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West 7th Streetscape
West 7th Streetscape Update
06/18/2019
Beginning some time between June 19 and 22nd, there will be a change to the traffic pattern on West 7th.
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Vice-Mayor Christa Martin Tests the New Equipment at Riverwalk Fitness Zone
Riverwalk Park Fitness Zone Opens
06/14/2019
Picture-perfect day for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Fitness Zone at Riverwalk Park - Columbia, TN. Thanks go out to the Parks & Recreation Department - City of Columbia, TN and the Columbia Breakfast Rotary for this new, outdoor exercise equipment!
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Scott Tilghman is June Employee of the Month
Tilghman is June Employee of the Month
06/14/2019
The City of Columbia is pleased to share the good news about our outstanding employees. Scott Tilghman has been named as the June 2019 Employee of the Month.
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Columbia Academy Softball State Champions
Columbia Academy Ladies Softball Champions
06/14/2019
Columbia Academy Ladies Softball Team Wins Division 1 State Championship
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EPA
Brownfields Grant
06/11/2019
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 149 communities across the country including Columbia, Tennessee. to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization to help local governments redevelop vacant and unused properties, transforming communities and local economies.
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West 7th Streetscape Rendering
West 7th Streetscape Project
05/31/2019
The West 7th Streetscape Project kicked off with an informational meeting May 30th and a groundbreaking May 31st. Work begins June 3, 2019.
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Carl Green, 2019 May Employee of the Month
Green Named May Employee of the Month
05/21/2019
The City of Columbia would like to recognize Carl Green as the 2019 May Employee of the Month. Carl is an employee of the Parks & Recreation Department for the city.
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Road Closure Alert
Road Closure Alert
05/13/2019
Road Closure Alert for Carter's Creek Pike
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Columbia Parks & Recreation Staff Receives 2018 Outstanding Park Award
May City Council Proclamations and Recognition
05/10/2019
The May City Council meeting began with recognition of these notable proclamations and awards
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Parking Study
City Releases Parking Study
05/08/2019
Parking Study
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2019 Service Awards Dinner
2019 Service Awards Dinner
04/24/2019
City employees were honored last night at the Service Awards Dinner
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Kellye Murphy, Tourism and Marketing Director
Murphy Named April Employee of the Month
04/23/2019
Tourism and Marketing Director Kellye Murphy has been named April Employee of the month for the City of Columbia.
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Gov Bill Lee Presents Grant Check to City Officials
Governor Bill Lee in Columbia
04/17/2019
Gov Bill Lee Presents Grant Check to City Officials
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Closed Good Friday
Closed Good Friday
04/17/2019
Closed Good Friday
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DeWire named new director for Columbia Public Works
DeWire Promoted to Director
04/12/2019
After the recent retirement of Columbia Public Works Director Ken Donaldson, Jeff DeWire was named as the new director.
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Hatcher Named March Employee of the Month
Hatcher Named March Employee of the Month
03/19/2019
The City of Columbia is pleased to recognize LeAnne Hatcher as the March 2019 Employee of the Month.
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Sgt Mike Kash Retires from Columbia Police Dept
Sergeant Kash Retires
03/04/2019
Sgt Mike Kash Retires from Columbia Police Department after 25 years of service.
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Ken Donaldson Retires from City of Columbia
Public Works Director Donaldson Retires
02/28/2019
After 17 years of service, Public Works Director Ken Donaldson is retiring from the City of Columbia. City officials, co-workers, and friends gathered to celebrate Ken and wish him well.
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Weather Update
Breaking News on Flooding
02/23/2019
News on Flooding at 5pm (2/23/19)
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Sabrina Griffin, February Employee of the Month
Griffin Named February Employee of the Month
02/18/2019
Sabrina Griffin has been named the City of Columbia Employee of the Month for February 2019. Sabrina has been a key team member in efforts to reorganize the Finance Department’s operations.
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Gen A' Mighty World Grand Champion 2018
World Grand Champion 2018
02/18/2019
Two beautiful framed prints of the 2018 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse Gen A' Mighty were generously donated by owner Mike Floyd and gratefully accepted by the City of Columbia at the February City Council meeting.
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Josh Moore is the January 2019 Employee of the Month
Josh Moore Named January Employee of the Month
01/18/2019
The City of Columbia is always proud to share the good news about our outstanding employees!
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McDowell Elementary School Hosts Swearing In
McDowell Elementary School Hosts Swearing In
01/14/2019
Newly-elected City of Columbia Mayor and Vice-Mayor take their oaths of office at a mock swearing in assembly at McDowell Elementary School.
