By J Romano

The Columbia City Fire Department will continue their tradition of more than 100 years by welcoming Santa Claus and the community to the Whitley County Courthouse this Friday, December 24, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m….or until they run out of candy.

According to Columbia City Fire Chief Tom LaRue, the tradition will continue this year with each child who visits receiving an orange and a bag of candy. Santa Claus will be available for photographs and visits with children as well.