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West Columbia moves to court more residents for annexation

West Columbia is considering annexing an area west of I-26, along U.S. Highway 1. The area contains between around 650 residences and about 80 commercial properties, according to West Columbia Economic Development Director Donna Smith. Smith, at the West Columbia City Council meeting Monday, recommended a plan to move forward […]

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Apologies made for racist comments attributed to mayor

West Columbia City Council addressed racist comments at its meeting, Monday. Two West Columbia Councilmen voiced apologies for racist comments allegedly made by Mayor Joe Owens. And Cora Washington, an African -American West Columbia resident also said she had a confrontation with the mayor. Washington told council that on Sept. […]

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Council awaits specifics in river front development deal

West Columbia City Council awaits traffic specifics in river front development deal. West Columbia City Council voted to delay a vote on the large residential, commercial and retail development – dubbed “Brookland” – and planned for property at State and Meeting streets. Council was scheduled to vote, Monday, on first […]

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Springdale employee victim of hit and run

SPRINGDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKING IDENTITY OF DRIVER FROM HIT AND RUN INVOLVING A PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett is asking for the community’s help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a Springdale public works employee and then fled the scene Tuesday morning. On Tuesday […]