Lowndes County supervisors accepted a bid from Weathers Construction on Monday to renovate the spec building that will house a CalStar plant.
Beginning September 14, all Lowndes County nightclubs must shut their doors by 1 a.m.
Prior to supervisors passing the ordinance Thursday, there was no law on the books requiring establishments to close at a specific time.
Lowndes County supervisors Monday unanimously approved a proposal that will ban firearms from county-owned buildings and property.
Lowndes County supervisors will review a draft of an ordinance that would force nightclubs to close at 1 a.m. if approved during their recess meeting Monday.
Lowndes County supervisors authorized attorney Tim Hudson to draft an order that would prohibit open carry weapons of any nature in county facilities Monday.
Lowndes County supervisors will consider a request from District 3 volunteer firefighters to apply for an assistance to firefighters grant when they meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse.
Officials with the county’s volunteer fire services are hoping to convince Lowndes County supervisors to take the first step in a process to build a new main station by purchasing a parcel of land that would allow room for long-term growth.
As Lowndes County continues to solidify its presence in the South as an aerospace powerhouse, local leaders have their sights set on the future, looking for ways to ensure a skilled workforce prepared for jobs in aviation.
We think the Columbus City Council has more important issues to worry about than what Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders said in front of a civic club. Speaking to the Columbus Rotary Club last week, Sanders said there were some people appointed to city boards “who couldn’t tie their shoes.”
At about 11 o’clock Tuesday night, Bill Brigham was rounding up the last of his large campaign signs.
For Brigham, who outseated incumbent Lowndes County District 2 Supervisor Frank Ferguson, the anticipation is over.
Brigham beat out Ferguson, who is finishing his first term as supervisor, 1,404 (59.97 percent) to 936 (39.98 percent), in the Republican primary, to secure a seat at the Board of Supervisors’ table in January.