Mayor breaks tie to approve $9K trip to Atlanta

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

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.

Starkville residents push back on annexation

Posted about 2 hours ago in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Residents who live in areas the city of Starkville is considering annexing flocked to City Hall Tuesday to rail against the annexation at the city's first public hearing on the matter.

CAFB major dies on Caribbean cruise liner

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

An Air Force major stationed at Columbus Air Force Base died Friday on a cruise ship owned by Princess Cruises in the Caribbean.

Homeless Coalition receives $15K in first Impact Award

Posted about 2 hours ago in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition didn't plan a celebration to mark its fifth anniversary. Even so, it got a big present Tuesday, even bigger than organizers had imagined.




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Clara Hicks celebrates her 33rd anniversary of employment at Harveys Restaurant in downtown Columbus this month. She joined the staff about one year after the Harveys location opened its doors. Hicks preps many of the restaurant's favorite menu items, including creamy chicken noodle soup, bread pudding and a variety of quiche.

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