Mon., December 17, 2012 11:00am
The city of Columbus is tightening the rules for people out on the Chattahoochee River near the city. Starting this week the city is requiring life vests for anyone on the river between the North Highlands Dam and the Columbus Trade Center.
Wed., November 28, 2012 8:32am
Columbus is set to receive about $1.6 million from travel websites that failed to divert money from hotel reservations to pay the city's hotel occupancy tax. The Columbus City Council voted Tuesday to approve a settlement with Expedia.com and Hotels.com.
Fri., November 23, 2012 8:02pm
The biggest shopping day of the year comes as a mixed blessing for many Georgia-owned small businesses. Shoppers line for deals, for sure. But many are looking for the biggest sales on big ticket TV's and computers at big box stores, national chains and malls.
Sat., November 17, 2012 3:00pm
A Hostess plant in Columbus is among 33 company factories that were suspended Friday.
Wed., October 31, 2012 10:59pm
At the Class AAAAAA state volleyball semifinals Wednesday night at Chattahoochee, the favorites advanced to the finals as two-time defending champion Walton swept North Cobb 3-0 and Harrison beat Johns Creek 3-1.
Mon., October 22, 2012 7:56pm
A referendum to legalize Sunday alcohol sales in Columbus has met opposition from an unexpected source: liquor stores. Ralph Smith, the owner of Mr. B's liquor store, says he isn't convinced he'd generate enough new sales to offset the costs of opening his shop seven days a week instead of six.
Mon., October 8, 2012 2:10pm
Columbus is considering opening a medical clinic for city employees in an effort to put a lid on rising healthcare costs. The city’s mayor says costs are rising nearly 10 percent a year
Mon., October 8, 2012 10:00am
Officials are urging the federal government to reconsider a decision to quit staffing navigational locks built on the Chattahoochee River south of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala.
Thu., October 4, 2012 6:05am
The new whitewater course opening next year in Columbus means new potential challenges for the city’s fire and emergency services department. That has responders training for the special demands of saving people in the shallow, fast-moving rapids.
Wed., September 19, 2012 12:59pm
A Columbus jury is deliberating after the trial of an Alabama man charged with stabbing the local school superintendent to death 20 years ago.