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Coronavirus Update: K-12 Mask Order, Dr. Acton Moves On & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: K-12 Mask Order, Dr. Acton Moves On & More

Update 7/5/2020: This article has been updated to include information regarding a lawsuit brought against Governor Mike DeWine and state liquor control. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Aug. 4, 13,625 cases and 399 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 18,293 cases and 534 deaths from […]

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Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Editor’s Note 6/7/2020: This article has been updated to include additional information on the mask mandate after a City Council vote on Monday, July 6. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Thursday, July 2 that he would be signing an executive order, to go in effect beginning Friday, July 3, requiring the use of facial […]

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Locals Create New Fund to Support Refugees and Immigrants in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Locals Create New Fund to Support Refugees and Immigrants in Columbus

U.S. refugees and immigrants can breathe slightly easier now that President Donald Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” has been temporarily suspended by a federal judge. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Trump Administration last week, claiming the executive order was separating families, harming thousands […]

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Following through on a promise made earlier this week, local officials gathered on Friday to witness the signing of an executive order by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther that supports and reaffirms the city’s pro-immigration and pro-refugee resettlement policies. “This reinforces and expands what we have been doing for decades,” stated Ginther. “It is also consistent […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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