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CVB to take out $500K in credit

Posted 8/17/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors voted Monday to accept bids on a $500,000 line of credit to finish several major projects this year, including the $400,000 Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center on Main Street.

 

 

Car catches fire at New Hope gas station

Posted 8/16/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A car caught fire while it was attached to the pump at a BP gas station in New Hope this morning, and the car's unknown driver fled the scene.

 

Students have new options for textbooks

Posted 8/16/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Local universities will offer a textbook rental program starting this fall, in hopes of helping students save money.

Columbus armed robbery, kidnapping suspects on the loose

Posted 8/16/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus police were still on the lookout this morning for suspects in a Sunday robbery and kidnapping. A Columbus man escaped from the trunk of his moving car early Sunday after he was robbed and kidnapped by two masked gunmen who are still on the loose.

'Dog Days' supports Humane Society

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Several hundred people and many of their pets gathered at the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam on Saturday to enjoy country music and support the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society.

 

New Hope closer to community center

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The New Hope area is a step closer to a new community center.

 

 

Supes OK courthouse renovation

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a base plan for renovating the courthouse at their monthly meeting Friday.

 

 

Columbus library's Billups-Garth Archives resumes regular hours

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Billups-Garth Archives located in the Local History Room at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, 314 Seventh St. N., will re-open to its regular hours starting Monday, Aug. 16.

 

 

Board gets bids, OKs contractor

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted in a closed executive session Friday to reject the lowest of three bids to replace eight county air conditioner units.

 

Chilly Billy keeps neighborhoods cool

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Billy Thomas slows the lime-green Ford E-150 van and puts it in park while Wesley Lake, a senior at Immanuel High School, leans out the window, ready to take orders.

 

Columbus High tech center leading state

Posted 8/15/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The top high school computer graphics program in the state isn't located at the Mississippi School for the Arts in Brookhaven. It's right here in Columbus.

 

 

Service Dawgs day nears

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Volunteers are set to take to the streets of Starkville, Columbus and West Point next week as part of Mississippi State University's third annual Service Dawgs community cleanup day.

 

 

Columbus to spend $18,000 on Riverwalk cameras

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city of Columbus will spend about $18,000 to install surveillance cameras at the Riverwalk over the next couple weeks in the first of several phases to beef up park security, said Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John.

 

Men with gun, ski mask arrested by city police

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two men with a black ski mask, a bag of marijuana and a handgun remained in jail this morning after being arrested Wednesday on Highway 82 West, west of the Tennessee-Tombigbee bridge.

 

Columbus man stabbed by cousin

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 32-year-old man is recovering from surgery after he was stabbed by his cousin late Thursday near the M&M Grocery on Fourth Street South, said Columbus Police Department Public Information Officer Terrie Songer.

 

Ruben's has history of bouncing back

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Ruben Prescott first pitched the idea of opening a restaurant to his wife, Helen, she wasn't too crazy about it. But after 55 years in business as a Columbus staple, she admits it wasn't a half bad idea.

Million-dollar babies: Four Columbus homes are on the market for $1M or more

Posted 8/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The mansions of Columbus are known for their opulence and stylish accessories, but only rarely are they decorated with "for sale" signs. At least four homes listed for $1 million or more are on the market in Columbus, most of them antebellum showplaces.

 

Four charged in string of two-state burglaries

Posted 8/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two men and a juvenile have been charged with a string of burglaries in Alabama and one at the Stateline Express gas station in Lowndes County.

 

Building up in Lowndes, down in Columbus

Posted 8/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

New home construction is on the rise in Lowndes County, but the opposite is true in the City of Columbus.

 

Expansion planned for Providence Place

Posted 8/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Jackson developer is trying to begin the second phase of the Providence Place houses, which were constructed off Williams Roberts Road in Columbus two years ago.

 

 

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