CSU’s Carson McCullers Literary Festival 2020 Brings U.S. Poet Laureate to Columbus

The Carson McCullers Literary Festival is a biennial event offering readings and master classes by acclaimed writers and poets and a celebration of student writers—both Georgia high school students and students of CSU.

GDOL Says Columbus added to labor force in December

The five-county MSA includes the Georgia counties of Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion and Muscogee and Russell in Alabama.

Middle Chattahoochee Regional Water Council Meeting

The meeting will be held at Columbus Water Works.

Mediacom Business Teams with Columbus State University for eSports Competitions

Mediacom Business has announced a partnership with Columbus State University to support the school’s eSports Team for the upcoming Spring 2020 season.  

Columbus State University Recognized for Top Degree Programs in the U.S.

Columbus State University has been awarded top ranking status for multiple degree programs

GA House Special Committee on Economic Growth to Hold Next Meeting in Columbus

During the meeting, the general public will have the opportunity to share ideas to boost economic growth throughout Georgia.

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.