Cierra Johnson,

Cierra Johnson

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Cierra:

Local small businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday

With black Friday coming to a close many small businesses in central Ohio are anticipating another big shopping day, small business Saturday. → Read More

Expecting mothers receive turkeys for Thanksgiving meals

At a gathering the day before Thanksgiving, a group of more than a dozen moms say they have plenty to be grateful for. → Read More

Town hall tackles issues facing central Ohio Muslim youth

Focused on breaking barriers and starting a dialogue on taboo topics, a town hall meeting for Muslim youth is the first of its kind in central Ohio. → Read More

Columbus State food pantry helps feed students, community members

While some colleges are building more classrooms or libraries, one central Ohio college is fulfilling a need for students and the community. → Read More

Riverside Methodist Hospital staff helps couple get married at groom's bedside

When Chris Thomas proposed to longtime girlfriend Jennifer Simon, the pair began planning for a destination wedding. → Read More

Deer mating could wreak havoc on central Ohio roadways

In addition to dealing with some of those falling temperatures in central Ohio, drivers are also dealing with some unexpected visitors that are on a mission that could cost drivers thousands of dollars. → Read More

Gov. DeWine signs repeal of Ohio's 'pink tax'

Senate Bill 26 cleared the Ohio Senate in October in a 30-1 vote after earlier winning unanimous approval in the Ohio House. → Read More

'This is My Brave' spreads mental health awareness in Central Ohio

In a unique performance “This is My Brave” humanizes mental illness and works to remove the stigma often associated with mental health issues. → Read More

Faith communities gather one year after Pittsburgh synagogue attack

On a day tainted by tragedy, hundreds of central Ohioans gathered for a concert marking a move to solidarity. → Read More

Victim's family reacts to news that accused killer will not face judge

Months after 12-year-old Isabella Barnes was shot and killed in front of her Newark home, her family searches for closure. → Read More

State launches program to aid college students with disabilites

A program designed to help students with disabilities is launching at 15 colleges and universities around the state. → Read More

New center helps sex trafficking survivors in the Hilltop

A new center designed to help survivors of sex trafficking is reaching out to women in the Hilltop neighborhood. → Read More

1st US woman to walk in space talks historic, all-female spacewalk

As two women make history in space, many on earth are celebrating yet another leap forward for girls and women in STEM fields. → Read More

Dozens gather to honor Columbus woman killed on I-71

Dozens gathered at a Columbus elementary school to honor a local woman killed in a single car crash along I-71. → Read More

Local owner with business name "Friedays" sees pushback from popular weekday chain

Local business owner Michael Moses says his dream to expand his food truck business was gaining momentum until a nationwide chain threatened to derail his plans. → Read More

Children of mother killed by ex-husband fights for his release from prison

A family in Marion is fighting to release the man responsible for the murder of their mother from prison, that man in prison is their father. → Read More

Local charter school expresses concern over issues with CCS busing

A local charter school is looking for answers after administrators claim students have endured ongoing issues with CCS transportation. → Read More

Proposed Ohio bill would set requirements for reporting child, animal abuse

A bill heading through the Ohio legislative system is working to protect Ohio families and their pets. → Read More

Triumph over tragedy: Ohio native Dave Chappelle hosts concert in Dayton

Thousands lined the streets of the Oregon District for the Gem City Shine Concert to benefit victims of the recent shooting at Ned Peppers bar. → Read More

Columbus photographer takes photos of rainbow babies free of charge

The emotional moments of maternity and newborn shoots are given out each month to families free of charge. → Read More