Public Detour Open House Scheduled for Proposed Georgia 22 Spur Bridge Culvert Project

The project is located on the Georgia 22 Spur and proposes to replace the existing bridge culvert carrying Weracoba Creek. The culvert would be built with a full road closure and detoured traffic.

River Valley posts record in October

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that River Valley’s unemployment rate remained in October at its record low.

Columbus sets unemployment record in September

In Columbus, the unemployment rate decreased 0.7 percentage points in September, reaching 3.6 percent. A year ago, the rate was 4.2 percent.

August 2019: River Valley lowers rate

Georgia’s unemployment rate also held constant in August, staying at 3.6 percent.

Columbus adds jobs in August

According to preliminary data, Columbus saw fewer initial unemployment claims filed, along with a decrease in the unemployment rate across the five-county metropolitan statistical area.

Three Rivers gains in June

Nationally, the unemployment rate inched up 0.1 percent points in June to reach 3.7 percent. Georgia’s rate dropped 0.1 percentage points to settle at 3.7 percent.

Psychiatrist with Office in Opelika Indicted on Drug Distribution Charges

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, Dr. James Henry Edwards, III, 72, of Fairhope, Alabama, appeared in court for an arraignment after being charged with...

Columbus adds to labor force in June

Columbus ended June with 118,803 employed residents. That number decreased by 334 over the month and decreased by 958 when compared to the same time a year ago.

Columbus adds to labor force in May

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Columbus added to its labor force for the month of May.   According to preliminary data, Columbus also...

Georgia DOT’s TIA Program to Hold Public Information Open House for Proposed US 27/Georgia...

What:  The Georgia DOT's TIA Program will hold a Location and Design Public Information Open House on Monday, July 8, 2019 from 4:30 - 7:00...