Columbus Fire and Rescue Capt. Todd Graham was honored Thursday as Firefighter of the Year, an honor the Columbus Exchange Club presents each year during their luncheon at Lion Hills Center.
More than 10 years ago, Genesis Church purchased the old Hughes Elementary School building on 23rd Street North. Pastor Darren Leach took possession of the keys, still unsure as to the condition of the building, but believing in God’s plan and prompting.
Two-and-a-half years ago, when Madilyn Burns was a sophomore in high school, a car accident put her in a coma for 10 days, damaging her short-term memory and causing her to have to relearn how to walk.
There may be three candidates for Lowndes County prosecutor, but there appeared to be one prevailing perspective on the job during Thursday’s Exchange Club luncheon at Lion Hills Center.
The first night B.R. Hawkins introduced dogs to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, it was chaos.
If you asked the average Mississippian to name all of Mississippi’s state agencies, Henry Williams has a pretty good idea which entity would be a stumper.
Michael Miller said he and the other firefighters had just finished Thanksgiving dinner when they got the call: house fire on 12th Avenue North.
Lowndes County Emergency Services Director Cindy Lawrence packed a lot of information into her 30-minute appearance at Thursday’s Columbus Exchange Club meeting at Lion Hills Center, detailing the work of the LCES, informing the audience how to prepare for emergencies and outlining how her agency operates.
In January, the 14th Chancery Court District serving the Golden Triangle will start over with a “fresh slate.”
When John Weathers retired and moved to Columbus in 2007, he looked around for something to fill his time. After remodeling his home for about a year, he tried his hand at fishing. After a year of that, he was bored.