COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

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Residents sound off on 'personhood,' voter ID, eminent domain

Posted 7/13/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

STARKVILLE -- Three initiatives on the ballot this year could protect the lives of the unborn, the integrity of elections and private property rights.

 

 

St. John to testify Thursday at officers' hearing

Posted 7/13/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The schedules of Civil Service commissioners have aligned, just in time for a Thursday hearing on the appeals of two Columbus police officers.

 

 

Show me the money: Columbus schools to test teacher incentives

Posted 7/13/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Teachers at two city schools may see a little extra money on their paychecks this year thanks to a pilot program, which will explore the link between teacher performance and student achievement. Columbus city school board members learned more about the Performance-Based Compensation System at Monday night's board meeting.

 

Lowndes Republicans host meet and greet

Posted 7/13/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It was a Republican pep rally during lunch at the Holiday Inn in Columbus on Tuesday. Candidates for state and local offices made their appeals for votes, while others just made appearances, at the Lowndes County Republican Women meeting.

Columbus man shot to death

Posted 7/12/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 35-year-old Columbus man was shot and killed by at least one masked man late Monday in his College Street home, according to police.

 

New CHS principal outlines concerns with school

Posted 7/12/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city schools won't reopen until Aug. 8, but new Columbus High School Principal Scott Hallmark has been busy crunching data and crafting a list of goals and priorities.

 

Columbus police chief suspended

Posted 7/11/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John was placed on paid, administrative leave Monday pending a formal performance review by the City Council at its July 19 meeting.

 

Lowndes County man recovering slowly after being pulled from car fire

Posted 7/9/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Mickey Brislin saw smoke off Matson Road Sunday, his first thought was that someone had lit a fire -- not that someone was on fire.

 

 

Interview with Mickey Brislin, who now is a local hero

Posted 7/9/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

 

Lowndes County schools pass $50M budget, avoid raising taxes

Posted 7/9/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

 

Unified Mississippi University for Women alumni group holds first retreat

Posted 7/9/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

 

Residents, business owners gear up to contest Columbus' annexation plan

Posted 7/9/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As the city moves forward with annexation plans, business and home owners are settling in for a legal battle that could take years to resolve.

Lowndes County tries to put sale of health department on the fast track

Posted 7/8/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County is turning to private Realtors to sell the old Lowndes County Health Department on Military Road.

 

Riding out the storm: Caledonia grapples with weather preparedness

Posted 7/8/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Caledonia Water Superintendent Benny Coleman and office manager Cathy Brown were in the water department's metal building on Jan. 10, 2008, when the tornado ripped through town. From their refuge in the office closet, they could only huddle in the darkness and pray.

 

 

Arrest Report 7-7-11

Posted 7/7/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Local law enforcement agencies reported these felony arrests over the past week:

 

 

Recent storms highlight need for more precautions

Posted 7/7/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Recent storms have Lowndes County supervisors looking closer at safety concerns. Supervisors are considering the addition of a storm shelter at each of the Road Department's five satellite barns and its central maintenance office, to protect the department's 60 workers in the event of severe weather.

 

 

Work continues on steel project, Stark in industrial park

Posted 7/7/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Work continues on the North Steel Development, near the Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The project, which will support New Process Steel and Mississippi Steel Processing, includes adding rail, water and sewer service, as well as an airport access road.

 

Second victim of early morning fire dies in Lowndes County

Posted 7/7/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 13-year-old boy died and his grandmother was on the verge of death this morning after their Lowndes County house caught fire.

Washington man faces charges for Caledonia child-pornography case

Posted 7/6/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 58-year-old Renton, Wash., man accused of convincing a Caledonia woman to send him pornographic photographs of her two young sons has turned himself in to local deputies.

 

City plans to annex 1,462 people, 638 homes

Posted 7/6/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Aiming at nearly $278,000 in taxes, the City Council took its first formal step Tuesday to annex an estimated 44 businesses and 1,462 residents.

 

 

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