Around Columbus

Feb. 3

News around Columbus and the surrounding area as reported on or about this date in the pages of The Evening Republican and The Republic 10, 25 and 50 years ago.


Cummins Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tim Solso said the company “ended its best year ever (2004) with a strong fourth quarter that saw all our business units reporting record sales.” The company recorded fourth-quarter sales of $2.4 billion, a third consecutive quarterly record, up 35 percent from 2003.


Columbus Economic Development Board reported 692 new jobs were created by city businesses in 1989.


After nine months of waiting for their new facilities to be remodeled, Columbus Girls Club members could begin signing up for classes at the new quarters.