Columbus City Council adopt Jackson Purchase Natural Hazard...
The Columbus City Council met Oct. 8 at City Hall in Columbus, and in the housing report, Mayor Ferguson said that the work on Joe Massey’s house has been completed and the...
Hickman Co. PTO to meet Oct. 4
The Hickman County Parent Teacher Organization, PTO, will meet Oct. 4 after school is dismissed, at 3 p.m., according to President Ashley Workman. Items on the agenda will...
Columbus Community Pride fund approved
The Columbus City council met in special session Sept. 25 at the Columbus City Hall, as a motion was approved to open a Columbus Community Pride Fund account at Clinton...
Hickman Co. BOE approves contract for renovations
Sixth grade students Ke’Inaziah Powell, Shelbee Webb, and Lexie Branham made a presentation to members of the Hickman County Board of Education Sept. 25 about the project...
NEW OBION COUNTY school system staff members – New faculty and staff was introduced during the Oct. 1 meeting of the Obion County Board of Education in the library of Obion County Central High School (Photo by Benita Fuzzell) Obion Co. BOE updated on system strengths, weaknesses
A number of Amendments to Board Policies received second and final readings during the Oct. 1 meeting of the Obion County School Monday night. All...


ENERGY SAVINGS RECOGNITION – Harshaw Trane representative Larry Davis attended the Fulton County Board of Education meeting Sept. 28 and presented Fulton County High School and Fulton County Middle School with plaques for their facilities for “actions they are taking to control and reduce their energy costs”. Pictured from left are Brian Hood, Fulton County Middle School Principal, Fulton County Schools Superintendent Aaron Collins, Larry Davis, Fulton County Board Members Barry Patrick, Kim Hagler, and Rob Garrigan, and Fulton County High School Principal Ellen Murphy. (Photo by Barbara Atwill) Fulton Co. Schools recognized for energy cost reductions
The Fulton County Board of Education met Sept. 27 to discuss the State Accountability results, named the Best Pilot on Board, and hear a...


Contract renewal terms proposed by city manager
While there were only three items listed on the special called session Sept. 26, one item occupied the majority of the hour and a half meeting for South Fulton City...
OOPS! Corrected address for The Current
Our apologies! Our new address for The Current is 214 MAIN in Fulton. Please overlook our mess if you stop by, as well as what may appear to...


Fulton’s city officials’ smoke-free discussion, alcohol sales ongoing
Benita Fuzzell Fulton’s city officials once again discussed a request from Commissioner Martha Vowell, who had previously asked them to consider the adoption of a smoke...
LIMITED PARKING – With bridge construction underway, and now back on track at the location of a College Street bridge in South Fulton, members of the Jacksonville Freewill Church hope the time is drawing closer for them to be able to use the area adjacent to their church building for parking once again. The bridge reconstruction, underway by the state, has cause “hardships” on the congregation and visitors, according to church representative Felicia Lightner, who recently addressed members of the South Fulton City Commission about the status and timeframe of the project’s completion. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell.) Church representative addresses South Fulton Commission regarding...
South Fulton resident and member of the Jacksonville Freewill Baptist Church, Felicia Lightner, addressed members of the South Fulton City...


Fulton County Transit Authority’s Veterans’ policy could see...
In anticipation of potential changes in policy for the transportation of Veterans, Fulton County Transit Authority Executive Director Kenney Etherton updated FCTA board...
Special called meeting set for South Fulton Commission
The South Fulton Commission will meet in special called session Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. with three items listed on the agenda. Included for discussion are the City Manager...
Airport pursues instrument approach
Fulton Airport Board Chairman Barry Sharp appeared before the Fulton City Commission, in special called session Sept. 14 at 8 a.m., to request the city’s support and...
FISHING BOX INSTALLED – This fishing box that was installed on Sept. 17 by the Hickman County Road Department at Rotary Park in Clinton. The box attaches to a 12 inch pipe to deliver fish into the lake. (Photo by Becky Meadows) Hickman Co. Sheriff’s Audit draws concern from officials
The Hickman County Fiscal Court met Sept. 17 in Clinton and reviewed the 2016 Hickman County Sheriff’s Audit report received Aug. 28. The audit...


1940 Ford, owned by Jerry Nanney was 2018 Best In Show Winner and “Slickest Paint” award winner at the 2nd Annual River Rats Motor Mafia Rumble On The River Car Show held at Columbus-Belmont State Park Sept. 11. (Photo submitted) ‘Columbus Pride’ group benefits from car show
Robin Hutson told the Columbus City council Sept. 17 that the 2nd Annual River Rats Motor Mafia Rumble On The River Car Show held Sept. 15 at...