The Columbus Police Department is looking for a new chief. Mayor Robert Smith said Chief Selvain McQueen relinquished his vehicle and uniform late Thursday afternoon and announced his retirement.
The Columbus Municipal School Board rejected a request of almost $2 million dollars from interim school superintendent Edna McGill, a move that could prevent students from having the proper textbooks for the 2014-15 school year.
The Columbus Light and Water Board of Directors tabled a proposed five-year work plan for water and sanitary sewer improvements Thursday.
The short-term goal is to get new signs for the Columbus Soccer Complex. The long-term goal is to add fields.
A newcomer to Columbus might, after some observation, conclude that people here simply do not care about what is happening in our community.
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