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City of West Columbia announces closing in anticipation of Hurricane Idalla

West Columbia, SC 08/29/2023 - Due to the threat of inclement weather anticipated from Hurricane Idalia, including high winds and loose debris, the City of West Columbia will implement the following closures:


All parks will be closed beginning Wednesday, August 30, 2023.

B Avenue Ball Park

Bark West Dog Park

Carraway Park at the Riverwalk

Douglas Reeves Community Park

Fowler Community Park

Howard Sports Complex

Rosamunda Percell-Butler Community Park

West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater

Moffatt Street Entrance to the Riverwalk


Please secure your roll carts. To keep storm drains clear and prevent flooding, please do not place any yard trash by the curb until after the storm.

Stay tuned to local media, the city’s website, social media, or the WeCo Info App ( for the latest news and information.


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