Looking Back – September 20


Thirty-eight open fires, including 19 grass fires and 19 illegal open fires, were reported to area fire departments after county officials banned open burning.


About 500 people participated in the inaugural “A Notable Run and Walk” then attended a musical performance by guest artist Banu Gibson and New Orleans Hot Jazz to raise money for Pro Musica Orchestra.


Columbus Utilities began notifying its water customers about how to avoid excessively high water bills if meter readings showed a sharp increase in usage.