Columbus mayoral race gets ugly

Posted 4/22/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tensions mounted in the Columbus mayoral race last week between incumbent Robert Smith and one of his challengers, former city police chief Selvain McQueen, as both accused the other of unprofessionalism and dirty politics.

E-911 workers get ultimatum

Posted 4/22/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four Lowndes County E-911 dispatchers have an ultimatum to sign a memorandum, acknowledging they will not skip out on work, or face termination.

Ask Rufus: Three Houses

Posted 4/22/2017 in Local Columns

My plan for today's column was to put together a walking tour of a historic area on the north side of Main Street in Columbus.







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