August “Augie” Tindell, the 19-year-incumbent who had been the sole Democrat on Columbus City Council since 1995, said it was time to give someone else a chance to serve so he would step down at the end of 2007.


Remediation of the old landfill along the west side of East Fork White River and construction of a new bridge into downtown over the hazardous waste site and river, headed the list of unfinished business faced by Columbus officials as the new year approached.


Arvin Industries was awarded a $1,042,781 contract to produce 344 radio sets for the U.S. Army Electronics command in Philadelphia.