Turner Jackson was 21 when he left Columbus, headed for the jungles of Vietnam. As a young black man, the first lesson he had to learn was trust.
Renovation of a downtown mixed-use building could soon slow down while the city council decides whether to allow a variance bypassing installation of a sprinkler system.
A city school teacher indicted for fraud in connection with a test-taking scheme has resigned from her position with the Columbus Municipal School District.
Ward 4 candidate John Gaskin's attorney, Matthew Wilson, confirmed he has formally challenged the May 7 Democratic primary and is seeking a new election during the June 4 general election.
Dr. Bob Gilbert eased back in an upholstered chair in his spacious, pastel living room Tuesday. One hand rested on his leg, the other on top of a walking cane. He was surrounded by lovely things, in this home on a quiet, wooded lot not far from downtown Columbus. He is an educated man, described by close friends as compassionate and selfless. He enjoys music, the arts and the pursuit of knowledge. His thoughts, however, were elsewhere.
1. CMSD teacher resigns amid test-taking accusation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Veteran says Vietnam taught invaluable lessons COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Shafer leaving GSDP for BankFirst STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY