October 2, 2009
Crystal Gayle Smith and Justin Don Abrams, both of Columbus, were married Sept. 9, 2009. The bride is the daughter of John E. and Sandra K. Smith of Vernon, Ala. She is the granddaughter of Willie Quinn Vail Pennington and the late Rev. Lloyd W. Vail, and Madie Hardin and the late J.T. Smith. She is a 2000 graduate of Lamar County High School. The groom is the son of Hershel Abrams and Linnea Thompson of Ethelsville, Ala. He is the grandson of Gene and Mavis Brown, and the late J.D. and Marguerite Abrams. He is a 1999 graduate of Pickens County High School The bride is a nurse at Aurora Health and Rehab and the groom is employed with McNees Construction. The couple resides in Columbus.
1. Some road projects ongoing, others about to begin COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Jeff Smith: West Lowndes in need of storm shelters COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Oktibbeha Lake dam remains intact; overnight shelter opens in Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY