Accidents

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 ›

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside

01/17/2014

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Accidents, Featured, Lowndes County, News, Robbery / Burglary, Wreck:

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net A violent wreck on 14th Street North left several Columbus residents without power… Read More ›

Huge Wreck on Hughes Road

Huge Wreck on Hughes Road

12/31/2013

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

Colin Krieger/The Packet columbuspacket@cableone.net     Power was temporarily disconnected and four vehicles were damaged early Friday morning when a Columbus man left the roadway and… Read More ›

Holiday House Fire

12/31/2013

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Accidents, Featured, Fire, News:

Debbie Milliern/The Packet Shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, the Westbrooks family  at 736 West View Lane Road were awakened by a buzzing noise. When Danny… Read More ›

Third Wreck Of Year For Lowndes Family

Third Wreck Of Year For Lowndes Family

12/31/2013

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Accidents, Featured, News, Wreck:

BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cabelone.net A Lowndes County woman is recovering from injuries from a wreck on ridge Road last Monday, the third accident her family… Read More ›

Murder on 21st Street

Murder on 21st Street

12/27/2013

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Arrests, Crime, Featured, Murder, News, Wreck:

BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net Pictures by Debbie Millern and Colin Krieger A suspect is in custody and funeral arrangements have been set in the shooting… Read More ›

Slideshow: Rolled Tide (WARNING: Graphic Images)

Slideshow: Rolled Tide (WARNING: Graphic Images)

12/07/2013

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Accidents, DUI, Featured, News, Wreck:

Debbie Milliern/The Packet Alabama Crimson Tide fan Ronnie Joe Otts of Guin, Ala. started out the Thanksgiving weekend in a bad way when he rolled… Read More ›

Pregnant Woman, Two Children Among Injured In Sand Road Wreck

Pregnant Woman, Two Children Among Injured In Sand Road Wreck

10/21/2013

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Accidents, Featured, News, Wreck:

  BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net A two-car collision Friday morning sent four people to the hospital after a vehicle allegedly ran through an intersection near… Read More ›

Just Desserts — Domestic Abuse Ends In Car Wreck For Attacker

Just Desserts — Domestic Abuse Ends In Car Wreck For Attacker

10/21/2013

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Accidents, Arrests, Crime, Disturbance, Featured, News, Weapons / Violence, Wreck:

John Douglas / The Packet Late Friday night, Columbus Police Department Investigator Yolanda Adams was in the area of Bell Avenue  and 21st Street South… Read More ›

Sunday Driver!

Sunday Driver!

09/22/2013

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Accidents, Featured, News, Wreck:

Colin Krieger/The Packet A two car accident Sunday morning near Columbus Air Force Base sent two area men to the hospital. According to The Mississippi… Read More ›

Woman Drowns At Gilmer Inn — Shelnut Released From LCADC Hours Before Death

Woman Drowns At Gilmer Inn — Shelnut Released From LCADC Hours Before Death

08/10/2013

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Accidents, DUI, Featured, News, Obituaries:

BY JEFF CLARK The Packet jeff.clark@test.columbuspacket.com/packet An Alabama woman who also resided in Columbus is dead after an accidental drowning at a Downtown Columbus motel… Read More ›

West Point Football Coach Killed In Crash

08/10/2013

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Accidents, Community, Featured, News, Sports, West Point, Wreck:

Special To The Packet From WCBI Marco Davidson heard the news on Saturday morning. “After I got the phone call, I was just trying to… Read More ›

Car Reported Stolen After Crashing Into Building

Car Reported Stolen After Crashing Into Building

08/05/2013

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

BY THE PACKET columbuspacket@cableone.net Columbus Police were dispatched to the corner of 19th Street and 7th Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning after several residents… Read More ›

Editorial —  Another Roadside Distraction

Editorial — Another Roadside Distraction

08/03/2013

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Accidents, Community, Featured, Op-Ed / Editorials, Opinion, Wreck:

BY JEFF CLARK I remember the day my friend Loren West died like it was yesterday. But, in fact, it wasn’t yesterday, or the day… Read More ›

Columbus Woman Killed In Two-Car Accident

Columbus Woman Killed In Two-Car Accident

08/03/2013

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

BY THE PACKET columbuspacket@cableone.net A two-car collision claimed the life of a Columbus woman Sunday afternoon. According to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant, Constance Pilkington… Read More ›

First Class Car Crash

First Class Car Crash

07/29/2013

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

BY JOHN DOUGLAS Staff Writer john.douglas@test.columbuspacket.com/packet On the afternoon of Mon. July 22,, Maddie Brown was pulling into the parking lot of the US Post… Read More ›

Fugitive Hung-Up By Clothesline

Fugitive Hung-Up By Clothesline

07/21/2013

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Arrests, Columbus, Crime, Drugs, Featured, News, Wreck:

BY THE PACKET columbuspacket@cableone.net A man wanted by the Columbus Police Department is behind bars after he led authorities on a brief chase in and… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor – 1045

Letter to the Editor – 1045

07/19/2013

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Accidents, Columbus, Community, Featured, Letters to the Editor, Wreck:

Local businessman Tom Sneed, of Columbus, was in a serious car  accident on I-55 near Winona on Monday afternoon, July 8th. Sneed’s family wanted to… Read More ›

Cousins And Heroes — Young Girl Saved From Drowning at Family Reunion

Cousins And Heroes — Young Girl Saved From Drowning at Family Reunion

07/19/2013

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Accidents, Columbus, Community, Featured, News:

BY THE PACKET columbuspacket@cableone.net A three-year old girl was rescued by by some brave family members after nearly drowning in the pool of the Landmark… Read More ›

The Gentle Giant: Part 2 — Remembering Park Stevens

The Gentle Giant: Part 2 — Remembering Park Stevens

07/19/2013

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

Special To The Packet BY LIZA MILEY (Note: This is the second in a two-part series written about New Hope native Park Stevens, who passed… Read More ›