City, schools spar during budget meeting

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tension occasionally punctuated a three-hour school board meeting that, at one point, featured Mayor Robert Smith saying he felt he was being treated like a "second class citizen."

CMSD expected to tap reserves rather than raise taxes

Posted yesterday in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman says he'll recommend withdrawing from the district's reserve funds to avoid a tax increase for the coming fiscal year.

Couple arrested for sexual abuse of children

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Area

A Clay County couple has been arrested on charges related to the sexual abuse of children.

Southern Cross meets with citizens about proposed transmission line

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Area

Almost 200 people attended a three-hour public open house in West Point to have officials from energy company Southern Cross Transmission answer their questions about a proposed HDVC transmission line that may run through their property.







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