Columbus and Franklin County officials are encouraging residents to avoid the downtown area this weekend and through President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration amid increased chatter about armed protests near the Ohio Statehouse.
Columbus and Franklin County officials today announced $20 million in CARES Act funding for human services organizations in the region. Elon Simms of the Crane Group chaired the application review committee.
Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today announced the formation of a Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Committee to suggest how the city, public sector, non-profit and private sector partners can support an inclusive economic recovery strategy.
A conservative think tank has filed a lawsuit against the City of Columbus and the state of Ohio, claiming that its employees who live outside of Columbus shouldn’t have paid city income taxes while working during the state’s stay at home order.
The Columbus Board of Health today declared a local public health emergency giving the city extra safety measures to respond to COVID-19 cases. The declaration allows for the quarantine and isolation of individuals with the virus and as a last resort law enforcement involvement for any instances of non-compliance.
Columbus State Community College officials say they are more than half way toward their fundraising target for a new building that will house an expanded hospitality management and culinary arts program.
The City of Columbus has filed a lawsuit against three drug manufacturers, five distributors and three individuals the city council president calls 'opinion leaders' for their alleged roles in the opioid crisis.