Wednesday Aug 27
Our View: After failed bond, Lowndes still has options
When voters in the Lowndes County School District rejected a $47 million bond proposal for major additions and renovations Tuesday, the initial reaction in some quarters was in despair.
Luciernagas: Learn languages and literacy with fireflies and tortillas? It works.
Three-year-old Kimberly Marquez of Columbus is excited to play music with storyteller June Caldwell and friends Isaac Alvarez, 4, far left, and Juan Carlos Gutierrez, 4, during the Luciernagas English-Spanish reading program at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Aug. 7. Kimberly is the daughter of Joaquina and Gregorio Marquez.
Ask Rufus: The early Federal houses of Columbus
Corner Cottage on Fourth Avenue South is one of Columbus' oldest homes. It was constructed about 1830 and later enlarged and remodeled.
Our view: A bond issue easy to like
Tuesday, registered voters who live in the Lowndes County School District will go to the polls to vote on a $47 million bond issue to build, replace and renovate school facilities.
Ask Rufus: The raised-cottages of Columbus, a cultural intersection
The Ole Homestead is a ca. 1825 vernacular raised-cottage showing a Creole influence.
Lowndes bond proponents make their case
Lowndes County Schools Superintendent Lynn Wright, left, and school board attorney Jeff Smith make their pitch for the bond issue during a visit to The Dispatch offices last week.