Columbus city council has released a statement announcing that it has set aside $1 million in emergency support for food and housing. The statement read, “In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council members will add an ordinance tonight, committing $1 million to Emergency Human Services to support families in need of housing or food […]

Dayton Ohio is all over media today because of the horrific mass shooting that happened there over the weekend leaving at least 9 innocent people dead and many more injured. The tragic event is not the only reason Dayton made headlines today, the city also has decided not to hire anyone as a city employee, […]

Dr. Talisa Dixon from Cleveland Heights-University Heights school district is to become Columbus City Schools new Superintendent. The deal the district has made with her has raised her pay from $77,000 that her predecessor DR. Dan Good earned to $242,000, according to ABC6News. Dr. Talisa Dixon will also receive an increase for moving, consulting until she […]

Catch the WZAK street team for your chance to win Chocolate City! Don’t miss Tyson Beckford, Robert Ri’chard, Ginuwine and Vivica A. Fox…. in the fun,…


Big congrats go out to the ladies of Eastmoor Academy. I am a proud graduate of Columbus City Schools and participated in extra-curricular activities. It’s good to see these young ladies make history. Get the rundown and game highlights below. Via The Columbus Dispatch By the middle of the third quarter, when the teams were trading baskets […]


This huge project is going to give some buildings downtown a much-needed makeover.  According to The Dispatch, along the Scioto River, there is no better sign that the economic times are good than the changing face of the government campus. The city has poured about $149 million into renovations and improvements Downtown over the past […]

WHITEHALL, Ohio - People across America and here in central Ohio are hitting the streets today, fighting back against crime in their neighborhoods. This is the…

By Jason Clement I’m joining 39 other city lovers in Cleveland for the Vanguard Conference, an annual event hosted by Next City that is dedicated…

Veterans Memorial would be demolished and replaced with a new arts venue under a $50 million plan local officials are considering for the Scioto Peninsula, across the river from Downtown. Key to the plan is a $25 million donation from Limited founder Leslie H. Wexner and his wife, Abigail, for the new arts facility. That […]

If you are feeling brainy it could be because you are part of the smartest workforce in America.  The Intelligent Communities Forum has named Columbus in the top seven most intelligent cities in the world, and it is the only American city to make the cut. ICF founder Robert Bell came to Columbus to present […]

University police are currently looking into what caused a fire on one of the bridges on Ohio State University’s campus. Police received reports late Tuesday night of flames on the bridge by Morill tower crossing Olentangy River. One video shows a dark figure running away from the fire. Even though it is unclear what that person may […]