A Message from Mayor Sloan Spalding
October 3, 2020 Today, our community was visited by several different groups, some of which informed the City that they intended to exercise their rights to assemble and protest on public property. From the moment the City learned about these planned events, our number one priority was the health and...
Information Regarding October 3 Protest
Updated October 3 at 12:58 p.m. This is an update to the events taking place in New Albany on Saturday, October 3. First, there is a Trump Train of vehicles that expects to drive through the Market Street and downtown areas. These vehicles are expected to remain on public streets...
National Preparedness Month
The City of New Albany is joining the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security (FCEM&HS) in encouraging residents to plan ahead for potential crises during National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and...
Police Arrest Suspect Responsible for 13 Thefts from Vehicles
On August 28, New Albany Police arrested Shane McKee, 48, of west Columbus in connection with a string of thefts from motor vehicles. Police say McKee was responsible for 13 thefts in New Albany throughout the month of August. The majority of the thefts were crimes of opportunity in which McKee entered unlocked...
Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for 9/1
Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) has notified us of a West Nile positive test result from mosquitoes caught in the trap set Sunday night (8/30) in the New Albany/Plain Township North zone. FCPH plans to spray the New Albany/Plain Township North zone on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 beginning at 8:45 p.m. (weather permitting). The...
New Playground on NAPLS Learning Campus
On August 24, New Albany-Plain Local Schools invited PTO families to the new playground on the learning campus to offer their kids a chance to explore the new equipment. Representatives from Midstates Recreation, the designer and installer of the equipment, were on hand to demonstrate many of the new elements...
PPE Toolkits Available to Small Businesses
In partnership with One Columbus and JobsOhio, the City of New Albany has distributed Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Toolkits to small businesses in the community. The toolkits include 100 masks and hand sanitizer. Businesses in the community under 100 employees are eligible to receive a toolkit. If you represent a small business in the...
Armed Robbery at New Albany CVS
Just before 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, a male, black, light skinned, approximately 6 feet tall, robbed the New Albany CVS Pharmacy on Main Street. The suspect had a gun and was wearing black sweats, a black hoodie, a black mask and white or gray Nike shoes. He was...
New Albany Amends Emergency Declaration to Include Face Coverings
New Albany City Council voted at its July 14 meeting to amend the city’s emergency declaration to include a mandatory “face covering” requirement that applies to all individuals patronizing or employed by and working at a New Albany business. The requirement is also in effect for outdoor locations if individuals...
Dublin-Granville Bridge Project
Franklin County expects to close the Dublin-Granville Rd. bridge west of Greensward Road for construction beginning July 13. This bridge project is expected to last nearly five months, when the bridge is expected to re-open in mid-November. The cities of New Albany and Columbus are partnering with Franklin County to...