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City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced today that they are considering building a new municipal courthouse at the southeast corner of High and Mound streets downtown. The land is currently occupied by Dorrian Commons Park and the four-story James A. Karnes Building, which holds several county agencies. The Franklin County Municipal Court is […]

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Columbus Voters’ Guide to the May 7 Primary Ballot

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Voters’ Guide to the May 7 Primary Ballot

The primary election is coming up on Tuesday, May 7, and while there aren’t any local candidates vying for office, Columbus is asking voters to approve a hefty $1.03 billion bond package. The funds would go toward a number of items, like capital improvements, neighborhood recreation centers, affordable housing, and a new Franklin County Municipal […]

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Civics Update: New City Council Member, Residents Host Town Hall on Shutdown, and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Civics Update: New City Council Member, Residents Host Town Hall on Shutdown, and more

Council Selects Replacement for Jaiza Page Columbus City Council has selected Shayla Favor, Assistant City Attorney, to fill the seat vacated by former member Jaiza Page. “We are very pleased to have Favor join our team and look forward to the unique perspective she has to offer,” said Council President Shannon Hardin in a press […]

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