Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson on Friday issued a Declaration of Local Emergency to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 spread.
The called meeting of the City of Americus Mayor and Council will be held via teleconference
Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson addressed during a Thursday press conference the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Muscogee County.
Columbus city officials said Friday they are finalizing plans to ensure all essential services would continue in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Mayor Skip Henderson announced Friday afternoon that the Columbus Consolidated Government will be temporarily postponing several city events and closing off access to city facilities due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19.
The Vienna City Council met for a work session Monday to discuss a long-time water problem in the city.
The Marietta City Council voted 6-0 to approve the agency’s plans to knock down the medical offices that have been on the site since 1991 and build a new two-story, 5,158-square-foot building in the same general location as the existing building.
City work crews removed two large Oak trees from the Broadway median in downtown Columbus earlier this week.
AMERICUS – Americus Mayor Barry Blount strongly urged the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) to keep the name of the new high school as Americus-Sumter High School and to not change the name to Sumter County High School. Mayor Blount stated his case to the BOE at its monthly meeting on Monday, February 10.
The Columbus Civic Center is still without a permanent director since the firing of Jon Dorman in May 2019, but the city-owned and operated event venue ended the year with positive cash balance for the first time in over a decade.