Looking Back, Nov. 8, 2023

Max Carothers, founder of Max’s Jewelry Store on Washington Street, talked to employees JoAnn Sims, left, and Cheryal Hinds about the upcoming grand opening of his second store in Holiday Center in 1973.

From The Republic archives



Gov. Mike Pence and Toyota executives cut a ribbon to officially open the new North American headquarters of Toyota Material Handling USA which was formerly in Irvine, California.


Customers of the Columbus Sun Super Savings Center at Marr Road and 10th Street were left in the lurch after the store’s parent company announced the electronics chain would fold.


Local drinkers reported beer was “too costly to cry into” after Columbus liquor retailers passed on to customers a 60-cent wholesale increase in the beverage.