Business, churches and city closings & delays due to inclement weather

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Here are the latest city, church and business delays:

  • Auburn Public Library closed and garbage pickup delayed, Wednesday, January 17 

  • Afni in Opelika has delayed opening until 10:00 CST Wednesday, January 17

  • CTV Beam (Cable and Internet Provider) to Phenix City, Ala)  – Will Open at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18

    • Customer service department and tech support will however open at 8:00am and can be reached at (334) 298-7000

  • City of Opelika Closures- All City of Opelika facilities to close early today and will be closed January 17 due to inclement weather.

    • The City of Opelika, including City Hall, the Library, Parks & Recreation, and all other departments will close at 3:30 p.m. today and will be closed on Wednesday, January 17.

    • There will be no garbage pickup Wednesday, January 17.

    • All City of Opelika facilities will open Thursday, January, 18, at 11 a.m. for business.  

  • Both Barbour County courthouses closed Wednesday, January 17

  • Bickerstaff- Parham Realty Closed Wednesday, January 17

  • Exide Technologies in Columbus, Georgia will be closed on 1st shift for all employees except for essential personnel.

  • Rotary Club of Columbus will not meet on Wednesday, January 17

  • Literacy Alliance will not have any classes tomorrow

  • G.W. Handal Design and Consulting – Closed, Wednesday, Jan 17

  • New Horizons Office — Closed Wednesday, January 17

  • Kodak — Canceling night shift for Tuesday. Day shift will resume 9 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Columbus Museum — Closed Wednesday

  • Columbus Consolidated Government — Delayed opening until 11 a.m. Thursday.

    • Garbage Collection service for Thursday, January 18, 2018 will begin at 10:00am. All
      routes will be completed on Thursday. Garbage Collection service (makeup from
      Monday Holiday) scheduled for Wednesday, January 17, 2018 will be picked up on
      Saturday, January 20, 2018.

    • METRA Bus service including Dial-A-Ride Service will be delayed until 10:00am with
      the first routes leaving the METRA Transfer Center at 10:00am on Thursday, January
      18, 2018. For more information, call METRA Information at 706-225-4673. Regular
      METRA service will resume on Friday, January 19, 2018.

    • All morning court sessions for Recorder’s Court are cancelled for Thursday, January 18, 2018 and will be rescheduled. Afternoon Court session at 2:00pm will be held.

  • Columbus Water Works — Will open at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18

  • YMCA — Will open Wednesday at 10 p.m.

  • Alatrade Foods (Phenix City)

    • 1st Shift will report to work at 9 a.m.

    • 2nd Shift will report to work at their normal time

  • Panasonic Energy Corporation of America — Will not run production on second or thirds Wednesday and first shift workers report at 12 p.m. Thursday

  • Kinetic Credit Union (all branches) — Open at 12 p.m. Thursday

  • Kohl’s Department Store will open at 12 noon

  • Central Alabama Veteran’s Health Care System — Open at 10 a.m. Thursday (all locations)

  • MAX Credit Union — Open at 12 p.m. Thursday, January 18

  • Russell County Sanitation — Closed Wednesday, January 17

    • Wednesday’s garbage will be picked up Thursday

    • Thursday’s garbage will be picked up Friday

  • Riverside Dermatology — Closed Wednesday, January 17

  • Easter Seals — Closed Wednesday, January 17

  • Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System- Closed, January 17

    •   Clinical leadership has identified essential staff required to report to work.  

  • Trustmark Bank Locations — Closed, Wednesday, January 17 

    • Opelika, Auburn, Eufaula, Prattville 

  • W.C. Bradley Co and Char- Broil, LLC offices – Closed, Wednesday January 17 

    • They ask that you continue to monitor the email line and the Char-Broil call-out line at 706-571-7032

  • GNB Industrial Power will be closed for 2nd and 3rd shift- Wednesday, January 17

  • God’s Glory Ministries Daycare (Opelika) — Thursday, January 18

  • Health Departments in the West Central Health District — Closed Thursday 18

  • Phenix City Municipal Court — Will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 18

  • Muscogee County Division of Children and Family Services (DFACS) — Closed Thursday, January 18

  • “Due to the winter weather and deteriorating road conditions that are expected to continue well into tomorrow, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lee County has come to the unfortunate conclusion that tomorrow’s (1/18/2018) Annual Champions For Kids Luncheon will be cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later date and we will keep everyone informed as soon as the new date is confirmed.”

  • Calvary Free Will Baptist Church closed, January 17. No services tonight

  • Calvary Baptist Church – Closed, January 17 

    • There will be no Wednesday night activities classes and AWANA canceled

  • Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church for the Deaf and Hearing (Lanett, Ala) — Canceled, January 17

  • First Assembly of God — Canceled midweek service, January 17

  • Fourth Street Baptist — Canceled activity for January 17 

  • St. Paul United Methodist Church — Will reopen normal business hours at 12 p.m. Thursday, January 18

  • St. MarkUnited Methodist Church (Columbus) – No evening activities Wednesday, January 17

  • New Covenant Church (Columbus) — Closed Wednesday, January 17

  • World Changes Tabernacle (Columbus) – – Canceled Wednesday night service, January 17

  • Living Grace United Methodist — Closed Wednesday night

Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
  • 10:00 AM delayed opening for Thursday, January 18
    • LaGrange
    • Columbus
    • Thomaston
  • Remain Closed for Thursday, January 18
    • Fort Benning 


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