Mayor Steve Benjamin

City of Columbia extends mask ordinance, expands order to include some outdoor spaces

On Thursday, Mayor Steve Benjamin and the Columbia City Council voted unanimously to extend the city’s ordinance requiring face coverings as well as extending the temporary suspension of city council, board and commission meetings. The city’s previous order was set to expire on November 15, but the new order extends it through January 5, 2021. 

City of Columbia ‘stay home’ ordinance now in effect

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Starting Sunday Columbia residents are being asked to ‘stay home and stay safe’. Thursday the Columbia City Council passed the stay home, stay safe ordinance. According to the measure, effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020 people are asked to stay in their homes and not travel through or congregate in the streets, sidewalks, waterways and public spaces…

City of Columbia passes ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe Ordinance’

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Starting Sunday Columbia residents are being asked to ‘stay home and stay safe’. Thursday the Columbia City Council passed the stay home, stay safe ordinance. According to the measure, effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020 people are asked to stay in their homes and not travel through or congregate in the streets, sidewalks, waterways and public spaces…

Mayor Steve Benjamin serving up breakfast at campaign against Breast Cancer

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Columbia’s city leaders served up pancakes and all sorts of breakfast treats for a good cause today. Hundreds turned out to show support for Mayor Steve Benjamin’s Campaign Against  Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast. The annual event helps provide resources for recovery for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. All the proceeds go to Prisma Healths Foundation for…