Columbus and Lowndes County Memorial Day closings
Driving along Yorkville Road this morning, Omnova workers still can be seen along the street, in Day-Glo vests holding signs announcing they are on strike.
Columbus Police Department officers responded to 3,837 calls in April.
Omnova Solutions Inc. employees have been manning the gates at the Columbus plant for 24 hours a day, all weekend.
A Columbus man was arrested in connection with an armed robbery Friday at McDonald's in East Columbus.
Longtime employees at Omnova's Columbus plant say the strike is not about money; it's about integrity.
The last few weeks have been good to the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
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Omnova employees went on strike today, unable to negotiate a contact with the company.
In a happy accident coinciding with preservation month, workers restoring the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center, which was constructed in 1875, this week found pieces of history from the late 1800s.
The Columbus City Council on Thursday voted to rezone Bluecutt Road property from an R1 single-family residential district to a C1-R neighborhood commercial restricted district.
Family and friends of two Columbus men involved in a fatal shooting are still searching for answers. Ranzino Ahmad Harris, 22, of 301 Bishop Circle in Columbus, is accused of fatally shooting Justin Murry, 22, of Columbus, and wounding Michael Brewer, 21, of 207 Kermit St. in Columbus, following an altercation inside the house at 1415 Schoolhouse Ave.
More than $400,000 was collected during the city's recent amnesty period for municipal court fines.
Community involvement is key to crime prevention, city and county officials said Wednesday. During a meeting of the intergovernmental relations committee, officials discussed crime in Columbus and Lowndes County.
More than 40 local students were honored for their academic achievements Wednesday at the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link's Education Excellence Luncheon.
New Hope High School Principal Lynn Wright was terminated, and the contract of former baseball coach Stacy Hester was non-renewed by the Lowndes County School District board, over the improper purchase of a lawnmower in 2007.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday approved a resolution declaring the city's intent to issue tax increment financing bonds, not to exceed $450,000, for a hotel project on Highway 45 North, subject to a memorandum of understanding.
Approximately 40,000 spectators made their way to Columbus Air Force Base this past weekend for the Wings Over Columbus airshow.
The trial of former Parker Kia owner Tommy Parker has been continued until Aug. 24.
A 50-year-old Crawford man died Monday afternoon after a fire swept through his double-wide mobile home.
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