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This Week’s Fun!

        December 2, 2020 – December 8, 2020       Elf on a Shelf Hiding Ideas MerryChristmasColumbia.com If December 1st brings your elf(s) from storage and you’re going to have to find a new place to hide them each day for 24 days…. we can help! Here are seven clever hiding […]

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City of Columbia Mask Ordinance

Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council Extends and Amends Emergency Ordinance Extending Mask Face Coverings and Temporary Suspension of Meetings Nov 05, 2020 Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance that amends the emergency ordinance extending mask face coverings. Also this emergency ordinance extends the temporary suspension of the […]

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In the News Living in Greater Columbia Our Schools

Richland One Teacher to be Featured on NBC’s Today Show

News from Richland One: Southeast Middle School teacher Lekena Ackerman, an award-winning teacher who’s been known to wear colonial outfits and pirate costumes to engage her social studies students, will be featured on NBC’s Today Show on Monday, September 21. A videotaped story about Ms. Ackerman and her students will kick off NBC’s TODAY Education […]

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The Comet in The News

Saving Sarah’s Seat

The COMET Launches “Saving Sarah’s Seat” in Honor of Civil Rights Icon (June 18, 2020) Columbia, SC – The COMET will honor local civil rights icon, Sarah Mae Flemming, in honor of the 66th anniversary of Sarah Mae’s ride (June, 22, 1954). Saving Sarah’s Seat is the awareness campaign launched by The COMET about Ms. […]

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New COMET Bus Service

The COMET Changes Schedule to Enhanced Saturday Level of Service Beginning May 20 (May 18, 2020) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced schedule changes from an enhanced Sunday level of service to a Saturday level of service with added routes and increased frequency to accommodate peak demand times. There will […]

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Living in Greater Columbia Our Schools

Crayton Middle School Redesignated as National School to Watch

Crayton Middle School has done it again! Crayton has been redesignated as a National School to Watch for its academic excellence and for creating an outstanding and supportive learning environment for students. Only 20 schools in South Carolina currently hold this distinction, while 450 schools in the nation are Schools to Watch. The honor by […]

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