Many downtown businesses reported a business increase during the Roots ’N’ Blues ’N’ BBQ festival weekend. Carrie Gartner, Columbia Special Business District director, thinks the festival will result in future business.
A hearing on a lawsuit to stop MOHELA from transferring funds into a building-construction program begins Tuesday morning. The filing students claim the funds should be used for loan forgiveness.
The Tunmire family was chased from Galveston, Texas by Hurricane Rita. They now have a new home in Columbia built by MU Greek students and Habitat for Humanity.
Some Blues Bucks used to purchase food and drink at the Roots ’N Blues ’N BBQ Festival were found to be counterfeit.
Low wages, a lack of health benefits and the ever-increasing rate of bankruptcies and foreclosures has pushed the once-middle class into the ranks of the working poor.
Columbia Public Schools will have a third high school built on one of six locations being considered by Engineering Surveys and Services of Columbia.
One regional rifle company will be located in Boonville.
A change of venue hearing in Washington County for the man accused of kidnapping Shawn Hornbeck has been delayed until Oct. 1.