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City contingent takes trip to New York to argue for bond rating

Posted 10/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Our posse's on Broadway. Or at least it was. A small contingent from Columbus was in New York City Monday and Tuesday to speak with Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's financial services regarding Columbus' credit rating.

 

 

Tuesday morning wrecks injure two

Posted 10/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two people were injured in car wrecks Tuesday morning, one near Columbus High School and the other on 18th Avenue east of Highway 182.

 

 

Negro League historian: Hairston helped set tone for civil rights movement

Posted 10/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Sam Hairston was the strong, silent type. Not one to complain or rebel, Hairston, a Crawford native, endured the discrimination and systematic racism which followed him into major league baseball in 1951.

 

 

Childers, Nunnelee debate in Oxford

Posted 10/13/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

OXFORD -- North Mississippi congressional candidates exchanged sharp words at a debate Tuesday night about how loyal each would be to his party's leadership on Capitol Hill.

 

 

New 'green' generator to be built at landfill

Posted 10/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority plans to build the largest "green" generator in the area in the coming year.

 

 

Local electric bills on the rise

Posted 10/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Local electric bills are expected to swell by as much as 10 percent over the next year, officials said, as the Tennessee Valley Authority expects raises its fuel cost adjustments.

 

 

Beauté Salon denied zoning change

Posted 10/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The owner of a business on Warpath Road found herself in the same position she was in last month after the Planning and Zoning Commission again denied her request for a zoning change Monday.

 

Friends and Neighbors group spreads message that Columbus is a great place to live

Posted 10/12/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Ginny Konieczki moved to Columbus from Missouri 12 years ago she didn't "know a soul," as the saying goes, and wasn't quite sure where to start.

The Golden Triangle on the silver screen: Movie makers capture area on film

Posted 10/11/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus and the Golden Triangle have their fair share of high profile media ties.

A catalyst for change: Nadia Dale strives to impart value of higher education

Posted 10/11/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Nadia Dale is doing everything she can think of to make high school students want to go to college.

 

Lawsuits filed against Lowndes County

Posted 10/11/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The following lawsuits are among those pending in federal court against Lowndes County:

 

 

Secretary of State: Population drop may not cost area a lawmaker

Posted 10/9/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says preliminary census data shows a 3 percent reduction in population in Lowndes County.

 

 

City sued for 2008 killing of 21-year-old Columbus man

Posted 10/9/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A lawsuit implicating the mayor in a deadly 2008 police shooting is just one of several high-profile cases pending in federal court against local governments.

 

Late Municipal Court Judge Curtis Austin's son promises to 'grow into his shoes'

Posted 10/9/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Hundreds gathered at the Trotter Convention Center Saturday to pay final respects to late Municipal Court Judge Curtis H. Austin Sr.

Sex education: State leaves decision up to local districts; arguments on both sides of the issue

Posted 10/9/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Sex education in area schools consists of a unit on the subject in health class. And any speakers visiting schools to broach the subject, preach abstinence-until-marriage messages.

 

City locks in interest rate on debt

Posted 10/8/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Concerned future interest rates may get out of hand, the Columbus City Council passed a resolution to lock in an interest rate on $9 million worth of debt Thursday.

 

 

Parking fines nearly double in city

Posted 10/8/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Parking fines for the city of Columbus have nearly doubled, effective this past Wednesday.

 

 

EPA to take over cleanup of old Columbus Kerr-McGee site

Posted 10/8/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A book more than eight decades in the writing is approaching its final chapter.

 

 

Columbus explores designating entertainment district

Posted 10/8/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

City officials are working with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann to revitalize multiple areas of Columbus.

 

 

Caledonia aldermen vote against raises

Posted 10/8/2010 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Caledonia aldermen voted 4-1 Tuesday against giving 3 percent raises to all 11 town employees.

 

 

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