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Posted on: September 14, 2022

City Kicks Off 2nd Year of the CMYC!

CMYC 2022-23 Class

The City is excited to announce the start of the 2nd year of the Columbia Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC). The 2022-23 class held their initial kickoff meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm at Columbia City Hall. The CMYC is co...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Sandra Richardson Announced the September Employee of the Month

Sandra Richardson

The City is proud to announce Sandra Richardson as September Employee of the Month! Sandra has been with the City for 3+ years and serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Development Services Department. Sandra continually provides excellent custom...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Columbia Fire & Rescue Receives FEMA SAFER Grant

FEMA Grant

Columbia Fire & Rescue has been awarded a SAFER grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). SAFER is an acronym that stands for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response. This grant was created to provide funding directly to ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

City Swears in Ward 2 Council Member Debbie Wiles

Debbie Wiles

The City is proud to announce Debbie Wiles as Council Member for Ward 2. Debbie was sworn in during a special called meeting Thursday, September 8, 2022. We are pleased to have Debbie on board to help lead the city in a positive manner. 

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Tara Ferry Named August Employee of the Month

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The City is proud to announce Tara Ferry as the August Employee of the Month! Tara has been with the City for 1 year and is the HR Generalist in the Human Resources Department. Tara does a fantastic job assisting employees with all HR needs! Tara recently...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

CFR Partners with Atmos Energy to Offer Free CO Alarms to Columbia Citizens

CFR & Atmos Energy

The City is excited to announce that Columbia Fire & Rescue has partnered with Atmos Energy to provide free carbon monoxide alarms to City of Columbia citizens. Call 931-560-1734 to learn more about the program and to make an appointment to get your C...
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City Projects
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Fire Station No. 1 Remodel

St.1RemodelIntroCard

Fire Chief Ty Cobb, Architect George Nuber, and City Manager Tony Massey discuss the the plans for the upcoming Station 1 remodel. This project is set to begin after the first of the year in 2023. Watch the full video here - https://youtu.be/3aZiX6gy90Y

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Additional Info... City Projects
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Austin Brass Named July Employee of the Month

austin brass

The City is pleased to announce Austin Brass as the July Employee of the Month! Austin Brass has been with the City for 2.5 years as the City Planner. Brass always goes above and beyond for the citizens and community partners of Columbia. He is extremely ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

City Launches New Emergency Alert System

HyperReach

The City is pleased to launch a new emergency alert system called Hyper-Reach! This service is available to all citizens that reside within City of Columbia limits completely free of charge. Alerts will be sent out regarding severe weather, natural and ma...
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Posted on: June 27, 2022

LeAnne Hatcher Announced as the June Employee of the Month

LeAnne Hatcher

The City is happy to announce LeAnne Hatcher as the June Employee of the Month! LeAnne is the Crime Analyst in the Criminal Investigation Division for the Columbia Police Department, Tennessee. She plays a vital role at CPD and always goes above ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City Unveils Pop Geers Memorial Park Historical Marker

Pop Geers

The City of Columbia unveiled the Pop Geers Memorial Park Historical Marker to the public on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Pop Geers Memorial Park at 9:00 AM. City leaders, along with Sarah Elizabeth McLeod, Historic Preservationist with the South Central T...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Columbia Arts Council Takes on Public Art Project

art installation

The Columbia Arts Council completed a public art project that turned highly-visible City utility boxes into works of art. Funded in part by an ABC grant awarded by the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Council partnered with two local photographers to showca...

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City Projects
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Travis Hanvy Announced as May Employee of the Month

Travis Hanvy

The City is proud to announce Travis Hanvy as May Employee of the Month! Travis has been with the Public Works Department in the Sanitation division since 2016 and was recently promoted to Sanitation Crew Leader! He continually goes above and beyond the c...
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Posted on: May 23, 2022

The Mulehouse Becomes Part of Tennessee Music Pathways

Mulehouse TN Music Pathways Marker Dedication

The Mulehouse celebrated their inclusion as a premier music venue on the Tennessee Music Pathways today with a dedication ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Led by owners Blair and Eric Garner with community leaders and Mulehouse fans in attendance, the ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

City Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA

The City of Columbia is pleased to announce it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). T...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Fiberon breaks ground on new site

Fiberon Groundreaking

Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of outdoor living products, broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Columbia, Tennessee, Tuesday, May 10. The facility is expected to be at least 500,000 square feet and is being built on a 130-acre plot of land. Du...

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Additional Info... Business & Economic Development
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Council Presents Awards to Columbia Mayor's Youth Council

CMYC 2-21-2022

Columbia Mayor's Youth Council had the honor of being presented at the April City Council meeting. The City is pleased to have this fine group of students represent the youth of Columbia. Mayor Chaz Molder and PIO Jacey Bomar presented each counc...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

City Presents Midstate Classic Game Balls

Lt. Gov. Randy McNally

City Manager Tony Massey and Parks & Recreation Department Director Mack Reagan presented Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally with two game balls from this year’s Midstate Classic Collegiate softball tournament in appreciatio...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

CPD Officer Marc Jett named April Employee of the Month

Mark Jett

The City is proud to announce Officer Marc Jett as April 2022 Employee of the Month! In November and December of 2021, Officer Jett worked very hard at collecting donations for the annual Shop with a Cop hosted by CPD. Officer Jett collected dollars from ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Vice Mayor Dr. Christa Martin selected as 2022 Women of Influence Honoree by NBJ

Christ Martin

Dr. Christa S. Martin, Vice Mayor of the City of Columbia, Tennessee was announced as one of the 2022 Women of Influence honorees by Nashville Business Journal. To view the complete article, visit here.

The Nashville Business Journal’s Women of I...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Fire & Rescue Chief Ty Cobb Announced March Employee of the Month

Chief Cobb Employee of the Month

The City is pleased to announce Columbia Fire & Rescue Chief Ty Cobb as March Employee of the Month. Chief Cobb has advanced the department in a strategic, analytical manner. He considers all aspects when making daily vital decisions, from making equi...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Visit Columbia Launches New Cultural Trail App

Cultural Trail App Historical Marker

Visit Columbia, the City's official destination marketing entity, is pleased to announce the launch of the new Columbia Cultural Trail App. This self-guided tour takes you around Downtown Columbia and through the Columbia Arts District exploring ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City Hires New Main Street Manager

Kelli Johnson

The City of Columbia is pleased to announce that Kelli Johnson has joined the City as the new Main Street Manager. She begins March 7, 2022 in this newly created, full-time position. 

Johnson’s background is in marketing and eve...

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