Synovus hosted lunch Friday afternoon for public safety officials and first responders on the lawn of the Synovus Centre. Synovus said in a statement it is "Honoring our Heroes" this week as part of their Here Matters community outreach program. The company's executives and team members were on hand to serve lunch from Country's Barbecue and thank first responders from several local agencies for their public service.
The Rapids at Riverfront Place is a $52 million apartment and mixed-use building being built by the W.C. Bradley Company along the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. The Rapids at Riverfront Place is the first piece of a multi-phase development on nearly 7.5 acres of prime Columbus real estate. The initial phase, which will include a park open to public use, will occupy less than 2.5 acres of the tract that the company acquired in 2003. There will be 226 apartments —the first of which could be available late next year — in the 414,000-square foot mixed-use building, in addition to one restaurant and retail space.
The LongHorn Steakhouse Harvest program is a year-round program, started in 2003, where all LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants donate surplus, wholesome food to local non-profits on a weekly basis. The food donations are not leftovers. It's high-quality, surplus food that was not served to restaurant guests. The LongHorn Steakhouse at 3201 Macon Rd. in Columbus makes a weekly food donation to New Horizons Behavioral Health in Columbus and since 2003 has donated more than 30,200 lbs. of food as part of the program.
Workers from Sunshine Banners & Signs in Columbus installed Butch Anthony's dinosaur art piece atop the The River Market Antiques building Tuesday in preparation for the store's Friday opening. Allen Woodall is bringing his Lunch Box Museum and antique store back to its former Hamilton Road location after several years at the old Farmer's Market location.
SunTrust's onUp on Tour, a pop-up entertainment experience that uses interactive, sports-based games designed to help visitors learn about personal finances and build financial confidence, made a stop Friday in Columbus. The activities included the onUp trivia challenge, a photo booth and a virtual reality tour of SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves. The tour stopped at the Columbus branch at 2050 Auburn Avenue for several hours. The tour also celebrates the approximately 1.7 million people participating in the program since its launch in 2016.
More Georgia Power Company customers are paying online or at an off-sit payment location, spokesman Robert Watkins said. The company has decided to close the Columbus payment office but will still provide multiple services out of the center on Veterans Pa
Students participating in a volunteer program at St. Francis Hospital toured an ambulance and met EMT's Wednesday during a medical symposium for junior volunteers taking part in the annual St. Francis Medical Academy summer program. Fifteen high school st
The wait is almost over, with the new Chick-fil-A scheduled to open its doors at 2730 Manchester Expressway in Columbus at 6 a.m. Wednesday morning. Here's a quick look inside Columbus' newest Chick-fil-A.
Principal photography of "Things Don't Stay Fixed" continues this week at the historic St. Elmo house in Columbus. Artist and filmmaker Bo Bartlett is directing the film and shooting at several locations in and around Columbus.
Officials with the W.C. Bradley Co. and W.C. Bradley Co. Real Estate division were joined by community leaders and others to celebrate the groundbreaking for The RAPIDS at Riverfront Place, a $52 million riverfront apartment complex in downtown Columbus. Brasfield & Gorrie is the general contractor building the complex, the first building on 7.5 acres W.C. Bradley Co. owns along the Chattahoochee River between the 13th Street and 14th Street Bridges west of Broadway. The area is being called Riverfront Place and will be developed with a mix of residential and commercial over an extended period.
On Thursday morning, TSYS gathered for its annual meeting of shareholders inside its downtown Columbus campus auditorium. It was the final meeting with Jim Blanchard and Jimmy Yancey as directors on the TSYS board, with the two not up for re-election by
Char-Broil's new Global Headquarters, located at 1442 Belfast Avenue in Columbus, will be officially unveiled Wednesday morning during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration. The Ledger-Enquirer was invited to tour the facility Monday morning.
Ben's ChopHouse owner Ben Boles talks about his new restaurant at 6780 Veterans Parkway in Columbus, which opened Thursday, relocating from the Sidney Simons Boulevard space he had occupied nearly 12 years. (Video by Tony Adams)