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Wilder to plead guilty on murder charge

Posted 11/19/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man is expected to plead guilty to capital murder today in Lowndes County Circuit Court.

West Lowndes fights to recover from disheartening state review

Posted 11/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The criticism was swift and biting -- so much so that several attendees of the Lowndes County School Board meeting last week said they inwardly cringed as consultants ripped West Lowndes High School to shreds.

CVB to vote on first round of festival funding

Posted 11/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Event organizers seeking grants for festivals taking place January through July of next year will present their proposals Monday to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau's Board of Trustees. The new model is part of an overhaul of the board's festival grant guidelines.

Bicycle accident on Main

Posted 11/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Emergency personnel tend Jacques Mullen, 29, who was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle Friday afternoon on Main Street.

Smith sentenced to five years for parole violation

Posted 11/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

German Smith, son of Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, appeared Friday in Lowndes County Circuit Court for a bond revocation hearing. Smith was recently indicted in federal court for possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. As a result of that charge, his bond from his 2008 robbery conviction was revoked. 

Silicor will miss deadline; future uncertain

Posted 11/16/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A much-anticipated Lowndes County industrial prospect will miss a second construction deadline. According to Lowndes County Administrator Ralph Billingsley, Silicor Materials is not expected to meet its phase one groundbreaking deadline set for Dec. 31.

Church still interested in Lee purchase

Posted 11/16/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Five months have passed since Point of Grace Pastor Shane Cruse's bid for Lee Middle School was rejected, but he has not given up hope.

 

Angel Tree program begins today

Posted 11/16/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As the Christmas season approaches, children anxiously write their lists to Santa, begging for the top toy of the season.

 

Columbus woman pleads guilty to sex with a minor

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lowndes County Circuit Court to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy.

Former murder suspect Talley sentenced for burglary

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A former suspect in a high-profile murder was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a burglary charge in Lowndes County Circuit Court on Wednesday.

 

DynCorp keeps CAFB contract through March

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Approximately 500 contracting jobs at the Columbus Air Force Base are safe, at least for the moment. According to a CAFB press release, the CAFB has extended its contract with DynCorp until March 31, 2013.

 

City will pay taxes on Catfish Alley lot

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Although it was believed to have been a done deal, a parking lot agreement between the City of Columbus and a private citizen has been redrawn.

Life-long AIDS patient speaks at MUW

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

For more than 20 years, Hydeia Broadbent has been telling her story of living with AIDS. Broadbent, 28, has been traveling the country since she was six years old, helping educate people about what it means to live with HIV.

Rape suspect commits suicide on eve of trial

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man accused of statutory rape committed suicide one day before his trial was set to begin.

Role of teachers in student success emphasized during Link event at MUW

Posted 11/15/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Approximately 800 teachers attended the third annual "Educators are Essential" program Wednesday at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium.

Columbus man sentenced to life for murder of ex-girlfriend

Posted 11/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the capital murder of his estranged girlfriend in 2010.

Flying high: GTRA is busier than ever

Posted 11/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As new economic development continues to fill the once-empty acreage at Golden Triangle Regional Aerospace Industrial Park, the adjacent Golden Triangle Regional Airport is seeing a spillover effect, with more passengers than ever.

 

Hunt Museum ready for Thursday grand opening

Posted 11/14/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

An historically significant Columbus school will soon be reopening its doors to the public, this time with a different educational mission.

 

Columbus man to enter plea on murder charge

Posted 11/13/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man charged with capital murder is scheduled to enter a plea today in Lowndes County Circuit Court.

 

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