13 hrs ago
Our View: Getting at the root of poverty
Figures from a U.S. Census Report paint a grim picture of life in the Golden Triangle.
17 hrs ago
Arrest report: 7-25-14
Ronnie Hendricks, 59, 822 9th Ave. S., was arrested July 21 by CPD and charged with domestic violence/aggravated assault.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Local retailers ready for tax-free weekend
Ashia Williams, 6, browses in the school supplies section at Kmart Wednesday. Ashia plans to return this weekend with her parents Michael and Ashley Williams of Columbus to take advantage of the state's sales tax-free weekend on school supplies.
CAFB takes positive approach to study results
Officials at Columbus Air Force Base say they are evaluating the services they provide to personnel after an Air Force Times study listed the base as one of the least-popular to be stationed in the Air Force.
Daily Times Leader
Leap of faith: Culin-Arts relocating to Oxford
Valeda Carmichael has called West Point home for the last 34 years. By the end of the summer, however, that may change.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Airbus VP says future is bright in Columbus
Sam Adcock, Airbus Vice President and General Manager for the Columbus facility, center, talks with Bart Wise of the Columbus Rotary Club.
River Island Park hits funding snag
Efforts to convert land west of the Tombigbee River on The Island into a man-made beach and park will be delayed after the city's request for grant funding was not approved.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
CVB pitches in $21K for sidewalk connector lights
Members of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors voted to provide $21,136 for supplies that will be used to install ornamental lighting on the connecting sidewalk between the Riverwalk and the Columbus Soccer Complex.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Ask Rufus: The irrepressible Uncle Bunky
Children's groups such as these Brownies from Aberdeen often appeared on Uncle Bunky's Fun Time television program where they were entertained by his drawings of crazy animals.
Birney Imes: Just RipStiking around
From left, Gabriel Knepp, Lena Bontrager, Hannah Knepp and Lance Bontrager, all of Macon, stand with their RipStiks in the parking lot behind the post office Saturday a week ago.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Columbus sales tax collections up nearly $100K
Sales tax revenue in Columbus from May saw a gain of more than $91,000 over May 2013 thanks to out-of-town traffic generated by events held in the city, including the President's Cup soccer tournament and Market Street Festival.
Voice of the people: In praise of dingy theaters
Ever since I moved back from Memphis to Columbus, I have been wondering why the Varsity Twin has not been renovated by Hope Community Church.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Port authority moves toward finding new director
John Hardy thanks friends and co-workers for coming to his retirement party Thursday at the LINK.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Business brief: AbilityWorks awarded CARF Accreditation
CARF International has announced that AbilityWorks of Columbus has been accredired for a preiod of three years for its Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services and Empoyee Development Services.
Business brief: Veal Chiropractic Welcomes Magee
Joseph Magee, D.C., will begin practice in Columbus this month with Veal Chiropractic Clinic.
New mill values could shape priorities
It will be September before millage rates for the 2014-15 fiscal year are set in Lowndes County and Columbus, but preliminary tax roll values indicate what the value of each mill will be worth.
Social Security office back open in Columbus
The Social Security Administration office in Columbus is back open after closing for repairs in the wake of the April 28 tornadoes that struck Lowndes County.
No resurrection imminent for theater-turned-church
Hope Community Church music director Jay Armstrong stands outside the old ticket booth of the Varsity Twin cinema in downtown Columbus.
Browning on Business: Golden Triangle gets new fast food eatery, furniture store
Mayor Robbie Robinson said this week the seafood eatery chain is slated to open in early August, though weather may push that timeframe back, as construction crews have been forced to work around rain recently.