Mark Alexander Jr.’s original plan when he agreed in July to become Columbus’ interim chief operations officer was to work, for free, through Sept. 30.
Mayor Keith Gaskin announced Wednesday he is moving closer to formally asking the city council to approve a forensic audit of city finances.
After a two-year break due to a 2019 tornado and the 2020 pandemic, the Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival will be held Oct. 1-2 at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Helen J. Karriem Way (15th Street North).
Columbus City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to earmark $1.3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for one-time employee stipends but will not spend that money until the city has clear legal guidance on who exactly can receive it.
On Saturday evening, an alcohol-related car accident sent a vehicle crashing into the Ranch House Diner on Alabama Street, the third incident of an auto colliding with a building in 10 days and the second in less than 24 hours.
COLUMBUS — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle was recently designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatment. This designation
Columbus police have arrested two suspects in a Wednesday shooting in East Columbus.
City officials say damage to Columbus Fire Station No. 5, caused when a pickup truck plowed into the building on Sept. 8, was not as extensive as initially feared.
A man suffering a medical episode crashed through the entrance of Friendly City Books on Friday afternoon, doing extensive damage to the property but no injuries to the driver or occupants of the store.
A more than 18-month wait on an Attorney General’s Opinion sidelined a Columbus councilman from discussing and voting on the Fiscal Year 2022 budget.
Police are looking for at least three suspects in a Wednesday evening shooting in the McDonald’s parking lot on Alabama Street in East Columbus.
Despite inclement weather in the forecast, Market Street Festival plans to go ahead.
Mayor Keith Gaskin began Wednesday’s final public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2022 budget contrite.
Lowndes County supervisors on Wednesday approved a Fiscal Year 2022 budget that funded employee pay raises without increasing taxes.
For the second straight year, county supervisors underfunded the Lowndes County School District’s ad valorem tax request due to an ongoing court battle over the issue.
In June three students from Columbus High School took part in the Harvard University Academy’s @Home program.
A $1.5 million clerical error discovered Monday in the city’s budget proposal left administration with less than 48 hours to fix it.
COLUMBUS — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new gastroenterologist Dr. William Gillespie to its medical staff. He is in practice at Gastroenterology Associates, 600 Leigh