On behalf of the City of Columbia Public Relations Department:
WHAT: The City of Columbia leaders will hold a brief press conference addressing preparation and operations related to local public safety as concerns arise regarding protests in the upcoming days.
Richland County officials have also been invited to attend the press conference in order to address concerns from a county perspective.
WHO: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City Manager Teresa Wilson, Columbia Police Department Chief Skip Holbrook and Richland County officials.
WHEN: Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2 p.m.
WHERE: City Hall in Council Chambers, 1737 Main Street.