View Scene and Seen photos that appeared in the newspaper March 21, 2010.
Areas of Columbus and Lowndes County look better today, thanks to the efforts of hundreds of volunteers who participated Saturday in a Clean Sweep Columbus event.
Southside Missionary Baptist Church, like other churches, provides food for the soul — in a spiritual way.
The announcement of Domtar’s closure came unexpectedly Tuesday, but some employees were already expecting the worst.
COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE — Mississippi Highway 786, also known as the Main Gate Road, will be boasting a new name next week. Mississippi Department of Transportation, family members and base officials will be on hand to rename the road George “Happy” Irby Memorial Parkway on Friday.
Columbus will get some early spring cleaning done this weekend. Link’d Young Professionals is teaming with Columbus and Lowndes County officials to organize Saturday’s Clean Sweep, a litter pick-up, trash disposal, paint touch-up, volunteer event.
When is the last time you checked your smoke alarm? If you don’t know or can’t remember, then it probably doesn’t work. If it doesn’t work, it is useless in a fire. A pot holder too close to a lit burner or a space heater left on overnight could be all it takes to start a home fire. In fact, cooking and heating are among the leading causes of home fires in the United States, according to National Fire Protection Association.
If Alan Nunnelee were in Washington now serving as Mississippi’s First District congressman, and was facing a decision whether to vote yes or no on President Barack Obama’s health care plan, he would have already announced his decision.
While the number of drunk driving arrests decreased last year across Mississippi, Columbus and Starkville proved to be the exceptions.
In what is anticipated to become a regular happening in Columbus, the Mississippi Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is holding its 16th Annual State Conference in the Friendly City for the first time ever.
Leslie Frazier leaves a wake of success everywhere he goes.
A Columbus teenager died from his injuries today after firefighters pulled him from his burning home.
Local members of the Tea Party gathered in front of Travis Childer's Columbus office on Tuesday to rally against the pending health care bill.
Speaking on behalf of Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Vice Mayor and Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin Tuesday told the Columbus Rotarians the city is “doing really well.”
The Columbus City Council Tuesday tabled a request to purchase new software for Columbus and Lowndes County E911 operations.
Lowndes County will lose 219 jobs in late April when the Domtar coated groundwood paper mill closes its doors.
Members of the Starkville-based National Guard battalion are back after nine months in Mosul, Iraq.
Construction on a new Health Department facility is proceeding as scheduled, Patsy Patterson of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District told the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday.
A Columbus teen described Monday by Columbus police as a “person of interest” in a shooting incident Saturday night is now behind bars.
Helping the Columbus Police Department in its efforts to deter crime in the city is what the Minority Leadership Training and Development Program seeks to accomplish, according to Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor and program facilitator Leroy Brooks.
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4. Carleton joins Oxford police force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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