News & Announcements

05/30/14
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. The mulched areas were rapidly
05/23/14
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
05/02/14
On May 16 at the State Fairgrounds, Richland County is giving residents the opportunity to responsibly rid themselves of rubbish at Richland Recycles Day. Electronics, paint, household chemicals
04/29/14
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): (Exempt
04/17/14
City Hall will be closed Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday. Sanitation services will run as regularly scheduled.
04/03/14
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
03/28/14
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
03/14/14
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
03/06/14
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
02/21/14
Frances Reynolds, the city's victim advocate, was recently featured on WLTX in a segment documenting her fight against breast cancer and the work she has done in the community to help others fighting
01/31/14
The City of Forest Acres is requesting qualifications from firms interested in conducting a corridor study of Forest Drive from Glenwood Road to I-77. The deadline to respond is Friday, March 7th at 3
01/29/14
City Hall will open and Municipal Court will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 30. Sanitation employees should report at 9:00 a.m.
01/28/14
Forest Acres City Hall will close at noon on Tuesday, January 28th and remain closed Wednesday, January 29th. In the event of inclement weather, please stay off the roads unless travel is a necessity
01/14/14
City Hall will be closed Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Garbage and recycling will run on the normal schedule.
01/06/14
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