After 11 years as EMCC president, Young stepping down

Posted 1/24/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

They say the customer is always right. Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, thinks they are on to something.

6-candidate race forms for Lowndes circuit clerk

Posted 1/24/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The race to become Lowndes County's next circuit clerk now has six candidates.

Project G: Teen hopes to teach them young for a greener, cleaner Mississippi (Oh, and yes, he'd like to be governor one day)

Posted 1/24/2015 in Community

The next time you hear someone bemoaning the "state of teens today" -- a time-worn refrain -- take the opportunity to point out someone like Kaelon Gilford.

Ask Rufus: A tale of two boxers in Columbus

Posted 1/24/2015 in Local Columns

In 2008, Columbus celebrated the career and life of the legendary world champion boxer Henry Armstrong, who had been born on Nash Road just north of town.







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