Lightning was the culprit as some areas of downtown Columbus and a housing subdivision were without power early this morning, while surrounding areas did not report any major problems.
Though the days are long and being away from family for many days and weeks takes its toll, taking part in the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team, better known as the Thunderbirds, has a good side, says Lt. Col. Rob “Red” Skelton of Columbus Air Force Base.
Although an open house for a facility to house a day care, homeless shelter, after-school programs and church services, among other things, is scheduled for Thursday, the Columbus Planning Commission has yet to approve the project.
Elizabeth Fain found her voice Saturday at the Mid-South Spelling Bee in Memphis. Literally.
In a 3 to 2 vote, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors this morning reappointed District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders as board president.
This video was shot at the reception for the African Children's Choir that was held at the RAC in downtown Columbus on March 5, 2010.
Picture the scene. It’s a Sunday night in 1985. A DJ at the local skating rink digs through crates of vinyl, playing the latest soul, funk, R&B and pop records.
Since the city of Columbus implemented its amnesty program for outstanding Municipal Court fines on Feb. 1, the dividends have started paying off — financially and in the number of warrants served.
In 2008, Columbus-Lowndes Development Link CEO Joe Higgins called for the area to keep “feeding the monster” — the “monster” being industrial development. It’s paid off.
Although he did it because of a lack of support, resigning as president of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors has freed District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders to better fight for his constituents.
Turning into town from 245, the cares of the rest of the world seem to slip away. The streets are quiet, detached from the hustle and bustle of larger cities. The quiet town -- once bustling with energy -- has declined in population and businesses over the years.
A group of Lowndes County leaders is inviting the public take a walk — or a run — for a worthy cause.
The annual spring Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held at Leigh Mall in Columbus Friday, March 26, from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 27, from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
American Eurocopter celebrated a milestone Thursday at its Lowndes County plant.
To make anything work for the common good of the community and its people, it takes more than one person to get the job done. That’s the philosophy of the Columbus Exchange Club’s 2010 Andy Morris Book of Golden Deeds Award Winner, Tjajuan Boswell.
Construction work will soon begin on two hotels and restaurant space planned for the intersection of 18th Avenue North and Highway 82 in Columbus.
Sixteenth District Circuit judges James Kitchens and Lee Howard handed down sentences during the February term of Lowndes County Circuit Court:
Cadence Bank could layoff as many as nine employees from its 11 Golden Triangle branches, a company spokesman said today.
A low number of citizens responding to voluntarily registering their dangerous or vicious animals has the Columbus Police Department planning to take different measures.
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