Cierra Johnson,

Cierra Johnson

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Cierra:

Ohio's 1st high school for teens recovering from addiction opens in Columbus

A high school dedicated to helping teens in recovery is preparing to welcome students for the upcoming school year. → Read More

Capital University offers scholarship to students with parents who serve others

As Capital University welcomes a new class of students, nearly 40 percent are taking advantage of a new scholarship. → Read More

Local boot camp helps students explore high-demand trade jobs

A summer boot camp for central Ohio teens is looking to spark interest in careers in the hands-on trades. → Read More

North Linden church works to bring community together

On a hot summer day on Melrose Avenue in the Linden community, one church is hoping to bring the community together. → Read More

Columbus Public Health teaches educators to approach topic of vaping with students

Weeks before students are scheduled to report to class, local educators and community outreach leaders are meeting to learn ways to approach the topic of vaping. → Read More

Dress for Success takes closets on the road in central Ohio

An organization dedicated to helping women in central Ohio is taking their mission on the road. → Read More

Ohio agency, business owners prepare to navigate legalization of hemp, CBD products

A new bill legalizing hemp and CBD oil in the state of Ohio has paved new, uncharted territory in the Buckeye State. → Read More

Community honors teen killed in Linden shooting

Weeks before the school year starts, the gymnasium at St. Francis DeSales was filled with students, staff and community members to honor the life of 14-year-old Xavier Quinn. → Read More

New resource makes fresh produce available in local communities

A new mobile produce stand is looking to address the problem of food deserts in central Ohio. → Read More

Columbus church that hosted woman seeking sanctuary now hosting family awaiting asylum

A family of four who asked that their identifies be concealed found themselves in central Ohio after spending months trying to escape their native home. → Read More

Columbus works to beat the heat

As the summer heats up, central Ohioans worked to stay cool in temperatures that continue to climb. → Read More

Central Ohio girl makes history in appearance on Huggies packaging

When central Ohio native Tori Bridges took her young daughter to an open casting, she never imagined the final image would be one for the history books. → Read More

Local immigration attorney discusses immigration sweep

After initial immigration raids across the country were canceled in June, ICE agents began conducting raids in cities across the US on Sunday. → Read More

Hilliard police see spike in car thefts, burglaries

The Hilliard Police Department is asking for the public’s help with clues that could help identify individuals involved in a rash of thefts. → Read More

Newark police using new technology to help locate missing, runaway children

While families are taking advantage of this holiday week, members of the Newark Police Department are ramping up efforts to keep their community safe. → Read More

Central Ohio doctor helps connect resources to veterans with traumatic brain injuries

On a holiday week dedicated to celebrating our nation's freedom, a central Ohio doctor is working to help those who protected it. → Read More

Parking changes for Short North go into effect Monday

A new round of changes are being introduced Monday based on suggestions and feedback from Short North businesses and neighbors. → Read More

Plumbers on the move after record rainfall in central Ohio

After days of heavy rain and various watches and warnings, many homeowners are left between a rock and a wet place. → Read More

Heart transplant recipient celebrating gift of life in Columbus Pride Parade

A central Ohio man is not only for Pride weekend but also to spread an important message that anyone can give the gift of life regardless of sexual orientation. → Read More

Man recounts moment he was punched by CPD officer

A CPD officer known in central Ohio for his dancing skills and interactions with kids in the community is under fire following cell phone video that shows him punching a man while on duty. → Read More