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'Good guys': Good Sam members give police officers another tool for the job

Posted 11/2/2013 in Community

Rufus Beason eats breakfast almost every morning at Hardee's in North Columbus with a group of other retired men. One particular morning, Beason saw Columbus Police Department Patrol Officer Canyon Boykin come into the restaurant. He has known Boykin for years; the policeman is a longtime friend of Beason's grandson.

 

Downtown Columbus hosts Christmas Open House

Posted 11/2/2013 in Community

 

 

School news: Ferguson admitted to Phi Eta Sigma

Posted 11/2/2013 in Community

 

 

School news: Columbus High Honor Roll

Posted 11/2/2013 in Community

 

 

Military brief: Dennis graduates

Posted 11/2/2013 in Community

 

 

Area craft club to host first holiday bazaar

Posted 10/31/2013 in Community

 

Small boxes, powerful gifts: 30,000 boxes or bust is area goal for Operation Christmas Child's Collection Week

Posted 10/26/2013 in Community

The gifts are small -- a stuffed animal, pencils, a pretty hair clip, bar of soap or tiny model car. But they deliver a powerful message. One that says, "You are not forgotten. Someone cares." To a little girl in an orphanage in Rwanda, or a boy living in a Peruvian village hut, or in any of more than 100 other underserved countries, the modest gifts can make a difference.

 

Annual forum showcases antiques, free events and Jackson's Military Road

Posted 10/26/2013 in Community

 

 

MSU horses for sale in first online auction

Posted 10/26/2013 in Community

 

 

It's beginning to look a lot like ... a hand-crafted Christmas

Posted 10/19/2013 in Community

 

Bigger and brighter -- Columbus' new Humane Society shelter hosts open house Oct. 29

Posted 10/19/2013 in Community

Several days ago, Karen Johnwick stepped into the dingy, cramped and cracked building that only a few weeks ago was home to the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society. "When I walked in I wondered again -- how did we work here so long?" the shelter's executive director said.

It all starts with that first book: One Columbus group is on a mission to make First Book a household name in the battle against illiteracy

Posted 10/12/2013 in Community

A troop of zany aliens is headed to Earth, but not to take over the planet, oh no. They're just out to steal underwear -- from woolly long johns to pink frillies. And what do you call a grandpa who drags his grandson to a monster truck show in the middle of a tornado? Awesome, that's what.

 

Overdue? Library offers fine-free weekend

Posted 10/12/2013 in Community

 

 

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