Following a 3-3 vote on a Planning Commission appointment Tuesday evening, Columbus City Council decided to table the issue because of confusion over whether city employees can be appointed to the board.
By a 4-2 vote Tuesday, Columbus City Council members appointed George T. Sumrall to the Municipal Election Commission.
Columbus has formally joined forces with Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks on a multi-faceted initiative aimed to prevent crime.
The first Columbus city council meeting of 2018 concluded Tuesday evening with a familiar face in a fresh role as chief of the Columbus Police Department.
The Columbus City Council approved a resolution for a 2-percent food and beverage tax Tuesday that its attorney said will not require agreement from the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.
With the city’s new reward program for criminal information, more money comes with more responsibility.
A judge says the city of Columbus can’t hold split meetings of its city council to avoid open meetings requirements.
The Dispatch is seeking to take the place of former reporter Nathan Gregory in an ongoing civil case involving the city of Columbus and a violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act.
As a rule, the media rarely seeks to become part of the stories they report. It is a long-established tenet of the profession that the media works best when it is an impartial observer.
The Columbus Planning Commission has approved a request to rezone a section of The Island for the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater.