Accidents

Luna Gabe is stabilized near his demolished car.

Caledonia Wreck

08/22/2014

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Packet Staff Reports Two people went to the hospital Sunday night after a violent collision on Cal-Kolola Road in Caledonia. Lowndes County Deputies and District… Read More ›

The getaway car

Two Charged In Drive-By Shooting

08/15/2014

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Arrests, Crime, Disturbance, Featured, Lowndes County, Mug Shots, News, Weapons / Violence, Wreck:

Colin Krieger/The Packet Two Columbus men are in custody and facing charges for their involvement in a Monday drive-by shooting near Stokes Beard Elementary in… Read More ›

Burnin’ Rubber

Burnin’ Rubber

08/15/2014

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Michael ‘Big Mike’ Livingston/The Packet A local man was lucky to escape uninjured after his vehicle caught fire on the highway Sunday evening. Lowndes County… Read More ›

Pearl Mae Watson’s Buick Century

Beloved Columbus Woman Dies In Tragic Accident

08/15/2014

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Colin Krieger/The Packet A Columbus woman who was hurt in a violent wreck Friday afternoon succumbed to her injuries early Sunday morning. Lowndes County Coroner… Read More ›

Crash, Smash, Road Rash

Crash, Smash, Road Rash

07/19/2014

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Crash, Smash, Road Rash Michael “Big Mike” Livingston/The Packet     Lowndes County District 1 volunteers and sheriff’s deputies raced to the intersection of Dale Rd.… Read More ›

The car was decimated in the accident

Ridge Road Wreck Smashes Shed

07/18/2014

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Colin  Krieger/The Packet A local couple will be in the market for new storage shed after theirs was destroyed by an uninsured motorist early Monday… Read More ›

“The Grace of God” — Boy Rescued From Drowning At Riverwalk

“The Grace of God” — Boy Rescued From Drowning At Riverwalk

05/29/2014

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BY COLIN KRIEGER AND HOPE HARRINGTON OAKES An 11-year-old Columbus boy is recovering in a Jackson hospital after he nearly drowned at the Columbus Riverwalk… 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 ›

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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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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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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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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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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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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  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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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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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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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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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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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 ›