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Downtown shooting injures one

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man is in stable condition after he was shot early Sunday morning in downtown Columbus, according to officials with the Columbus Police Department.

McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Chris McDill, a local artist and craftsman, died yesterday after a lengthy illness.

 

Upcoming bills aimed at renaming GT highways

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Several forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Triangle highways after longtime local legislators.

 

 

Black History Month: Luckett to speak about Margaret Walker

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Dr. Robert Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American Experience at Jackson State University, will present "This Is My Century: Margaret Walker and the Black Arts Movement" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at The W's Poindexter Hall.

 

Four MSMS students qualify for U.S. Presidential Scholar

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

Four Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students are among 4,000 candidates selected across the U.S. for their test scores and academic achievement to qualify for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Award, which recognizes the most distinguished graduating seniors in the nation.

Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platforms

Posted 2/6/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The four candidates running for the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council spoke at Hunt Museum during the Mississippi Derby Tea Social on Saturday.

Columbus child struck by vehicle

Posted 2/6/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus child was struck by a car while riding a bicycle near Seventh Street North on Saturday.

Brock leaving United Way

Posted 2/6/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A season is drawing to a close for Patricia Brock.

 

Primary absentee ballots available

Posted 2/6/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Circuit Clerk's office is now providing absentee ballots for the primary election in March.

 

 

CPD searching for alleged armed robbers

Posted 2/6/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Officers with the Columbus Police Department at press time Saturday evening were still searching for two men accused of robbing residents at a Maple Street apartment in East Columbus on Friday night.

 

Negro League historian, son of Satchel Paige speaks in Columbus

Posted 2/5/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

In celebrating Black History Month, Columbus Municipal School District hosted Negro League baseball historian Larry Lester and Robert Paige -- the oldest son of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, a longtime Negro League star -- at a presentation Thursday morning at Cook Elementary Magnets Fine Arts School.

Chase ends with N. Columbus crash

Posted 2/5/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Thursday night car chase involving an officer from the Columbus Police Department ended in a wreck in North Columbus.

African Children's Choir to perform Sunday

Posted 2/5/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

After five months of touring the U.S., Patience Namata, a 7-year-old from Uganda, will perform a concert at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus on Sunday with 17 other African school children.

City hall work continues

Posted 2/4/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Work is progressing smoothly on Columbus city hall's renovations.

CMSD honors teachers, administrators of the year

Posted 2/4/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees announced awards for teachers and administrators of the year Wednesday.

New Columbus police chief to begin Feb. 19

Posted 2/4/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Oscar Lewis III will begin his duties as chief of the Columbus Police Department on Friday, Feb. 19, according to a statement released by the mayor's office Wednesday.

Arrest made in pepper spray robbery

Posted 2/4/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus resident Jeremy Shanklin, 24, of 504 Avenue B, has been arrested and charged with robbery.

 

Japan the focus of events at W

Posted 2/4/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Mississippi University for Women's 2016 International Series will begin its focus on Japan with Tadaharu Yamamoto, president of Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, presenting the talk "Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and Cross-Cultural Communication."

 

Council approves $46K for bridge repair

Posted 2/3/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to the North Lehmberg Road bridge during its Tuesday meeting.

Ward 5 candidates to speak at Saturday event

Posted 2/3/2016 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The four candidates for the Ward 5 City Council seat have each been invited to speak Saturday at the Mississippi Derby Tea Social.

 

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