Columbia

Columbia’s Finlay Park set to get 18 million dollar makeover

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — One of Columbia’s city parks is about to get a serious makeover. City officials are in the process of changing the face of Finlay Park to give it a new look. Thursday, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin announced a compete overhaul of the park which he says will carry a total price tag of 18 million dollars….

Columbia Fire Department unveils new service engine

(photo: CFD) Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The Columbia Fire Department spends countless hours putting out fires that flare up in the Columbia/Richland County community, and Thursday they heated things up with the unveiling of their new piece of equipment. (photo: CFD) Members of the Department gathered for the “Push In” ceremony where they gathered around new engine 9 to push…

Columbia encourages residents to unplug for Earth Hour

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Join millions of cities from across the world that are taking part in an effort to increase energy by observing Earth Hour. March 30th, from 8:30PM-9:30pM people are asked to turn off all non essential lights and appliances. The annual event is a way for residents to celebrate the planet and the life forms living on…

Capital City Hoop & Music Festival just in time for tourney fans

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — This weekend thousands of basketball fans will be in town for the NCAA tournament, and they’ll be able to enjoy a variety of musical acts while they are out and about as well. More than a dozen bands plan to hit the stage with a free multi-genre music festival. The event will take place on Main…