Looking Back, Nov. 17, 2023

Columbus North High School’s marching band led a host of other musicians, including Columbus East’s band and several middle school bands, down Washington Street in the Veteran’s Day Parade in 1973.

From The Republic archives

Nov. 17


Columbus city workers learned more of their health insurance costs would be shifted to them through premium increases of about 39 percent and higher deductibles, saving the city more than $500,000.


Mayor Fred Armstrong announced he would seek re-election to the office in 1999.


Columbus East High School started a first-of-its-kind class in auto mechanics for girls.