City Manager’s Spotlight – June 2020

  June 16, 2020

The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight for…

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Comment on infill development

  June 15, 2020

In August 2014, City Council adopted a series of development standards and guidelines to address an upsurge in new residential construction, renovations and additions taking place in several established neighborhoods…

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City seeking public input on residential infill development

  June 15, 2020

In August 2014, City Council adopted a series of development standards and guidelines to address an upsurge in new residential construction, renovations and additions taking place in several established neighborhoods in…

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Public invited to virtual open house for GVL2040

  June 15, 2020

The City of Greenville is hosting its fourth open house for GVL2040, the City’s comprehensive planning process, June 15 – 19. Unlike the previous three open house events, the fourth…

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Berkeley County Council appoints new Clerk to Council

  June 15, 2020

Berkeley County Council has appointed Suzanne Burckhalter as the new Berkeley County Clerk to Council. Burckhalter’s appointment was made official at the Council meeting on May 26 (video HERE). Her first…

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County office offers no-touch thermometers to businesses

  June 15, 2020

As part of efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Richland County’s Economic Development Office is distributing medical devices to businesses for screening employees. The devices, non-contact infrared thermometers (NCITs),…

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Register of Deeds Office announces limited reopening

  June 11, 2020

Richland County’s Register of Deeds Office will reopen by appointment only beginning Monday, June 15. In addition to making appointments, members of the public are strongly encouraged to wear face…

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Gov. Henry McMaster releases proposal for CARES Act funds

  June 10, 2020

Governor Henry McMaster today released his recommendations to the South Carolina General Assembly for how the state’s share of federal CARES Act funds should be invested. The governor’s proposal comes…

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Citizens encouraged to report damage

  June 9, 2020

City of Charleston staff have been actively working to identify and evaluate damage that occurred on Saturday night. Citizens and business owners are encouraged to continue to report damage at:…

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Public Can Weigh in on Flood Mitigation Funding

  June 4, 2020

Residents can give input on how millions in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding will be used in Richland County at a virtual meeting Friday, June 5. Richland County will…

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BIGPAC announces 2020 Primary endorsements

  June 3, 2020

Business community endorses 10 business champions The Business and Industry in Greenville Political Action Committee (BIGPAC) endorsed 10 Upstate candidates today for the June 12th Primary Election. “The incumbents have a…

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West Columbia city parks open to the public

  June 2, 2020

The City of West Columbia has opened all city-maintained parks and playgrounds after being closed due to the pandemic. Social distancing measures are required while frequenting the facilities. The list…

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USDA highlights programs to support rural housing

  June 1, 2020

Department Promotes Resources and Opportunities to Help Rural Residents U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Bette Brand today kicked off National Homeownership Month by highlighting USDA’s…

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Planning Commission to hold virtual meeting – June 1

  May 28, 2020

Residents urged to email comments by noon Monday The Richland County Planning Commission will hold a virtual meeting Monday, June 1. Residents may participate by submitting comments on proposed zoning…

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Curbside collection of bulk items to resume

  May 28, 2020

Residents again can make appointments to schedule curbside pickup of old furniture, appliances and other large objects as Richland County resumes collection of bulk items Wednesday, June 3. Bulk item…

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Advancing elder abuse awareness

  May 28, 2020

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott promotes Elder Abuse Awareness Month By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is reminding all citizens of Richland County that June is…

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SCDOT releases initial COVID-19 financial impact projections

  May 25, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has released its initial projections of the financial impact of COVID-19, indicating a decrease in agency revenues based on expected reductions in gas…

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City of West Columbia hosts mask pickup at City Hall

  May 21, 2020

The City of West Columbia hosted a mask pickup for local law enforcement agencies and chambers of commerce for the region, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the West Columbia…

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City of Charleston summer day camps to begin June 15

  May 21, 2020

In consultation with area medical professionals, city of Charleston summer day camps provided by the Recreation Department are scheduled to begin on June 15th and run from 9 a.m. to…

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SC Housing authorizes $5 million for COVID-19 rental assistance

  May 20, 2020

SC Housing will provide approximately $5 million in emergency rental assistance to South Carolinians facing financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. The program will provide emergency…

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Council approves scaling back transportation projects

  May 19, 2020

Virtual town hall Thursday will give update on Penny program’s progress Richland County Transportation will scale down several remaining road projects in order to complete a portion of all projects…

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National EMS Week recognizes Work of Community Heroes

  May 18, 2020

“Thank … EMTs and paramedics. … They work hard serving our citizens and visitors every day.” This year’s celebration of National EMS Week takes on additional importance as Richland County’s…

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Several free COVID-19 mobile testing clinics begin

  May 15, 2020

As a reminder, several free COVID-19 mobile testing clinics will begin in Columbia and North Charleston.These mobile clinics allow residents to get tested for free in order for them to…

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