A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
The group that represents Columbus parents voted this week to not take a position on a tax levy or a proposal to create a new auditor position.
Job searches are hard enough in a slowly recovering economy. For former prison inmates, rejection is common and quick. But, a two year old city of Columbus experiment aims to change the odds for ex-felons searching for work.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today launched the school district’s levy campaign by saying, “recently our schools have failed us.” After a scandal plagued year which included the departure of the district’s superintendent, school leaders may have no other choice.
The sister of a Newtown, Connecticut school shooting victim spoke in Columbus Tuesday to urge state and local leaders to support universal background checks on all gun sales. The event was met with opposition.
The Columbus Crew have been sold to a California businessman. Anthony Precourt of Precourt Sports Ventures LLC has purchased a 100 percent stake in team.
Columbus City School board members, Tuesday evening, will begin to discuss the specifics of a November levy. The levy will move forward regardless of an investigation into alleged data and grade rigging in the district.
It has been several months since Columbus Mayor Michael Colemanâ€™s education commission submitted recommendations on how to improve the cityâ€™s struggling school district. Monday Governor John Kasich, signed House Bill 167 dubbed the Columbus Education Plan, sparked from the education commission. Significant changes are in store for the district.
A bill that would install recommendations from a new Columbus education commission is getting first Statehouse hearing this afternoon.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says reports of the city plans to demolish Veterans Memorial and replace it with a zoo attraction and art center are “only a flavor” of what might happen.
A city education commission is scheduled to vote today on proposals they say will improve Columbus City Schools. The proposals include a controversial change to the district’s auditor position.