COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

9050 results   « previous   Page 249 of 453   next »

Food Giant and Red Cross team up for fundraiser

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Hey mister, have you got a dime? Paying a few extra cents on your grocery bill could add up to a big help for people in northeast Mississippi.

 

Updated: Closings due to weather threat

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Some events have been rescheduled and businesses closed due the threat of severe weather.

 

 

Ward one updated on city projects

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Constituents in Ward 1 turned out Thursday night at the Townsend Park Community Center for an informal meeting with the ward's councilman, Gene Taylor, city department heads and other city officials.

 

 

Triplett appeals child pornography conviction

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in a child pornography case from Mississippi.

 

 

It's official: 68 teachers, staff terminated

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Adair, Adam, Agerton, Black ... The names behind the numbers behind the decision to lay off 68 city school teachers and support staff. The measure passed 4-1 at Thursday night's school board meeting, with board member Bruce Hanson casting the lone dissenting vote.

 

 

Deadline extended for superintendent search

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District closed the application process on Jan. 31 and received packets of information on nine candidates last week from the Mississippi School Boards Association, which was hired in July to conduct the search.

 

Eurocopter delivers 200th helicopter

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

One of the area's leading aerospace developers commemorated a 200th milestone with a reception Thursday morning.

Helpline volunteers offer a voice in the dark

Posted 3/2/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Every 35 seconds, someone in the United States attempts suicide. Every 14.6 minutes, one person succeeds. The state of Mississippi now ranks 19th in the country for suicides. And that number is climbing.

Supes discuss deal with public library and board vacancies

Posted 3/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A partnership between the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues to move forward. At Wednesday's board meeting, Board President Harry Sanders questioned the status of the project.

 

Superintendent search tops city schools agenda tonight

Posted 3/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss the ongoing search for a superintendent.

 

 

Two arrested for possession of meth while child was in home

Posted 3/1/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Arrests for 3-1-12.

 

 

Severe weather moving into area

Posted 2/29/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm watch tonight until 9 p.m. for the Golden Triangle and much of central Mississippi. Strong storms are expected to move into the area during the night, producing damaging winds, lightning, hail and the possibility of a few tornadoes.

 

Festival funding highlights CVB budget troubles

Posted 2/29/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Market Street Festival was allocated $15,000 by the board, which is $5,000 less than requested. On Tuesday, Main Street Columbus Director and Market Street organizer Amber Brislin said she was appreciative of the CVB's financial commitment.

 

Routine traffic stop leads to arrest of three

Posted 2/29/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A routine traffic stop Tuesday by officers with the Columbus Police Department led to the arrest of two Columbus men and a juvenile.

 

 

City seeks solutions to neighborhood blight

Posted 2/29/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When City Planner Christina Berry presented her ideas for the year to Mayor Robert Smith and members of the city council in January, one of her goals was to revitalize blighted neighborhoods. Berry took her vision one step further during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon at Trotter Convention Center.

 

 

CVB caps credit card expenditures and hires attorney

Posted 2/28/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After numerous debates and arguments, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Monday night to enforce a cap on unapproved credit card spending. The subject has been a hotly-contested topic in recent months, especially between board member Whirllie Byrd and Executive Director Nancy Carpenter.

 

 

Gunshot victim leaves trail of questions

Posted 2/28/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A weekend shooting has left Columbus Police with a tangled tale to unravel, beginning with the identity of the victim.

 

MUW nursing graduates prepared for an eager job market

Posted 2/28/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Ty Walton, 33, started looking for a college last August to pursue her master's degree as a nurse practitioner, she knew she needed a unique program.

Stalled hotel project set to resume

Posted 2/28/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Continuation of a new hotel development is on the horizon for Columbus. The neon green wrapped structure on Highway 45 next to Belk has sat dormant for months; however, Sunny Sethi, an owner of the property, said major changes are in store for the hotel and that construction of the project will soon resume.

 

Thieves take electronics, jewelry from Ponderosa Drive home

Posted 2/25/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus police are searching for suspects involved in a home burglary Friday off Highway 69. The Columbus Police Department responded to 367 Ponderosa Drive at 1:37 p.m, where the homeowners reported a bevy of electronics and jewelry stolen from their residence.

 

 

« previous   Page 249 of 453   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email