Arrest report 5-4-2010
The Columbus-Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency will test the tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
If all goes according to plan, Columbus and Lowndes County residents could be enjoying a new soccer park by next fall, officials said at a public hearing Monday night.
The Lowndes County School District may soon achieve the unitary status it has sought for the past 40 years.
Proceeds from the Boys and Girls Club Celebrity Golf Benefit 2010 will fund summer programs at the Columbus and Starkville Boys and Girls Clubs.
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Convention and Visitors Bureau is taking a new approach to tourism marketing, by taking the show on the road.
Plans to restore a longtime Columbus home may or may not continue following Friday morning’s fire that caused damage to the structure, according to one of the owners.
Local volunteers Wednesday delivered supplies to Yazoo City for victims of an April 24 tornado, which killed four residents.
Vacant retail spaces and apartments don’t stay vacant for long in downtown Columbus, reported Main Street Columbus Director Amber Brislin.
Columbus and Lowndes County officials hope for a lot of public input on a soccer complex — tentatively titled Tan Yard Park — proposed for the Burns Bottom area.
The Columbus City Council and the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors this week are expected to vote to commit matching funds for a $2 million Mississippi Department of Transportation grant to renovate the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tombigbee River.
A pedestrian was struck by a car Thursday afternoon at the corner of Second Avenue North and 5th Street.
Mississippi University for Women sought closure Thursday over the loss of four students to a January motel fire in Hoover, Ala.; meanwhile, lawyers for the students’ parents and the motel’s owners are just getting started.
Columbus firefighters continue to investigate a fire in Southside Columbus this morning.
Mississippi University for Women paid tribute to four students lost in a January motel fire Thursday as it planted four redbud trees in their memory in front of the dorm they shared.
A select group of students are learning more than academics at Columbus High School. They’re learning how to be men.
A federal judge this week threw out a lawsuit, filed by the sister of Roosevelt Pernell Jr., against the city of Columbus, officers with the Columbus Police Department and the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.
Retail corporations and store owners eyeing cities share a lot in common with the people strolling through the businesses they own. Sometimes they’re just looking. Sometimes they say they’re just looking when they have something specific in mind. And sometimes they come right out and say what they want.
More than a week has passed since the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau made a decision to pay one-third of a $400,000 grant match for the renovation of the old river bridge. And the CVB has yet to hear from either the city or the county — the entities who passed resolutions asking the CVB to foot the bill — concerning the matter.
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