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Columbus City Council Approves Public Transit Service, Discusses Landfill Concerns

November 21, 2012

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The Columbus City Council met on Tuesday and approved an agreement bringing bus service to the city. City Attorney Jeff Turnage noted that possible bus transportation routes have not been established, but the company — Lawrence Transit — will bring two “small buses and two larger buses” to Columbus, which will be responsible for signage identifying […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda For Nov. 20, 2012

November 16, 2012

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We encourage all residents of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and will begin at 5 p.m.

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Columbus City Council Approves New Parking Lot Agreement

November 15, 2012

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What had been thought to be a done deal between the City of Columbus and R.L Edmondson has now been changed. At the Nov. 14 special-called meeting of the Columbus City Council, council members voted 5-1 to approve a new agreement for the lease of the parking lot behind the Front Door/Back Door Restaurant. The […]

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Columbus City Council Special-called Meeting Agenda For Nov. 14, 2012

November 14, 2012

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We urge all residents of Columbus to attend this meeting of the Columbus City Council, which will be held in the conference room of City Hall (523 Main Street) at 2:00 p.m.

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk for Nov. 12, 2012–The Bridge To Nowhere Is Really A Bridge To My House

November 12, 2012

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The Bridge To Nowhere Is Really A Bridge To My House It’s sad, it’s so sad It’s a sad, sad situation And it’s getting more and more absurd It’s sad, so sad Why can’t we talk it over Always seems to me That sorry seems to be the hardest word. Elton John and Bernie Taupin […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda For Nov. 6, 2012

November 2, 2012

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We urge all residents of  Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and will begin at 5:00 p.m.  

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk for Sept. 17, 2012

September 17, 2012

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Beware the Thumb Let’s get this straight from the beginning – this is not an article condoning a firefighter making an insensitive Facebook post.  By this time, most of Lowndes County is aware that a firefighter has resigned after making a harsh comment on his Facebook page about his displeasure with a mother’s reaction on […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting To Be Held On Sept. 18, 2012

September 14, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and will begin at 5 p.m. Special To The Real Story  

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Columbus City Council Meeting Scheduled For Sept. 4, 2012

September 4, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street) and will begin at 5 p.m.   Special To The Real Story  

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Columbus City Council To Hold Special Brownfields Consultant Meeting on August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting. Special To The Real Story

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Columbus City Council To Hold Special Budget Meeting On August 22, 2012

August 21, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this important meeting.   Special To The Real Story

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Columbus City Council To Meet On August 21, 2012

August 17, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street) and will begin at 5 p.m. Special To The Real Story

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Columbus City Council To Hold Special Budget Meetings August 15 and 16

August 13, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend both of these meetings. They will be held in the courtroom of Columbus City Hall (523 Main Street), on Wednesday, August 15, at 4 p.m. and on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. Special to The Real Story

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Oh, My My…Here We Go Again!

August 9, 2012

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Stop me if you have heard this before, but on August 7, 2012 there was a madhouse going on and it was called the Caledonia Board of Aldermen meeting. The sad and cold reality is that, at some point, a writer just feels as if s/he is piling on in regards to the disaster that […]

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A Few Surprises at Columbus City Council Meeting

August 8, 2012

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The shell game. Even if you’ve never witnessed it in person, you have probably seen it portrayed on TV or in the theatre. It involves, for example, three cups and a ball. The overturned cups are moved back and forth, to and fro – with the ball being underneath one of them. The problem is […]

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Columbus City Council To Meet On August 7, 2012

August 6, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and will begin at 5 p.m.   Special to The Real Story  

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Local Night Out Events To Be Held August 7, 2012

August 6, 2012

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We urge all citizens to attend these events!

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk for July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012

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Around and Around We Go…AGAIN! You can’t fix stupid– Ron White The problem with the arrogant is that they never grasp the concept that everyone knows that they are foolish. Their view of themselves is so grandiose, that they strut in public like proud peacocks, when, in reality, the world sees them like the poor […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda for July 17, 2012

July 13, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and will begin at 5 p.m. Special to The Real Story

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda for July 3, 2012

July 3, 2012

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We urge all citizens of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), starting at 5 p.m. Special to The Real Story

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda for June 19, 2012

June 15, 2012

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We urge all residents of Columbus to attend this meeting, which will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), beginning at 5 p.m. Special to The Real Story

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Check Out These Articles!

June 5, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 30, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. City of Columbus Awarded $400,000 Brownfields Grant Consumer Corner: The Pit and Cone […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda for June 5, 2012

June 4, 2012

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All residents of Columbus are urged to attend these meetings, which are critical to the future of the city. The meeting will be held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street) and is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Special to The Real Story

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Public Forum on Crime Scheduled for May 31, 2012

May 30, 2012

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All area residents are urged to attend this public forum on crime. Special to The Real Story   Special to The Real Story

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Check Out These Articles!

May 29, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 9, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. Ask Meagan! – Topic: Bi-Racial Relationship and Unsupportive Family Consumer Corner: Thai-riffic Cuisine […]

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City Announces Public Forum on Crime

May 24, 2012

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All area residents are urged to attend this public forum on crime. Special to The Real Story

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At Week’s End for May 18, 2012

May 18, 2012

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Oh, What a Week it Was! Lowndes County politics is often feast or famine, and this week was a prime example of the area at its crazy, busy best.  Starting with a school board meeting that went from boring to interesting in the span of sixty seconds to a city council meeting that ensured that […]

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Check Out These Articles!

May 15, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 9, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. America and the War on Women Ask Meagan!: Discrimination in the Workplace Consumer […]

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Monday Morning Water Cooler Talk for May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012

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Street Talk, E-mails and Blog Posts…OH MY! Shortly after a newspaper is formed, a seemingly incessant tsunami of incoming information ensues. Phones are ringing, emails are being received, blogs are being posted, and letters arrive in the mail.  It is an actual information overload.  Quickly, our staff went from saying, “OMG, how will we fill […]

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Columbus City Council Meeting Agenda for May 15, 2012

May 14, 2012

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We urge all residents of the city of Columbus to attend the City Council meetings, which are held at the Columbus Municipal Complex (1501 Main Street), and begin at 5pm. Special to The Real Story                                           […]

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