Columbus Fire and Rescue now has what it’s been seeking for the last five years — re-accreditation from the national Center for Public Safety and Excellence.
The price tag of remaining the only municipality in Mississippi to be accredited, has been about $250,000, according to Fire and Rescue Chief Martin Andrews.
Mayor Robert Smith cast the deciding vote Tuesday evening to send himself and four firefighters on a trip to Atlanta that will cost the city more than $9,000.
On Wednesday, John Trahan and Laura Elsenboss stopped by Coffee House on 5th while on a two-year bike trip across the U.S.
Ever since the PBS Masterpiece series “Downton Abbey” first aired in 2010, many Americans have been fascinated by the fortunes — and misfortunes — of the fictional Crawley family and their servant staff.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is canceling a trip to Asia to stay in Washington and push for an elusive funding bill to get the
CAPE CANAVERAL — The last space shuttle to soar makes its museum debut this weekend, and it’s the belle of NASA’s retirement ball. The Atlantis
Cole McCollum has always tried to find time to spend with his father Tom on Father’s Day.
It is a safe bet the 2013 Father’s Day may be long remembered as the best one.
Local officials returned from a fact-finding mission in Indiana late Wednesday with optimism toward Lawrence Transit System’s proposal to provide public transportation in Columbus, saying only a few minor details need to be worked out before the company can begin providing its services here.
A clearer picture could emerge about the potential for a bus service in Columbus when city officials travel to Lawrence, Ind., next week to meet with representatives from Lawrence Transit System, city director of federal programs Travis Jones said Friday.
At a time when the Columbus Municipal School District was cutting non-essential expenses, Tommy Prude spent close to $1,000 on a conference that was held just two days before his term on the school board ended.