MLK Day of Service
Volunteers participate in a Day of Service to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
Starkville Academy Vols defeat Columbus Christian Rams 56-47
The two teams were tied 38-all in the third quarter before Starkville Academy pulled ahead in the Dec. 5 game at Columbus Christian.
O Christmas Tree
Mayor Smith flipped the switch to turn on the lights during the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held Dec. 5 at the Columbus Riverwalk.
Local organizations ride down Main Street during Columbus Christmas Parade
Participants lined up by the soccer complex before parading down Main St. and looping back along College St. Dec. 2 in downtown Columbus.
West Lowndes girls basketball defeats New Hope
The Panthers defeated the Trojans 55-42 in a game Nov. 30 at West Lowndes High School.
Gathering to give back
A celebratory shout rang out in the Stokes-Beard Elementary School kitchen with the completion of each order as volunteers gathered to prepare meals for those in need of a Thanksgiving meal Nov. 28 in Columbus.
"What are you thankful for?"
We asked a few local folks what they are most thankful for Nov. 26 in Columbus. Here's what they had to say.
Caledonia family raises pet turkeys
The family also takes the turkeys, Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton, to schools to visit students. On Nov. 25 they were at home holding and feeding their feathery friends.
Little turkeys prepare for Thanksgiving program
Children at First United Methodist Church Early Learning Center rehearsed for their Thanksgiving program on Nov. 20 in Columbus. The program was held Nov. 21.
Beard hosts kickoff for new mentorship program
Ward 4 City Councilman Pierre Beard spoke with students during the kickoff for his mentorship program Nov. 1 at the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus.
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