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ASA: Lawsuit against us has been withdrawn

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A federal lawsuit filed against American Specialty Alloys, an upstart aluminum company that toyed with locating in Lowndes County, has been withdrawn, according to the company's spokesperson.

Palmer Home works to free modern slaves

Posted 7/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When people think of modern day slavery or human trafficking, they often think of women from distant countries being smuggled into port cities.

Lowndes Co.: A long road to a license

Posted 7/4/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The first same-sex marriage license in the Golden Triangle was issued Wednesday.

Watermelons coming, but slow going

Posted 7/3/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Every year, the Gilmer family of Caledonia circles July 4th on the calendar.

A busy Fourth of July weekend

Posted 7/3/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Fourth of July is here and Columbus residents looking to get out and celebrate have several events to choose from.

Photo: Decked out for the Fourth of July

Posted 7/3/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Annabelle Brislin, 3, rides her new blue bike at the Columbus Riverwalk with her mom, Amber Brislin, and their dog, Buster, Wednesday.

 

Lowndes Co. schools approve $121M budget

Posted 7/2/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees met Tuesday to approve the district budget for the 2015-2016 school year and authorized the issuance of the $44 million in bonds voters approved in May.

 

Semi takes spill on 82

Posted 7/2/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

An 18-wheeler carrying a load of cotton seeds on Highway 82 overturned as it was westbound on a curve near the 18th Avenue North exit about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Sturdivant announces write-in campaign for District 41 seat

Posted 7/2/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Standing before family, friends and community supporters, Tiffany Sturdivant formally declared her campaign for the District 41 state representative seat as a write-in candidate on the Riverwalk in Columbus on Wednesday.

FootGolf comes to Columbus

Posted 7/2/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Whispering Pines golf course introduced a new feature Wednesday designed to lower the barrier of entry to the sport: FootGolf.

Columbus man arrested after attacking woman

Posted 7/2/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and burglary.

CAC to open exhibit, honor 'Uncle Bunky' as Great American

Posted 7/1/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Arts Council will institute a new initiative Thursday during the opening reception for its July exhibit.

 

'Fireworks on the Water' to be at Lock and Dam

Posted 7/1/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The public is invited to "Fireworks on the Water" on the east bank of the Stennis Lock and Dam at 5 p.m. Saturday.

 

Columbus men arrested following May shooting

Posted 7/1/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Police Department has arrested two men accused of shooting into an occupied vehicle near the intersection of 22nd Avenue North and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on May 24.

LCSD still searching for votech site

Posted 7/1/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Voters gave the Lowndes County School District the go ahead in May to issue $44 million worth of bonds, but one-fourth of that money has no place to call home.

 

Lowndes Co. supes move ahead with E911 expansion

Posted 7/1/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors cleared the final hurdle in its plans to begin work on an expanded E911 Center during Tuesday's regular board meeting, voting unanimously to award the contract for construction.

 

One of Dispatch's longest-tenured carriers delivers last paper today

Posted 6/30/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mae Pitman has delivered The Commercial Dispatch since 1972.

Columbus author wins prize for legal fiction

Posted 6/30/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus resident Deborah Johnson has won the University of Alabama School of Law's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for her novel, "The Secret of Magic."

Same-sex marriage: Local counties prepared to issue licenses

Posted 6/30/2015 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Same-sex couples in the Golden Triangle were able to receive marriage licenses for the first time Monday, but none were issued.

 

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