Tierra Ledbetter was a 4-year-old tee-ball player when she got the nickname “Firecracker” from her coach Cassandra Bogan.
Chloe Draper won’t graduate from Columbus High School until May, but she has already earned an associate’s degree from East Mississippi Community College.
At a meeting of the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday, Columbus Municipal School District Board president Jason Spears said the biggest challenge facing the board is finding ways community members can get involved with the school district.
John Almond knows of a police officer who, on his first day of work, was the first to respond to the scene of an 11-year-old who was accidentally shot.
A local canine officer discovered a bag each of cocaine and methamphetamines at Lion Hills during the Exchange Club’s weekly luncheon Thursday. Luckily, it was just a drill.
Columbus resident Max Cullum always told his children to leave places better than they were when they arrived — something he apparently has practiced all over volunteer sites in Columbus, from serving food at Loaves and Fishes to repairing elevators at First United Methodist Church.
The news that the Federal Communications Commission had voted 3-2 along party lines to repeal “net neutrality” broke just as Brandon Presley was preparing to speak to the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday at Lion Hills Center.
In her 15 years with the Columbus Housing Authority, including the past three as executive director, Debra Taylor has seen people from all backgrounds come to her in desperate need of housing.
Officials are at odds with a Columbus businessman’s claims that random violent crime is on the rise and local police and media are hiding that information from the public.
There has likely never been a breed of dog more maligned than the American pit bull terrier, which is widely considered to be an aggressive, unpredictable and dangerous dog.