Work has resumed on the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater, a pretty good indicator the effects of the second major flood of the facility were not as severe as the first flood, which filled the grounds with silt and damaged some of its electrical components.
More than four years after construction started, the first event at the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater could be held, perhaps in time for the Market Street Festival concert.
City councilmen voted unanimously Tuesday to advertise for bids to begin construction of the second phase of the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater.
Some local legislators in Jackson still say they are reticent to support a 1-percent restaurant sales tax for Columbus, leaving city officials wondering how to fund maintenance and operations at the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater on The Island.
A new bill that would create an additional 1-percent sales tax at restaurants in Columbus seems to be in limbo in legislative committees.
After heavy rains much of last week and into the weekend, three publicly owned properties are under water.
If legislators approve a special 1-percent restaurant sales tax for Columbus, the city will only use it for maintaining and operating the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater at The Island.
If there were keys to the Terry Brown Amphitheater, the city of Columbus would be getting them next week.
Work on the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater’s first phase is expected to finish next month, weather permitting.
J5 Broaddus Senior Project Manager Robyn Eastman said progress at the amphitheater has generally progressed well, even with the heavy rains that have hit the area for the past few weeks.
In another three months or so, a new amphitheater in Columbus could be open for business