Chamber says Columbus could be ‘Santa Claus Capital of the South’ August 21, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: News COLUMBUS – Forget the North Pole. Columbus ought to be known as the “Santa Claus Capital of the South,” says Billy Kahn, executive director of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Kahn made a presentation on the Chamber’s promotion plans at the Aug. 12 meeting of the Columbus City Council. Also at the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!