CoMo You Know
Established in 2004, the festival is an annual four-day showing of nonfiction documentaries in Columbia.
Columbia Independent School moved to a new, combined campus in 2009 after operating since 1998 in multiple buildings.
Christian Chapel Academy opened in 1985 and offers a Christian education to its students. The school offers classes from preschool to eighth grade.
Heritage Academy is a Christian school in Columbia that opened in 2002.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School has been open since 2002 and has grown from eight students in its first year to 89 in the 2011-12 school year.
Founded in 1981, Christian Fellowship School serves students in pre-kindergarten through high school. The school currently boasts enrollment of about 290.
The Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission advises the county commission on matters of land use.
The Health Department located at the Sanford-Kimpton Building provides multiple servicesto Columbia and Boone County residents.
IBM, which specializes in providing information technology services and business process outsourcing capabilities to clients, recently opened a location in Columbia in 2010 at 2810 LeMone Industrial Boulevard.
Muriel Battle, who died in 2003, was known as a pioneer in education and equality in Columbia. A new high school will bear her name.
The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.
West Junior High School opened in 1961.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
Stephens Lake Park is an arboretum and park in Columbia that features of a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, trails, picnic shelters, and a swimming beach.