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Attorney general warns of fraud, price gouging

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As victims of tornadoes last week try to reassemble their fragmented lives, state officials are asking people to be on the lookout for fraud and price gouging.

 

 

Power restored to most 4-County customers

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Crews from 4-County Electric Power Association are almost finished restored power following a series of deadly storms in late April.

 

Columbus contractor, moved by tragedy, starts charity for tornado victims

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

They stood in the rain around the red donation box, eyes closed, hands clasped, praying for the people of Smithville, praying for direction as they attempt to help in whatever way they can. What started as a simple Facebook post has become a cohesive movement, and what started as an uneasy feeling has become a loud, clear calling to serve.

 

IHL chief Bounds to address MUW graduates May 7

Posted 5/2/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Dr. Hank M. Bounds, commissioner of higher education, will address Mississippi University for Women graduates May 7 in Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall.

 

New Northaven Woods park a 'dream come true'

Posted 4/30/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

"Wanna see me jump off the swing?" asked Candace Loftin, 12, at the new Northaven Woods community park in north Columbus.

Columbus hotels see rise in bookings; locals ramp up giving in wake of storm

Posted 4/30/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As neighboring cities rebuild this week in the wake of deadly tornadoes, Columbus is serving as a base camp for some victims and rescue crews, and locals are ramping up donations to relief efforts.

In Columbus, a Relay to remember

Posted 4/30/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

More than 4,000 people filled the Magnolia Bowl in downtown Columbus on Friday night. Two crates of doves were released at the start of the Relay for Life, to symbolize love, courage and to honor cancer survivors.

 

Severstal still without power following storm

Posted 4/30/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

While power was restored in the Golden Triangle on Wednesday night and Thursday, Columbus steel plant Severstal is still without power.

 

 

UPDATED: How you can volunteer, donate to the tornado relief effort

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ways to donate time and money, locally, statewide and and nationally, to the victims of the April 27 tornado outbreak.

 

 

Possum Town Mile-A-Day returns

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It's time for Lowndes County to get back to the track. The Lowndes County Y and The Commercial Dispatch are hosting the second annual Possum Town Mile-A-Day Marathon, all May long.

 

 

CAFB reports drop in local economic impact

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After losing federal funding in 2010, the Columbus Air Force Base has reported a sharp drop in its local economic impact for that year.

 

 

Lowndes aids relief efforts in storm's wake

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

While Lowndes County was spared from the wrath of Wednesday storms, neighboring counties were devastated. And Columbus and Lowndes County law enforcement, firefighters, charitable agencies and churches migrated to Clay and Monroe counties, as well as Tuscaloosa, Ala., to help with relief and recovery efforts.

 

Northaven Woods celebrates park's opening Saturday

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

During a time when developers seemed to be snatching up prime real estate at neck-breaking pace, Northaven Woods subdivision claimed six acres of wooded area as a neighborhood park.

Candidates share vision for Lowndes schools

Posted 4/29/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County superintendent of education candidates shared their visions for the district at a public forum Thursday, when they answered questions about qualifications and school issues.

A scramble for supplies, and random acts of kindness, during power outage

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Let there be light. And ice. And food. And gas. It was a familiar refrain around Columbus last night as darkness cloaked the city.

Though most back online, local power lines could take days to repair

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Tennessee Valley Authority transmission line failed Wednesday afternoon, knocking out power to most of the Golden Triangle for hours.

 

Couple robbed at Columbus motel during power outage

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two men armed with pistols took advantage of the power outage Wednesday to rob a married couple staying at the Columbus Master Host Inn.

 

VIDEO: Lowndes woman says she's haunted by stabbing attack

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Cora Williams dreams now, she sees her ex-boyfriend's eyes as he repeatedly stabs her body with a dull butcher knife, she said.

 

Arrest report 4-28-11

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Police Department reported these felony arrests this week.

 

 

Paccar anticipates expansion as economy improves

Posted 4/28/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Paccar started building engines at its 440,000-square-foot Lowndes County plant in December 2010. Since then, 2,200 engines have been assembled at the facility, and 600 have been delivered to customers.

 

 

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