Itís Pilgrimage time, which means visitors far and wide will descend on the Friendly City, filling up our bed-and-breakfasts and hotels and touring the city to see what weíre all about.
As Mother Nature does her part to beautify our lovely corner of the world, humans are organizing to do likewise.
Once upon a time, decades ago, mothers were able to let their elementary-aged children roam free and alone.
Starting today, readers will see a slimmed-down Commercial Dispatch with a fresh, new look.
This week the county took one more step toward what until recently has been a mirage on the distant horizon, a sportsplex.
By now even the most determined optimist would agree that the economic downturn isnít going to end anytime soon. After decades of unrestrained spending, citizens, governments and businesses are scrambling to cut out waste, reduce expenses and squirrel away every spare dollar. Itís happening across the country and here in the Golden Triangle.
For a decade, Columbus has been talking about building a sportsplex. Meanwhile, neighboring cities like Starkville and Tupelo have benefited from hundreds of thousands of dollars pumped into their economies by such facilities.
Now, more than ever, we need good candidates for public office; qualifying deadline for city elections is March 6
Amid the bleak winter of our economy, governments are right and prudent to hunker down and seek out ways to cut costs.
With his long awaited and eagerly anticipated Inaugural address, Barack Obama, our nationís 44th president, offered hope to Americans desperate for change and new vision.
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