No matter what happens in the governor’s race, Georgians are headed back to the polls Dec. 4 to vote in runoffs for Secretary of State and the 3rd District Public Service Commission seat. Here’s what Columbus voters need to know.
As of Saturday, Oct. 27, Columbus, Ga., had recorded 17,356 early votes for the Nov. 6, 2018, election. Early voting continues 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday at the City Service Center, 3111 Citizens Way.
Early voting last week in Columbus, Ga., averaged 1,326 a day as residents started casting ballots in the Nov. 6, 2018, General Election. In Alabama, the deadline to register to vote in that election is Monday.
Labor Day may not be as fun as Memorial Day, Thanksgiving or Independence Day, but for those who do celebrate it with gusto, the AAA is offering a “Tow-2-Go” ride service if you’ve had too much to drink.
Columnist Tim Chitwood encourages readers to consider donating blood or canned goods or something to feel better about this chaotic summer before it ends with the autumn equinox at 9:54 p.m. on Sept. 22.
Anyone who wants to comment on building mountain bike trails at the Standing Boy Creek Wildlife Management Area in Columbus, Ga., can email firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a letter to the Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division, Game Management Section; Attention: Don McGowan, at 2067 U.S. Highway 278 S.E.; Social Circle, Ga., 30025.
In March at the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, a $1.5 million “Standing Boy Trails Fund” was established to build 25 miles of “proposed” mountain bike trails, which the state Department of Natural Resources is to present at a 7 p.m. meeting Monday (Aug. 13, 2018) at the Columbus Public Library.
The Chattahoochee River’s main channel can look inviting, particularly on a whitewater course, but it carries a lot of weight, at high flow, so it’s no backwater swimming hole, writes Columbus, Ga., columnist Tim Chitwood.