COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

6779 results   « previous   Page 2 of 339   next »

New mill values could shape priorities

Posted 7/17/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

It will be September before millage rates for the 2014-15 fiscal year are set in Lowndes County and Columbus, but preliminary tax roll values indicate what the value of each mill will be worth.

Thieves steal from local non-profit

Posted 7/16/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Operation Ukraine was broken into just before 2 a.m. Tuesday, according to Columbus Police Department Investigations Commander Captain Brett Swan. Four bicycles were stolen from the organization's warehouse. Operation Ukraine is located at 803 Ninth St. S.

 

Council moves forward with 15th Street repairs

Posted 7/16/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus councilmen approved bids from APAC to repave and repair 15th Street South during their meeting Tuesday. The project will cost approximately $122,800.

 

New Hope couple arrested for cyberstalking

Posted 7/16/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Jennifer Henderson Andrews, 41, and Scott Douglas Andrews, 44, of 220 Andrews Road, were arrested by investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department last week after posting disparaging comments about Andrews' ex-wife on the couple's Facebook pages.

Former co-workers raise money for murder victim's family

Posted 7/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

In a time of tragedy, local restaurateurs have banded together to help one of their own. Two weeks ago, 31-year-old Quinton Hill died after being shot during what police say was a robbery attempt at his Columbus home. On Monday, former Front Door/Back Door Restaurant owner Sarah Labensky and her staff gathered at Zachary's restaurant to raise money for Hill's family, which includes Hill's infant daughter.

 

Unusually cool nighttime temps slated

Posted 7/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

When was the last time you remember temperatures dipping below 60 degrees in the middle of July? If you were born after 1967 your answer is "never," but that could change this week.

 

Supes agree to provide $10M for Communiversity

Posted 7/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County supervisors have agreed to a new three-year contract with the Golden Triangle Development LINK to represent the county's industrial development interests.

Beat the heat without breaking the bank

Posted 7/15/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

If you're like most people, when you get home from work everything gets turned on. The thermostat is set to Antarctica, the oven is cooking and ceiling fans are circulating. It can all lead to high bills.

The ties that bind: Family connections make job special

Posted 7/14/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Between the long-time customers she sees every day and her employees, Sandra Hall likens working at the Sunflower on Alabama Street to being with family.

 

City schools will not declare shortfall

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District expects to spend more money than it takes in during the 2014-15 school year. Even so, the school board will not declare a budget shortfall.

 

Inspection stickers still required, despite efforts to end them

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

"The report of my death was an exaggeration," humorist Mark Twain once quipped. The same could be said of Mississippi's vehicle inspection program. Annual vehicle safety inspections continue to be required in the state, but there has been confusion among drivers who may have read the headlines about the law's demise in the state legislature.

County schools propose $47 million bond issue

Posted 7/12/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Lowndes County voters who reside outside the Columbus city limits will go to the polls next month to vote on a $47 million bond issue, which will fund a variety of construction projects and technology initiatives throughout the Lowndes County School District.

Wounded deputies welcomed back to work

Posted 7/11/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two Lowndes County Sheriff's Department deputies who were shot in the line of duty have returned to work. Lt. Larry Swearingen and Lt. Clint Sims were honored Thursday along with the E-911 dispatchers, first responders and fellow officers who were on the scene of the March 18 shooting in a New Hope subdivision.

CL&W will not face penalties for overflows

Posted 7/11/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Light and Water will not face financial penalties stemming from an inquiry by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding sanitary sewage overflows.

Board chooses Hickman as superintendent

Posted 7/11/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees selected Dr. Philip Hickman as its superintendent of schools during a special meeting today. Hickman, 38, comes to Columbus from Houston, Texas, where he served as an assistant superintendent in the country's seventh-largest school district.

KiOR exploring sale, hires firm to assist

Posted 7/10/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

KiOR has hired a firm to perform financial advising and assist in exploring a possible merger or sale. The company, which built a $218 million plant in Columbus in 2011, made the announcement in a filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday.

The summer of the 'super flea'

Posted 7/10/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Summer is here, and so are the pests that come with it. If it seems that this year the flea problem is especially bad, it's probably a sign that the fleas are getting better at adapting to treatments, experts say.

Local men arrested on drug charges

Posted 7/10/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Two Columbus men have been arrested on separate charges related to drug trafficking.

Photo: Mayor honored

Posted 7/10/2014 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith was selected as the 27th civilian to be honored with the Columbus Air Force Base Wingman distinction during a Tuesday evening presentation at the CAFB.

 

« previous   Page 2 of 339   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Instagram

Follow Us via Email