City Manager Isiaiah Hugley said the city will be saving money in the long term by purchasing the former Virginia College building.
The Chief of the Columbus Fire and EMS Department is retiring after 38 years with the city.
Columbus Police officers were busy stopping pedestrians in downtown Columbus, and manning checkpoints at two other locations, to not write citations, but instead reward pedestrians and motorists for obeying laws and doing things the right way.
The Americus Police Department recently was awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is a distinction that is held by less than 4 percent of law enforcement agencies in Georgia.
Columbus Council Tuesday night will consider deleting an “antiquated” local law that prohibits the act of tattooing on Sundays or Sabbath days.
The Chief of the North Pole — Santa Claus — has authorized APD to establish an Americus Precinct of the Santa Patrol’s Naughty or Nice Verification Unit.
Columbus city leaders are readying their defenses for a legal assault from the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
A Tampa, Florida-based property owner is seeking $50 million in damages from the City of Columbus, alleging the city demolished two trailer parks in south Columbus despite the properties being under legal protection. The city says the allegations are “totally false.”
New details were released about the six-story AC Marriott hotel that is going in the 1200 block of Broadway during an unveiling ceremony Tuesday evening.
The city of Bronwood was awarded a $148,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority board of directors.