Lucy Willcutt, 10, right, paints the railings at the Columbus Riverwalk with her sister, Macy Willcutt, 14, and their grandfather Clyde Hollis, of Columbus, on Tuesday.
The city of Columbus hopes to begin construction on the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater in about two months.
Sounds of Summer will soon return to downtown Columbus.
It is a far cry from the $7-million-plus House Ways & Means Chairman Jeff Smith, R-Columbus, hoped to bring home for three local projects, but one project will be completed while two others will receive enough money to keep moving forward.
Columbus is pursuing a $100,000 grant to improve pedestrian options near the soccer complex and Riverwalk.
The floating pier at the Columbus Riverwalk is broken. Public Works director Casey Bush said he is in the process of hiring a company to fix the pier.
Debris clogs the waters of the Tombigbee River around a floating dock near the Riverwalk in Columbus.
State revenue is down by $53 million from projections for the first four months of the fiscal year, but two local projects which are relying on more state funding should be able to move forward as planned.
The city of Columbus is conducting maintenance work on its camera system along the Riverwalk.
A Columbus woman was assaulted at dawn Wednesday by a masked man while she was running along First Street, near the Riverwalk, according to Capt. Fred Shelton with the Columbus Police Department.