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Mayor Chaz Molder and Family at the Swearing in Ceremony
Columbia Mayor Molder, Vice-Mayor Martin Sworn In
01/03/2019
Newly-elected Columbia Mayor Chaz Molder and returning Vice-Mayor Christa Martin were sworn in to office during a ceremony at City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
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Ginger Adams, Administrative Assistant for Columbia Fire & Rescue
Adams Named Employee of the Month
01/02/2019
The City of Columbia is proud to recognize Ginger Adams as the December Employee of the Month.
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City presented with finance award
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November 2018 Employee of the Month Ray Garrett, Wastewater Dept
Garrett Recognized as Nov Employee of the Month
12/06/2018
November 2018 Employee of the Month Ray Garrett (Engineering Technician – Wastewater Department)
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Columbia Fire & Rescue Pinning
Columbia Fire & Rescue Pinning
11/30/2018
Columbia Fire & Rescue Pinning
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Columbia Fire & Rescue Receives Award from Maury County Historical Society
Columbia Fire & Rescue Receives Award
11/20/2018
The City of Columbia recognizes Carlton “Rocky” Baker as our June Employee of the Month. Carlton is a dedicated, hard-working employee who has been employed by the Wastewater Department for 29 years.
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Community Thanksgiving Service
Community Thanksgiving Service
11/09/2018
4th annual Community Thanksgiving church service hosted by Stand Together Fellowship
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Mike Ellis, MIS Department
Ellis Named October Employee of the Month
11/02/2018
Congratulations to Mike Ellis, City of Columbia Employee of the Month for October.
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Columbia Fire and Rescue Dept along with City officials breaks ground on the new Public Safety Training Center
Public Safety Training Center Groundbreaking
10/25/2018
Columbia Fire and Rescue Dept along with City officials breaks ground on the new Public Safety Training Center
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Road Dedication Honors Kennedy
Road Dedication Honors Kennedy
10/17/2018
Columbia Mayor Dean Dickey unveiled Sam Delk Kennedy Way on a stretch of Mapleash Avenue on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in honor of the former publisher of The Daily Herald and once County Executive.
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Massey Presented with Joint Resolution
Massey Receives Joint Resolution
10/15/2018
State House and Senate joint resolution recognizes our very own City Manager Tony Massey for being named the 2018 Middle Tn Public Administrator of the Year.
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Amy Slaughter September Employee of the Month
Amy Slaughter September Employee of the Month
09/07/2018
The City of Columbia is proud to recognize Amy Slaughter as city employee of the month for September.
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Visit Columbia Tn Brand
City of Columbia Launches Tourism Brand
08/21/2018
The City of Columbia, Tennessee launched its new tourism brand ‘Visit Columbia TN’ recently, the first-ever tourism initiative for the city.
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The City of Columbia has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 19th consecutive year.
19th Year of Excellence in Financial Reporting
08/10/2018
The City of Columbia has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 19th consecutive year.
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Columbia Fire & Rescue Pinning Ceremony
Columbia Fire & Rescue Pinning Ceremony
08/10/2018
Columbia Fire & Rescue held a pinning ceremony August 9th
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Amy Lindsey
Amy Lindsey August Employee of the Month
08/08/2018
The City of Columbia is pleased to recognize Amy Lindsey as the August Employee of the Month.
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Columbia Police Dept Promotes Alsup and Ussery
Columbia Police Dept Promotes Alsup and Ussery
08/01/2018
Promotion Ceremony at the Columbia Police Department for Alsup and Ussery.
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Columbia Police Lieutenant Bill Denton Retires
PD Lieutenant Bill Denton Retires
07/23/2018
Columbia Police Lieutenant Bill Denton retires after 27 years of service.
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Assistant Police Chief Michelle 'Mickey' Jones Retires
Assistant Police Chief Michelle 'Mickey' Jones Retires
07/13/2018
Assistant Police Chief Michelle Jones retires from the Columbia Police Department after 29 years of service.
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Roger Howell July Employee of the Month
Roger Howell July Employee of the Month
07/13/2018
The City of Columbia is proud to recognize Roger Howell as our July Employee of the Month.
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Agathos Mock Trial Team Day Proclamation
Agathos Mock Trial Team Day Proclamation
07/13/2018
City of Columbia Mayor Dickey and City Council members presented a Proclamation at their July meeting declaring July 12th, 2018 as Agathos Mock Trial Team Day!
