A Columbia business wants to expand, but problems with a city sewer line are causing issues for the downtown company.
Sharon James of CARS (Care At Residence Services) said her company’s South Main Street location floods frequently, causing her to have to send employees home, and raw sewage is also a problem in the area.
From 1925 until the mid-1970s, the former Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Church Street hosted many weddings and community events. Now the historic structure has been renovated to be the site of many more.
Christmas songs echoed through downtown streets, lights flashed, shoppers shopped and Columbia looked like a “scene from a Hallmark movie” Friday night as the annual Candlelight, Carols and Claus topped all expectations.
The first sign was her dog outside barking. That woke Leslie Johnson up inside her Pine Burr home early Saturday morning, and she went to check on the children. As she was going back to lie down, she heard words that would terrify any mother.