Columbus voters Tuesday ousted a pair of Republican incumbents during the city's municipal general election, solidifying what will be a 2009-2013 Columbus City Council with four of its six seats filled with newcomers.
Whether a case of voter fraud or a side effect of poor voter turnout, state and local election officials are concerned about the number of absentee ballots cast in Columbus during the city’s May 5 primary elections.
Weyerhaueser company officials this morning confirmed an explosion Monday evening at the Columbus Cellulose Fiber operation.
Martha Gail Stafford brandished two silver spades, grabbed a small wad of white cream and smoothed it out on a black countertop before sprinkling brown specks over the cream. “Chop, chop, fold, fold,” she said.
Several Lowndes County administrative offices soon may have a new home, members of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors announced during a Monday meeting. During the meeting, the board voted to make a $950,000 offer to Cadence Bank to purchase the former First Federal bank building near the intersection of Main Street and 12th Street North.
Precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for the Columbus municipal general elections. Voters will cast their ballots at the following locations:
The following people were arrested on felony charges, according to reports released from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office:
Wearing green and yellow silk Hawaiian flower leis and clothes as brightly-colored as their moods, a couple dozen excited and energetic children Friday said, “Aloha” to summer during the first week of Camp Cook, a summer camp for kindergarten through sixth-grade students of the Columbus Municipal School District.
At the age of 16, Hagan Walker already is becoming a captain of the computer industry.
The MUW Explorer will make waves again this summer on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
The following incidents were reported by the Columbus Police Department:
CALEDONIA -- Voters Tuesday will have a chance to cast their ballots for a pair of mayoral candidates and 10 residents who have qualified for the town's Board of Aldermen.
Helen O'Neal, Crawford's longtime mayor, will find out who will take her place on Tuesday, when the town will hold its municipal election.
Personal campaigning seems to have taken a back seat to an issue many local political candidates have described as "imperative" to Columbus' Tuesday municipal general election.
A recent surge of industries and jobs in Lowndes County during the past year has rocketed Columbus near the top of a list of nationwide economic strength ratings for micropolitan statistical areas.
Motorcyclists will be out in force this weekend, revving their engines in the battle against cancer. The third annual Columbus Ride for Life event begins today with a bike show in center court at Columbus’ Leigh Mall and culminates with a roar Saturday.
The following incidents were reported by the Columbus Police Department: CPD officers responded to Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle at about 6:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a rape victim at the hospital.
Members of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority within the next few weeks will present the results of a battery of studies conducted on a trio of properties being considered for the county’s upcoming sportsplex project.
Lance White didn’t expect to be in Columbus on Wednesday night. But when he heard what was happening to one of his former baseball coaches, he decided he couldn’t afford not to be in town.
A couple of long-standing family-owned Columbus funeral homes have become one.
North Mississippi hospitals and health care providers will not be “left out of the mix” in future federal health care reform talks, according to First District U.S. Rep. Travis Childers.
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