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Lowes Foods Grand Opening

Posted Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Mayor Frank Brunson and City Council members Ginger Dukes, Beau Powell, Curt Rye and Shell Suber had the honor of participating in the ribbon cutting for the new Lowes Foods on July 18, 2018.

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Independence Day Holiday

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018

The City of Forest Acres will observe the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  All city offices will be closed. 

The Sanitation Department will also be closed; however, no garbage or recycling routes for the week of July 2 will be affected by the closure.  All garbage and recycling routes will be run as normal (M, T, Th, F).

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Memorial Day Holiday - Sanitation Schedule

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018

The City will recognize the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 28.  The garbage and recycling pick-up schedule will change, as follows:

  • Monday's route will be run on Tuesday, May 29;
  • Tuesday's route will be run on Wednesday, May 30; and
  • Thursday and Friday routes will remain unchanged.
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Needs Assessment RFQ

Posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The City of Forest Acres, SC is requesting Statements of Qualifications from professional consultants to perform a space needs assessment, site feasibility study, and preliminary conceptual design of a Police Headquarters and City Hall facility for future fiscal planning.

All submittals are due by May 30, 2018 at 3pm.  Questions may be directed to Shaun Greenwood at

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Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection Event

Posted Monday, May 7, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will be holding a Household Hazardous Materials Event for Richland County residents at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds.

For more information, see the SCDA press release.


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Boil Water Advisory - N. Trenholm Rd. - REPEALED

Posted Monday, April 23, 2018

City of Columbia Water Works has issued a boil water advisory for the 5200 block of Trenholm Rd., from Forest Dr. to Lakeview Cir.

More details are available here.


UPDATE:  The advisory has been repealed.



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Boil Water Advisory - Beverly Drive

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018

The City of Columbia Water Works has issued a Boil Water Advisory for water customers on Beverly Dr., from Vera Cir. to Stanley St. and from Plumer Dr. to Oakridge Dr.  For more information and a map of the effected areas, click here.


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Sanitation - Good Friday

Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.  However, the sanitation department will operate as normal.  Garbage, Recycling, and Yard Debris routes will, therefore, be unchanged the week of 3/26/18 - 3/30/18.

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Public Hearing - Zoning Changes

Posted Monday, March 26, 2018

The City of Forest Acres will hold a public hearing before the regularly schedule City Council meeitng, at 5:15p on April 10, 2018.  Included in the public hearing is a proposed rezoning of approximately 26 acres on Sunnyside Drive.  For more information, see:

Public Notice

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Serve & Connect

Posted Monday, March 19, 2018

Kassy Alia, the widow of FAPD officer Greg Alia, has an important announcement about the organization she founded in the wake of her husband's line-of-duty death in September 2015.  With a refined mission and a new brand, Heroes in Blue is now Serve & Connect.  Our own Chief Sealy, along with many community partners, assisted with the unveiling at Richland Mall on Monday, March 19.

Kassy notes:  "...we are refining our mission to put more emphasis on the partnerships that empower, build trust, and create lasting impact. We’re updating our name from Heroes in Blue to better reflect this expanded position."

For more information, please visit the newly launched website:  Serve & Connect

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