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Columbia Central Lady Lions Rugby Proclamation
Columbia Central Lady Lions Rugby Proclamation
07/13/2018
City of Columbia Mayor Dickey and City Council declared July 12th, 2018 as Columbia Central Lady Lions Rugby Team Day!
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Carlton Baker
Carlton 'Rocky' Baker June Employee of the Month
06/22/2018
The City of Columbia recognizes Carlton “Rocky” Baker as our June Employee of the Month. Carlton is a dedicated, hard-working employee who has been employed by the Wastewater Department for 29 years.
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Columbia Reduces Property Tax Rate
06/18/2018
Columbia City Council’s regular meeting included a new city property tax rate, a master plan for local arts and a proposed acquisition of 120 acres of land for future industrial use.
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Dr. Christa Martin with TML Past President Bob Kirk
Vice-Mayor Martin Receives TML Leadership Award
06/14/2018
Columbia Vice Mayor Dr. Christa Martin was awarded the inaugural Bob Kirk Local Government Leadership Award by the Tennessee Municipal League at their 79th Annual Conference in Knoxville.
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JR Riggs
JR Riggs May 2018 Employee of the Month
06/08/2018
Riggs is Employee of the Month for May 2018
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TML Article
Article Features Columbia Redevelopment Efforts
06/08/2018
The city of Columbia was awarded a $315,000 grant through the program in 2014 to revitalize its East Columbia neighborhood.
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Marion Wilhoite Way Road Dedication with City Officials, Columbia Daily Herald staff, Family and Friends
Marion Wilhoite Way Road Dedication
04/27/2018
A stretch of South Main Street in front of the Columbia Daily Herald was dedicated and renamed Marion Wilhoite Way.
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Tony Massey, pictured here with Columbia Mayor and City Council members, named 2018 Middle Tn Local Government Administrator of the Year
Massey Named Middle Tn Administrator of the Year
04/13/2018
Tony Massey named 2018 Middle Tn Local Government Administrator of the Year
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Columbia Daily Herald Photo - Univ of Tn Coaches Ralph & Karen Weekly with Univ of Memphis Coach Natalie Poole
Midstate Classic Promotes Columbia Sports Tourism
04/10/2018
Univ of Tn Coaches Ralph & Karen Weekly with Univ of Memphis Coach Natalie Poole
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City of Columbia Officials with Senator Bob Corker
City Officials Meet with US Congressional Reps
03/28/2018
City of Columbia Officials Meet with US Congressional Representatives
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February Employee of the Month Asst Fire Chief Scott
February Employee of the Month Asst Fire Chief Scott
03/13/2018
February Employee of the Month Asst Fire Chief Scott
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Sgt. Jeff Duncan
Duncan named January Employee of the Month
03/07/2018
City of Columbia recognizes Sgt. Jeff Duncan as Employee of the Month for January 2018
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Highland Park Elementary Little Lending Library
Little Lending Library Opens at Highland Park Elementary
03/06/2018
Highland Park Elementary Little Lending Library
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TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan with City of Columbia Officials
TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan Visits Columbia
03/05/2018
TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan with City of Columbia Officials
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Columbia Police Chief Displays New Bomb Suit
Columbia Police Chief Displays New Bomb Suit
02/09/2018
City of Columbia City elected leadership and management take part in Emergency Management Training
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Mule Day 2018
Important Mule Day Parade UPDATE
01/27/2018
Important Mule Day Parade UPDATE
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City Officials Unveil First Historic Marker
City Unveils First Historic Marker
01/26/2018
City Unveils First Historic Marker
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Local Artists Named Country’s 100 Most Creative People
01/07/2018
Country’s 100 Most Creative People
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Public Mural Completed
Columbia Mural Project Completed
12/15/2017
Public Mural Completed
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New Fire Station Design
New Fire Station No. 3 Design
12/14/2017
Fire Station Design
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Wayfinding Sign Design Concept
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Woodland Park Disc Golf Course
Disc Golf Course Opens at Columbia's Woodland Park
05/26/2016
New Disc Golf Couse Opens in Columbia
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Fire Marshal Anthony Davis with Chief Ty Cobb, Asst Chief Tony Scott
Fire Marshal Davis Retires
Fire Marshal Anthony Davis retires from the Columbia Fire & Rescue Department after 23 years of dedicated service.
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Mayor Recognized by Rotary as a Paul Harris Fellow
Mayor Recognized by Rotary as a Paul Harris Fellow
Mayor Recognized by Rotary as a Paul Harris Fellow
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