Around Columbus

Sept. 10News 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.2005

A plan for East Columbus Independent Fire Department to convert a northside building into a satellite fire station to provide better service to unincorporated areas of northern Columbus Township won approval from Columbus Plan Commission and moved on to Columbus City Council.


A final addition to the Cummins Child Development Center at 650 Pleasant Grove, called a “miniature city for kids,” was completed, including classrooms, a soccer field and a storm room, boosting the center’s size to 31,000 square feet.


Although not quite completed, a new section of Home Avenue linking 27th Street at the Northside school area to National Road was opened to traffic.