Back to School Safety: Be Aware!

Area schools, including students in Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation and Flatrock Hawcreek School Corporation, return to school on Friday, August 6. Drivers are encouraged to use caution, especially during early morning hours, as kids will be walking, biking and waiting at bus stops in neighborhoods.


Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission Sees Successful Start to Celebration

The Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission is midway through our yearlong celebration. This year has posed unique challenges, requiring the committee to find creative ways to connect our community in celebration of our county and city’s legacy and future. At the beginning of this year, we knew that in-person events would still be on hold for several months. [...]


Columbus Fire Department Awarded Training Grant

The Columbus Indiana Fire Department has been awarded a training grant that will provide a no-cost training opportunity for local, state, and regional firefighters. The grant also includes funding for additional training for the members of the Columbus Fire Department.  In 2020, the Columbus Fire Department was awarded a grant of $ 71,000 through the [...]


Columbus Police Introduces Newest K-9

Lawbreakers take notice.  A familiar name is back on the beat and patrolling the streets of Columbus once again.  The Columbus Police Department officially introduced our newest police canine, “Cleon”, in a brief event held on May 27 at CPD.   K-9 Cleon, a 1½-year-old German Shepherd, is named in honor of former Columbus police officer [...]


City of Columbus Sponsors Landscaping Project to Celebrate Bicentennial

The City of Columbus is landscaping the roundabout by Mill Race Center this summer as a Bicentennial endorsed project.  The property located at the intersection of 11th, Brown, and Lindsey streets and Indianapolis Road is owned by the city. It is one of its main entrances to the Downtown Arts and Entertainment District. Columbus and [...]


City Announces NexusPark Development at former Fair Oaks Mall

The City of Columbus, in partnership with CRH, is excited to announce the next steps in the development of the Fair Oaks Mall property. The health, wellness, and recreation-focused campus has been renamed NexusPark. The NexusPark campus will include an indoor sports fieldhouse, Columbus Parks administrative, activity and community spaces, retail and restaurants, and CRH [...]


City Buildings to Reopen Beginning May 3

Most city buildings will re-open to the public beginning Monday, May 3. The city will also continue to mandate mask-wearing within city facilities to protect the public and employees. However, for members of the public who choose to continue to do business without physically coming into facilities, please feel free to contact city employees via [...]

2021-04-27T12:19:21-04:00COVID-19, News|

Columbus Parks and Recreation Department Names Brady Buckley as Sports Programs Manager

(Columbus, IN) Columbus Parks and Recreation Department has named Brady Buckley as its Sports Programs Manager. Before joining Columbus Parks and Recreation Department, Mr. Buckley served as the Supervisor of Athletics for the City of Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation Department since 2018.  Mr. Buckley brings extensive education and experience to the role. As Supervisor [...]


Columbus Fire Department Partners with Columbus Regional Health EMS to Provide Covid-19 Vaccines

The Columbus Fire Department joins Columbus Regional Health EMS in providing COVID-19 vaccines to area residents that are unable to travel to one of Bartholomew County’s vaccination sites. On Monday,  March 22, 2021, Columbus Firefighters administered vaccinations to four individuals who had registered through the Homebound Hoosiers vaccination program. The Columbus Fire Department will continue [...]

2021-03-24T13:28:00-04:00COVID-19, News|
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