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Parlez-vous Français? Tampico Bay owner opens French-themed coffee shop as Columbus retail sees changes

Posted 7/22/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

"Bienvenue! Bienvenue!" The French salutation may have perplexed a few people who were curious enough to stumble into Quartier Latin Café Friday afternoon, but there was no mistaking Carlos Rosales' enthusiasm as he welcomed newcomers to his latest enterprise -- a French-themed coffee shop downtown -- slated to open in mid-August.

CHAMPS program allows educators to brush up on math teaching skills

Posted 7/22/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

If the word "math" conjures nightmares of memorizing the Pythagorean theorem and quadratic formula, take heart: Teachers across the state feel your pain, and many have dedicated their summer to learning how to teach math in a more dynamic way.

 

Columbus starts search for new top cop

Posted 7/22/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After firing Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John Tuesday, the City Council will take applications for his replacement through Aug. 25. If all goes well, the city should have a new chief within the next four months, said Mayor Robert Smith.

 

 

CVB board gives $35K to Legends concert

Posted 7/22/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After delaying its decision for a month, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board voted to make $35,000 available to the Legends Concert, which is looking to bring in REO Speedwagon and The Temptations.

 

 

Statewide, gains made on testing; local districts' results vary

Posted 7/22/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Preliminary test results, released today, show Mississippi students are gaining ground in math and language arts. Local school districts also are making progress on the Mississippi Curriculum Test 2. But for now, Mississippi is only competing with itself.

 

Fourth man charged with fatal shooting

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus police charged a fourth suspect Tuesday with participating in the July 11 robbery and fatal shooting of a College Street resident.

 

OCC brings Christmas in July to Columbus

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Operation Christmas Child Regional Manager Gabe Walker, of Atlanta, will be in Columbus Saturday to share the mission behind the Samaritan's Purse shoebox ministry.

 

 

Fishing tournament expected to boost economy by $5.5M

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau is bringing a national fishing tournament to the area, with the promise of generating $5.5 million in local impact.

 

 

Mother, child taken to hospital after morning wreck

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A mother and her week-old baby went to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle for a checkup this morning after their 1997 Ford Mustang slid into a vehicle stopped at the intersection of Seventh Street North and Willowbrook Road in front of Heritage Academy High School.

 

Workers charged with stealing from Severstal plant

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two Severstal workers were charged with grand larceny after at least one of them was caught on camera, taking materials from the steel mill.

 

Ford recalls Rangers for safety issue

Posted 7/21/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Owners of 2004-2011 Ford Ranger pickup trucks should check with their dealer to see if their model is among approximately 26,715 vehicles being recalled across the nation due to a potential safety issue.

 

Fourth suspect charged with Columbus murder

Posted 7/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus police charged a fourth suspect Tuesday with participating in the July 11 robbery and fatal shooting of a College Street resident.

 

Tax hike imminent for Columbus schools

Posted 7/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Nearly two dozen people turned out Tuesday night to ask questions and express concerns over the Columbus Municipal School District's proposed $43.5 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

 

 

Field grows in race for Mississippi House speaker

Posted 7/20/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

JACKSON -- The race for Mississippi House speaker is attracting more candidates, with Democratic Rep. Cecil Brown becoming the latest lawmaker to say he wants to become presiding officer of the 122-member chamber.

 

City Council fires Columbus police chief

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to fire Police Chief Joseph St. John after about two hours in closed session, bringing to a close a scandal that has sharply divided the community.

 

7-year-old dies in bicycle wreck

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 7-year-old boy died Monday afternoon after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle with three friends near the intersection of East Cherry Street and Highway 182.

 

 

Columbus school board has budget hearing at 5 p.m.; tax increase could be imminent

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Members of the city school board met with the mayor and three councilmen Monday to discuss the Columbus Municipal School District's budget, which will be presented tonight in a public hearing at CMSD's Brandon Central Services office.

 

City asks for St. John's resignation

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus City Council has offered Police Chief Joseph St. John 20 days' pay in exchange for his retirement before its meeting tonight, according to St. John's attorney, David Owen.

 

Study: Market Street Festival boosts local economy by the millions

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus' Market Street Festival is more than a feel-good event. Mississippi State University economists estimate this year's two-day festival drew a crowd of 34,091 people, pumping millions of dollars into the local economy.

 

 

Early-morning shooting marks Columbus' second slaying in eight days

Posted 7/19/2011 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot in front of his girlfriend early this morning, and Columbus police are still seeking the suspect.

 

 

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