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Vaccines: A choice or requirement? Some moms say they should have more of a voice in process

Posted 7/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With last week's announcement that students entering the seventh grade must have a Tdap vaccine, most parents simply shrugged their shoulders and added the shot to their school "to do" list. But some moms are digging in their heels.

Monday profile: Cooper's love for cars turns into career

Posted 7/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Tucked away behind the main storefront of Bob's Paint & Auto Body in Columbus is a shop with a couple of antique cars, one of which is a black 1961 Chevrolet Corvette -- the latest project Tom Cooper and two of his employees have been working on for several months.

 

Councilmen head to MML conference

Posted 7/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

On the third Tuesday of each month, Columbus councilmen typically hold their recess meeting, but this week they join some 1,800 municipal officials across the state in Biloxi for the annual Mississippi Municipalities League conference.

 

 

Caledonia drowning victim identified

Posted 7/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The victim in Saturday's drowning in Caledonia has been identified. The body of Bernardo Lopez, 30, of Columbus was discovered this morning, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said.

 

 

Man drowns in Caledonia

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man drowned Saturday evening in Caledonia.

 

Supervisors consider mandatory closing time for nightclubs

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County supervisors will review a draft of an ordinance that would force nightclubs to close at 1 a.m. if approved during their recess meeting Monday.

Judge throws out Liddell lawsuit

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Chancery Court Judge has ruled to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the Columbus Municipal School District by former superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell.

 

Lowndes School Board considers change in meeting time

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County School Board will consider moving its monthly morning meetings to the afternoon.

 

 

Public shuttle service on tap for Aberdeen

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

Judge reschedules child porn sentencing

Posted 7/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A federal judge has rescheduled the sentencing of a man who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography in Columbus.

 

Judge dismisses Liddell's lawsuit

Posted 7/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Chancery Court Judge Kenneth Burns has dismissed former school superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell's lawsuit against the Columbus Municipal School District.

 

Catfish Alley ceremony pushed to August

Posted 7/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The finishing touches are being applied to an overhaul of Catfish Alley, and a ceremony to unveil a monument which honors the history of the street is tentatively planned for late August, city planner Christina Berry said.

Friends of local artist hold benefit concert

Posted 7/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

In the South, helping others is a way of life. Saturday, friends of local artist Chris McDill are continuing that tradition by hosting a concert to benefit the Columbus native who is being treated for a brain tumor.

Local teens compete in Distinguished Young Women pagaent

Posted 7/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two local teenagers are heading to Meredian to compete in the Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi pagaent.

 

Yokohama chooses Georgia design firm

Posted 7/11/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Officials from Yokohama Tire Co., have chosen Athens, Ga.-based Kajima Associates/Architects & Engineers for first-phase construction of its Clay County facility.

 

 

Audit shows city's fund balance up in 2012

Posted 7/11/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

According to an audit of the city's financial statements by accounting firm Watkins, Ward and Stafford, Columbus governmental funds reported combined ending fund balances of $7,401,643 at the end of the 2012 fiscal year, an increase of $754,089 compared to 2011.

 

Mexican national faces deportation after statutory rape arrest

Posted 7/11/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Mexican national illegally living in Lowndes County has been arrested and charged with statutory rape.

East Columbus shooting suspects turn themselves in

Posted 7/11/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Jamarquis Donshaye Easley, 25 of 803 Spruce St., and Lashun Harris, 21, of 90 Caribou Cove, were arrested Wednesday and each charged with six counts of aggravated assault after they allegedly opened fire on a home Sunday morning.

 

Negotiations for bus service in holding pattern

Posted 7/11/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

More than three months after local officials visited Lawrence Transit System's main headquarters in Indiana, negotiations to contract the public bus service for use in Columbus remain ongoing.

 

 

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