The Regal Cinemas will reopen Aug. 21

The Regal Cinemas will reopen Aug. 21 with new safety and health procedures. The procedures are based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and feedback received from employees and customers, according to Regal Movies’ website. Greeters will be in the lobby to assist customers with new procedures. Details about the opening of theContinue reading “The Regal Cinemas will reopen Aug. 21”

State’s teachers agree with Columbia’s that return to school is risky

An overwhelming majority of the more than 24,000 educators who responded to a statewide survey by the Missouri National Education Association said they believe school districts should not rush to reopen by an arbitrary date this fall and instead should focus on safety.

Columbia activists held Town Hall to discuss issues on SRO

Parents, activists and community members gathered Saturday on Zoom to discuss policing in public schools.

Denis Swope named Columbia Community Band music director

“I am so excited about the opportunity to be working with such a talented group of people,” Denis Swope said in a statement. “The Columbia Community Band has a fantastic reputation throughout the region, and I am honored to now be leading this group.”

Columbia police investigating shots fired Saturday morning

The Columbia Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of South 8th and Locust Streets at about 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

I-70 lanes in Callaway County will be closed overnight Tuesday

Individual lane closures will take place between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday to install girders on an overpass.

Virtual concert helps Room at the Inn give back to the community

The music of Beethoven, Bach, Strauss and Coleridge-Taylor will help a local organization shelter the homeless this winter. “I think it was a fantastic musical event just based on the music itself,” Graham said. “For Room at the Inn, it has been a gift for us, but I think in turn, we’ve given a giftContinue reading “Virtual concert helps Room at the Inn give back to the community”

CoMoHelps seeks donations

CoMoHelps is seeking additional donations from the public to meet rising needs in the wake of the pandemic. “We just ask the community to please just, to make a gift, recognizing the true spirit of philanthropy in our community and helping one another,”  said Andrew Grabau, executive director of the Heart of Missouri United Way.Continue reading “CoMoHelps seeks donations”

Forum 8 will reopen on July 31 barring from unforseen delays

Goodrich Forum 8 movie theater is targeting a reopening date of July 31 barring unforeseen delays, said Matt McSparin, executive vice president of administration for Goodrich Quality Theaters Movies.