Although April's wet weather has caused some delays with the city of Columbus' paving projects, the project should be completed this month. Still though, a new decision about paving awaits the council.
It was not out of a sense of decency that the National Football League recently let go of its tax-exempt status.
On April 28, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith sent a letter to Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders, informing him the city wanted to operate and manage the new small arms firing range, which was funded by both the county and city.
Tuesday, the Columbus Rotary Club held its Lowndes Young Leaders program at Lion Hill Center, where the group honored the graduating class 10th-graders from schools throughout the county.
Who killed Freddie Gray?
'Tis the season for family reunions and camping. My mother's family, the Newmans, gather in Natchez where the family home is located and still occupied by a fourth-generation Newman.
There's been some tense back-and-forth over the Canadian mother who said she had stopped opposing vaccinations after all seven of her kids came down with whooping cough.
I did not know I stuttered until the fourth grade.
There is nothing like a good front porch in the spring and summer.
The world is much smaller than it used to be.
It's a glorious day. The sun is finally shining and the temperature is still mild. The air is softly scented with the wildness of privet hedge and honeysuckle.
There were just too many of them and far too few of us. We couldn't stop them.
The last few weeks have provided reminders of just how blessed our communities are with great teachers.
True words are often said in jest, it has long been said.
It concerned us recently when Columbus municipal judge Marc Amos was called before the city council and asked to explain a bond he set on April 13.
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