News & Announcements

01/11/19
Most of the roads in Forest Acres are owned and maintained by the SCDOT. City Council and the Mayor have been making a concerted effort to get potholes around Forest Acres fixed. This announcement by
12/27/18
The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of New Years Day on Tuesday, January 1st. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a well deserved day off on Tuesday
11/27/18
Have you been looking for something fun to do this holiday season? While supplies last, we have free passes to the Columbia Museum of Art. These passes are available to residents of Forest Acres
11/15/18
The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much
11/07/18
The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, November 12th. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much needed day off. The
10/15/18
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 12, 2018 Special Recycling Event for Residents in Richland, Lexington Counties (Richland PIO) – Richland County and Lexington County are teaming up to hold a free recycling
10/11/18
We thank everyone for their patience and understanding while we deal with the cleanup from the storm. For those that did not get their garbage and recycling picked up on Thursday (10/11), please put
10/10/18
The City planned to run sanitation on the normal schedule tomorrow (10/11/18). Unfortunately, shortly before 5pm today (10/10/18) we were notified that the landfill is going to be closed on Thursday
09/17/18
Serve and Connect, the SC Law Enforcement Officers Association and the SC Police Chiefs Association will coordinate a multi-location disaster relief drop off with participating Midlands police
09/16/18
Grateful that Hurricane Florence was gentler on Forest Acres and the greater Midlands than anticipated, the City remains mindful that others in the coastal areas of NC and SC are suffering a great
09/10/18
UPDATE: We have just received word that the landfill will be open until noon on Friday. This means that we can run the garbage and recycle route on the normal schedule. If your garbage and recycling
08/31/18
The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day on September 3rd. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much needed day off. The sanitation schedule
07/18/18
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. A big
06/29/18
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
05/16/18
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
05/07/18
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
03/28/18
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
03/26/18
The City of Forest Acres will hold a public hearing before the regularly schedule City Council meeting, at 5:15p on April 10, 2018. Included in the public hearing is a proposed rezoning of
03/19/18
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
03/09/18
Partnering with The Hewitt Foundation, the City of Forest Acres public works department recently installed a "Little Free Library" at Citadel Park. To learn more about this initiative, see the