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Nightclub ordinance passes

Posted 8/16/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Beginning September 14, all Lowndes County nightclubs must shut their doors by 1 a.m. Prior to supervisors passing the ordinance Thursday, there was no law on the books requiring establishments to close at a specific time.

Lowndes supervisors approve travel policy

Posted 8/16/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County supervisors approved a tighter travel policy Thursday that makes county officials follow state code more closely in order to be reimbursed for expenses.

Grand jury probes Magby Creek drowning

Posted 8/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man could face charges in the drowning deaths of two of his children. The Columbus Police Department will present the case of Billy Wayne Brown to the grand jury in November, CPD Chief Selvain McQueen confirmed Wednesday.

New proposed city budget shows tentative surplus

Posted 8/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A millage increase is not likely in Columbus next year as city leadership and department heads turned an $860,836.75 deficit into a $34,817.53 surplus after a budget workshop Wednesday.

 

Shooting sends man to hospital

Posted 8/15/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

KiOR may add another plant in Columbus

Posted 8/14/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

KiOR officials say they are considering building a second plant next to the current facility in Columbus.

MDOT, railroad officials to speak at hearing

Posted 8/14/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Residents who may be affected by six permanent closings of railroad crossings in south Columbus can gather more information during a public hearing Thursday.

 

New Hope man arrested after standoff

Posted 8/14/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Lowndes County man is in custody after discharging a weapon and barricading himself for more than an hour inside his New Hope residence Tuesday afternoon.

 

Pilgrimage expanding after 2013 attendance jump

Posted 8/14/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Next year's Columbus Spring Pilgrimage will last 16 days instead of the usual 12. Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitor's Bureau Executive Director Nancy Carpenter told tourism partners Tuesday that plans to capitalize on the success of the 2013 Pilgrimage led to the extension.

Citizens speak out against proposed railroad closings

Posted 8/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Many residents at a community meeting regarding the possibility of closing six railroad crossings in Southside seemed to have made their minds up before they got to the gathering. The crossings need to be repaired, they said, but closing them would be a problem.

 

Suspect in drug case asks judge to toss evidence

Posted 8/13/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

 

Officials consider new port for Lowndes Co.

Posted 8/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County Port Authority board members are mulling the feasibility of adding a second port on the Tennesseee-Tombigbee Waterway but discussions are still in the earliest stages, director John Hardy said.

 

City looks for outreach coordinator internally

Posted 8/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Though it is not externally advertising for the position, the city is actively looking for a community outreach coordinator, Columbus Human Resource Director Pat Mitchell said.

 

Railroad crossing closures to be discussed at Ward 1 meeting

Posted 8/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The first public discussions of a proposal to close some railroad crossings in Columbus will take place tonight during a Ward 1 meeting at the Townsend Community Center.

 

 

Child dies after Friday morning collision

Posted 8/12/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after injuries sustained in a Friday morning traffic accident.

 

Holliman re-trial begins Monday

Posted 8/10/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four years after being convicted of murdering his wife, Brian Holliman will once again face a jury Monday. Jury selection begins Monday before Judge Lee Howard at the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court after Holliman's attorney was granted a change of venue.

City remains in negotiations for Trotter job

Posted 8/10/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Before the Trotter Convention Center can receive its face lift, the facility's committee must approve an architect for the job. That has yet to happen, according to committee member and Columbus Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong.

Mayor OKs time extension for bus service

Posted 8/10/2013 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith agreed to a 17-day extension Friday to Lawrence Transit System to have its bus service up and running.

 

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