2006

McDonald’s officials confirmed that a fast-food restaurant with a drive-thru window, the third location in the city, would be built at the corner of Third Street and Lafayette Avenue on the site of the former El Sarape Mexican Restaurant.

1991

A $10 million Lotto Cash Jackpot created a ticket-buying frenzy among area residents, with at least one store selling more than 400 tickets to one customer.

1966

The U.S. Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Agency agreed to give the city clear title to Columbus Municipal Airport at Walesboro.