Market Street Festival 2014 Music Lineup

Market Street Festival 2014 Music Lineup

04/22/2014

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Columbus, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Music:

Come on downtown and celebrate at the nineteenth annual Market Street Festival this weekend, May 2nd and 3rd. We will even have a little sneak… Read More ›

Columbus Police Chief Retires From Force

Columbus Police Chief Retires From Force

04/18/2014

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Columbus, Community, Crime, Featured, News, Op-Ed / Editorials, Opinion, Politics:

OPINION Colin Krieger Publisher The worst-kept secret in Columbus has finally come true, as multiple reliable sources have confirmed that Columbus Police Chief Selvain  “Lightning”… Read More ›

Ad correction (1083)

Ad correction (1083)

04/11/2014

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Featured:

An incorrect phone number was listed on this ad in our most recent issue. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.

Ad correction – First Metropolitan – Issue 1081

Ad correction – First Metropolitan – Issue 1081

03/31/2014

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Corrections:

An advertisement we ran in 1081 was accidentally partially cut off. Here is the full/uncropped version.  

Classified ad – correction

03/28/2014

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Featured:

The following Classified Ad was inadvertently left out of this week’s edition. REAL ESTATE – FOR SALE Building located on Jess Lyons Rd across from… Read More ›

Courtesy Photo Eliot Lee Hazel RosanneCash

Weekend Getaways – Rosanne Cash To Play Two Mississippi Shows

03/21/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, Friends & Neighbors, Music:

BY JEFF CLARK jeffclark@packet-media.com   Multi-award winning country musician Rosanne Cash will be performing at the Ford Center Friday night on the campus of the… Read More ›

Corrected Sunstruck ad – Issue 1080

Corrected Sunstruck ad – Issue 1080

03/20/2014

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Featured:

We made a mistake on this ad as it was published in this week’s issue. Corrected version below.

VIDEO: Exclusive video from Tuesday’s shooting

03/20/2014

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This video was taken by a neighbor at Tuesday’s shooting in New Hope. Deputies Clint Sims and Larry Swearingen were shot by Kenneth Coscia in… Read More ›

The Packet Presents 
Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy
Saturday, March 15
The Loft at Rueben’s 
Doors open at 7 p.m.

On The Road With Shonna Tucker And Eye Candy — Alabama Native To Play Columbus Saturday Night

03/14/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, Friends & Neighbors, Music:

** The Packet Presents Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy — Saturday, March 15 The Loft at Rueben’s — Doors open at 7 p.m. ** BY… Read More ›

Green Hill native Jason Isbell to perform in Tuscaloosa Friday

Green Hill native Jason Isbell to perform in Tuscaloosa Friday

03/13/2014

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Entertainment, Featured, Music:

BY JEFF CLARK Managing Editor, West Alabama Gazette jeff.clark@packet-media.com It’s been about 12 years since Green Hill native Jason Isbell joined the Drive-By Truckers, playing… Read More ›

Scene Advertisements

Scene Advertisements

03/10/2014

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The Scene with Rick Mason:

NGA Elvis poster

The Place Where Elvis Played Amory’s “Old Armory” Reborn

03/07/2014

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Community, Entertainment, Featured, Friends & Neighbors, Music:

BY HOPE HARRINGTON OAKES Staff Writer hopeharringtonoakes@gmail.com AMORY – When construction was completed in 1942, the National Guard Armory in Amory became a vital part… Read More ›

Police Looking For Riverwalk Vandals

Police Looking For Riverwalk Vandals

03/07/2014

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Uncategorized:

Special To The Packet From WCBI Photo By Debbie Milliern/The Packet COLUMBUS – They are caught on video vandalizing the Columbus Riverwalk and police need… Read More ›

Rants, Raves and Circumstance – 1078

03/07/2014

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Columns, Community, CVB, Featured, Opinion, Politics, School Board:

BY BRIAN JONES Staff Writer brian.jones@packet-media.com In which I consider the CVB, lawsuits against the a local school district and once again turn my gimlet… Read More ›

Columbus Director of Federal Programs Travis Jones

Federal Programs Department Loses Another Grant

03/07/2014

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Business News, Columbus, Columns, Community, Featured, News, Politics:

Miscalculation Costs City $150,000 HOME Grant BY JEFF CLARK For the third time since November, Columbus Director of Federal Programs Travis Jones found himself in… Read More ›

Ad Correction: 1078

Ad Correction: 1078

03/06/2014

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Uncategorized:

Corrected Blades ad for Issue 1078. There was an error in this advertisement. The corrected version is posted here.

[PDF] Supplements to Brian Jones’ Caledonia Town Hall meeting article

03/06/2014

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Caledonia, City Council, Community, Featured, Politics:

Supplements to Brian Jones’ Caledonia Town Hall meeting article, published 3/5/2014 in The Packet Please click the links below in order to download the following PDF… Read More ›

One Wreck Leads To Another

One Wreck Leads To Another

01/25/2014

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Accidents, Columbus, Community, Featured, News, Wreck:

Colin Krieger/The Packet A Columbus woman found herself stuck on a suburban hillside after she pulled off of the highway following a car accident last… Read More ›

CMSD Hires Football Coach — McGill: Magnet Schools “Stabilized” Enrollment, Achievement

CMSD Hires Football Coach — McGill: Magnet Schools “Stabilized” Enrollment, Achievement

01/25/2014

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CMSD, Entertainment, Featured, News, Politics, School Board, Sports:

BY BRIAN JONES Staff Writer brian.jones@packet-media.com The Columbus Municipal School Board on Tuesday hired a new football coach at Columbus High School, discussed the impact… Read More ›

Williams Play Wins Award

Williams Play Wins Award

01/24/2014

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Columbus, Community, Entertainment, Featured, News, Uncategorized:

Williams Play Wins Award The Tennessee Williams Tribute Committee won two awards representing Columbus in Vicksburg at the Mississippi Theatre Association competition.Heather Box won the… Read More ›