Lowndes County supervisors appointed three members to the Golden Triangle Development LINK Executive Committee during their meeting Monday.
The CL&W Board of Directors met Sept. 18 to discuss the water budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins Wednesday. During that meeting, the board voted down a recommendation from CL&W General Manager Todd Gale to increase water and sewer rates by 7.5 percent beginning in October.
Lowndes County is one of 21 counties in the state to have a confirmed report of West Nile Virus this year.
Up to $1,000 may be up for grabs for downtown business owners wanting to spruce up the front of their buildings.
Four candidates have qualified for the District 17 seat in the Mississippi State Senate.
Bill "Doc" Canon qualified 12 days ago, while Bill Gavin, Bobby Patrick and Chuck Younger filed last week.
Local researchers don't know the population of feral pigs in the Golden Triangle Area. What they do know is that the population is growing, and quickly.
Construction crews are about a quarter of the way through the process of building a sidewalk that will connect the Riverwalk to the Columbus Soccer Complex.
While state and local unemployment levels remain well above the national average, newly released figures show signs that people around the Golden Triangle area are finding jobs.
Bids for the street improvement portion of a $4.5 million Columbus capital improvements project will be opened on Oct. 16, with construction set to begin later that month.
West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson opened his address to the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday with a question: "What can little bitty West Point tell Columbus, Mississippi, what we're doing?"
Columbus Light and Water board members are looking into options for generating more revenue, one of which includes acquiring new customers for water services.
It's been less than a month since Robert and Velma Woodard started a snow cone side business in Columbus.
Columbus-Lowndes Emergency 911 Director Melanie McCoy has stepped down from the post effective today.
A meeting designed to provide a forum for African-American males to discuss issues affecting quality of life in their neighborhoods and the community at large will be held at 6 p.m. today at Sim Scott Park.
Columbus ended its sales tax collection year on a strong note.
The city reported that it received a check from t`he Mississippi Department of Revenue this month for $701,283.48, which is a $15,906.70 improvement from September 2013.
It's official: Columbus is getting bigger.
A judge on Friday approved the city's annexation plan, which will bring 1,462 more residents, three square miles and five more miles of road into Columbus, according to Tim Youngblood of Bridge and Watson, the firm that assisted the city with the annexation.
Columbus' ordinance on leasing property for events with alcohol will be revised.
A water rate increase may be in the cards for Columbus Light and Water customers.
Terry Brown's predecessor in the Mississippi State Senate has qualified to run for the rest of his term, while at least two others have confirmed they also plan to do so.
Columbus and Lowndes County's tourism agency is looking for a new bus.
Mechanical issues with the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau's 1984 Leyland Motors Olympian double decker led CVB board members last month to ask executive director Nancy Carpenter to begin soliciting quotes for a new one.
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