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Columbus Riverwalk concert to benefit storm victims

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow a May 15 concert at the Riverwalk to benefit Smithville tornado victims.

 

Ruben's 'Miss Helen,' wife of restaurant's founder, dies at 92

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With a familiar smile and a wry sense of humor, "Miss Helen" Prescott greeted customers and friends to Ruben's Fish and Steakhouse for 56 years.

 

County to close road Thursday

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Road Department will be closing Pleasant Hill Road from Highway 50 to Tabernacle Road on Thursday for culvert installation, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

 

Columbus council reinstates changes to budget

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The City Council reinstated 24 budget amendments Tuesday, ending a drawn-out discussion about whether councilmen can approve non-emergency budget changes.

 

 

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

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ways to donate your time, money and supplies to the storm relief effort.

 

 

State College Board wants funding formula revisited

Posted 5/4/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi spends an additional $1,200 on each student at Mississippi Valley State University and Mississippi University for Women compared with those at Jackson State University and the University of Mississippi.

 

 

Lowndes man guilty in cowbell assault at MSU football game

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A New Hope man will spend his weekends in the Oktibbeha County Jail for the next six months after pleading guilty to assault with a cowbell.

 

 

Lowndes plans to test tornado sirens Wednesday

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus-Lowndes Emergency Management is testing its tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.

 

 

Lowndes County buys 857 acres for industrial park

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Clearing the way for industrial growth, Lowndes County supervisors agreed Monday to significantly expand the region's industrial aerospace park at a cost of $6.4 million.

 

 

Severstal Columbus names new manager

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Severstal North America has appointed 35-year industry veteran Wilbur A. Winland vice president and general manager of its Lowndes County steel plant.

 

 

Man Tased in Columbus courtroom

Posted 5/3/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 46-year-old man was Tased by police Monday in Columbus Municipal Court after he allegedly punched a bailiff in the eye and fought officers.

 

 

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.

 

 

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