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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Calling Professional Artists for New Town Sculpture

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The City of Columbia is inviting professional artists to submit their qualifications for the creation of a sculpture to be permanently displayed on an outdoor sculpture box located in Downtown Columbia, Tennessee. The work will be an integral part of Colu...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Donnie Knoepfel promoted to Assistant Fire Chief

Donnie Knoepfel

Assistant Chief Knoepfel has served the City of Columbia for 21 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia Southern University and is licensed as an EMT with the State of Tennessee. Assistant Chief Knoepfel will oversee A Shift operations...
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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Ra'Kwaan Wilson Announced September Employee of the Month

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The City is proud to announce Ra'Kwaan Wilson as the September Employee of the Month! Ra'Kwaan joined the Parks and Recreation Department in 2019 as a Recreation Specialist, in 2020 he quickly moved up to Recreation Programmer d...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Downtown Columbia Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program

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Learn more about the Downtown Columbia Commercial Historic District Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program, Round 3 that takes place October 2021-March 2022. 

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Huddleston Recognized as Employee of the Month

Austin Huddleston

The City of Columbia proudly recognizes Austin Huddleston as the August Employee of the Month! Austin has been with the City of Columbia for 4 years in October and is an integral part of the Public Works Department. While on route, Austin noticed a void i...

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Current News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Officer Schmidt Recognized as July Employee of the Month

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The City of Columbia would like to congratulate Officer Steven Schmidt for being name July Employee of the Month! Officer Schmidt has been a devoted officer to the Columbia Police Department for nine years. He is a Field Training Officer and helps new off...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Councilmember Greene Shares Fairview Park Improvements

Columbia Councilmember Tony Greene

Councilmember Tony Greene shares the latest information on Fairview Park upgrades and improvements.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

I-65 and SR 99 Interchange Project

I-65 and SR 99 Interchange Groundbreaking

The Tennessee Department of Transportation, along with state elected officials and Columbia City Council members, broke ground on the 1-65 and SR 99 Interchange Project on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Learn more about the project.

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Councilmember Wiles Shares Woodland Park Improvements

Columbia City Councilmember Ken Wiles

Columbia City Councilmember Ken Wiles shares the list of Woodland Park improvements on the tennis courts, playgrounds, restrooms, offices, and Kiwanis shelter.

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Current News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Facade Improvement Grant Gives Downtown Businesses a Fresh, New Look

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Downtown Columbia has a fresh, new look thanks to a Façade Improvement Grant that was awarded to the City of Columbia in April 2020 from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) for $100,000. This grant was available to commu...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

CA Track Standouts Henson and Malone Honored by City of Columbia

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The City of Columbia recognized Connor Henson and Collins Malone, members of Columbia Academy Boys Track and Field team, at the June Columbia City Council meeting. Henson, Malone, and team members placed in the top seven at this season’s meets. ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Columbia Academy Lady Bulldogs Softball Champs!

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A proclamation was announced at the June 10th Columbia City Council meeting by Mayor Chaz Molder declaring the day as "Columbia Academy Lady's Softball Team Day". The 2020-21 CA Lady’s Softball Team coached by Head Coach Seth ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Troge Recognized as June Employee of the Month

Alex Troge, Columbia Parks & Recreation Department

Join us in congratulating Columbia Parks and Recreation's Operations and Athletic Manager Alex Troge for being recognized as our June Employee of the Month. Alex recently oversaw the development of the new bike and hiking trails located behind E....

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Meet New Councilmember Davena Hardison

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Newly elected Ward 1 Council Member DaVena Hardison tells about herself, how she got involved in local government, and her vision for the future of Columbia. Contact Davena at davena.hardison@columbiatn.com. 

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Get to Know Councilmember Kenny Marshall

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Newly elected Ward 4 Councilmember Kenny Marshall tells about himself, how he got involved in local government, and his vision for the future of Columbia. Contact Kenny at kenny.marshall@columbiatn.com

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Recognizing our May Employee of the Month

RaJeenia Ransom - May Employee of the Month

Please join us in celebrating our May Employee of the Month, Ra'Jeenia Ransom. Ra'Jeenia joined the Public Works Department in March of 2021 as a Sanitation Operator. She utilized her time wisely to obtain her Class B Commercial Drivers Permit less than a...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Meet New Councilmember Danny Coleman

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Newly elected Ward 5 Councilmember Danny Coleman tells about himself, how he got involved in local government, and his vision for the future of Columbia. Contact Danny at danny.coleman@columbiatn.com.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

JC Ford Company to Locate Manufacturing Operations in Columbia

JCFord Announcement

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and JC Ford Company officials announced today that the company will locate new manufacturing operations in Columbia, Tenn.

The automated equipment manufacturer...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Tn Gov Lee announced the end of statewide public health orders

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the end of statewide public health orders and signed Executive Order 80 to address economic and regulatory functions. Executive Order 80 also ends the local authority to issue mask requirements in the 89 coun...

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Current News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Columbia Mayor Molder Establishes Mayor’s Youth Council

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Columbia Mayor Chaz Molder announced the formation of Columbia Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC), a program designed to foster leadership and community involvement among Columbia’s diverse high-school population and to encourage students to become further inte...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Ultium Cells Investing $2.3B in Maury County

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe today announced Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, will invest more than $2.3 billion to build its second battery ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

A New Path for Columbia

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Be sure to check out our newest twenty-acre wooded hiking and purpose-built, comprehensive mountain bike trail system. Featuring 2.5 miles of beginner, intermediate, and advanced single-track trails. Including several cross-country trails and som...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

2020 Census Results

2020 Census Results

Maury County Population: 100,974

City of Columbia Population: 41,690

Maury County is the 14th largest county in Tennessee and the City of Columbia is the 19th largest city in Tennessee. 

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