Head Start, a federally funded program that prepares children ages 3 to 5 for school, was on the verge of leaving Hope because of an inadequate number of children enrolled in its one class.


Vocalist Lesley A. Cooper, a senior at Columbus North High School, and Columbus artist Cathe Burris were presented the Mayor’s Arts Awards.


Columbus Fire Department took delivery of two new 1,000-gallon pumper trucks at a cost of $7,000 each with an additional $7,000 in special equipment.