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CHS football coach's firing takes CMSD board by surprise

Posted 11/10/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The firing of Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery earlier this week caught the Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees off guard.

Former Jack's employee pleads guilty

Posted 11/9/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A former Jack's Restaurant employee charged with serving unwholesome bread after she was accused of smearing bodily fluids on a burger in January pleaded guilty Tuesday.

Funds for Burns Bottom revitalization expected next month

Posted 11/9/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Over the last two years, when people said the Burns Bottom revitalization project was dead, Columbus Redevelopment Authority President John Acker didn't correct them.

Man who led deputies on chase through city arrested for domestic violence

Posted 11/9/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A man involved in a chase with Lowndes County deputies Tuesday is in custody.

Competing tax resolutions put CVB in jeopardy

Posted 11/8/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

There are officially two competing resolutions seeking to renew the 2-percent food and beverage tax in Lowndes County.

New Hope remembers classmate who died in weekend wreck

Posted 11/8/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

At 7:45 Tuesday morning, the students who had been milling around the New Hope High School field where the band practices dutifully formed a loose circle -- maybe 30 feet across -- and stood silently, seven to eight deep, and awaited for the short service to begin.

CHS abruptly fires head football coach

Posted 11/8/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery had talked with unbridled enthusiasm about the 2018 season.

After shooting, council forces reduced club hours

Posted 11/8/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Another Columbus nightclub is feeling the squeeze of the city council's "Safety First" philosophy.

Sources: Davis was pointing gun in the direction of the officer when he was shot

Posted 11/7/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

While the city of Columbus will not be immediately releasing body camera footage that captured a police officer shooting and killing a local man outside a nightclub on Saturday morning, multiple sources who have seen the video have told The Dispatch what it shows.

MBI says no to city releasing Booth body cam footage

Posted 11/7/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city of Columbus will not be immediately releasing body camera footage that captured a police officer shooting and killing a local man outside a nightclub on Saturday morning.

CVB funding on the line as supes stay the course

Posted 11/7/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted by a 3-2 margin Monday to pass the existing resolution for the extension of the 2-percent restaurant tax, which will divide the proceeds only between the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Golden Triangle Development LINK.

 

Vernon man dies in two-vehicle crash

Posted 11/6/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Vernon, Alabama, man died in a two-vehicle accident Sunday night in Lowndes County.

 

Mayor: Body camera video shows Davis holding gun when police officer shot him

Posted 11/6/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Body camera footage shows Raymond Davis holding a gun when a Columbus police officer shot him dead early Saturday morning, according to Mayor Robert Smith.

Volunteers prepare for annual turkey drive

Posted 11/6/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When Columbus resident Annie Barry began preparing Thanksgiving meals to take to the city's elderly and disabled residents back in 1994, she only to made about 50 plates.

Caledonia parks commission up and running

Posted 11/6/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Caledonia Park Commission held its first meeting Thursday, an occasion commission attorney Corky Smith called "the head-scratcher meeting."

CPD officer shoots local man during disturbance call

Posted 11/4/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus police officer shot and killed a local man early Saturday morning outside a night club.

The power of peace of mind

Posted 11/4/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Like most people, Eunice Robinson is no fan of weather extremes. But since February, neither the coldest winter day nor the hottest day of summer strike dread into the heart of the single mother of two as it used to.

 

Public input invited for CAFB Technical Review Committee

Posted 11/4/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Air Force Base Technical Review Committee is a joint Air Force and Community forum that meets to discuss environmental restoration activities at CAFB. Members of the public are invited to attend TRC meetings. The air base values the importance of community input in developing actions to ensure continued protection of human health and the environment.

 

Coroner identifies victim in officer-involved shooting

Posted 11/4/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant has identified a man killed by a Columbus police officer in a shooting Saturday morning.

 

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