The surge of the COVID-19 pandemic has seeped into one of the city’s agencies dedicated to protecting public safety.
Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon has named his new command staff and set a promotion ceremony for Dec. 30.
The man who long served as emergency management director in Russell County and at Auburn University in Alabama is now taking that position in Columbus.
About 30 officers with the Columbus Police Department and Georgia state patrol set up distracted driving stings around the city Wednesday, hunting for motorists talking on cell phones, shooting video, reading, eating, applying makeup or other actions that take their eyes off the road.
Face masks are once again required in public in Columbus.
Citing an increase in COVID-19 cases in Georgia, Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson has reinstated the city’s mask order.
Columbus’ coronavirus numbers have been steadily improving over the past four weeks, so much so that the city will suspend the enforcement of its mask mandate.
Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson is urging local residents to stay away from large gatherings, person to person trick-or-treating and other typical Halloween activities this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson issued an emergency order Friday requiring that face masks or coverings be worn in Columbus and Muscogee County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After another round of emotional debate over whether to boost the power of a police advisory panel, Columbus Council decided Tuesday to form a commission to study the matter.