Around Columbus

May 2

News around Columbus and the surrounding area as reported on or about this date in the pages of The Evening Republican and The Republic 10, 25 and 50 years ago.

2005

Columbus Animal Control Department held an open house to celebrate its new building and shelter.

1990

Despite the objections of adjacent residents, Columbus City Council voted to allow a sand and gravel pit near Walesboro.

1965

Marine First Lt. Dale Eddy of Columbus was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds he suffered in combat in Vietnam.