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Columbia Mayor releases statement on enforcement of ‘stay home’ ordinance

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says the city’s ‘Stay Home’ ordinance will be enforced. Saturday, just before the ordinance set to take effect,  the Mayor released the following statement: “The Emergency Stay Home/Stay Safe Order for the City of Columbia will take effect at 12:01 AM Sunday morning and will be enforced along with the Governor’s Executive Orders accordingly….

State of the City Address set for next week in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is set to deliver his State of the City address next week. The mayor will speak on issues facing the City of Columbia and is expected to lay out his vision for the future. The State of the City will will be held Wednesday, January 29 at 6pm at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention…

Mayor Benjamin to deliver State of the City

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is set to outline his plans for the new year in his annual State of the City Address. The address will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The public is invited to attend the State of the City. It will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, in…

Columbia Mayor to deliver ‘State of the City’ address

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is set to outline his plans for the new year in his annual State of the City Address. The address will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The public is invited to attend the State of the City. It will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, in…

Newest Columbia City Councilman says he’s ready to hit the ground running

Will Brennan was sworn in for his first term alongside Howard Duvall and Ed McDowell

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –The Columbia City Council began a new chapter Tuesday evening. Howard Duvall and Ed McDowell officially began their second terms, while newly-elected Will Brennan starts his time as a Columbia City Councilman.  Shortly after being sworn in by his father alongside his wife and daughter, Brennan says in his first term, he hopes to learn more about…

Mayor’s Bike Ride to roll through city on guided tour

(Photo Courtesy: City of Columbia) Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Grab your helmets and get ready to ride. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of the City of Columbia staff, Planning and Development Services and Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee get ready to host The Mayor’s Bike Ride. Event organizers say the “easy 2 mile ride” will make three stops throughout downtown Columbia,…

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin set to give ‘State of City’ address

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has announced his plans to deliver the State of the City address. The Mayor will outline his plans for the new year in the address on January 29, 2019. WHO:          Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia   WHEN:        Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.   WHERE:      University of South Carolina School of Law, Karen…

State of the City address set for January 29th in Columbia

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has announced his plans to deliver the State of the City address. The Mayor will outline his plans for the new year in the address on January 29, 2019. WHO:          Mayor Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia   WHEN:        Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.   WHERE:      University of South Carolina School of Law, Karen…