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Columbus Lowe's reopens after brief COVID-19 closure

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowe's Home Improvement off Military Road in Columbus reopened at 6 a.m. today after an employee tested positive earlier this week for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Mayor cuts city employees' hours until further notice

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has reduced work hours for most city employees, an executive decision that became effective Wednesday morning and is expected to last at least through next week, said the city's Chief Administrative Officer David Armstrong.

LCSO: Victim of fatal officer-involved shooting was armed

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Authorities released more details in an officer-involved shooting in North Columbus Wednesday, including allegations the victim had pointed a weapon at a Lowndes County deputy and stole an unmarked law enforcement vehicle during the incident.

 

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Meredith Fraser holds a plate Tuesday of Easter saltine toffee she made at her home in Columbus. Saltine crackers, chocolate chips, brown sugar and butter go into this sweet-and-salty snack topped with colorful candies.

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