Mayor Benjamin

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…

Mayor Benjamin to deliver 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…

Columbia Mayor to Host Father’s Day Cookout

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Grab a burger at the Annual Father’s Day Cookout in the City of Columbia.  City officials announced you can, once again, join Mayor Steve Benjamin for a celebration of fathers at the third annual Father’s Day Cookout on Sunday, June 17 from 3-6 p.m. at Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue. The Father’s Day Cookout is free and open to…

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin Announces State of the City

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is ready to release his plans for Columbia, for the new year. The Mayor announced Tuesday that he will deliver the 2018 State of the City address at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30th. It will take place at Columbia College which is at 1301 Columbia College Drive. According to city officials, the address will be held…

Mayor Steve Benjamin Attends U.S. Conference of Mayors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The president and top officers of the U.S. Conference of Mayors have discussed their priorities and municipal issues with President-elect Donald Trump. Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, president of the organization, and other mayors met with Trump in New York City Thursday. Topics included infrastructure investment, public safety, unfunded federal mandates and immigration. Cornett says members…