The public will soon have the chance to give feedback on Richland County’s operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. An in-person public hearing is scheduled for 6 pm May 19 in Council Chambers at the Richland County Administrative Building,Continue Reading

Richland County Council voted on May 3 to give initial approval to an ordinance that will restart the mapping process for its Land Development Code (LDC) rewrite. The restart provides an opportunity to incorporate input from community members into the mapping process. The County’s Planning Commission is scheduled to conveneContinue Reading

Richland County property owners are urged to attend the County Council meeting on April 19 to compel denial of controversial mass rezoning. Concerned citizens in Richland County are being urged to attend the Council meeting on April 19, 6 pm at Richland County Administration Bldg, 2020 Hampton St. because ofContinue Reading

Richland County celebrated its second-best year for capital investment during a launch event for the County Economic Development Office’s (RCEDO) annual report. The report, which RCEDO staff released Thursday at 701 Whaley in Columbia, highlights economic development successes throughout the year in the County, detailing announcements of new jobs, recentContinue Reading

The Richland County Recreation Commission (RCRC) announces the Teen Nighthawk Program starting January 14 at the Denny Terrace Gym, located at6429 Bishop Avenue in Columbia. This outreach program includes workshops, basketball, games, team building activities, music, refreshments and more. Teen Nighthawk will take place second Fridays of the month fromContinue Reading

A new grant program is available for Richland County business owners who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open for the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant program, which can provide up to $15,000 in reimbursable expenses to small businesses in the County. The application and guidelines areContinue Reading

The Richland County Recreation Commission’s Board elected new officers during its meeting on November 1. New Chair, and outgoing Vice-Chair Donzetta Lindsay, was unanimously elected as the new Chair of the board and replacing outgoing Chair, Robert Lapin. Donzetta Lindsay retired from the Federal Government in 2012 with 40 yearsContinue Reading