights and more

Some Holiday Happenings in the Midlands this weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–We have a lot of events going on in the midlands this week. Grab your calendar for Crysty Vaughan’s look at Local Living. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas takes the stage Friday, November 22 at 7:30pm at the Koger Center. The show features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Classics. For ticket information click here http://www.kogercenterforthearts.com/event.php?id=700 Downtown Newberry is getting in the Christmas spirit….

Local Living: Halloween Happenings and indoor treats!

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–There are a lot of Halloween events around the Midlands, Crysty Vaughan has your look in ‘Local Living. On Halloween kids can head over to Edventure Children’s Museum for its ‘Halloween Hoopla’ celebration. Edventure Children’s Museum is ready for Halloween. The museum will host a Halloween Hoopla celebration. According to the organizers, Tickets are $5 for adults and children…

City of Columbia to host All Access Columbia workshop on social media

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The City of Columbia wants to hear from you. City officials are hosting a workshop to help you and your children learn more about internet safety. According to the city, the All Access Columbia workshop in November by the Community Development Department will include Social Media & Internet Safety Tips for adults and kids along with Healthy Cooking…

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…