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West Columbia imposes curfew until 6 a.m., Gervais Street Bridge is closed

By order of Mayor Tem Miles, the city of West Columbia has declared a state of Emergency Saturday night and imposed a citywide curfew until 6 a.m. Sunday.

The Gervais street bridge has been closed.

 The City of West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles has declared a state of emergency and curfew due to civil unrest in Columbia near the Gervais Street Bridge. The curfew is effective beginning at 9 PM, on May 30, 2020, until 6 AM, May 31, 2020. The following activities are prohibited during the curfew:

(1)   Be or travel upon any public street, alley or roadway or upon public property unless such travel is necessary to obtain medical assistance;

(2)   Possess off one’s own premises, buy, sell, give away or otherwise transfer or dispose of any explosives, firearms, ammunition or dangerous weapon of any kind;

(3)   Sell beer, wines or intoxicating beverages of any kind; or possess or consume the same off one’s own premises; or

(4)   Sell gasoline or any other similar petroleum products or any other combustible or inflammable substances.

The City of West Columbia is committed to the safety of its citizens, visitors, and businesses. Please report any suspicious activity to the West Columbia Police Department. 

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