Press Releases

ARP Small Business & Non-Profit Grant Workshops

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Columbus Consolidated Government has partnered with the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce to develop and administer a small business relief grant program and a non-profit program.

Civic Center Parking Lot Safety/Security

Sunday, November 6, 2022

City Officials will host a public meeting to discuss safety and security concerns within the parking lot(s) at the Columbus Civic Center South Commons. The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at the Columbus Civic Center Arena Floor from 6:00 PM to 7:30PM.

2021 Charter Review Commission Recommendations

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

The 2021 Charter Review Committee's suggested changes to the City Charter.

City Services Center closed Friday, September 2, 2022

Friday, September 2, 2022

The City Services Center, Tag/Property Tax Office and other Offices within the City Services Center are closed for the remainder of today, Friday, September 2, 2022, to determine the cause of a mechanical issue that prevents the building from opening.

Annual Help the Hooch Community Clean-Up

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Residents of Columbus, Fort Benning, and Phenix City are invited to participate in the 28th annual Help the Hooch clean up on Saturday, October 1st from 8:30 am to 11:30am. Help the Hooch is the Southeasts largest river clean-up, with approximately 10,000 volunteers each year.

River Center Parking Garage Temporarily Closed

Friday, August 19, 2022

Due to a power outage, the River Center Parking Garage located at 919 Broadway will be CLOSED today through Monday, August 22, 2022. We are working to restore the power an apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Temporary Closing of Boxwood Recreation Center

Friday, August 19, 2022

Due to unforeseen circumstances with staffing, Boxwood Recreation Center located at 1110 Enoch Drive, Columbus will be temporarily closed until further notice.

Yard Waste Collection

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

As of August 1, 2022, the City of Columbus's Public Works Department is no longer rotating CONTAINERIZED YARD WASTE collection routes. All citizens who receive waste collection services from the City of Columbus should now be receiving CONTAINERIZED YARD WASTE collection on a weekly basis.

Uptown Market Days on Broadway Has Gone to the Dogs!

Friday, July 29, 2022

Each Saturday, four blocks along Broadway, guests can visit over 200 local and regional vendors. Here they can find fresh and organic produce, home goods, jewelry, unique crafts, and delicious baked goods. On Saturday, August 6th, Uptown turns into "Puptown" as visitors can also find adoptable dogs, courtesy of Columbus Animal Care U Control!

Play, Fetch, Paddle or Swim! Doggie Swim Day is Back!!!

Friday, July 29, 2022

Bring your furry four-legged friend to the Double Churches Pool on Saturday, August 20th from 10am – 3pm for the annual Dog Days of Summer Doggie Swim Day.
Presented by Columbus Parks & Recreation Department, this end-of-season event offers the perfect opportunity for your dog(s) to play fetch, paddle around in the shallow end or take a plunge off the diving board!

2nd Neighborhood Meeting East Urban Heights - District 4 "All-Hands on Deck Campaign"

Monday, July 11, 2022

City Officials will host its 'Second Neighborhood Meeting' on Thursday, July 14th at 7pm at Canaan Baptist Church on 2835 Branton Woods Drive as part of the 'All Hands on Deck Campaign' to clean up our neighborhoods and our city.

Animal Control 4th of July Celebration Reminder

Friday, July 1, 2022

Department of Public Works Animal Care and Control Division would like to remind all animal owners to bring their pets inside during the 4th of July holiday celebrations. If you plan to use fireworks or you hear fireworks being used in your area, please bring your pets inside to prevent them from escaping your yard.

City Manager's Department
100 10th Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, GA 31901
Office of Communications & Community Affairs
City Manager's Department
P.O. Box 1340
Columbus, GA 31902
Phone Numbers:
Main: 706-653-4029
Direct: 706-225-3115
Citizens Service Center: 3-1-1 or 706-653-4000