New Albany News

COTA to Resume Fares on January 11

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will begin charging fares again on January 11 for COTA Plus and fixed-route bus lines. COTA temporarily suspended fares when it began requiring rear-door boarding to reduce contact between drivers and passengers during the pandemic. COTA is installing protective barriers between drivers and passengers on …


Streamlined Planning, Fast Track Permitting, Energy Attract Hyperscalers to New Albany

The same powerful combination of factors — streamlined planning, fast track permitting and abundant, affordable, renewable energy — that attracted “hyperscalers” like Google, Facebook and AWS, is expected to drive increased investment in New Albany’s Information Technology cluster in 2021. 

A recent Bisnow article singles out New Albany as one …


Business-Centric City Services, Talent, Location Drive Steady Growth

In a year like no other, the New Albany International Business Park continues to experience steady growth and expansion that several businesses attribute to the city’s “business centric”  approach to economic development, ideal location and strong talent pool. 

Alene Candles, a leading private label candle and diffuser manufacturers, recently …


Healthy New Albany Offers Drive Up Farmers Market

Healthy New Albany is hosting Drive Up Farmers Markets from 4 to 5 pm on Sunday, December 6 and December 20 in the back parking lot of the Heit Center, near Rose Run Park. All orders must be placed in advance and with each market vendor. Vendors include Twin Oaks, …


Digital Health Company, Hims & Hers, Now Open

Hims & Hers, a direct-to-consumer digital health and wellness company, has moved into its new mail order pharmacy and fulfillment center. The 302,000-square-foot facility recently became certified as a licensed pharmacy, making it one of the largest in the United States. The company is hiring pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, customer …