The Mayor and City Council of Americus met for their regular meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2021.
Mayor and City Council of Americus held their agenda setting meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2021.
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.
In the interest of public health and safety and due to an abundance of caution being exercised during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Mayor and Council of the City of Americus announce that all City of Americus offices are closed to the public effective Tuesday, December 29, 2020 until further notice.
Mayor Barry Blount and the Americus City Council held the first public hearing on the proposed 2021 budget at the agenda setting meeting on Thursday, December 11th.
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.
Another agenda item caused much discussion and was passed along a 4-2 vote. Health insurance for the city employees demanded a lengthy discussion.
Face masks are once again required in public in Columbus.