Like other businesses and nonprofits in the Golden Triangle, the Columbus Arts Council is absorbing the shock of measures to prevent spread of COVID-19.
Columbus Police Department will set up checkpoints throughout the city at night to enforce the curfew the city council implemented over the weekend to curb the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Paccar Engine Company became the first local industry to close operations in response to the COVID-19 virus.
Columbus police are investigating a shooting outside an apartment complex Monday night.
Lowndes County Administrator Ralph Billingsley has opted to leave his position effective Sept. 30. Billingsley said he submitted a retirement letter to the county board of supervisors Monday evening.
Authorities at Columbus Air Force Base on Monday confirmed a case of COVID-19 coronavirus in a government civilian who works on base.
Lowndes County Board of Supervisors took action Monday to limit the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus by instituting a curfew, closing non-essential businesses in the county and directing restaurants to close their dining rooms to customers.
Tony Phinisey has been a full-time personal trainer for about three years now, but his passion for fitness goes back 50 years or more.
Dr. James Woodard is urging Golden Triangle residents to take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
A Lowndes County supervisor told The Dispatch on Saturday that some members of the board are trying to force County Administrator Ralph Billingsley out of his job.
Columbus City Council took decisive action Saturday to limit the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, enacting a general curfew, limiting restaurant operations and social gatherings, and ordering many businesses to close entirely until further notice.
A doctor from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle confirmed three patients at the hospital had tested positive for COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
Columbus Light and Water will not disconnect customers or charge late fees for its services until further notice, the utility's board voted Thursday.
The spread of COVID-19 dominated discussion at Tuesday evening's Columbus City Council meeting, with the council voting unanimously to declare a local emergency in the city.
It appears Lowndes County elections will return to paper ballots but not in time for November.
Starting Tuesday, Columbus City Council meetings will be closed to public attendance until further notice due to the risk of large gatherings amid the outbreak of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Mayor Robert Smith announced at a press conference at the City Hall Monday afternoon.
Columbus Municipal School District students will have access to the district's Wi-Fi network at various points throughout the city while school is out for the COVID-19 pandemic, Superintendent Cherie Labat told the board of trustees during a special-call meeting Monday afternoon.
For 22 years, Richard "Sonic" Johnson served at the Columbus Air Force Base as a pilot. For another 15, he was the public affairs director on base.
The Wings Over Columbus Air Show has been canceled, according to the event website.
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