Around Columbus

Nov. 3News 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

Makuta Technics Inc., a Columbus business since 1996, announced its plan to relocate to Shelby County.

1990

Dennis Moats of Columbus was named Volunteer of the Year by Bartholomew-Brown County Chapter of the American Red Cross. He was cited for contributing 200 hours in health and safety service, 100 hours in disaster service and 50 hours in office assistance.

1965

Columbus took the first steps toward widening or replacing the 17th Street bridge over Haw Creek and rebuilding the street to four lanes between Orinoco Avenue and National Road.