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City Closings for November

Election Day & Veterans Day City offices will be closed Tuesday, November 7 for Election Day. They will also be closed Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. All curbside collections will be on schedule for these days. Check your pickup day here. Columbus City Utilities offices will also be closed on these days. [...]


Office of Downtown Development Launches Text Messaging Program

The office of downtown development has launched an events promotion program via text notification. When community members sign up to receive the notifications, they are sent one text weekly that provides a summary of upcoming weekend events and entertainment opportunities in downtown Columbus. The text program offers a quick, convenient way for participants to learn [...]


City to Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The City of Columbus will observe the 22nd anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a remembrance ceremony held on Monday, September 11, 2023 on the steps of Columbus City Hall. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is open to the public. The ceremony will include a Bartholomew County 9-1-1 dispatch [...]


Regional Leaders Launch Project 46: New Bipartisan, Cross-Sector, Multi-County Climate Change Alliance

Bloomington, Ind. – On Friday, March 24, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, Nashville Town Manager Sandie Jones, and Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton gathered at the Nashville Town Hall to announce the launch and next steps of a bipartisan, cross-sector, multi-county effort to address climate change. A new regional alliance, Project 46, named for the state highway linking [...]


Community Mental Health Initiative Kick-Off

Join us at the Community Mental Health Initiative Kick-Off on April 5, 2023 to mark the beginning of a community-wide initiative addressing challenges and improving the mental health system for the wellbeing of Bartholomew County. This event will include remarks from experts and local leaders in healthcare, education and government. We are a community-wide initiative [...]


Black History Month Columbus

Black History Month Columbus, founded by local Black-led organizations, is about celebrating Black culture, telling the true stories of Black history, and honoring the legacy and accomplishments of the Black community. It focuses on stories of resilience and reflects on Black success in the face of injustice. It aims to create momentum for community healing [...]


Ethnic Expo Announces Call for Host Country

COLUMBUS, IN. –Ethnic Expo, presented by title sponsor First Financial Bank, in downtown Columbus is set for October 13-14, 2023. The Ethnic Expo Committee is requesting that all potential Host Country candidates submit a proposal prior to selection of the 2023 Host Country. These will be reviewed by the Ethnic Expo Selection Committee before the [...]


Everbridge Alert Duplication Update

Over the last several months, officials from Bartholomew County and the City of Columbus have been working with Everbridge to fix the recurring issue of multiple alerts going out in regards to weather related incidents.  Bartholomew County Emergency Management is happy to announce that the issue has been resolved and the fix verified through a [...]


Germany to Host the 34th Annual Ethnic Expo

Germany will be celebrated this year as the Host Country of the 34th annual Ethnic Expo presented by First Financial Bank in downtown Columbus. The two-day festival, which fosters understanding and an appreciation of Columbus’ diverse population, will take place on October 13-14 outside Columbus City Hall. Friends of Germany, will represent Germany at this year’s [...]