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Citadel Park Improvements Bid Information

Posted Thursday, June 12, 2014

Grimball-Cotterill & Associates will accept sealed bids for Site Improvements at Citadel Park in Forest Acres, SC.

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New Sod In Quinine Hill Park

Posted Friday, May 30, 2014

New areas of sod were laid this week in Quinine Hill Park. The sod was added over formerly mulched areas to reduce erosion and lessen the cost of ongoing maintenance.

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City Hall Offices Closed Monday, May 26 - Memorial Day

Posted Friday, May 23, 2014

City Hall offices will be closed Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day. We ask that all residents and employees take time to consider the sacrifices hundreds of thousands of servicemen and women have made for our country.

Sanitation services will run as regularly scheduled.

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Richland Recycles Day - Friday, May 16

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

On May 16 at the State Fairgrounds, Richland County is giving residents the opportunity to responsibly rid themselves of rubbish at Richland Recycles Day.

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Political Sign Regulations: What to Know

Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014

As primary season heats up, we're receiving more and more phone calls asking when and where political signs can be placed.

Here is the ordinance governing political signs (emphasis added):

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City Hall closed 4/18/14 - Good Friday

Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014

City Hall will be closed Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday. Sanitation services will run as regularly scheduled. 

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FAPD officer receives top honors at Criminal Justice Academy

Posted Thursday, April 3, 2014

Forest Acres Police Officer Alex C. Adkins was  recently awarded the coveted J. P. Strom Award for having the highest academic average in his class at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. 

Officer Adkins graduated on March 28, 2014 after completing 12 weeks of police training. He was a student in Basic Law Enforcement Class 613.

A native South Carolinian, Officer Adkins graduated in 2012 from the University of South Carolina with a BSN degree. He began work at the Forest Acres Police Department in August 2013.

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Free shorescaping workshop and demonstration

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014

Clemson Extension and Sumter Stormwater Solutions will be hosting a free shorescaping workshop and demonstration on April 29th at the Alice Boyle Garden Center. Please join us to learn how to properly “shorescape” the area around your pond or lake. A shorescape is a landscaped shoreline that uses attractive plants to protect and beautify the waterfront. A well designed shorescape uses native plants to provide a functional solution to problems such as shoreline erosion, poor water quality, invasive weeds, and wildlife management.


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City accepting bids for court / police facility renovations

Posted Friday, March 14, 2014

The City of Forest Acres is accepting bids for the renovation of office space in the Forest Acres Police Department and Municipal Court building at 5205 N Trenholm Rd.

Title: Renovation of FAPD/FAMC Project # 2014-1

 Specifications dated March 13, 2014 

Mandatory On-Site Pre-Bid Meeting: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Closing Date and Time: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 2:00PM at Municipal Courtroom; 

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Fallen officer honored 40 years after death

Posted Thursday, March 6, 2014

On February 21, the City of Forest Acres and the South Carolina Department of Transportation renamed a portion of Forest Drive "Officer Richey O'Brian Finch Memorial Way" in honor of the sacrifice Officer Finch made in the line of duty.

Officer Finch was murdered during a traffic stop on Forest Drive the night of February 21, 1974. Finch, only 25 at the time of his death, is the only Forest Acres police officer to have ever been killed in the line of duty.

Over 100 friends, relatives and admirers came to witness the sign's unveiling and pay tribute to Officer Finch.

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City of Forest Acres

City Hall - 5209 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

Police & Court - 5205 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

  • Main: (803) 782-9475 |
  • Police: (803) 782-9444 |
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