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West Columbia Riverwalk Park reopens after flooding

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you’re looking to get in a walk, you can now head back to Riverwalk Park. On Sunday, West Columbia officials announced that the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, and 100 Riverside Drive, West Columbia, SC, were once again open, after being temporarily closed due to flooding. Categories: Local News Tags: West…

West Columbia Riverwalk closed due to flooding

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– According to officials from the City of West Columbia, the West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater is temporarily closed due to flooding. Updates can be found at westcolumbiasc.gov. Categories: Local News Tags: riverwalk ampitheater, West Columbia

City of West Columbia extends Face Mask Ordinance

abc news image WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Grab those face masks.  The City of West Columbia City has extended an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in certain places in the city. Council says the ordinance expires November 1, 2020. According to the ordinance, businesses, where masks are required, must place a “Notice” (poster, placard, or notification, which shall be at…

Meeting Street Artisan market this weekend in West Columbia

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–If you are looking for something to do this weekend,  you can head to West Columbia. The City’s Meeting Street Artisan Market is open every Saturday, from 9 AM – 1 PM, at the Interactive Art Park, 425 Meeting Street, West Columbia, under the pavilion. The market includes vendors selling original art, crafts, foods, and produce. City…

West Columbia cancels annual Kinetic Derby Day

WEST COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)–An annual event in West Columbia has been canceled due to the Coronavirus. City officials say West Columbia’s 3rd Annual Kinetic Derby Day is canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.  According to officials,  West Columbia’s Kinetic Derby Day planning committee will continue to actively work with schools, artists, and businesses to engage broad community participation for next year’s…

City of West Columbia reopens all City Parks and Playgrounds

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can now enjoy all the outdoor fun West Columbia has to offer.  Today the City of West Columbia announced it has opened all city-maintained parks and playgrounds after being closed due to the coronavirus. City officials say social distancing measures are required at the facilities. The list of parks is as follows: Carraway Park at…

Officials: West Columbia Riverwalk Park, Carraway Park playground closed due to flooding

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Officials with the city of West Columbia say Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, and the Carraway Park Playground are temporarily closed due to impending inclement weather and flooding. Officials say when the water subsides and the Riverwalk path is clear, the city will announce when the West Columbia Riverwalk Park is open to the public. Carraway Park…

Carraway Park in West Columbia to temporarily close

West Columbia , SC (WOLO)– Carraway Park in West Columbia  will temporarily close, beginning Monday, January 27, 2020, say city officials. The park is located at 212 Hudson Street. City officials say the closure is necessary to complete contractor duties in the playground area.  The interior of the park will be closed, as well as a portion of the parking…

Local Living: Light up North Main, Plus, A Starry Night

Crysty Vaughan takes a look at some of the Holiday Happenings in Local Living

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–North Main Street is getting into the holiday spirit Thursday. Light up NOMA Cookie Crawl, starts at 6pm December 5 and runs until 9pm. Area merchants are opening their doors offering special deals, a cookie crawl, and performances by area students. The Tree Lighting will take place at 7pm at the intersection of Confederate and Main Street. You…