Richard King is selling the Blue Note and Mojo's after 34 years as a force on Columbia's music scene. Matt Gerding and Scott Leslie, who own the Majestic Theatre in Madison, Wis., are the new owners and will take over in October.
The storm Monday night knocked out power at Second Chance's warehouse, took off parts of the roof and ruined about 70 percent of the pet food. But the 55 cats staying there were OK.
The public got a glimpse Wednesday night of what was being done to improve water quality in Hinkson Creek as the Collaborative Adaptive Management Stakeholder Committee held a meeting to present its progress report.
City manager Mike Matthes declared an emergency Tuesday in the wake of Monday night's storm. As of Wednesday evening, around 1,300 Columbia Water and Light customers were still without power.
In an effort to get feedback on possible new deer hunting regulations, the Department of Conservation held its final open house in Columbia on Wednesday
Columbia's residents converged at the Capen Park Mulch Site on Wednesday after a summer storm with heavy winds damaged numerous trees throughout the city and surrounding area.
Starting Friday, the Route B bridge over Business Loop 70 will be closed through mid-September. A section of Business Loop 70 will be closed over the weekend while the bridge is being demolished.
A neighborhood makes do and forms bonds without electricity. "People have come together. I've met neighbors I hadn't even seen before," Marion Drive homeowner Vince Hawkins said.
A report published by Columbia's Environment and Energy Commission in May explores alternative fuels for the city's fleet. The city has already reached an agreement with a natural-gas distributor for 15 years.
Over the course of the tax's 10-year lifespan, Boone County would receive nearly $70 worth of funding for transportation improvements.
Power has been restored to a majority of the more than 14,000 who lost power during the storms. But Columbia Water and Light said in a statement that not all outages will be fixed before Wednesday.
Crews are still working to restore power to other areas, including Spring Valley Road, Lynnwood Drive and Brandon Road.
Crimestoppers is offering a $2,000 reward in July for information relating to a recent series of gunfire incidents in Columbia and Boone County.
William Alexander Hill, 28, of Columbia, is being sought on charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action.
Several iPad minis, iPads and other electronics were stolen from Blue Ridge Elementary on Monday night.
Columbia Farmers Market patrons could hear the sounds of music from John Galbraith while perusing tents and stands of local vendors at the open-air market on June 28.
The Columbia Police Department responded to reports of gunshots on the 400 block of Sanford Avenue shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. No one was injured, but shots hit two residences and a parked car.
One of Nelson's Tree Service's stops was a house on West Boulevard where a 75-foot hackberry tree fell over.
The Columbia Fire Department responded to more than 40 calls between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Tuesday mostly related to storm damage. Much of the damage was concentrated on the west side of Columbia, and after enduring a night of destruction, residents woke up Tuesday morning to pick up the pieces.
A Columbia resident lost all but his most precious belongings during the storm Monday night.