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Schools hope to engage parents with 'Volunteer Fair'

Posted 9/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As city school officials continue to seek ways to improve the district, they're reaching out to parents, hoping to increase parental involvement in the schools and deepen the community's investment in the district's missions.

 

Council gives bus service green light

Posted 9/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lawrence, Ind., and Columbus are approximately 500 miles apart. While Lawrence has twice the population of the Friendly City and is a suburb of the sprawling Indianapolis, the two cities will soon have something in common -- a mass transportation system from the same provider.

MUW's Gordy Forum to explore biological arms in Thursday talk

Posted 9/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The topic of biological arms races will take centerstage Thursday as the Mississippi University for Women Gordy Honors College Forum Series presents Dr. Paul Mack, on "Biological Arms Races: What You Don't Know Can Still Kill You."

Man arrested on drugs, weapon charges

Posted 9/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man has been arrested and charged with possession of marijuana more than one ounce and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

CVB board addresses use of vehicle, reviews financials of two festivals

Posted 9/18/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After months of board members playing lawyer and reciting legalese, Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Attorney Chris Latimer provided the board with an opinion of how executive director Nancy Carpenter can use a vehicle owned by the CVB during the board's monthly meeting on Monday.

Showers don't deter Krispy Kreme patrons

Posted 9/18/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Early-morning showers didn't dampen the spirits of the crowds of people waiting for Krispy Kreme to open Tuesday morning. The line of cars stretched down Highway 45 as officers with the Columbus Police Department were on hand to regulate traffic flow.

Police say vandalism suspect is paranoid schizophrenic

Posted 9/18/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A mentally unstable man is believed to be responsible for a string of recent vandalism incidents in east Columbus.

 

Livestock returns to Lowndes County Fair

Posted 9/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's hard to imagine a county fair without a livestock show, but for many years -- more than Jane Burns Jordan can remember -- farm animals have been conspicuously absent from the sights, smells and sounds of the Lowndes County Fair.

 

Krispy Kreme ready for Tuesday opening

Posted 9/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

On a warm Saturday in September, Columbus residents were already lining up by 9 a.m. The jazz band from Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science, under the direction of local rocker Dawn Barham, played Motown and R&B hits in the background as the crowd's anticipation approached fever pitch.

MUW names Patton as new chief of police

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi University for Women has hired a new police chief, six months after the departure of former chief Kennedy Meaders in March.

 

Lowndes taxes remain flat; reserves to cover budget shortfall

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Millage rates will stay the same for Lowndes County residents as the board of supervisors passed its Fiscal Year 2013 budget Friday morning after a public hearing was held.

 

 

Brooks vocal in opposition to CVB board appointment

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

What could have been a quick conversation among gentlemen turned into a circus of race and politics Friday at the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting. Approving an appointee to replace George Swales to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau turned into a highly contentious issue, particularly between longtime sparring partners District Five Supervisor Leroy Brooks and District One Supervisor and Board President Harry Sanders.

 

 

CMSD board, staff discuss state test scores

Posted 9/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Municipal School District administrators spent two hours Friday evening pouring over state test results and explaining to board members their plans for improvement in the upcoming year.

 

 

Details of tri-county coalition unveiled

Posted 9/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After months of speculation, the specifics of a tri-county economic development coalition were unveiled today at East Mississippi Community College's Lyceum Auditorium.

 

Woman released on $2 bond

Posted 9/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

If a Columbus woman doesn't show up for her next court hearing, she'll have to pay the price. In fact, she'll have to pay $2.

 

City approves budget with no millage increase

Posted 9/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After more than a month of discussions, motions and hearings, the Columbus City Council voted Thursday to approve its Fiscal Year 2013 operating budget. The budget contains $22,932.13 in revenues and $23,258,533 in expenditures, leaving a $326,115 deficit.

 

Columbus student charged with statutory rape

Posted 9/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus High School student was arrested yesterday and charged with one count of statutory rape.

 

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