Arrests

Lowndes County Soccer Complex Named For Community Leader

                        Lowndes County Soccer Complex Named For Community Leader By The Packet In a unanimous decision during Monday’s meeting, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors took a significant step…

Parents Arrested For Smoking Weed in Front Of Kid

Parents Arrested For Smoking Weed in Front Of Kid By The Packet The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics STING Unit (Special Tactics Investigative Narcotic Group) has charged a mother and father with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Daisy…

Columbus Police Investigating Billboard Death

    Columbus Police Investigating Billboard Death By The Packet The Columbus Police Department is currently investigating a death incident. Sunday, at approximately 1 p.m., the Columbus Police and Fire Departments responded to an area near Core Fitness on Highway…

Woman, Pets Killed In Camper Fire

Woman, Pets Killed In Camper Fire By The Packet¬† On Monday morning, May 22, shortly before 6:00 am, a camper fire occurred on Lincoln Road, across the street from Walmart. Once the fire was extinguished, the body of a deceased…

Four-Vehicle Accident Causes Damage on Main Street

Four-Vehicle Accident Causes Damage on Main Street By The Packet A four-vehicle accident occurred on Friday morning, May 19, 2023, at approximately 10:26 am on Main Street, just before the red light at 13th Street. The incident took place when…

Port Celebrates 35 Year Partnership

Port Celebrates 35 Year Partnership Special to The Packet   The Lowndes County Port Authority celebrated a significant milestone of 35 years navigating the economic currents of the Golden Triangle. To commemorate the occasion, the department organized a crawfish boil…

Bret Michaels Honored to Perform at Columbus Air Force Base Rock Festival

Bret Michaels Honored to Perform at Columbus Air Force Base Rock Festival Special to the Packet Air Force Entertainment and Columbus AFB collaborated to secure a special guest for the highly anticipated Rock Festival 2023 concert. The organizers were thrilled…

Allegro Clinic Marks 10th Anniversary

    Allegro Clinic Marks 10th Anniversary By Pam Brownlee Allegro Family Clinic in the New Hope Community commemorated a decade of service with a joyous celebration on May 10, lasting from 2 to 5 p.m. The event united Allegro…

Kidnapping Suspect And Chronic Felon Arrested For Car Theft

Kidnapping Suspect And Chronic Felon Arrested For Car Theft ¬†Packet   Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputies have charged Corey Benjamin Mixon, a familiar face, with felony taking of a motor vehicle. Mixon, 37 years old, was apprehended in Alcorn County after…

Eighth Of May Program

        Eighth Of May Program Pamela Brownlee   On February 26, 2005, Renita Holmes, astudent atMSMS at the time, conducted a Zoom interview with Mr. Chuck Yarborough and proposed the idea of a Black History Month Program….