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Business Moves with Mary: Military Hardware celebrates 60 years, prepares for new owner

Posted 12/5/2019 in Business

For 60 years the Perkerson family have owned and operated Military Hardware at 1002 13th St N. in Columbus, but a new family will take the helm "in the near future."


Business moves with Mary: Black Friday shopping starts early again this year

Posted 11/27/2019 in Business

Like myself after Thanksgiving lunch, this paper is stuffed. Though I'll be stuffed with turkey, dressing and about four different kinds of desserts, this paper is stuffed with deals and plans to spend your Thanksgiving evening and Black Friday preparing for the holidays.


Business Moves with Mary: Smith Landscaping to become Walton's Greenhouse

Posted 11/21/2019 in Business

As the new year approaches, things may be looking a little different at Smith Landscaping and the Greenhouse.


Business Moves with Mary: Cafe on Main listed for sale

Posted 11/14/2019 in Business

Cafe on Main, 101 Fifth St. S. in Columbus, is listed for sale.


Business Moves with Mary: Fashion Barn slated to close after nearly 30 years

Posted 11/7/2019 in Business

For 27 years, Homer Beaty and his wife Joanne have flown around the country searching for the latest fashions and trends for their downtown store Fashion Barn at 100 Fifth St. S.


Business Moves with Mary: Piano bar coming to Columbus

Posted 10/31/2019 in Business

For years myths have circulated of the origin of piano burning.


Business Moves with Mary: Steel Forest Furniture Store in downtown slated to close

Posted 10/24/2019 in Business

After three years in downtown, Steel Forest Furniture Store is closing its doors.


Analysis: City spending less on J5, Neel-Schaffer

Posted 8/29/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Even as scrutiny for the city's budgeting and spending continues, records indicate Columbus has invested significantly less in project management and engineering over the past two fiscal years.


'Our Hero': Late Aberdeen officer Johnny B's bench dedicated at Leadership Plaza

Posted 8/23/2019 in Community

Johnny Buster's memory and story will live on next to his late son's in downtown Columbus. In early January, Buster passed away at 72 leaving a legacy of dedication to the military, his family and the citizens he protected.


Six candidates qualify for Ward 1

Posted 8/22/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Six candidates have qualified so far for the Ward 1 city council vacancy.


Gibbs-Gray, Beard head to runoff in Ward 4 special election

Posted 8/21/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Kegdra Gibbs-Gray and Pierre D. Beard Sr. are headed to a runoff in the special election for the Ward 4 Columbus City Council vacancy.


City carves out $805K in savings, new revenue

Posted 8/21/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The city has shored up its financial position this fiscal year by at least $805,000, according to a report Mayor Robert Smith presented to city councilmen Tuesday evening at the Municipal Complex.


200th Lakota helicopter heads to Ft. Rucker

Posted 8/20/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

U.S. Army officials stepped off the Airbus tarmac in Columbus Monday morning to fly the 200th Lakota trainer helicopter to Ft. Rucker, Alabama.


Monday Profile: MSU retiree finds second career among horses

Posted 8/19/2019 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Walter Kilborn was not meant to retire. The lifelong Starkville resident left Mississippi State University nearly a decade ago, but he said he was not made to sit on his porch and watch his days tick by.


Ward 4 candidates prioritize youth outreach

Posted 8/19/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Cleaning up Ward 4 will likely start with helping the younger generation, Ward 4 candidates agreed during a forum Sunday night.


Fiber internet coming to Lowndes County

Posted 8/16/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

C Spire is slated to bring gigabit internet to homeowners and businesses throughout Lowndes County. Lowndes County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its franchise agreement with C Spire during its regular meeting Thursday morning in an effort to increase high-speed internet access to rural areas.


Ward 4 candidate forum Sunday afternoon

Posted 8/15/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The six candidates vying for the Ward 4 council seat will have one last chance to speak to voters Sunday night before the special election on Tuesday.


Pellum purchases Elbow Room for event space

Posted 8/13/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

With The Elbow Room's fate uncertain for the past year, patrons meandered in and out of the bar on Saturday for the last time.


Paulding hosts beginner, advanced workshops on investing

Posted 8/13/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Ben Paulding, founder of Crown Financial, is hosting two workshops this week offering customers guidance and financial planning.


Lowndes sheriff's candidates hit pavement for support in runoff

Posted 8/10/2019 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Right before the rain started to pour Friday afternoon, Lowndes County Republican sheriff's candidate Eddie Hawkins walked through a New Hope neighborhood with a stack of pamphlets and a notepad in-hand.



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