The owner of an existing storage facility on Columbus’ west side has approval to expand his business and convert a former bar on the property into a storage warehouse.

Dwight Grooms, owner of Grooms Rentals at 3541 Two Mile House Road, brought a request before the Columbus Board of Zoning Appeals on Aug. 23 to expand his storage facility company by adding up to three additional buildings. The existing facility, which sits just off of State Road 46, already has three storage buildings on the site.

Additionally, Grooms told the board that he wants to convert an existing commercial building in the center of his storage business into a warehouse.

That building was formerly the home of Scores Sports Bar & Grill, 3539 W. Two Mile House Road.

For more on this story, see Tuesday’s Republic.

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Olivia Covington is a reporter for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5712.