Articles by Kristin Mamrack
District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks Wednesday informed the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors of issues a committee will examine when conducting a comprehensive assessment of Lowndes County volunteer fire services.
Operations will start next month at Columbus’ KiOR renewable fuels plant.
The budgeting process for Lowndes County is underway, with the Board of Supervisors scheduled to adopt a new budget Sept. 14.
Mere weeks into his new position, Ron Maloney, the new vice president for economic development for Clay County, is convinced he’s the right man for the job and has found a good fit with Clay County and the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link.
At 356 pounds, Darlene Cox’s body gave up.
After spending three days in a coma, followed by weeks hospitalized in an intensive care unit, Cox knew she had to make big changes, if she wanted to live.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday voted to give Silicor Materials an extension to meet terms of a local incentive package.
Board President and District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders plans to continue discussion of consolidating city and county emergency services.
And members of the Columbus City Council agreed they need more information to know whether to support the idea.
Board President and District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders didn’t get very far Tuesday with his plea for the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors to consider consolidating city and county emergency services.
The day she lost everything was the day Denise Todd started giving back.
Cadence Bank and the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society are hosting a pet adoption day on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon at the Cadence Bank branch on Bluecutt Road.
The following cases were disposed of this week in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court: Steven Ewell pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and was sentenced as
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors likely will vote Tuesday to accept the resignation of George Swales from the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors’ Bureau.
George Swales reportedly has resigned his position from the board of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors’ Bureau.
Tuesday’s Environmental Protection Agency announcement that KiOR was granted registration as a renewable gasoline product is “great news” for the company and the Columbus KiOR facility, KiOR CEO Fred Cannon said Wednesday.
Friday is the final curtain for West Lowndes High School Principal Clifford Reynolds.
While the majority of cases involve various drug charges and property crimes, judges with the 14th Judicial District are set to preside over trials on aggravated assault, felony DUI, armed robbery, kidnapping and various sex crimes as the July term of Circuit Court begins this week in Oktibbeha County.
A group of 99 Mississippi 4-H leaders received a lesson Tuesday at the 4-County Electric Power Association corporate office.
Admitting it’s “not popular to be a criminal defense attorney,” one of Lowndes County’s five public defenders spoke Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club, hoping to give her audience a new perspective.
After receiving updates on county property owners’ efforts to clean up their properties, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Friday unanimously voted to clean up one of the county’s.
The state’s first two human cases of West Nile virus have been reported for 2012.